Tag Archives: science

Podcast #90 – Massimo Pigliucci (Nonsense on Stilts)

We interview Dr. Massimo Pigliucci, evolutionary biologist, philosopher, science crusader, and author of Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk.  This new book explores the frontier between science and pseudoscience, the difficulty of defining exactly what is science … Continue reading

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Podcast #39 – Tellus Museum

We discuss our recent visit to the brand new Tellus Northwest Georgia Science Museum with Tellus marketeer Joe Schulman.  Tellus is just 45 miles north of Atlanta, with an extensive mineral collection, impressive dino-displays, a planetarium, a 20-inch telescope, and more.  … Continue reading

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Podcast #21 – Science Debate 2008

Science Debate 2008 – We take a look at the grassroots movement aimed at getting the presidential candidates to talk about issues relating to science and technology, including their “14 Questions”.  For more visit ScienceDebate2008.com.

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Louisiana’s Jindal Signs Stealth Creationism Bill

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN2719223520080627 The day before we recorded episode #20 of the podcast, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed the Louisiana Science Education Act, which is essentially designed to protect teachers who might want to insert creationist teachings into public school biology classrooms.  … Continue reading

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Podcast #20 – Barbara Forrest

Barbara Forrest – We talk to Dr. Barbara Forrest about SB 733 [link], the so-called Louisiana Science Education Act, a piece of legislation sitting on the desk of Governor Bobby Jindal that, if signed, would enable teachers and administrators in state schools to … Continue reading

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