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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On this podcast of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Sean Silcoff, co-author of Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of Blackberry. Their second guest is David McClullough, author of "The Wright Brothers." he has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on  Horseback.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells have a conversation with Alex Reinhart, author of Statistics Done Wrong. Later they interview David Roberts, author of The Lost World of the Old Ones.

In this podcast of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells have a conversation with Joseph Moore, from the Energy and Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah.  Then they interview David Brock, co-author of Moore's Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley's Quiet Revolutionary.

In todays podcast of Cool Science Radio Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Brooke Borel, author of Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World. Then it's Barry Estabrook, author of Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat.

In todays podcast of Cool Science Radio hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Earl Foote who is owner of Nexus IT Consultants, a complete information technology  support provider in operation since 1998. Earl has just written a book titled The Secret To Finding Honest Competent Responsive IT Services.

In Today's edition of Cool Science Radio,  Lynn Ware Peek and guest host Chris Cherniak speak first with Sarah Scoles about her article, "Is this ET?  Mystery of Strange Radio Bursts from Space."   It's all about FRB's as they say in the industry, fast radio bursts. 

  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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