Category Archives: 3D Virtual World

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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Jennifer Ouellette talks with Cognitive Neuroscientist Jeff Zacks at Virtually Speaking Science on Dec 10, 2014

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 Dec 10, 2014 5pm Pacific Cognitive neuroscientist and author of FLICKER, On the Brain and Film Jeff Zacks talks with Jennifer Ouellette about the history of cinema and the latest research to explain what … Continue reading

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Alan Boyle talks with Seth Shostak from SETI Research: Colonize our solar system? at Virtually Speaking Science 11/6/14

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 5pm Pacific Colonize our solar system? Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer and Director of the Center for SETI Research, talks with Alan Boyle abut Interstellar and other ideas afloat in the culture.

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Michael Mann: Climate Update at Virtually Speaking Science 10/16/2014

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 6pm Pacific Is two degrees warming too much? Is there any remaining “carbon budget”? How do we overcome the Big Money ogre standing in the way of our future? Guest host Gaius Publius discusses … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science Sept. 3, 2014: Life on Planets Orbiting Low Mass Stars

VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 5pm pacific – Life on planets orbiting low mass stars. Alan Boyle hosts Dr. Sarah Ballard. Ballard completed her PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics at Harvard University in 2012 and is now a NASA … Continue reading

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