Cool Science Radio

Thursday, 9-10AM

Credit Mark Maziarz

From the discovery of new dinosaurs to the science of an avalanche.

From the secret technology behind Facebook, to nanotechnology.

Deciphering science and technology in an entertaining, amusing and accessible way.

If we can understand it, so can you. 

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  This week on Cool Science Radio, Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Tim Henney speak with Thor Hanson, author of the book, "The Triumph of Seeds," Seeds are flying through the air as we speak - they are everywhere, they are the stuff and staff of life. In a conversation with this award winning writer, field biologist and storyteller Thor Hanson, he explains how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses and pips conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history.

  

In todays edition of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn interview Benjamin Bromley, University of Utah Professor of Physics and Astronomy. Then it's Michael Shermer, author of The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.

On this episode of Cool Science Radio Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Rick Tetseli, who co-authored the book Becoming Steve Jobs: The
Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Turned Visionary
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Then a conversation on the insidious and slow moving enemy of every single person - rust.  It's a engaging and compelling conversation about an unlikely suspect. Our guest is Jonathan Waldman, author of the new book, Rust:  The Longest War.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Steve Weinburg, author of To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science and Michael Tennesen, author of The Next Species: The Future of Evolution in the Aftermath of Man

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In this podcast of Cool Science Radio Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Mark Beckner, author of The Coders Path to Wealth and Independence.

Then it's Robert Selliah, founder American MedChem.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn welcome the Internet Doctor Jay Izso, author of Got Media Sociology? Then they speak with Jeff Phillips, Assistant Professor of Computer Science to talk about the U’s Big Data Program.

Cool Science Radio - February 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015

John Wells and guest host Carolyn Frankenberg welcome Andrew Keen, author of The Internet is Not the Answer and Steve LeVine, author of The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome cyber security expert Gary Miliefski and Cass Sunstein, co author of  WISER: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter.

In this episode of Cool Science Radio Lynn and John welcome Alex Davies, author of These Dreamers Are Actually Making Progress Building Elon’s Hyperloop.

The second half of the show features Bill Andrews, Associate Editor, Discover Magazine.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio Lynn and John welcome Ashwin Vasavada from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory about the Mars Curiosity mission and the recent findings including the some time existence of water on the planet.

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