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John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
In-depth conversations in applied geophysics from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). With new episodes monthly, Seismic Soundoff highlights industry leaders; emerging research and technology; the social contributions of geoscience; and the latest geophysical, environmental, and engineering applications.
 
I love talking to people with PhDs. To me someone with a PhD is not that far removed from say and artist, musician or writer. They have chosen to explore a topic in-depth and become the leading authority in the world on that subject. So join me as we Pile it high and Deep with doctorates from around around the world as we explore their journey's their research and what they have done with all that knowledge they shoved into their brains.
 
This is the podcast for all things Fly In, Fly Out. Listen in as our hosts Brett & Sheena speak to people who live and work in the FIFO industry, to share their stories and experiences, and to help entertain and educate people from inside and outside of the industry.
 
Hey there! I'm the host Dillon Berger (@InertialObservr)--a PhD Student of Theoretical Particle Physics a UC Irvine. Join me as I track down some of the most interesting people on the internet, and discuss everything including Physics, Philosophy, Mathematics, and even UFOs. . We also take your questions, if you tune in Live! So grab a cold one wherever you are, and join us when the sun goes down for Physics After Hours.
 
Dr Judy L Mohr is a real doctor, but not a medical doctor. Nope… The Doc has a PhD in Astronomy on top of her Master in Engineering. She’s not ashamed to admit that she has spent far too long at school. But her love of science extends beyond the stars and machines. Ever wanted to know how the things worked but was confused by all the scientific terms. Come and take a seat as Dr Judy L Mohr explains the world around us in a way we can all understand. Welcome to Conversations in Science
 
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In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Les Denham on his new book, Blizzards and Broken Grousers: A Year of Antarctic Glaciology.Detailing one year of Antarctic field operations in 1970–71 acquiring ice thickness data with radar, gravity, and magnetometer measurements, this book depicts the pioneering spirit of geophysics in the time when f…
 
Writing is always a consistent theme in the journey of any PhD. For Kali Wallace, while she always had a love of making up stories, her PhD required her to use the facts to tell stories about the movement of tectonic plates. Today Kali is doing what she loves, making up stories. The science stuff is important too, but Kali has found her place in th…
 
Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker and Elie Dolgin discuss RNA vaccines. In this episode: 01:16 How RNA vaccines came to prominence In less than a year, two RNA vaccines against COVID-19 were designed, tested and rolled out across the world. We discuss these vaccines’ pros and cons, how RNA technology lends itself to rapid vaccine development, and what …
 
DNA clues point to how dire wolves went extinct, and a round-up of the main impacts of Brexit on science. In this episode: 00:45 Dire wolf DNA Dire wolves were huge predators that commonly roamed across North America before disappearing around 13,000 years ago. Despite the existence of a large number of dire wolf fossils, questions remain about why…
 
This week we talk about porosity - or what all of the empty space in a rock is and why it is important. Primary Porosity Secondary Porosity Fracture Porosity Vuggy Porosity Effective/Open Porosity Ineffective/Closed Porosity Dual Porosity Macroporosity Mesoporosity Microporosity Fun Paper Friday Hungry? Eat the same thing as others at the table to …
 
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Dr. Whitney Trainor-Guitton on geothermal energy, the featured special section in December's The Leading Edge.This episode is a great start to 2021 with a deep look at geothermal energy. Whitney provides a great primer on geothermal energy, explores the role of induced seismicity and full-waveform inve…
 
This week we show 2020 out the door with our 2021 resolutions and yearly planning show! John be more decisive and reactive but in a good way less reflection on made decisions more forward focus work on something and focus get out of team task tracking get back into GTD, especially 2 min rule learn to fly leadership at work Shannon Didn't put her re…
 
Since episode 72, host Andrew Geary has been asking his guests one question - "What is one piece of advice you would offer someone that would like to succeed in this field?" To celebrate 100 episodes of Seismic Soundoff, Andrew has selected the top 10 responses.In reviewing the responses, common themes repeated throughout. These themes included kee…
 
Lessons from Iceland, which utilised huge scientific resources to contain COVID-19. When COVID reached the shores of Iceland back in March, the diminutive island brought it to heel with science. Here’s how they did it, and what they learnt. This is an audio version of our feature: How Iceland hammered COVID with science See acast.com/privacy for pr…
 
This week we update you on the 2020 status and that we'll be back in 2021! Fun Paper Friday We start our first ever two part fun paper! https://phys.org/news/2020-12-scientists-philosopher-team-categorize-minerals.html Contact us: Show Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman ww…
 
The Nature Podcast team select some of their favourite stories from the past 12 months. In this episode: 00:32 Following the Viking footprint across Europe In September, we heard about the researchers mapping ancient genomes to better understand who the Vikings were, and where they went. Nature Podcast: 16 September 2020 Research Article: Margaryan…
 
Dr. Lucy MacGregor highlights her 2021 Distinguished Lecturer talk, "Multi-physics analysis: extracting the most from diverse datasets." In this incisive conversation, Lucy shows how combining datasets can compensate for weaknesses in each, how utilizing gravity data improves the seismic image, the biggest obstacle in utilizing datasets, and more. …
 
Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker and Traci Watson discuss some of 2020's most significant coronavirus research papers. In the final Coronapod of 2020, we dive into the scientific literature to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers have discovered so much about SARS-CoV-2 – information that has been vital for public health responses and the rap…
 
