Science and Creativity from Studio 360

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360

1 How Time-Travel Stories Borrow from Einstein2016-12-19 21:04:07
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2 Abou Farman on Leonor Caraballo’s “Vision”2016-12-05 17:27:33
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3 Canaries in the Coal Smoke2016-11-21 16:10:19
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4 Now We're Cooking with Math2016-11-07 20:57:44
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5 This is Your Brain on Art2016-10-11 16:17:44
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6 The Science of Singing2016-09-26 21:01:14
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7 How to Fly to Alpha Centauri2016-09-13 22:20:34
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8 Will Your Next Car Fly?2016-08-15 21:14:11
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9 Museum of God2016-08-01 18:28:22
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10 Sexy Robots2016-07-18 18:25:46
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11 Boldly Going Where No TV Prop Has Gone Before2016-07-05 22:01:46
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Boldly Going Where No TV Prop Has Gone Before

At the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, they have curators for everything you would expect, like telescopes, missiles, planetary science and space shuttles. But Margaret Weitekamp’s collection is completely different. It includes things like ray guns, board games, pins, hats, t-shirts, and lunchboxes, all having something to do with space or space science fiction. Weitekamp’s title is Curator of the Social and Cultural Dimensions of Spaceflight, with a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of space-related ephemera to show for it. The Buck Rogers XZ-31 Rocket Pistol isn’t even the coolest piece of super-nerdy space stuff in her collection. Weitekamp’s principal obsession these days is an object that may resonate more deeply than anything else in museum’s collection, at least for the generation that grew up when America was going to the Moon.…read more

12 Music Heals2016-06-21 18:07:10
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13 Two Artists Let the Animals Speak for Themselves2016-05-25 16:01:41
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14 The Neuroscience of Creative Flow2016-05-17 18:47:48
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15 Imaginary Friends Forever2016-04-11 20:28:28
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16 How Creative Are You?2016-03-28 20:18:28
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17 For a Black Writer, Sci-Fi Offers a Reboot of Society2016-03-07 19:43:07
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18 The Real Scientists of Hollywood2016-02-23 17:06:15
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19 Artists and Scientists Collide at CERN2016-02-09 20:17:58
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20 Virtual Reality Starts Getting Real2016-01-26 17:42:52
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