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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.

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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.

    369 - Is Pollution Clearing While We're Staying Home?

    369 - Is Pollution Clearing While We're Staying Home?

    Although quarantine challenges us all, the reduction in human activity has meant good things for nature and our environment. Can we sustain that progress?
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    • 5 min
    368 - Coronavirus Myths and Facts with Epidemics Expert Dr. Jonathan Quick

    368 - Coronavirus Myths and Facts with Epidemics Expert Dr. Jonathan Quick

    One of the best things you can do to protect yourself from the threat of COVID-19 is to separate the facts from the myths. Dr. Jonathan Quick, infectious disease expert and author of The End of Epidemics, joined Everyday Einstein to tell you how.
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    • 14 min
    174 - How Are Seasonal Flu Vaccines Made?

    174 - How Are Seasonal Flu Vaccines Made?

    Each year a new flu shot is developed to try to combat the strains of the virus expected to wreak havoc that season. But who decides which viruses make it into the vaccine? What new technologies are being used to produce that vaccine more efficiently?
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    • 8 min
    367 - How Can I Sanitize My Smartphone and My House?

    367 - How Can I Sanitize My Smartphone and My House?

    Sanitation is on everyone's minds right now. What's the best way to clean your (probably gross) phone, your home, and your own hands? Do you need antibacterial soap?
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    • 8 min
    366 - What Is a Chimera? Could You Be One?

    366 - What Is a Chimera? Could You Be One?

    What's a chimera, and how common is chimerism? Most cases in humans are discovered by accident, so you could be a chimera and not even know it!
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    • 7 min
    365 - The Science of Composting

    365 - The Science of Composting

    Rotting food in landfills is a major contributor to climate change. Composting works differently. Here's the science behind composting and some great reasons to get started. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/composting | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein | Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein

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