Author Archives: Rob Rothfarb

Virtually Speaking Science: Why Sharks Matter, July 23, 2014

VS Science @ Exploratorium - http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 Wednesday - July 23 – 5pm pdt • Why Sharks Matter Marine biologist David Shiffman joins Kelly Hills to discuss shark conservation, research, and sharks in the media. Join the studio audience in SL or tweet questions to @rocza @whysharksmatter  Listen live or later http://www.blogtalkradio.com/virtually-speaking-science/2014/07/24/kelly-hills-david-shiffman-why-sharks-matter

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Virtually Speaking Science: Alan Boyle hosts James Barbree • 45th Anniversary Apollo 11, July 21, 2014

VS Science @ Exploratorium - http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 NBC space correspondant Jay Barbree has covered every manned space mission in U.S. history. He and NBC Digital science editor Alan Boyle talk about Barbree’s just released Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight and the 45th anniversary … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science: Tom Levenson, David Kaiser • How the Hippies Saved Physics, July 30, 2014

Virtually Speaking Science – hosted in Second Life by the Exploratorium http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 July 30 – 2pm pt/5pm et – Tom Levenson, David Kaiser • How the Hippies Saved Physics David Kaiser – MIT History of Science, MIT talks with Tom … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science Double Header July 9th, 2014

Virtually Speaking Science – hosted in Second Life by the Exploratorium http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Wednesdays July 9 – 2pm pt/5pm et – Tom Levenson hosts Naomi Oreskes Climate and the Collapse of Western Civilization Speculative fiction meets the historical perspective. Three centuries … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science on March 19, 2014: Jennifer Ouellette hosts physics science writer Amanda Gefter, author of Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn

5p slt @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Jennifer Ouellette hosts physics science writer Amanda Gefter, author of Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn. Participate live in-world or listen later in SL or at Blog Talk Radio.

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Virtually Speaking Science March 2, 2014: Alan Boyle talks with Jennifer Ouellette about the Science of Self

March 2, 2014 – 5p SLT/PT 8p ET Exploratorium Island Alan Boyle talks with Jennifer Ouellette about Me, Myself and Why: Searching for the Science of Self. Ouellette turns her attention to the mysteries of human identity and behavior, drawing … Continue reading

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Pi Day March 14, 2014

Pi Day at the Exploratorium Island sim in Second Life Friday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. SLT / PT Join us for irrational exhibits, fireworks, cheerleaders, music, and dancing. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/118/22 Visit our Pi Day website.

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Virtually Speaking Science 2/5/14: Alan Boyle, Anthony Thomas, and Josh Rosenau on Scientific Literacy in the 21st Century

Wed Feb 5, 2014 5p SLT / PT Exploratorium Island Forum On reflection of the recent discussion between Bill Nye the Science Guy and and creationist Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis), Alan Boyle (NBC), Anthony Thomas (HBO’s Questioning Darwin) and … Continue reading

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Alan Boyle talks with Marc Abrhamans, creator of the Ig Nobel Prize

Fri Jan 3 – 5PT/SLT PT/8pm ET – – Marc Abrahams, creator of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of the Annals of Improbable Research returns to talk w/ Cosmic Log’s Alan Boyle. Second Life studio audience http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Join … Continue reading

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Tom Levenson talks with Maryn McKenna and Janet Stemwedel about Treatment of Women in Science and Tech Communities on Virtually Speaking Science

Wed December 18 – 2pm PT/5pm ET – Women in science and technology. Host Tom Levenson (MIT) talks with Maryn McKenna and Janet Stemwedel about misogyny in the science/tech communities. Second Life studio audience http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Join the studio audience to … Continue reading

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