New York Academy of Sciences PodcastAuthor: The New York Academy of Sciences
21 Jan 2017

New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

The Academy brings you regular podcasts featuring cutting-edge research and science from New York City and beyond. Leading scientists tell their stories in a mixture of documentaries, interviews, and lectures. Visit www.nyas.org/podcast.

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    The Face of Science: Mentors and Connections

    The Academy's After School STEM Mentoring program improves science education and brings science out of the lab and into the community by placing early-career STEM professionals in public middle schools to serve as mentors to students. This is the last podcast in a three-part series.

  • Posted on 22 Dec 2016

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    A Quantum State of Mind

    Are physicists on a path to upend some of the time-tested fundamental theories of physics? This podcast explores the interplay between quantum theory and general relativity, and how these phenomena may be exploited, from black holes to quantum computing.

  • Posted on 08 Dec 2016

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    The Face of Science: Teaching Teachers

    So many of our misconceptions about science come from where we first encountered them—the classroom. How can we do a better job of teaching science, both so we make sure we have a new generation of STEM professionals, but also a STEM-literate public? The second of the three-part series.

  • Posted on 17 Nov 2016

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    Are We Alone in the Universe?

    According to Enrico Fermi, there's a high probability of extraterrestrial life, but we haven't found any yet. Why is that? Listen in as top scientists discuss the question of what and who else might be out there.

  • Posted on 27 Oct 2016

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    The Face of Science: Myths and Misconceptions

    Even in the 21st century, there's a significant percentage of people who deeply mistrust science and scientists. Why? And what can we do about it? The first of a three-part series.

  • Posted on 05 Oct 2016

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