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.
Dimming the Sun
(First aired on KLRNRadio, Monday, November 6, 2017)
There is one topic that I've been wanting to cover on Conversations in Science, but my producer Jessie Sanders wouldn't let me do it. The topic was steeped in politics, and Conversations in Science is meant to be politics-free. However, she said that if I could find a show where I could talk about politics, then I could do it. Well...
Jessie has gone on holiday, and she asked me to upload an episode for her. Little does she know... I have found the show where I can cover the one topic that I've been wanting to cover.
So, I've hijacked Jessie's POV to discuss the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and why I think President Trump is wanting to pull out.
Doc Hijacks Jessie's POV
(First aired on KLRNRadio, Thursday, November 11, 2017)
Sometimes technical glitches happen and technology fails on us. Many have often heard me discuss how wonderful technology is — when it works. Well, that's what happened to this month's episode of Conversations in Science: a technical glitch and it aired a day late. Hence, this blog post is a day late. It's ironic considering the topic for this month's show.
Jessie and I discussed what EMP devices really are and the impact they can have on technology. (Jessie, did you set off the EMP device in your driveway?)
What is an EMP device?
(First aired on KLRNRadio, Monday, January 9, 2017)
Seven years on, and I'm still haunted by the 7.1 earthquake that rudely awoke me from my sleep on September 4, 2010. Each of us find ways to heal in different ways. For me, it's to look at the science behind what happened, and trying to explain to the world at large exactly what it was like to go through those frightening events.
On this month's episode of Conversations in Science, Jessie and I spoke about earthquakes and what happens.
Earthquakes: The Earth's Dance
(First aired on KLRNRadio, Monday, September 4, 2017)
It's that time of month again. Conversations in Science has aired another episode.
This month, I decided to tackle the question on how one can tell the difference between real science and fake science. Jessie added some insights of her own on how to spot fake news.
Take a listen.
How to tell if its real science or fake science
(First aired on KLRNRadio, Monday, August 7, 2017)