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Big Picture Science

  • Experts in social media, cults, and the history of science join us for a discussion about how these alternative realities formed, why people are drawn to them, and the benefits of a shared reality.
  • Finding Endurance, the ship that took Ernest Shackleton to the Antarctic, that was slowly crushed and sank.
  • They’re cute and cuddly. But they can also be obnoxious. Science writer Mary Roach has numerous tales about how our animal friends don’t always bow to their human overlords and behave the way we’d want.