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Everyday Einstein's Quick and Dirty Tips for Making Sense of Science

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.

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Great way to integrate knowledge!

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iTunes Ratings

151 Ratings
Average Ratings
81
36
8
7
19

Fun listening!

By Mickeyb33 - May 28 2019
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Great way to integrate knowledge!

Great !

By Magic Wanda - May 08 2019
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Great for information and fun to share
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Everyday Einstein's Quick and Dirty Tips for Making Sense of Science

Updated 9 days ago

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How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.

Rank #1: 306 - 6 Possible Scientific Reasons for Ghosts

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Many people believe in ghosts, but could there be scientific explanations for some of our paranormal experiences?

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Oct 29 2018
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Rank #2: 336 - Fascinating Facts About the International Space Station

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Get to know the International Space Station (ISS). How big is it? Who uses it? Can we see it from here on Earth?

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Jul 15 2019
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Rank #3: 256 - How Much Does My Dog Understand?

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Many of us have been caught talking to our dogs, but how much of what we say to them do they actually understand? Everyday Einstein explores the research behind our dogs' vocabulary, memory, and capacity for love.

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Feb 25 2019
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Rank #4: BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

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Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world—one phone call at a time. On his new podcast, Science Rules!, he tackles the curliest questions on just about anything in the universe. Perhaps you’ve wondered: Should I stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? How often should I really be washing my pillowcase? Can I harvest energy from all those static-electricity shocks I get in the winter? Science Rules! is out NOW—find it in your favorite podcast app.

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May 17 2019
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Rank #5: 195 - The Health Benefits of Coffee

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How does drinking coffee help your body and your brain? Are there differences to the health benefits of coffee versus espresso? EE discusses the science behind a good cup of joe. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28Rt0WX

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Apr 29 2019
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Rank #6: 338 - Microplastics Are Everywhere. Are They Harmful?

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Microplastics are everywhere. They've made their way into our food and water supply. There's no doubt we're ingesting them. Are they harmful?

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Aug 05 2019
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Rank #7: 305 - Does CBD Oil Work? The Science Behind Cannabidiol

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What is CBD oil? What does science have to say about the extract's proposed health benefits?

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Oct 15 2018
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Rank #8: 297 - Do Hair Loss Treatments Actually Work?

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Hair loss treatment products are a $3.6 billion industry, but do they actually work?

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Aug 13 2018
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Rank #9: 300 - Mindfulness: The Science Behind the Practice

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The practice of mindfulness is everywhere. Business leaders, professional athletes, mental health professionals, and, of course, your neighbor down the street, are all discussing how being mindful can improve our mental state and general well-being. So what is mindfulness? And what does the research have to say about its ability to better our lives?

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Aug 31 2018
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Rank #10: 280 - Can We Predict Earthquakes At All?

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If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados, although to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next “big one” is going to happen when it come to earthquakes?

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Jul 29 2019
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Rank #11: 325 - What Killed the Dinosaurs?

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What caused the extinction of the dinosaurs? Everyday Einstein looks at two new studies that blame volcanoes and asteroids. So, how did the dinosaurs meet their end?

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Apr 08 2019
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Rank #12: 301 - Jocelyn Bell Burnell and the Discovery of Pulsars

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After Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the dead corpse stars known as pulsars in the '60s, her advisor was awarded the Nobel Prize for her discovery. Now 50 years later, she has earned the $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for her work which revolutionized our understanding of the universe, and she plans to donate all of it.

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Sep 10 2018
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Rank #13: 327 - How Does Wind Energy Work?

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How do wind turbines convert wind into electricity? And can living near one really affect your health? Everyday Einstein explains.

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Apr 19 2019
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Rank #14: 326 - 5 Facts About the First Image of a Black Hole

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Why is the black hole image so fuzzy? Do black holes really look like lopsided donuts? Why does this matter? Everyday Einstein, Dr. Sabrina Stierwalt explains the significance of this monumental scientific achievement.

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Apr 15 2019
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Rank #15: 295 - What Is a Fecal Transplant? (Gross, Yes, But Also Life-Saving)

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What is a fecal transplant and who would want one?

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Jul 30 2018
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Rank #16: 335 - Should You Worry About Flesh-Eating Bacteria?

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The summer has brought a spike in cases of flesh-eating bacteria on the east coast of the United States, and the resulting infection can be deadly. Should you be worried before you go swimming?

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Jul 05 2019
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Rank #17: 322 - Are Wormholes Real?

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What if we could take a shortcut through spacetime and visit another galaxy? Sci fi movies have imagined the possibility for years, but are wormholes real? Everyday Einstein explores the far reaches of our universe (and beyond).

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Mar 08 2019
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Rank #18: 330 - What Else Can Breast Milk Do?

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The anecdotal evidence is strong for using breast milk as a home remedy for everything from rashes to congestion to eye infections. But has science backed up any of these claims?

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May 20 2019
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Rank #19: 337 - How an Idea Becomes a Published Scientific Paper

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How do you go from an idea to a scientific paper? Everyday Einstein interviews exoplanetary scientist Moiya McTier to learn about whether planets only form around certain kinds of stars and why we should trust scientific papers.

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Jul 22 2019
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