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Science News and Qs: A Carnegie Science Center podcast. Hosts Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe explore science news, delve deeper into cool science topics and answer listener submitted science questions, all with a quirky, fun, Carnegie Science Center style. Submit science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org, or call us at 412-237-3327.

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Science News and Qs: A Carnegie Science Center podcast. Hosts Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe explore science news, delve deeper into cool science topics and answer listener submitted science questions, all with a quirky, fun, Carnegie Science Center style. Submit science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org, or call us at 412-237-3327.

    Mir, a Digital Ear, and Astronaut Michael Foale

    Mir, a Digital Ear, and Astronaut Michael Foale

    Charissa and Ralph get to sit down with legendary astronaut Dr. Michael Foale as he recounts his stunning space career. Dr. Foale also introduces us to an astounding new acoustic analysis technology developed by Bosch called SoundSee with scientists Dr. Sam Das and Dr. Jon Macoskey.
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Charissa Sedor, Angelica Miller, and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science Center Podcast  

    • 42 min
    Nobel Prizes, Zebra Cows, and Mummies of the World

    Nobel Prizes, Zebra Cows, and Mummies of the World

    Charissa and Ralph are joined by special guests Angelica Miller, Kayla Waugaman, and Jessica Reitz as we unwrap the story on the newest traveling exhibition at Carnegie Science Center, Mummies of the World. 
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Charissa Sedor, Angelica Miller, and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science Center Podcast  

    • 37 min
    ASTC and Derek from Veritasium

    ASTC and Derek from Veritasium

    Today’s show is a powerhouse of brilliant science people. Guest host Lamont Craven and Ralph travel to Toronto for the ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) Conference, meeting so many awesome science center folks and talking about the cool stuff they’re up to. Then, we have an interview with the inimitable Derek Muller of Veritasium featuring a deep dive into aerogels and other cool stuff. Finally, we head back to the conference for science questions with special guests.
     
    ASTC Guest List:
     
    Cristin Doreglo
    President and CEO
    Association of Science and Technology Centers
     
    Jason Brown
    Director
    Carnegie Science Center
     
    Jenn Gustetic
    SBIR/STTR Program Executive
    NASA
     
    Andrea Decker
    Adult Programs Manager
    Fleet Science Center
     
    Sara Mazrouei
    Planetary Scientist
     
    Shane Saunderson
    Robot Person
     
    Cylita Guy
    Science Educator/Bat Person
     
    Joey Rodriguez
    Manager of Community Engagement
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
     
    Eddie Goldstein
    Magic Science Person
     
    Catherine Emond
    Education and Interpretation Officer
    Canada Science and Technology Museum
     
    Sam Blau
    External Programs Manager
    Maryland Science Center
     
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Lamont Craven and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science Center Podcast  
     
     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Physics Fun with Dianna Cowern

    Physics Fun with Dianna Cowern

    Talking physics with Dianna Cowern of Physics Girl. From fluid dynamics to tic tacs, to some elegant PVC pipe singing and more!
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science  Center Podcast  

    • 40 min
    Domain of Dominic Walliman

    Domain of Dominic Walliman

    Ralph sits down for a mind-bending dive into the nature of the universe with science communication phenom Dr. Dominic Walliman. Dominic is the creator and host of Domain of Science as well as the author of Professor Astro Cat.
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science  Center Podcast  

    • 59 min
    Cookin up a SNaQ with Cook Myosite

    Cookin up a SNaQ with Cook Myosite

    We dive deep into the emerging field of biological engineering with Cook Myosite's Vice President of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Ron Jankowski. 
    Learn more about the work that Cook Myosite is doing at https://cookmyosite.com/
    Come see Dr. Jankowski speak IRL at Cafe Sci on August 5, 2019, at Carnegie Science Center.
    As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode.
    Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe  
    Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder
    A Carnegie Science  Center Podcast  

    • 39 min

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