Created by Nate when he was 5 years-old, The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific research and discovery! For the last 4 years, Nate has filled each episode with fascinating information from scientists and educators from around the globe. Together, Nate and his guests explore everything from chemistry to climate change, evolution to extraterrestrials, and human brains to bat biology. If you’re curious about science, then this is the show for you!
The first 69 episodes of The Show About Science are available in the Pinna App. Learn more at https://pinna.fm/library/kids-shows/pinna-podcasts/the-show-about-science.
083: Supernovas with Sarafina Nance
Sarafina Nance is an American astrophysicist and science communicator who is a PhD student in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley. She joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to talk about supernovas.
Learn more about Sarafina at: https://starafina.com/
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Transmissions From the Quarantine: Remote Learning
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082: Cockroaches with Dominic Evangelista
Dominic Evangelista is an evolutionary biologist who studies how biodiversity originates through evolutionary processes. And what creature on this planet is more diverse then bugs? On this episode of The Show About Science, Dominic and Nate dive through the interesting world of cockroaches.
Learn more about Dominic and his work at https://www.roachbrain.com/
081: Ick! with Melissa Stewart
Okay kids, prepare your parents for a totally gross and super awesome interview! On this episode of The Show About Science, author Melissa Stewart takes us on a gross journey through the animal world. Find out where the Bone-Eating Snot Flower Worm calls home, how the Northern Fulmar protects itself and why Nate loves the Asian Bombardier Beetle.
Melissa's latest book is entitled ICK! Delightfully Disgusting Animal Dinners, Dwellings and Defenses. Learn more about Melissa and Ick! here: https://www.melissa-stewart.com/books/mammals/bk_ick.html
080: Lemurs with Anne Yoder
Anne Yoder is a biologist, researcher, and professor at Duke University. When Anne was in college, a serendipitous visit to the Duke Lemur Center inspired her fascination with lemurs, Madagascar, and all things evolutionary. She would later go on to become the Director of the Duke Lemur Center between 2006 and 2018. On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate and Anne discuss these fascinating creatures and the amazing place they call home.
Learn more about Anne's work: http://yoderlab.org/
Learn more about the Duke Lemur Center: https://lemur.duke.edu/
The Show About Science theme song was written by Jeff, Dan and Theresa Brooks. Additional music on this episodes comes from Epidemic Sound.
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079: Planetary Geology with Bethany Ehlmann
Bethany Ehlmann is a professor of planetary science at CalTech and a research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to talk about her work on the three Mars Rover missions (Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity) and to share what we can learn by studying the geological composition of other planets.