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 every week on Mondays at 7pm EST (currently equates to Tuesdays at 1pm for those in New Zealand). New episodes are guaranteed to air at least once a month. If you miss it, that's okay. It's downloadable. Links to the episodes are found below.
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Recent Science Blog Posts
When I hijacked Jessie’s POV, I spoke about Sophia, the robot that was granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia. There was a lot of discussion about various ethical issues surrounding robots. I knew right away it was time to phone a friend.
On this month’s episode of Conversations in Science, Jessie and I had a blast talking with Sean Welsh, who is at the forefront of this new field of science that crosses into philosophy. The field is known as Robot Ethics.
There has been many different solutions to various environmental issues proposed over the years. Some are brilliant (like plastic roads). Others were discounted years ago for a reason, yet they keep coming back to haunt us. The latest proposal from UK scientists probably falls into the latter category.
On this month’s episode of Conversations in Science, Jessie and I spoke about how UK scientists want to dim the sun.
I’ve been wanting to talk about the science of the Paris Accords for sometime, but my producer wouldn’t let me. So I hijacked her show instead. Mwahaha…