Tag Archives: Science

Dr. Scott D. Sampson

Dr. Scott D. Sampson, Ph.D. is the host of the popular PBS Kids series “Dinosaur Train” and the author of a new National Geographic Kids book, “You Can Be a Palentologist!”  We discussed the importance of getting kids involved in science at an early age, how a love of dinosaurs helps create an inquisitive mind, and why kids need to spend more time outdoors (get dirty!  explore the backyard!  play Wiffle Ball!)

Practical Teleporting from the World News Center

Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to discuss our upcoming 7th anniversary show, practical teleporting, and bad science jokes.  Plus:  lighter topics including the death of consciousness and the scientific essence of the soul.

 

Bill Nye

Bill Nye (The Science Guy) called us up to chat about his new book “Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World.”  We discussed climate change from a health, terrorism, and energy perspective, and how small changes now can have a huge impact down the road.  We also talked about his new design partnership with Nick Graham on a signature line of bow ties, and if he’s still actively engaged in an energy feud with Ed Begley Jr.