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Snack SNaQ: The Journey of the Bolus

9/10/2018
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We're downright starving for science in this episode! Special thanks to the River's Edge. 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 A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:45:26

You Win Sun You Lose Sun

8/20/2018
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Charissa returns from France and launches right into the sun! Also guest appearances by the speed of death, bird-herding robots, and your belly buddies! 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 A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:36:38

A Song of Science with Helen Arney

7/30/2018
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This episode will be music to your science-hungry ears! Helen Arney of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd guest co-hosts as we explore Martian lakes, Jovian moons, very old bread and more! festivalofthespokennerd.com/ 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 A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:57:26

Gas Giants and Chocolate Money with Steve Mould

7/4/2018
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Join Ralph and special guest host Robert Mangino (sitting in for Charissa while she's in France)of the KDKA Radio Afternoon News as we explore some spectacular science headlines from exoplanets to armadillos. This episode features a special interview with UK TV science educator and YouTube star Steve Mould! 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...

Duration:00:33:29

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

From Garbage Patches to the Stars Featuring Anna Voelker

3/25/2018
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After covering headlines from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to the Trappist 1 system and beyond, we spend some time with the astronomically talented Anna Voelker. Anna blows our minds with space weather forecasting, 3-d printed tactile galaxies and more! 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...

Duration:00:32:34

Thank You Stephen Hawking

3/14/2018
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We take a moment to remember the great scientist Stephen Hawking.

Duration:00:02:08

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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Entomologist 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

1/26/2018
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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

The Snow Show Featuring Disgusted Birds

12/19/2017
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This week, we talk about birds watching other birds getting grossed out, bears with dental problems and everybody's favorite wintery precipitate, SNOW! Bonus topics also include ISS movie night and German wolves. Hosted by Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe Music by Kyle Simpson and Al Snyder A Carnegie Science Center Podcast

Duration:00:32:18