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    Measles Is Back, and That’s Scary

    Measles Is Back, and That’s Scary

    Today we’re going to look at how measles—a disease that was practically eliminated in the U.S.—has resurged in recent months, because people basically forgot how bad it was and got complacent about vaccines. 

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    Did the Eclipse Give You the Amateur Astronomy Bug? Here’s How to Get Started

    Did the Eclipse Give You the Amateur Astronomy Bug? Here’s How to Get Started

    Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a professional astronomer—with a passion for amateur astrophotography—and she's here to offer tips and tricks for want to get into capturing the night sky.
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    A Veteran Eclipse Chaser Explains the Thrill of Totality

    A Veteran Eclipse Chaser Explains the Thrill of Totality

    The feeling of a total solar eclipse is intense, and the sights, sensations and emotions can overwhelm you even if you think you know what's coming. And we sat down with Kate Russo, a psychologist, author and Eclipse Chaser, who's seen 13 total solar eclipses over the last 25 years, to talk about what to expect.
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    Three Times Eclipses Eclipsed Previous Science

    Three Times Eclipses Eclipsed Previous Science

    From the discovery of new elements to the testing of novel theories of gravity, solar eclipses have helped spark scientific progress for centuries.
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    Humans Find Total Eclipses Startling. What About a Komodo Dragon?

    Humans Find Total Eclipses Startling. What About a Komodo Dragon?

    Eclipses can affect animals, and biologists are preparing to see what happens during totality on April 8.
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    Inside the Race to Protect Artists from Artificial Intelligence

    Inside the Race to Protect Artists from Artificial Intelligence

    AI-generated art is creating new ethical issues—and competition—for digital artists. Nightshade and Glaze are two tools helping creators fight back.
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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

YouMe2.0 ,

Disappointed

I have been listening to this podcast for the last few years and truly enjoyed the little snippets of information they pack into each episode. In today’s “Your Health Quickly” Episode, I was disappointed to hear the name calling targeting two people as “anti-vaxxers”. Without actually researching the folks they “called out” (to see if it is indeed accurate), to understand their views, and perhaps even learn that at least one of them is NOT actually an “anti-vaxxer”, they followed the “mainstream narrative” and labeled them.

The Episode still would have been just as informative if they left their names out. The information in the episode was timely and accurate about everything else. I would have thought name calling was beneath this good Podcast. You can do better.

JAWoodsy2 ,

Well, it is quick…

This version of the former 60 Second Science borders on banal. It use to give science not given on the 6 o’clock news. It used to inspire.

Dragonlady Gigi ,

Excellent

Short science stories told in a creative and efficient way. Highly recommend it.

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