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A podcast about science, history, and exploration. Michael Robinson interviews scientists, journalists, and adventurers about life at the extreme.

Time to Eat the Dogs Michael Robinson: historian of science and exploration

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A podcast about science, history, and exploration. Michael Robinson interviews scientists, journalists, and adventurers about life at the extreme.

    Inventing the World

    Inventing the World

    Meredith Small talks about the city of Venice and its importance to the history of travel and exploration. Small is professor emerita of at Cornell University and visiting scholar in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. She’s the author of Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Civilization.
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    • 30 min.
    Replay: Running and the Science of the Extreme

    Replay: Running and the Science of the Extreme

    Dr. Beth Taylor discusses the science and psychology of running. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut. She also serves as the Director of Exercise Physiology Research at Hartford Hospital. 
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    • 35 min.
    The Alchemy of Conquest

    The Alchemy of Conquest

    Ralph Bauer talks about early modern exploration in the Americas and its connection to ideas about discovery, science, and religion in Europe. Bauer is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Maryland. He’s the author of The Alchemy of Conquest: Science, Religion, and the Secrets of the New World.
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    • 21 min.
    Replay: Why Did Scientists Collect the Blood of Indigenous Peoples?

    Replay: Why Did Scientists Collect the Blood of Indigenous Peoples?

    Emma Kowal talks about the history of biospecimen collection among the aboriginal peoples of Australia. Kowal is a cultural and medical anthropologist at Deakin University. She’s the co-author, along with Joanna Radin, of "Indigenous Biospecimen Collections and the Cryopolitics of Frozen Life," published in the Journal of Sociology.
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    • 31 min.
    Icebound

    Icebound

    Andrea Pitzer talks about the Arctic voyages of William Barents and their impact on Europe in the centuries that followed. Pitzer is a journalist and author of Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
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    • 33 min.
    Replay: A History of Modern Tourism

    Replay: A History of Modern Tourism

    Eric Zuelow talks about the origins of tourism from the era of the European Grand Tour through the twenty-first century where is has become – until the current pandemic at least – the largest service sector industry in the world. Zuelow is a professor of European History at the University of New England. He’s the author of A History of Modern Tourism.
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    • 35 min.

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