Women in Science

Women in Science – Ruby Payne-Scott – with guest Dr. Miller Goss

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https://media.blubrry.com/podcasts_sparkdialog/p/api.spreaker.com/download/episode/12776648/women_in_science_ruby_payne_scott_with_guest_dr_miller_goss.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Within the last century, things have changed significantly for women in science.  At the beginning of the 20th century, women rarely were educated in science, and seldom became professional scientists.  Yet there were a few brilliant women who rose to the top.  Today […]

autism therapy

Autism Therapy and Zen – with guest Anlor Davin

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Trash and recycling

Robots That Eat Trash and the Entrepreneurs Who Build Them – with guest Jaidev Shah

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In many places of the world, trash management is a challenge.  And in countries such as India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Indonesia, trash piling up is quickly becoming a major environmental and health concern. This inspired the young entrepreneur Jaidev Shah to come up with a solution.  In his home country of India, there is little […]

Buddhist Monks

The Dalai Lama, Tibetan Monks, and Science – with guest Dr. Chris Impey

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https://media.blubrry.com/podcasts_sparkdialog/p/api.spreaker.com/download/episode/11499786/the_dalai_lama_tibetan_monks_and_science.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS If the Dalai Lama didn’t become a monk, he would have been an engineer. Even today, science and mathematics fascinate him. But in spite of this, many Tibetan monks are unfamiliar with modern science, some not even knowing that the Earth revolves around the sun. […]

The Star of Bethlehem – A Real Event? – An Analysis with Dr. Peter Barthel

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We hear it every year around this time – the story of the Nativity.  More specifically, we hear about three wise men, following the star of Bethlehem to bring the newborn Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.  But is this story grounded in reality?  Or was it a literary device concocted by Matthew as he wrote […]

India's space program

Space: East and West – Space, Technology, and Culture with Dr. Susmita Mohanty

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Culture affects many things within our lives – even how we approach considerable ventures such as space exploration.  Today, we talk to Dr. Susmita Mohanty about how the philosophical underpinnings and culture within India’s space program lead to a differing mindset than the space programs in the West. Susmita herself has lived around the world and started businesses on three […]