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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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Virtually Speaking Science August 27, 2014: DNA – ethics, public & private interests

Wednesday – August 27 – 5pm – 7pm PDT VS Science @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 5 – 6PM: Kelly Hills hosts journalist Mona Gable, author of Blood Brother: The Gene That Rocked My Family; about genetic testing, the discovery of … Continue reading

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Fly like a Red Kite with Birdly

Who needs a flying car when you can take flight with your own wings? A team from the Zurich University of the Arts touched down at the Exploratorium at After Dark on August 7th, 2014 with Birdly, their interactive 3D … Continue reading

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Dark Matter, Dark Energy: Jennifer Jennifer Ouellette hosts Katherine Freese at Virtually Speaking Science Wed 8/13/2014

Virtually Speaking Science @ Exploratorium sim http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 5PM SLT/PT Known for her work in theoretical cosmology at the interface of particle physics and astrophysics, author and theoretical astrophysicist, Katherine Freese is the George Eugene Uhlenbeck Collegiate Professor of Physics at the … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science: Curiosity on Mars, August 6, 2014

5PM SLT/PT, August 6, 2014 VS Science in Second Life at Exploratorium sim- http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/148/53/26 The Planetary Society’s Emily Lakdawalla, Space.com contributor Rod Pyle and journalist and author Marc Kaufman  look back at the first two years of the Curiosity Rover’s mission on Mars, and look … Continue reading

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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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