ExploreAStory

A podcast about museums, science and storytelling, hosted by Emily Graslie. ExploreAStory is supported by the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.

http://www.exploreastory.com

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      episode 7: LIVE Stories from Berlin! (Part 2)


      2/2. Check out last week's episode for the first half of the program!


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      episode 6: LIVE Stories from Berlin! (Part 1)


      Over a hundred people joined us for a meetup at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin back in January, and dozens shared personal stories of memorable moments spent in museums, in nature, and while exploring the world around them. Here's part 1 of 2 from that afternoon.


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      episode 5: Meg, who Lived on Gilligan's Island


      Because who doesn't want a story from someone who gets to live out every kid's dream of being a marine biologist on a beautiful tropical reef


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       2018-03-13  22m
       
       

      episode 4: Sarah, the 'Most Hated Person in Fandom'


      Obama's ban on the trade and sale of ivory in 2016 was a major push to put an end to elephant poaching-- and it came with some secondhand consequences for certain hobby groups. Today we hear from Sarah Ebel, who is a staff attorney here at the Field Museum. Recently she was asked to talk about this new regulation at the annual Fan Association of North America meeting: fans of fans (seriously) whose work was about to become much more difficult, as many historic fans are created with ivory parts.


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       2018-02-22  20m
       
       

      episode 3: Gabi & Ken Discover New Species


      How do paleontologists know when they've found a new species? Idk, but thankfully I've got a few scientists on speed-dial that comes in pretty handy for such questions. We caught up with Gabriella Rossetto at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to hear about a particularly eventful field season, & Dr. Ken Angielczyk comes back to share his experience being one of only a handful of world experts studying Dicynodonts; tusked mammal-like animals that lived around 270 million years ago.


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       2018-02-07  19m
       
       

      episode 2: Ken's Broken Turtle (and other fieldwork mishaps)


      Dr. Ken Angielczyk is an Associate Curator at the Field Museum. While his research primarily focuses on a group of ancient mammal relatives called Dicynodonts, he's dabbled elsewhere in the fossil record, too, including that time a broken fossil turtle shell led to a new discovery, or another instance in which he nearly walked away from a site teeming with Asilisaurus-- one of the oldest dinosaurs ever discovered. Today's episode explores the opportunities we find when mistakes are (nearly) ...


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       2018-01-24  18m
       
       

      episode 1: Kate's Big Debut on Japanese TV


      Kate Golembiewski is a PR and Science Communications Manager for the Field Museum. As a science writer tasked with bringing the Field's research to the press, her job isn't exactly 'behind-the-scenes' -- thousands of people have read her stories on the Museum's work -- but she's usually not the one in front of the camera. Then, on a day that started like any other work day, she unexpectedly found herself in the role of a charismatic dinosaur expert for one of the biggest television networks...


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       2018-01-10  19m
       
       

      episode 1: Welcome!


      Welcome to ExploreAStory, a science podcast by the makers of The Brain Scoop. Every other week we'll bring you a new story about the fantastic people who work behind-the-scenes at natural history museums, and the scientists who are making new and exciting discoveries about our world every day.


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