Cool Science Radio | Nov. 4, 2021
Cool Science Radio guests today: The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times co-author Doug Abrams | Physics Professor Daniel Whiteson and scientist-turned-cartoonist Jorge Cham talk about their book Frequently Asked Questions About The Universe
In this episode of Cool Science Radio International best-selling author Doug Abrams, who has co-written a book with renowned naturalist Jane Goodall called The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times. Together they explore one of the most sought after and least understood elements of human nature: HOPE. In the book Jane Goodall focuses on her “Four Reasons for Hope”: The Amazing Human Intellect, The Resilience of Nature, The Power of Young People, and The Indomitable Human Spirit. Filled with engaging dialogue and pictures from Jane’s storied career, the book is a deeply personal conversation with one of the most beloved figures in today’s world.
Then, Physics professor Daniel Whiteson and scientist-turned-cartoonist Jorge Cham are experts at explaining science in ways we can all understand. As co-hosts of the podcast “Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe” and co-creators of the animated PBS Series “Elinor Wonders Why,” they have amassed one million followers across social platforms. In their new book Frequently Asked Questions About The Universe, they utilize their signature blend of humor and clarity to offer short, accessible, and lighthearted answers to some of the most common, most outrageous, and most profound questions about the universe they’ve received.