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Episode 87: Why Do Planes Make a Sonic Boom?

Meet the Expert:  Nils Larson, NASA Test Pilot David Nils Larson is a research test pilot at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. He is NASA’s lead...

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Episode 86: The BEST of Deep Space

Happy New Year! Jennifer and Jeff are on vacation, but don’t miss our BEST of Deep Space compilation with snippets of episodes with some of our favorite engineers and...

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Episode 85: The BEST of Animals

Happy Holidays! Jennifer and Jeff are on vacation, but don’t miss our BEST of Animals compilation with snippets of episodes with some of our favorite biologists!   Dr. Sarah...

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Episode 84: The BEST of Science in Your Backyard!

Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays! Jennifer and Jeff are on vacation, but don’t miss our BEST of Science in Your Backyard compilation with snippets of episodes with some of our...

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Episode 83: What is it Like to Fly by Pluto?

Meet the Expert:  Dr. Alan Stern,  Planetary scientist and Principal Investigator of NASA’s New Horizon Spacecraft Dr. Alan Stern is a planetaryscientist, space program executive, aerospace consultant, and author....

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Episode 82: How Do You Make Toilet Paper Soft?

Meet the Expert:  Madison Matson, Chemical Engineer Madison is a 2020 graduate with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arizona. Madison had an internship at a...

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Episode 81: Do Whales Have Germs?

Meet the Expert:  Dr. Amy Apprill, Marine Microbial Ecologist Dr. Amy Apprill is a marine microbial ecologist and Associate Scientist in the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry department. Apprill’s research...

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Episode 80: How Much Weight Can a Crane Lift?

Meet the Expert: Luis Duque, Bridge Engineer My name is Luis Duque and I currently work as a  Bridge Engineer at Foothills Bridge Co. Foothills provides engineered solutions for the erection, retrofitting,...

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Episode 79: How Do You Work With Snakes… Safely?

Meet the Expert: Travis Land, Herptology Curator My name is Travis Land, and I am currently working as a Ranger Tech for the City of Newport News Parks, Recreation,...

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Episode 78: How Can Music Help Us Learn About Space?

Meet the Expert: Laurie Orth, Music Teacher and STEAM education pioneer STEAM education pioneer Laurie Orth brings together the two contrasting disciplines of space exploration and music. Creating a...

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