science

Ep 37 - Cameron Hummels, Astrophysicist

Have you ever stared into the night sky and wondered how it was created? What would be your best scientific guess? Listen to astrophysicist, Cameron Hummels, who researches the formation of entire galaxies (Big, huge, ginormous, galaxies!) explain how they are formed and how he uses creative thinking, facts, and evidence to arrive at complex conclusions. As a scientist studying structures that are billions of years old Cameron is consistently humbled by his place in the universe and is always striving to make a worthwhile contribution to humanity’s understanding of it.

Ep 27 - Rosemary Wardley, Nat Geo Cartographer

Did you know there are still things to be mapped? As a cartographer for National Geographic, Rosemary Wardley combines science and art to diffuse geographic knowledge to the masses. Working in a field that precedes the ancient Greeks and Romans requires that she be a servant to the past, while continually using modern technology to design maps that are engaging, enjoyable, educational for the end user.

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Ep 3 - Dr. Jon Stu Silverman, Orthopedic Surgeon

Voltaire said, "The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease",  but sometimes it's also about the chicks, beer, and not taking yourself too seriously. In order to become an excellent surgeon Dr. Silverman labored over his craft for the past decade, however one of his greatest skills is understanding people. Connecting with his patients, through empathy, kindness, and humor is a crucial aspect of Silverman's approach to medicine and improving their quality of life.