In the Season 1 finale, Spark Science interviews Comedian and founder of the Upfront Theater in Bellingham, WA, Ryan Stiles. We discuss the difference between improv and stand up comedy, how one teaches comedy and the benefits of laughter.
Spark Science was in the skies over Bellingham, WA with pilot, computer scientist and friend of the show, Dr. Aran Clauson. Dr. Clauson offered to take Jordan and Dr. Regina in a tiny Cessna and we had a great time. We recorded part of the show in the air and part in the KMRE Spark Radio studios.
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In this episode we speak to hydrogeologists John Guenther and Heather Good about “Toxic Clean Up” in Bellingham, Washington and the Nation. The conversation goes from happy thoughts to very scary environmental issues. Up and down and Up and down. Enjoy!
In this episode we talk about the great mathematician, cryptanalyst and social guy Alan Turing. We are joined by famed author George Dyson who recently wrote Turing’s Cathedral: The Origin of the Digital Universe.
We hope you enjoy listening to our opinions on the movie The Imitation Game, life in academia and conspiracy theories. Pictures from our interview on Instagram @sparkscience.
Spark Science welcomes the return of Astrophysicst Dr. Kevin Covey. In this episode we discuss how extra-solar planets or “Exoplanets” are found using three methods and how they are found using a space observatory named Kepler. Exoplanets are other worlds found outside of our solar system and they are also something the general public can now name. Listen to this show to find out how……
In our first math episode, Dr. Amites Sarkar speaks with us about mathematical concepts that took the human race millennia to understand. On the other hand, the amazing things people in history did accomplish is mind blowing. Lastly, we discuss the similarity between Erdos numbers and Bacon numbers.