This Week in Science – The Kickass Science Podcast

The kickass weekly science and technology radio show presenting a humorous and irreverent look at the week in science and tech. Each show TWIS discusses the latest in cutting edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, cybernetics, space exploration, neuro science, and a show favorite Countdown to World Robot Domination. The show is hosted by Dr. Kirsten Sanford, a PhD in neuroscience, Justin Jackson, a wisecracking professional car salesman and armchair physicist, and Blair Bazdarich, a zoologist. Consistently voted one of the top science radio shows on the web - check it out and hear a science news program like no other.


episode 784: 29 July, 2020 – Episode 784 – How To Know A Narcissist

What is in the This Week in Science Podcast?
NASA Perseveres, Bacterial Survivalists, Anxiety Animals, Alzheimer’s Blood, Death Star Magnatar, AI For Bird ID, Narcissists Know Best, COVID Update, Poop Problem, Lighting Up Hearing, Dream Manipulation, Viking Virus, Stunting Growth, Thumb Necessity, Mosquito Bites, And Much More…
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Disclaimer, Disclaimer, Disclaimer!!!
The world is a really big place.
Wherever you go…
The longer you are gone…
The stronger the longing is to go home again.
As a little girl with a dog once said,
“There’s no place like home.
There’s no place like home.
There’s no place like home.”
And yet…
In the aftermath of pandemic stay at home orders
Many are clicking their heels in hopes of being able to go
Anyplace but home.
Anyplace but home.
Anyplace but home.
But as long as flying monkeys and virulent viruses are still in the air
We must stay put until the epidemic passes.
Meanwhile we treat you to an assortment of interesting discoveries
Found behind the curtain of…
This Week in Science,
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Let’s start with some quick science news stories…
NASA Perseveres
NASA is heading back to Mars with the Perseverence rover and its hitchhiking helicopter, Ingenuity. If you remember our interview with NASA JPL geologist, Fred Calef, Perseverence is the smaple collecting mission that will poop out sample packages for a future mission to return to Earth. The launch is scheduled for launch between 7:50-9:50am ET on Thursday, July 30th, 2020 with projected Mars arrival on February 18th...


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