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November 1, 2019

Ship ahoy! We’re taking you on an expedition at sea, to do science on a research ship! With the help of geochemist Jeanine Ash, we’re climbing on board the JOIDES Resolution, a one-of-a-kind vessel that travels the seven seas, exploring what lies beneath the seafloor. The sh...

September 28, 2018

A volcanologist imagines a world without volcanoes, and tells us how her recipe for homemade lava bombs might lead to discoveries about ancient volcanoes in outer space! It turns out that volcanoes do more for planets than create natural pyrotechnic displays. You’re guarente...

March 23, 2018

In this episode, we learn about Mary Anning, one of the most famous female paleontologists to ever live. She made many great discoveries, including dinosaur poop! She was among the first to identify that strange fossil rocks were actually fossilized feces. Although Anning wa...

December 8, 2017

Have you ever been to a natural history museum? Sure, they have awesome fossils, human artifacts, and taxidermied animals on display. But did you know that a big part of natural history museums is what you can't see in the exhibits? Natural history museums serve as archives,...

January 13, 2017

You might have already learned that the Earth is made of more than you can see. Geologists, who study the matter and processes of Earth, have named and described layers of rock deep inside the planet. But they’ve never laid eyes on any rock beneath the crust - the outermost...

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