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Episode 210: What is the Deep Space Network?

Meet the Expert: Rémy Morgan, Network Operations Analyst for Deep Space Network Rémy Morgan, is a life-long space enthusiast and science communicator, always ready and eager to talk all things galactic, stellar, planetary, or even alien! What started with library rentals of Magic School Bus VHS tapes led to a degree in astronomy and atmospheric… Continue Reading Episode 210: What is the Deep Space Network?

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Episode 209: What Purpose do Museum Collections Serve?

Meet the Expert: Douglas Noble, retired museum director Doug retired after 38 years as a Museum Director/Administrator. He now paints wildlife and natural landscapes and is writing a memoir titled, “The Museum of Unnatural History”. His  volunteer work includes serving on the Steering Committee for the Osher Life-Long Learning Institute (OLLI) for those 50 or… Continue Reading Episode 209: What Purpose do Museum Collections Serve?

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Episode 208: What Happens When You Get Too Much Precipitation?

Meet the Expert: Robin Fox,  surface hydrologist with the National Weather Service   I’m a Service Hydrologist at the National Weather Service office in Spokane Washington. Prior to that, I worked as a Meteorologist for many years. Aside from monitoring water and weather, I’m active in outreach, especially educational outreach where I give presentations locally… Continue Reading Episode 208: What Happens When You Get Too Much Precipitation?

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Episode 206: Why are Whales Important?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Emme Devonish, author, educator, and Amelia Island Whale Ambassador   Dr. Emme Devonish is an author, executive coach, consultant, and educator who cares deeplyabout ethical stewardship of the environment and service to her community. She is a Certified North Star Coach, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional, SHRM Certified Professional, ICF Professional,… Continue Reading Episode 206: Why are Whales Important?

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Episode 205: How Do Birds Fly?

Alex Troutman is a wildlife biologist. He has several years of experience in the field, working with various Wildlife species including endangered Species like Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) sea turtles and Karner Blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis). Alex shares wildlife facts and photos on social media as N8ture AL, in his free time Alex enjoys… Continue Reading Episode 205: How Do Birds Fly?

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Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

Meet the Scientist: Brian Helmuth, Aquanaut and Chief Science Officer for Proteus Ocean Group   Brian Helmuth, PhD., is an aquanaut and marine environmental scientist at Northeastern University who loves to spend his time diving and exploring the ocean as he studies the effects of climate change on bodies of water on our planet. Helmuth… Continue Reading Episode 200: How Much is there Still to Learn About the Ocean?

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Episode 199: What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

Meet the Expert: John Shoffner, Axiom-2 pilot and astronaut In May 2023, astronaut, STEAM advocate, and business pioneer John Shoffner served as Pilot on Axiom Space Ax-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Throughout the duration of his mission, he hosted live events with schools around the world, demonstrating life in microgravity. While on… Continue Reading Episode 199: What Would it Look Like if We Lived in Space?

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Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

Meet the Expert: Erin Winick Anthony, Science Communicator Erin is the founder of science communication company STEAM Power Media which works to share the creativity in science and engineering, and help others tell their science stories. Erin has a B.S. in mechanical engineering and more than nine years experience working as a STEM communicator. Erin previously worked… Continue Reading Episode 194: Can you do Science at Sea?

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Episode 192: How Do You Study the Smallest Things?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Katy Grimm, Associate Professor at California University State East Bay, researcher at CERN   Katy Grimm is an Associate Professor of Physics at California State University East Bay.  She is a particle physicist and does research at the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland.  She was part of the team who… Continue Reading Episode 192: How Do You Study the Smallest Things?

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Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

Happy 2024! The Solve It for Kids Podcast team of Jennifer and Jeff are still on holiday break. We have left you a few clips from some of our favorite episodes about energy and engineering. Get ready to … learn how to get energy from the wind, with Neil Milani– Episode 148 learn how drinking… Continue Reading Episode 190: The BEST of Energy and Engineering

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Episode 187: How Do You Build a Space Station?

Meet the Expert: Bob Cabana, outgoing NASA Associate Administrator and astronaut Robert D. Cabana is a former NASA astronaut, currently serving as the agency’s associate administrator, its third highest-ranking executive and highest-ranking civil servant. He is the senior advisor to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy. In his role, Cabana leads the… Continue Reading Episode 187: How Do You Build a Space Station?

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Episode 186: Do Animals Have Feelings?

Meet the Expert: Dr. Carl Safina, Carl Safina’s work explores how we are changing the natural world and what the changes mean for human and non-human beings. Carl sees that the durability of human dignity and survival of the natural world will depend on each other; we cannot preserve the wild unless we preserve human… Continue Reading Episode 186: Do Animals Have Feelings?

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