A Dash of Science

Science Podcasts

This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

Location:

Rosamond, CA

Description:

This podcast will cover issues seen in everyday life, on social media, in the news and in the world. It will attempt to discuss things through a lens of science. Some serious, some not so serious, but always entertaining.

Language:

English

Contact:

785-717-5396


Episodes

Science with Kids

3/10/2022
Episode 35 This week we ask kids (Including my youngest son, and my nephew) to answer some science questions without prompt or correction! Host: Chris Birkinbine Guests: Jerimiah, Andrew, Charlotte, Elliot, Samy, Zoe and more Links from the show None this week! Promos None this week! Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink better coffee with Gator, 15% off coffee accessories with code "Quark" Player One Coffee -...

Duration:00:38:31

DoSEp008B: Evolution and How you Get it Wrong Part 2

2/6/2022
This week, I finish up my chat with Gorcin Kurejsepi, a Molecular Biologist on the topic of Evolution Raw Twitch Video: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/166561506 Episode 008b Evolution and How You Get it Wrong Part 1 Recorded: August 12th 2017 Released: August 29th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Gorcin Kurejsepi Links from the show www.Dashofscience.com www.facebook.com/dashofscience www.patreon.com/dashofscience Music Credit: State of the Art, by Brad Sucks www.bradsucks.net

Duration:00:52:40

DoSEp018: Things you didn’t know you didn’t know (and some things you did!)

2/6/2022
This week I dig up an old unaired episode with Conspiracy Hobbyist Derek Ruff from Bald Guy Tv. We talk about common misconceptions, facebook memes, and try and figure out who actually invented the lightbulb! Episode 18 Things you din't know you din't know (and some things you did!) Recorded: Nov 2017 Released: May 21th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Derek Ruff Links from the show: www.facebook.com/dashofscience www.patreon.com/dashofscience Chat us on Discord! https://discord.gg/QG6AmMP...

Duration:01:10:20

DoSEp017: Mothers Day Around the World (Just don’t ask us to point to it on a map)

2/6/2022
This week Carrie Dykes and I stray a bit off the science path and juggle some history (successful!) and geography (Not so much!) as we discuss Mothers day history and traditions around the world! No Twitch Stream this week, until I get the system in place for archiving. Episode 17 Mothers Day Around the World Recorded: May 12th 2018 Released: May 14th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show: Check out the true size of countries at http://www.thetruesize.com...

Duration:01:05:55

DoSEp016: What is Blockchain

2/6/2022
This week I speak CEO and President Joe Snyder and CTO Chris Brown from Lannister Holdings about what blockchain technology is, how it works, what the future may be and other related things. I also ask about the name of their company, but you'll have to wait until the end of the show to find out! No Twitch Stream this week, until I get the system in place for archiving. Episode 16 What is Blockchain? Recorded: May 4th 2018 Released: May 7th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Joe Snyder,...

Duration:01:00:20

DoSEp015: Spidernauts, Robot Bees and Space Movies

2/6/2022
This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, about spiders in space, robotic bees, and then we may have gotten a little sidetracked discussing space movies! No Twitch Stream this week, until I get the system in place for archiving. Episode 15 Spidernauts, Robot Bees and Space Movies Recorded: April 29th 2018 Released: April 30th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Oh No Ross and Carrie : http://ohnopodcast.com/ www.facebook.com/dashofscience...

Duration:01:03:30

DoSEp014: Living with Huntington’s Disease

2/6/2022
This week I speak with Carrie Dykes, who has been living with a Huntington's diagnosis for almost a decade. Hear what this is like from those most directly affected by it as we take a break from our traditional method of gathering science experts. No Twitch Stream this week, until I get the system in place for archiving. Episode 14 Living with Huntington's Disease Recorded: April 15th 2018 Released: April 16th 2018 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show Huntington's...

Duration:00:45:33

DoSEp011: Conspiracy – In the Minds of Believers

2/6/2022
This week, Derek and I discuss the top conspiracy theories in the US, but more importantly than the conspiracy themselves, we discuss the minds behind those that beleive them! It appears that Twitch only holds recordings for two weeks, so I will no longer be linking to them here, you can find them for two weeks after recording by seeing past videos at twitch.tv/physicistchris We will be coming up with a solution for adding them for patreon backers in the future. Episode 011 Conspiracy - In...

Duration:02:52:32

DoSEp010: Aliens, Media and a New Cohost

2/6/2022
This week, we release our first episode following the new mixed format. This is our first episode after a 2 month redesign break. I hope you enjoy it! We discuss Aliens, conspiracy, the media, government, and get to know our new Cohost, Derek! Raw Twitch Video: No Raw Video This Week Episode 010 Aliens, Media and a New Cohost Recorded: November 5th, 2017 Released: November 6th, 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine CoHost: Derek Ruff Guest: None Pictures from the show Links from the show...

Duration:01:01:33

DoSEp009: The Science of Board Game Design

2/6/2022
This week, I chat with Seth Jaffee, the lead game designer for Tasty Minstrel Games about the process of creating and balancing board games Raw Twitch Video: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/170080762 Episode 009 The Science of Board Game Design Recorded: August 26th 2017 Released: September 4th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Seth Jaffee Links from the show Tasty Minstrel Games http://playtmg.com/ Boardgame Design Forum http://bgdf.com Eminent Domain Board game...

