Popular Science Radio
Ceres, Virtual Reality, and Tech Culture | FULL EPISODE...03/21/15
Dr. Jeffrey Bennett discusses the possibilities of Ceres, and how his stories are being read to children from space. Then, Ethan Schur tells us about The GO, a smartphone VR System. Also, we ask John Horvat "when is too much tech too much?" Segment 1:...
Dwarf Planet Stories | SEGMENT 1 | #259
What is that shiny spot on Ceres? A space craft is now, for the first time, orbiting Ceres and gathering interesting information. Also, Author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett's children stories are being red for kids by astronauts from outer space!
Story Time From Space | SEGMENT 2 | #259
An Indiegogo campaign is making the dreams of children (and parents) come true! The Story Time From Space team is raising money to have children's stories about science, by Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, read by astronauts from space.
What's On Ceres? | SEGMENT 3 | #259
So what is the shiny spot on Ceres anyway? Dr. Jeffrey Bennett says it's most likely ice, but no one is sure what is heating it up.
Smartphone VR | SEGMENT 4 | #259
ImmersiON-VRelia is attempting to solve the age old, chicken-and-egg problem that virtual reality has; who will be first to create software and VR systems? CMO Ethan Schur tells us about The GO, a VR system that uses your smartphone to send you into...
Technology Overload | SEGMENT 5 | #259
At what point are we subjecting ourselves to too much technology? We discuss our overexposure to tech and why Steve Jobs decided to keep tech out of his children's hands with "Return to Order" Author John Horvat.
Techno-Moderate | SEGMENT 6 | #259
Too much tech speeds up our lives and creates excess stress. Author John Horvat says we all need to take technology in moderation lest we lose ourselves in it.
Stress, Cancer, and Drones | FULL EPISODE | #258
Cancer Researcher, Bill Henderson, tells us how stress may be directly linked to cancer. Then, Chris Hackett has been printing his own currency and enlightens us on the process. Also, AMP Electric Vehicles CEO, Steve Burns, gets us ready for the...
Chemical Factories | SEGMENT 1 | #258
What actually causes cancer? "Cancer Free" co-author, Bill Henderson, says acidic chemicals in our body and a lowered immune system, generally caused by high stress, are the catalysts of a cancerous tumor.
Stress and Diet | SEGMENT 2 | #258
Even long past stressful events may be lodged in your subconscious, still putting you at risk for cancer. Also, find out how your bad eating habits might give you cancer.
Make Money | SEGMENT 3 | #258
Chris Hackett has minted his own copper coins for postapocalyptic currency. We dig into the science of the forces behind making coins.
Drones Gone Wild | SEGMENT 4 | #258
The USPS has displayed interest in integrating drone technology into their workforce. AMP Electric Vehicles CEO, Steve Burns, says they are building a robust, truck integrated delivery drone in the near future.
Going Postal | SEGMENT 5 | #258
How will the FFA's requirements and regulations for drone usage hinder postal services' ability to take advantage of them? Pop Sci Writer Kelsey Atherton believes most postal services will interpret the rules in a way convenient to them.
No Fly Zone | SEGMENT 6 | #258
Don't want to be bothered by noisy drones flying over your property? We discuss NoFlyZone.org, a website where you can enter your address into a list that tells companies that control drones to stay out!
A Dark Cloud Over Atlantis | FULL EPISODE | #257
Patrick Tucker fills our brains with a wealth of knowledge about "the cloud" and data collection. Dr. Cort Stoskopf tells us our stress is our fault. Mark Adams thinks Atlantis might exist somewhere around the Mediterranean Sea. Segment 1: The Cloud...
Locating Atlantis | SEGMENT 6 | #257
There are many myths and theories about Atlantis. Mark Adams has narrowed it down to five possible locations around the Mediterranean Sea.
The Cloud | SEGMENT 1 | #257
Do you know what "the cloud" is? Author of "The Naked Truth" Patrick Tucker, explains in the clearest way possible where the cloud exists. Then, how much of our current technology comes from our military?
Data Mine | SEGMENT 2 | #257
90% of all of the data in the entire world has been generated in the last three years. Patrick Tucker informs us that personal data collection is not going away no matter how much we hate it.
Who's Tracking Whom? | SEGMENT 3 | #257
Patrick Tucker doesn't think phones have the correct format to evolve and over take computers. Also, it is becoming more possible to predict where people will be within a 5-minute time frame.
Stop Stressing | SEGMENT 4 | #257
What is stress? Initially a fight or flight mechanism in human evolution, stress has become the constant worry in our lives that something is or is going to be wrong. Dr. Cort Stoskopf says better planning will alleviate most stress.
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