Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

https://www.spreaker.com/show/talk-nerdy-with-cara-santa-maria

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 700 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 34 days 21 hours 28 minutes

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Four Lost Cities w/ Annalee Newitz


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by science writer Annalee Newitz to talk about their newest book, "Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age." They discuss the fascinating history of once-thriving metropolises, how/why they...


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 2021-04-26  1h5m
 
 

Fundamentals w/ Frank Wilczek


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by the winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics, Dr. Frank Wilczek, to talk about his newest book, "Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality." They discuss the fundamental physics underlying the known universe,...


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 2021-04-19  1h6m
 
 

Cyber Privacy w/ April Falcon Doss


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Technology, Law, and Policy, April Falcon Doss. They talk about her new book, "Cyber Privacy: Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care." Informed...


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 2021-04-12  1h6m
 
 

Is This Wifi Organic? w/ Dave Farina


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dave Farina (Professor Dave Explains) to talk about his new book, "Is this Wifi Organic? A Guide to Spotting Misleading Science Online." They talk about the business of YouTube, the importance of basic...


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 2021-04-05  1h17m
 
 

Cholera, Anthrax, & Sexism Too w/ Rita Colwell


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by infectious disease scientist Dr. Rita Colwell, who served as the first female director of the National Science Foundation and continues to engage in academic research at the age of 86. They talk about...


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 2021-03-29  55m
 
 

Trans and Dinos w/ Riley Black


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by science writer Riley Black ("Written in Stone," "My Beloved Brontosaurus," "Skeleton Keys"), who shares her experience as a transgender woman in paleontology. She also talks about cool new fossil...


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 2021-03-22  1h3m
 
 

Democratizing Our Data w/ Julia Lane


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by economist, NYU Professor of Public Service, and cofounder of the Coleridge Initiative Dr. Julia Lane to talk about her newest book, "Democratizing Our Data: A Manifesto." They discuss how big data can...


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 2021-03-15  58m
 
 

Science and Cooking w/ Pia Sörensen


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Pia Sörensen, Senior Preceptor in Chemical Engineering and Applied Materials at Harvard University. They talk about her new book, "Science and Cooking: Physics Meets Food, From Homemade to Haute...


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 2021-03-08  1h1m
 
 

Feminist Philosophy w/ Carol Hay


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Carol Hay, philosopher and author of "Think Like a Feminist: the Philosophy Behind the Revolution." They discuss the core philosophy of feminism, diving deep into topics like historical oppression...


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 2021-03-01  1h14m
 
 

Our Material World w/ Ainissa Ramirez


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by materials scientist, author, and science communicator Dr. Ainissa Ramirez. They talk about her new book (and winner of the 2021 AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books), The Alchemy of Us: How...


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 2021-02-22  1h2m