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A Bite of the Art of the Brick

6/17/2018
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A quick bite as Ralph talks to the phenomenal artist, Nathan Sawaya, the mind behind, the Art of the Brick! This world-famous exhibition is the first experience in the new PPG Science Pavilion at Carnegie Science Center. As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder Excerpts of Gustav Holst’s...

Duration:00:05:22

Planet SNaQ

6/10/2018
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Probe the depths of space as we explore the planets! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Original Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder Excerpts of Gustav Holst’s ‘The Planets’ performed by U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:34:40

New Bricks and a Bite of Mars

5/31/2018
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We’ve been gearing up to open ‘The Art of the Brick’ at Carnegie Science Center! In the meantime, enjoy a quick bite of Mars science. www.carnegiesciencecenter.org As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:02:26

The Feynman Century and the Volcano

5/11/2018
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We celebrate the 100th birthday of science superstar Richard Feynman! Also, we are consumed by volcanoes. As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:39:19

Stalking Giant Sloths with 3 Blue 1 Brown

4/28/2018
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From ESA’s Gaia star map to giant sloths and beyond! This episode features YouTube math sensation Grant Sanderson of 3 Blue 1 Brown. Check out his awesome channel! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:48:45

Fluorescent Puffins and Practical Engineering

4/18/2018
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We start out with news about fluorescent puffin bills and magnetic sea turtles, then we dive into an awesome interview with special guest Grady Hillhouse from the sensational YouTube channel Practical Engineering. We wrap up tackling some out-of-this-world questions. As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and...

Duration:00:40:33

A Sonification Bite

3/29/2018
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BONUS CONTENT ALERT! Check out a clip of the ’sonification’ of a coronal mass ejection. This bite features Anna Voelker from our previous episode, along with data from the tremendous astronomer Dr. Wanda Merced. As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:01:53

Touching the Sun with Women in Science

3/13/2018
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We’ve dedicated this episode to just a few of the amazing women that have impacted science throughout history, from Hypatia, to Annie Jump Cannon, Sally Ride and beyond! Also, we live-recorded this episode’s questions at Southern Tier Brewing just down the street from the Science Center. Stay hungry for science! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa...

Duration:00:35:50

A Quick Bite of a Termite (Featuring an Entomologist!)

3/2/2018
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Dr. Andrea Kautz of the Powdermill Nature Reserve breaks down the new classification of termites! Check out more of her work at www.macroinvertebrates.org As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:11:20

Peanuts, Supernovae, and the Winter Olympics

2/25/2018
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Our first quadrennial Winter Olympics extravaganza! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:43:29

The Cephalopodcast

2/12/2018
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We got to shake hands with an octopus for this one! Special thanks to Jessica Reis, Aquarist at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:36:58

You Asked: Really Loud Roosters and Supervolcanoes

1/25/2018
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This show is brought to you by: YOU! We recently sat down at CSC’s 21+ Night and got a bunch of amazing (and very entertaining) questions from inquisitive visitors, so we decided to answer as many as we could in this episode. Topics include tattoos, dinosaurs, dwarf planets, supervolcanoes, and a whole lot more. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:38:46

Time Keeps On TICK-ing

1/11/2018
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We published our first episode of the year, and it’s about time too! We explore the nature of time, the upcoming blue moon eclipse, and some long-dead ticks. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:36:43

Interstellar Visitors and Cryptozoology

12/5/2017
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This week, we talk about that universal burning question behind one of the most popular legends… IS there real proof of the yeti?? (Spoiler alert: the answer is still no.) But the “proof” may surprise you! We also discuss our solar system’s exciting recent visitor, ‘Oumuamua, and the implications of all the fascinating rocky objects we find out there in space. There’s a lot of stuff out there in the universe, you guys. Other topics include mystery voids, dark matter, friendly bonobos,...

Duration:00:26:39

Fluorescent Coral, Tree Lobsters and a MuseoPunk

11/21/2017
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This week, we feature special guest host Jeffery Inscho. Along with running the Innovation Studio for the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Jeffery is the cohost of the awesome MuseoPunks podcast. Also, there’s fluorescent coral, tree lobsters and more! Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:28:41

Roving the Red Planet with Nile Red

11/7/2017
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This week, we celebrate the extraordinary longevity of NASAs Opportunity rover, interview YouTube sensation Nile Red, and much much more! Check out incredible chemistry videos from Nile Red on YouTube! New theme music by Kyle Simpson Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:35:34

Spooky SNaQ

10/17/2017
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This week, we get spooky with it. We visit chilling science from ancient lunar volcanism and spectral bats to the science of fear featuring a special guest from world famous haunt, the Scarehouse! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:37:18

Sleepy Jellies and Science Fiction

10/3/2017
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This week, we geek out (even more than normal) as we learn about sleepy jellyfish, Australian astronauts, and let our imaginations run wild with science fiction. As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:32:10

Dog Voting and Dinosaur Bones

9/19/2017
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This week we talk about some very good dogs that vote, the latest Soyuz launch to the International Space Station, and take a field trip to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History to check out their incredible fossil collection. Check out @CarnegieSciCtr on Instagram to see some of the photos from our visit to CMNH! As always, send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327 and your question might end up on the next episode. Hosted by...

Duration:00:30:16

Cassini and the Purple Pig-nosed Frog

9/5/2017
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Ralph and Charissa discuss a new species of frog, harmonic surprise, gene therapy, and dive into the fantastic Cassini space probe as it nears the end of its historic mission to Saturn. Send science questions to SNaQ@carnegiesciencecenter.org or record a question at 412-237-3327. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:29:48