The world around us is an amazing place, filled with beauty… And with science. But let’s face it, sometimes the science can be so confusing that it takes a PhD to understand it. Well, you’re in luck. I just happen to have a PhD. Come and take a seat. Perhaps I can explain the world around us in a way we all can understand.
Welcome to Conversations in Science. I’m Dr Judy L Mohr.
Call me Doc.
Conversations in Science airs on KLRNRadio on the first Monday of every month at 7pm EST (currently equates to the first Tuesday of every month at 1pm for those in New Zealand). If you miss it, that's okay. It's downloadable. Links to the episodes are found below.
Also check out the special video series of Conversations in Science: Experiments with Kids.
Recent Science Blog Posts
Most people enjoy how the stars twinkle overhead, but the twinkling of stars is really a nightmare for astronomers, blurring images and diminishing the science quality of telescopes. But the effects that the atmosphere plays on light impacts more than just astronomy. Take a read and listen to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star… Not!” on Conversations in Science, KLRNRadio.
In 2006, Pluto was demoted to “dwarf planet” status. Most people assume that this is because its size, but size has nothing to do with it. Take a read and listen to “Influences of Science Fiction on Science and Pluto” on Conversations in Science, KLRNRadio.
It’s hard to understand why people are making such a big deal about Iran and heavy water. I mean, it is just water, right? Well, no it’s not. Take a read and listen to “What is heavy water? Why is nuclear power plant waste dangerous?” on the new internet radio show Conversations in Science on KLRNRadio.