Category Archives: 3D Virtual World

Alan Boyle Speaks with Former Astronaut and Planetary Scientist Tom Jones about Asteroid Day on Virtually Speaking Science, Mon June 29, 2015

Mon June 29, 2015 5PM SLT Exploratorium Island Former NASA astronaut and planetary scientist Tom Jones and Alan Boyle preview Asteroid Day, an occasion that highlights the threats and opportunities posed by near-Earth objects. Join us in the Second Life … Continue reading

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Kelly Hills talks with Dr. Kaberi Kar Gupta, Principal Scientist of the Urban Slender Loris Project on Virtually Speaking Science, Wed June 24, 2015

Wed June 24, 2015 5PM SLT Exploratorium Island Kelly Hills talks with Dr. Kaberi Kar Gupta, Principal Scientist of the Urban Slender Loris Project, where citizens and scientists learn about this small nocturnal primate found only in Sri Lanka and … Continue reading

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Jennifer Ouellette, Brendan Nyhan • Measles, Identity Politics & Cognitive Biases on Virtually Speaking Science, Wed June 10, 2015

5PM Pacific, Wed June 10, 2015 Comment and ask questions with the studio audience on Exploratorium Island http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/139/50/27 The science of swaying popular opinion: think vaccines. Dartmouth political scientist/psychologist Brendan Nyhand specializes in the cognitive biases that come with identity … Continue reading

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Alan Boyle speaks with SETI Institute planetary scientist Mark Showalter, Wed June 3, 2015

5PM, Wed, June 3, 2015 Exploratorium Island Alan Boyle speaks with Mark Showalter, planetary scientist at the SETI Institute, on the latest findings about Pluto and its moons, next month’s flyby of the dwarf planet by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, … Continue reading

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Alan Boyle speaks with Virgin Galactic VP Will Pomerantz on Virtually Speaking Science Wed 4-1-2015

Wed April 1, 2015 5:00 PM SLT What’s up at Virgin Galactic? Five months after the tragic loss of SpaceShipTwo and one of its pilots, the company is building a new SpaceShipTwo – and moving ahead with a project called … Continue reading

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Alice Dreger’s new book, Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science, on Virtually Speaking Science, Wed March 25, 2015

Wed March 25, 2015 5:00 PM SLT Medical historian/ethicist Alice Dreger (Northwestern) and Kelly Hills discuss Dreger’s new book, Galileo’s Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science. Comment and ask questions with the studio audience http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/139/50/27

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Pi Exhibits for Pi Day 2015

It’s that irrational time of the year again so we’re dusting off our interactive Pi exhibits in honor of our celebration of all things Pi. Visit Pi exhibits during the month of March on Exploratorium Island in Second Life and … Continue reading

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Dr Adia Benton and Kelly Hills talk about Sierra Leone and HIV and what it means for the spread and response to Ebola on Virtually Speaking Science, Jan 28, 2015

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 Jan 28 – 5p pacific – Medical anthropologist, Dr Adia Benton and Kelly Hills talk about Benton’s new book, HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone, (to be published in February 2015), Sierra … Continue reading

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Jennifer Ouellette talks with Physicist Ainissa Ramirez about the science of football on Virtually Speaking Science, Jan 14, 2015

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 Jan 14 – 5p pacific Jennifer Ouellette and Physicist and science evangelist Ainissa Ramirez, co-author of Newton’s Football: The Science Behind America’s Game. Join us in SL or listen later http://www.blogtalkradio.com/virtually-speaking-science/2015/01/15/jennifer-ouellette–ainissa-ramirez-newtons-football

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Alan Boyle Talks with Marc Abrahams, creator of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony and Annals of Improbable Research on Virtually Speaking Science Jan 7, 2015

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 Jan 7, 2015 5pm Pacific Alan Boyle & Marc Abrahams – creator of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of the Annals of Improbable Research. Join us in SL or listen later at … Continue reading

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