The questions “How drinkable is the city water?” & “Where does our drinking water come from?” are in the news nationally and locally.
In this episode we talk about Dark Matter, Gravity Waves, Gravitational Lensing and other Astronomy with WWU astrophysicist Dr. Kenneth Rines.
Dr. Rines succeeded in teaching the guest host, Dr. Regina’s brother and local actor, Ruben Chen science (Regina could not). We had a great time learning about things in the universe that still confuses scientists today.
In today’s episode we have a great conversation about the legal system and how it utilizes science with Officer Vince Sainati & City Attorney Maili Barber.
Join us on our tour of the Chuckanut Bay Distillery in Bellingham, WA with owner Matt Howell and WWU Chemist Dr. Elizabeth Raymond. Matt tells us about the local ingredients and the stages of the process while Dr. Raymond helps use dive into the chemistry.
What is Medical Anthropology? Listen to our show with Dr. Sean Bruna where we talk about the study of human beings and what can affect their health. We also talk about “aliens”, meeting Barak Obama, physicians bedside manner, food deserts and the physical dangers of scientific research. We end with Dr. Bruna talking about America’s most famous forensic anthropologist, Bones.
Spark Science recorded on location in Washington, DC at the SACNAS National Convention. This convention is the largest gathering of minority scientists and I went around and asked the questions “Why did you become a scientist?” and “What and who supported you?”