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Created by: Nate

USA 6-1011+

Started: July 18th, 2015

Status: Active, 110 episodes

Kind: Episodic

Language: English

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096: Bioengineering Malaria with Paul Lebel
00:12:42 | January 12th, 2023

Over the next 4 episodes, we’re going to take you on a tour of the CZ Biohub in San Francisco where scientists are working to cure, prevent, or manage disease by the end of the century.

006: Santa Science and the Physics of Christmas (Rerun)
00:16:12 | December 22nd, 2022

We’re revisiting one of our favorite episodes of The Show About Science from 2015. Back when Nate was 5 years old, he interviewed Santa Claus about the science behind his workshop and what happens when kids send drawings of new toys for Santa to produce in his present factory. Santa than suggested that Nate talk to Roger, his Head of Research and Development. Roger is also the author of The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey ( and Can Reindeer Fly?: The Science of Christmas ( Finally, Nate talks to Lt(N) Marco Chouinard from NORAD about the science of tracking Santa and the website. Kids can also call NORAD on December 24th to find out when Santa will be arriving in their area. The number to call is +1 (877) HI-NORAD. Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter. I’m @natepodcasts.

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00:00:42 | December 12th, 2022

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095: Two Degrees with Alan Gratz
00:17:21 | November 6th, 2022

Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of 18 novels for young readers, including Ground Zero, Refugee, Allies, Grenade, Prisoner B-3087, Projekt 1065, and Ban This Book. His latest novel, Two Degrees, puts climate change front and center as four different kids navigate the threats of global warming. He joins Nate on this episode to talk about the science behind the book.

094: The Art of DALL-E 2 with Mark Chen
00:16:33 | October 6th, 2022

DALL-E 2 is a new AI system that can create realistic images and art from written text descriptions. Mark Chen is a research scientist at OpenAI, the company the created DALL-E 2. He joins Nate on this episode to explain how AI is putting the art in artificial intelligence.

093: The Physics of Baseball with Alan Nathan
00:20:30 | August 3rd, 2022

Alan Nathan has been a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois since 1977, but for the past 10 years, he has expanded his research interests to focus on the physics of baseball. His work looks at the dynamics of the collision between the ball and bat and the aerodynamics of a baseball in flight. On this episode of The Show About Science, he joins Nate to talk about what every baseball player should understand about physics and how that knowledge could improve their game.

092: The Kings of Pain with Adam Thorn and Rob Alleva
00:14:12 | May 25th, 2022

The History Channel show, “Kings of Pain,” follows wildlife biologist Adam Thorn and professional animal handler Rob “Caveman” Alleva as they get bitten and stung by some of the most dangerous animals and vicious stinging insects in the world. On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate goes behind the scenes to learn how they’re working to create a complete and comprehensive pain index that will ultimately help save lives.

091: Proteins and Proteomics with Neil Kelleher
00:23:32 | May 4th, 2022

Proteins are one of the main drivers of human diseases. Scientists are now mapping all of the proteins in the human body in a similar way to how the Human Genome Project mapped genes. On this episode of The Show About Science, Neil Kelleher, PhD invites Nate to his lab on the campus of Northwestern University to explain how it all works.

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Created by: Nate
Started: July 18th, 2015
Status: Active, 110 episodes
Kind: Episodic
Language: English

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