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Your hosts, Joanne Manaster & Jeff Shaumeyer, discuss science, science writing, and science communication with people who write about science.

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Your hosts, Joanne Manaster & Jeff Shaumeyer, discuss science, science writing, and science communication with people who write about science.

    S15:E01, “History of Radium edition, with Lucy Jane Santos (audio)

    S15:E01, “History of Radium edition, with Lucy Jane Santos (audio)

    Streamed live on 4 August 2021. Joanne and Jeff talked with historian Lucy Jane Santos about her new book, Half Lives: The Unlikely History of Radium. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, easy links to the archive, and news about RS! guests: https://www.facebook.com/ReadScience/.

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    S14:E05, “The Sound of the Sea” edition, with Cynthia Barnett (audio)

    S14:E05, “The Sound of the Sea” edition, with Cynthia Barnett (audio)

    Joanne and Jeff talked with returning “Read Science!” guest, Cynthia Barnett about her book, The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, easy links to the archive, and news about RS! guests: https://www.facebook.com/ReadScience/.

    S14:E05, “The Brilliant Abyss” edition, with Helen Scales (audio)

    S14:E05, “The Brilliant Abyss” edition, with Helen Scales (audio)

    Recorded on 1 July for release on 6 July 2021. Joanne and Jeff talked with marine biologist & author Helen Scales about her new book, The Brilliant Abyss : Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean and the Looming Threat that Imperils It. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, […]

    S14:E04. “Biology for Kids” edition with Liz Lee Heinecke (audio)

    S14:E04. “Biology for Kids” edition with Liz Lee Heinecke (audio)

    Streamed live on 18 June 2021. Joanne and Jeff welcomed back Liz Lee Heinecke as guest to talk about her new experiment and learning book for kids, Biology for Kids : Science Experiments and Science Activities Inspired by Awesome Biologists, Past and Present. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, easy links […]

    S14:E03, “Good Thinking” Edition, with David Robert Grimes (audio)

    S14:E03, “Good Thinking” Edition, with David Robert Grimes (audio)

    Streamed live on 28 May 2021. Joanne and Jeff talked with Dr. David Robert Grimes about his book, Good Thinking: Why Flawed Logic Puts Us All at Risk and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, easy links to the archive, and news about RS! […]

    S14:E02, “Falling Felines” edition, with Greg Gbur (audio)

    S14:E02, “Falling Felines” edition, with Greg Gbur (audio)

    Streamed live on 28 April 2021. Joanne and Jeff spoke with physicist, author, and ailurophile extraordinaire, Greg Gbur about his book, Falling Felines and Fundamental Physics: A Headlong Dive into the Science of How Cats Land on Their Feet. Like “Read Science!” on Facebook to hear about upcoming programs, easy links to the archive, and […]

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Good science book talks

Author interviews with various scientists, highlighting the best in science popularizers, with discussion both of the research and of how to make it accessible to a wider audience. Good, thought provoking fare.

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