Episodes

Nov. 6, 2018

#42: What Happens When You’re Almost an Astronaut... And What Comes N…

Dr. Sian Proctor tells us how we can all help get more women and more people of color into space, one way or another. Want to sen…

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Oct. 30, 2018

Trailer -- Important, Not Important

"The Conversations Most Vital to Our Survival As a Species”. Quinn Emmett & Brian Colbert Kennedy, publishers of the popular “Imp…

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Oct. 30, 2018

#41: Outsmarting Cholera

Our guest is Dr. Minmin Yen, the CEO and co-founder of medical startup PhagePro, where she and her team are developing viruses sp…

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Oct. 26, 2018

Bonus: The #1 thing you can do to fight climate change

Hi. So you read the IPCC climate change report. Not great, Bob. We get it. Now you want to do something about it. We get that, to…

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Oct. 23, 2018

#40: What Takes a Young Woman from Art School to NASA... & Why Might …

Our guest is Ariel Waldman, the author of What's It Like in Space? Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There, the founder of Spac…

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Oct. 16, 2018

#39: Is The Ocean Running Out of Oxygen? Is That Bad?

Our guest is Dawn “Deepsea Dawn” Wright, Ph.D., the Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (AKA Esri) an…

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Oct. 9, 2018

#38: Is It Harder to Build Clean Power Plants or Play in a Reputable …

Our guest is Sean Casten, a scientist, clean energy entrepreneur, and cover band member who is running for Congress in Illinois’ …

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Oct. 2, 2018

#37: Why Does Congress Need a Female Air Force Officer / Engineer / C…

Our guest is Chrissy Houlahan, a candidate for Pennsylvania District 6 on Nov. 6th. Want to send us feedback? Tweet us, email us,…

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Sept. 25, 2018

#36: Can Latinos Save the Planet?

Our guest is Mark Magana, the Founding President & CEO of GreenLatinos, a national coalition of Latino environmental, natural res…

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Sept. 18, 2018

#35: Can These Scientists Really Save Congress?

Our guest is Shaughnessy Naughton. She is the President & Founder of 314 Action, an organization founded by members of the STEM c…

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Sept. 11, 2018

#34: Electrocuting the S#!t Out of Cancer.

In Episode 34, Quinn & Brian discuss: Electrocuting the S#!t Out of Cancer. Our guest is Theo Roth, an MB/PhD student candidate a…

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Sept. 4, 2018

#33: This is Zero Hour... So What The Hell Are You Doing?

Our guests are Elsa Mengistu and Emelly Villa, two of the young people behind Zero Hour, a movement that is bringing the voices o…

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Aug. 28, 2018

#32: Are You Ready for Some Radical Environmental Justice?

Our guest is Shantha Ready Alonso, Executive Director of Creation Justice Ministries, whose mission is to “educate, equip, and mo…

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Aug. 21, 2018

#31: Can Texas Go (Clean Energy) Independent?

In Episode 31, Quinn & Brian ask: Can Texas Go (Clean Energy) Independent? Joining us this week is candidate for Texas district 2…

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Aug. 14, 2018

#30: What’s the Business Incentive for Climate/Clean Energy Action?

In Episode 30, Quinn & Brian ask: what’s the business incentive for climate/clean energy action? In light of the Paris Agreement …

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Aug. 7, 2018

#29: The Pope Has Decided to Defeat Climate Change with His Own Bare …

In Episode 29, Quinn & Brian ponder the fact that the Pope Has Decided to Defeat Climate Change With His Own Bare Hands. Our gue…

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July 31, 2018

#28: Why the Hell is Space Exploration Important When the Planet is L…

In Episode 28, Quinn & Brian ask: why the hell is space exploration important when the planet is literally on fire? To answer tha…

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July 24, 2018

#27: What Happens When the Atlantic Ocean Invades the Arctic Ocean?

In Episode 27, Quinn & Brian ask: what happens when the Atlantic Ocean invades the Arctic Ocean? Our guest: Julia Roberson, vice …

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July 17, 2018

#26: He's Given 200 Climate Speeches to Congress. What's Next?

In Episode 26, Quinn & Brian ask: what drives a man to give 200 climate speeches to Congress? That's once a week since 2007. Our …

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July 10, 2018

#25: Middle School Physics: Lame, or the First Step to Being an Super…

In Episode 25, Quinn & Brian ask: “Middle school physics: Lame, or the first step to being a SUPERHERO?” Our guest today is “The …

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July 3, 2018

#24: When Will San Francisco Be Underwater?

In Episode #24 , Quinn & Brian ask: W hen will San Francisco be underwater? On the mic today is the ever-intrepid Molly Peterson …

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June 26, 2018

#23: Can We Predict the Next Big Earthquake?

In Episode 23, Quinn & Brian ask: can we predict the next big earthquake? Pretty please? Joining us is Josh Bashioum, founder of …

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June 19, 2018

#22: How Does Your Phone Call Become Law?

In Episode 22, Quinn & Brian ask: how does your phone call become law? To help answer that question, they’ve got Andres Jimenez …

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June 12, 2018

#21: The #1 thing you can do to fight climate change

In Episode 21, Quinn & Brian finally get to the heart of it: What’s the #1 thing YOU can do to affect climate change? On the mic …

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