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Cool Science Radio
Thursday, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

From the discovery of new dinosaurs to the science of an avalanche. From the secret technology behind Facebook, to nanotechnology. Deciphering science and technology in an entertaining, amusing and accessible way. If we can understand it, so can you. Hosted by Lynn Ware Peek, Katie Mullaly and John Wells.

Cool Science Radio is sponsored by:

To inquire about appearing on the show, or for information on a past interview, contact John Wells at jwells@kpcw.org.

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  • World-renowned criminologist Matthew Williams examines the elusive "tipping point" at the intersection of prejudice and hate in his new book. (00:46) Then a discussion on how advances in health care technology create innovative ways to give more access and equity for better health care outcomes. (27:31)
  • Dr. Jamie Farrell, seismologist and professor of geology and geophysics at the University of Utah, talks about the powerful earthquake that struck Turkey and what hazards our own Wasatch fault presents.Then local resident Meghan Vita takes us on a Cryptocurrency 101 odyssey, for anyone who wants to sharpen their tools for the evolving financial world.
  • Author Kathryn Harkup shares "Superspy Science: Science, Death and Tech in the World of James Bond." (07:24) Then astronomer Dean Regas discusses National Geographic Kids "1,000 Facts About Space." (29:31)
  • Bruce Schneier talks about his new book, "A Hacker's Mind: How the Powerful Bend Society’s Rules, and How to Bend them Back." (01:02) Then Jeremy Wagstaff, a technology journalist and author of “The Real Threat from AI,” discusses what he says are the very real limitations of ChatGPT. (25:58)
  • Author Mike Rucker talks about how the pursuit of joy and wonder can change your life. His book is grounded in current research, accessible science and practical recommendations. (00:00) Then creator Marc Abrahams discusses the Ig Nobel Prize designed to honor the science and research that makes us laugh and then think. (27:17)