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Weekly science radio program hosted by Dr. Charles Lee and Dr. Frank Ling. Each show features interviews with scientists and technical innovators, humorous commentary on recent discoveries, plus the Grokotron 5000 and the World Famous Question of the Week! Tune in every week and rediscover the world as you think you know it.

Weekly science radio program hosted by Dr. Charles Lee and Dr. Frank Ling. Each show features interviews with scientists and technical innovators, humorous commentary on recent discoveries, plus the Grokotron 5000 and the World Famous Question of the Week! Tune in every week and rediscover the world as you think you know it.
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Weekly science radio program hosted by Dr. Charles Lee and Dr. Frank Ling. Each show features interviews with scientists and technical innovators, humorous commentary on recent discoveries, plus the Grokotron 5000 and the World Famous Question of the Week! Tune in every week and rediscover the world as you think you know it.

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English


Episodes

Animal Myths -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–14

11/14/2018
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The animal kingdom is a diverse and exciting place, but how much of what we know about it is true? On this episode, Nick Caruso discussed the truths and myths about the animal kingdom.

Duration:00:13:19

Einstein Shadow -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–07

11/7/2018
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Black holes capture everything that passes its event horizon, even light. So, how can a black hole be seen? On this episode, Seth Fletcher discussed the event horizon telescope.

Duration:00:15:33

Zombification -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–31

10/31/2018
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Zombies may seem confined to the stories of horror fiction, but the animal kingdom is replete with examples of real zombification. On this episode, Matt Simon discussed the plight of the living dead.

Duration:00:15:51

Toba Catastrophe -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–24

10/24/2018
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Humans nearly vanished due to a major explosion from the Toba Volcano. On this episode, Dr. Donald Prothero discusses when humans nearly vanished.

Duration:00:13:10

The Future Forward -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–17

10/17/2018
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What does it take to make an impact in the tech publishing world? What leadership qualities and values do we need to build a successful and trustworthy organization? On this episode, Glenn Rifkin talks about the founder of IDG publishing and the lessons to thrive in the global computer publishing industry.

Duration:00:35:38

In My Hands -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–10

10/10/2018
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Cancer can take its toll on not only the patient, but also on the family, friends and caregivers that surround them. How do people cope with a cancer diagnosis? On this episode, Dr. Steven A. Curley discussed some of these stories in his new book, In My Hands.

Duration:00:19:03

Space Life -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–03

10/3/2018
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Living on earth may be tough, but what about living in outer space? On this episode, Colin Stuart discussed how to live in space in the not-so-distant future.

Duration:00:14:00

Illogical Logic -— Groks Science Show 2018-09–26

9/26/2018
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The world may seem like an illogical place at time, but is there room for logic in an illogical world? On this episode. Dr. Eugenia Cheng discussed the art of logic in an illogical world.

Duration:00:16:55

Cemetery Science -— Groks Science Show 2018-09–19

9/19/2018
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A cemetery may not seem like the most ideal place to conduct science, but Mount Auburn Cemetery is involving citizens in a wide variety of scientific projects. On this episode, Paul Kwiatkowski and Jeanne Mooney discussed citizen science at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Duration:00:17:57

Sleepyhead -— Groks Science Show 2018-09–12

9/12/2018
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Sleep is an essential part of our lives, but one that we rarely think about, unless something goes wrong. On this episode, Henry Nicholls discussed the neuroscience of sleep.

Duration:00:29:19

Visual Tracking -— Groks Science Show 2018-09–05

9/5/2018
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Traumatic brain injury and other brain disorders can be difficult to diagnose properly. Eye tracking is one technique to assess neurological function. On this episode, Dr. Jam Ghajar discussed neurological eye tracking.

Duration:00:21:59

Food Fight -— Groks Science Show 2018-08–29

8/29/2018
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Kids can be picky eaters, but is it possible to change their eating habits for the better? On this episode, Chef Gigi Gaggero discussed winning the food fight with kids.

Duration:00:27:27

Revolution in the Sky -— Groks Science Show 2018-08–22

8/22/2018
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What is the future of cargo delivery? Two brothers think it is in drones. On this episode, brothers Svilen and Konstantin Rangelov talk about their drone project, The Black Swan, that can transport 800 pounds of cargo over 1500 miles.

Duration:00:14:49

Sand Resources -— Groks Science Show 2018-08–15

8/15/2018
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Sand is the most consumed natural resources on earth, incorporated in building materials throughout the world. But, are we endanger of depleting this resource? On this episode, Vince Beiser discussed the story of sand.

Duration:00:17:37

Lion Heart -— Groks Science Show 2018-08–08

8/8/2018
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The modern world can be daunting to all creatures, especially the wild cats of America. On this episode, Will Solzenburg discussed his new book, Heart of a Lion.

Duration:00:37:15

Fish Knowledge -— Groks Science Show 2018-08–01

8/1/2018
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What is the inner life of a fish? Is it possible to know what a fish knows? On this episode, Dr. Jonathan Balcombe discussed what a fish knows.

Duration:00:26:13

Quantum Metal -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–25

7/25/2018
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How can Heavy Metal music help us understand the Heisenberg uncertainty principle? On this episode, Dr. Philip Moriarty discussed heavy metal music and quantum physics.

Duration:00:18:40

Cybersecurity -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–18

7/18/2018
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New encryption methods and blockchain technology may assist with cybersecurity. On this episode, Larry Castro discussed advances in cybersecurity.

Duration:00:17:37

Hormone History -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–11

7/11/2018
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Hormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history. On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.

Duration:00:17:41

Gombe Ghosts -— Groks Science Show 2018-07–04

7/4/2018
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The famous discoveries made by the investigators at the Jane Goodall campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis. Who was she and what happened to her? On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.

Duration:00:22:02