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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime. Rights of Albert Einstein are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

    The Age Of Resilience

    The Age Of Resilience

    If you love Ask Science, you'll love this excerpt from The Age of Resilience, a new interpretation of the history of civilization and a transformative vision of how our species will thrive on an unpredictable Earth.

    • 22 min
    The History of Transplant Surgery

    The History of Transplant Surgery

    Enjoy this excerpt from Paul Craddock's "Spare Parts." It offers an original look at the history of medicine itself through the rich, compelling, and delightfully macabre story of transplant surgery from ancient times to the present day.

    • 10 min
    Could we have domesticated a T-Rex?

    Could we have domesticated a T-Rex?

    Introducing Curious State, a brand new show from the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network.

    • 16 min
    Life's Last Bow

    Life's Last Bow

    Episode 5 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 14 min
    Standing Up for Sex

    Standing Up for Sex

    Episode 4 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 13 min
    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Dinosaurs in Flight

    Episode 3 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

    • 14 min

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