A few things have changed for us recently, so for this episode Sheena and I decided to have a chat between ourselves to bring all the listeners up to speed. I share my recent experience of once again starting work at a new minesite, with a few stories that are sure to have you chuckling along with us. We also discuss our feelings about and some les…
 
A video game provides players with insights into pandemic responses, and our annual festive fun. In this episode: 01:02 Balancing responses in a video game pandemic In the strategy video-game Plague Inc: The Cure, players assume the role of an omnipotent global health agency trying to tackle outbreaks of increasingly nasty pathogens. We find out ho…
 
The PhD journey of Dr. Lisa Munro is more of a journey journey, not so much the destination if the destination was really known at the time the journey began and as the journey continued the destination wasn’t really ever known even today as the journey continues with the unknowing knowledge of the importance of living in the moment. She is going t…
 
Last year’s explosive eruption at the New Zealand volcano tragically took tourists by surprise. Jenessa Duncombe talks with scientist David Dempsey about a new forecasting model that could issue alerts if another eruption is eminent. Read more at https://eos.org.By American Geophysical Union
 
How water chemistry is shifting researchers' thoughts on where life might have arisen, and a new model to tackle climate change equitably and economically. In this episode: 00:46 A shallow start to life on Earth? It’s long been thought that life on Earth first appeared in the oceans. However, the chemical complexities involved in creating biopolyme…
 
Having travelled across the African continent as a cargo pilot, Francois understands the African continent more than most. With friends they embarked on a journey across Africa cutting across 16 different countries until they encountered customs officials in Djibouti in East Africa. Francois has been travelling the world since 1993 mostly as a pilo…
 
Dr. Saleh A. Al-Dossary highlights his 2020 Honorary Lecturer tour, "Improving reservoir characterization using four innovative seismic technologies." In this intriguing conversation, Saleh explores four new techniques to extract new geologic information from seismic data and to enhance the understanding of geologic features in a reservoir. This ep…
 
Leland Melvin’s scientific career began during his childhood in Lynchburg, Virginia, when he created a fantastic explosion in his living room with an at-home chemistry set. Little did Leland or his family know at the time that he would become both a professional athlete and a NASA astronaut, flying two missions to the International Space Station. I…
 
This week we talk about dust storms or haboobs and why they occur. Haboob Fun Paper Friday What's a monotreme? We take a biology 101 refresher and discover that the platypus was glow in the dark with this week's fun paper! Anich, P. S., Anthony, S., Carlson, M., Gunnelson, A., Kohler, A. M., Martin, J. G., & Olson, E. R. (2020). Biofluorescence in …
 
Erna Solberg on fisheries, fossil fuels and the future of the oceans. This week, world leaders are announcing a series of pledges to protect and sustainably use the world’s oceans. The pledges form the crowning achievement of the ‘High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy’ a multinational group formed back in 2018. The panel has sought to br…
 
A trio of genes may be key to making cells young again, and ultra precise measurement of a fundamental physics constant. In this episode: 00:47 Reversing ageing Researchers claim to have identified a method to revert cells in mice eyes back to a younger state. Research article: Lu et al. News and Views: Sight restored by turning back the epigenetic…
 
Even before earning his PhD, Stephen Rosen had quite a journey. After college and masters degree he found himself working on the front lines of the Cold War, building nuclear bombs. His PhD came later and led him to become part of the legendary Hudson Institute and part of a group of BIG thinkers pondering the greater questions of mankind entering …
 
In this episode of The FIFO Show we chat with our mate Hobbsy, a guy that we met through the most unlikely of circumstances, of which we share at the start of this episode. The story is great, the story telling... maybe not so much! Hobbsy also shares with us his experience of working different jobs in the FIFO industry, a couple of which we had ne…
 
This week Capt. Jeff Grass talks to us about being prepared for natural disasters! Fun Paper Friday Can a can of Coke make solar cells more efficient? Wang, Rui, et al. "Caffeine improves the performance and thermal stability of perovskite solar cells." Joule 3.6 (2019): 1464-1477. Contact us: Show Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SW…
 
Andrea Crook, President of OptiSeis Solutions Ltd., joins the podcast to discuss how to take full advantage of online learning and continuing education. Andrea shares the learning resources supporting her professional development, the activities she considers essential for all geophysicists, how her company has adjusted during the pandemic, and the…
 
Amir is an Egyptian citizen who currently lives in Cairo. He lived in South Africa for 6 years where he ended up imprisoned before completing his life long goal of studying geophysics. In 2007, Amir was admitted into an undergraduate degree in geophysics at Ain Shams University in Cairo. He graduated in 2011 and started searching for a job in the o…
 
Scientists have finally confirmed the existence of a CNO cycle fusion reaction in the Sun, and why women’s contraception research needs a reboot. In this episode: 00:47 Detection of CNO neutrinos Since the 1930s it has been theorised that stars have a specific fusion reaction known as the CNO cycle, but proof has been elusive. Now, a collaboration …
 
In this episode: 00:44 An increase in survival rates The COVID-19 mortality rate is falling around the world. We discuss the reasons behind this – the role of new drugs, the treatment strategies the have been learned, or re-learned, and the ever-present worry that these hard won victories could be undone by rising infection rates. News Feature: Why…
 
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