Duration:01:32:53

DoSEp008A:Evolution and How You Get it Wrong Part 1

2/6/2022
This week, I speak with Gorcin Kurejsepi, a Molecular Biologist on the topic of Evolution Raw Twitch Video: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/166561506 Episode 008a Evolution and How You Get it Wrong Part 1 Recorded: August 12th 2017 Released: August 21st 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Gorcin Kurejsepi Links from the show www.Dashofscience.com www.facebook.com/dashofscience www.patreon.com/dashofscience Music Credit: State of the Art, by Brad Sucks www.bradsucks.net

Duration:00:55:44

DoSEp007:Cognitive Bias and How Your Brain Can Trick You Into Thinking You Are Right

2/6/2022
This week, I speak with Rose W. about Cognitive Bias, Anecdotal Evidence and Story Telling, and other psychology topics. Raw Twitch Video: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/166825842 Episode 007 Cognitive Bias and How Your Brain Can Trick You Into Thinking You Are Right Recorded: August 13th 2017 Released: August 14th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Rose W. Links from the show Dan Ariely - Predictably Irrational Are We In control of Our Own Decision Making? www.Dashofscience.com...

Duration:01:38:15

DoSEp006:The Science Behind The Host

2/6/2022
This week, in a reverse of roles I am interviewed by my girlfriend, Carrie Dykes. We talk about my background in podcasting, as well as the future of this podcast. We talk about my education and professional experience, as well as some of my hobbies and interests. No Raw Twitch Stream for this episode Episode 006 The Science Behind The Host Recorded: August 04th 2017 Released: August 7th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Carrie Dykes Links from the show www.Dashofscience.com...

Duration:00:45:02

DoSEp005: How Science Can Get In Your Genes

2/6/2022
This week I talk with Kassandra Mechelke-Salas a Clinical Cytogeneticist, about cancer, gene splicing and stem cells. Raw Twitch video available at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/162710359 Episode 005 How Science Can Get In Your Genes Recorded: July 28th 2017 Released: July 31st 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Kassandra Mechelke-Salas Links from the show www.Dashofscience.com www.facebook.com/dashofscience www.patreon.com/dashofscience Physical Attraction Podcast...

Duration:01:27:26

DoSEp004: WTF is Net Neutrality and Why Does it Matter to Me?

2/6/2022
This week I was unfortunately not able to meet up with a guest due to rolling brownouts in his area. So I attempt to tackle the topic of Net Neutrality on my own. There is a lot of great info, but I won't hold it against you if you need to take frequent breaks! No Raw Twitch video this week due to recording without a guest Episode 004 WTF is Net Neutrality and Why Does it Matter to Me Recorded: July 22nd 2017 Released: July 24th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: None Links from the show...

Duration:00:26:19

DoSEp003: Art in the Age of Science

2/6/2022
This week I talk with Ian Strandberg, Digital Artist, math enthusiast, and twitch streamer. Raw Twitch video of Episode: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/159228015 (Note: Bad audio for guest in the majority of the raw video, fixed in podcast) A Dash of Science Episode 003 Art in the Age of Science Recorded: July 14th 2017 Released: July 17th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Ian Strandberg 0:00:19 Introduction 0:01:26 Segment 1 An introduction to Ian Strandberg 0:13:51 Segment 2 Digital Art, 3D...

Duration:01:19:35

DoSEp001: What is Science?

2/6/2022
This week I talk with Steven Caputo, writer and founder of Cerebralhack about what science is, the public, how to science, and other such things. Raw Twitch video of Episode: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/155655368 A Dash of Science Episode 001 What is Science? Recorded: June 29th 2017 Released: July 3rd 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Steven Caputo 0:00:20 Introduction 0:01:30 Segment 1 An introduction to Steven Caputo, Cyber Army, Interacting with the public and STEM vs STEAM 0:22:10...

Duration:01:38:48

DoSEp002: 1st Amendment doesn’t protect you from getting punched in the face!

2/6/2022
This week I talk with Erik Knight, teacher of history, government, economics and technology in California on what it means to be a free country, and the 1st amendment. Raw Twitch video of Episode: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/157437611 A Dash of Science Episode 002 1st Amendment doesn't protect you from getting punched in the face! Recorded: July 7th 2017 Released: July 10th 2017 Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Erik Knight 0:00:19 Introduction 0:02:22 Segment 1 An introduction to Erik Knight,...

Duration:01:07:13

Epigenetics and Hairy Babies

12/30/2021
Episode 34 This week we chat with our favorite cytogeneticist, Kasandra Mechelke-Salas about the science behind epigenetics, more on fighting cancer, and as per usual, we get a little off track with other parallel topics! Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: Kasandra Mechelke-Salas Links from the show None this week! Promos The GravityBeard Podcast: http://www.gravitybeard.com/ Our Sponsors Adventure Dice - Roll for Adventure, 10% off dice and dice bags with code "Quark" Coffee Gator - Drink...

Duration:01:00:51

DoS Q&A: Random Science From the Internet

12/30/2021
This week while Carrie is out of town I take to the internet to find the questions you want answered! Listen in as we talk about the noises MRI's make, What the Magnus effect is, and talk about microbial vaccine resistance and more! Host: Chris Birkinbine Guest: None Links from the show Antimicrobial resistance and the role of vaccines: https://www.pnas.org/content/115/51/12868 Why the evolution of vaccine resistance is less of a concern than the evolution of drug resistance...

Duration:00:58:35