Seth's Cabinet of Wonders

Presenter: Seth Shostak, SETI Institute
When: March 12, 2012 1PM PDT

It’s always a surprise to sort through Seth’s cabinet of wonders – who knows what we’ll find!

In this cramped cupboard, tucked between shelves of worm gears and used clarinet reeds, we discover a forgotten U.S. sea floor laboratory … copies of the new Cosmos TV series … evidence of science fiction’s predictive powers … software that may replace scientists … and tips on surviving a deadly poison (hint: it helps to be a snake).

Tune in, find out and grab a duster, will you?
Guests:

Neil deGrasse Tyson – Astrophysicst at the American Museum of Natural History and author of Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier Robert J. Sawyer – Hugo award-wining science fiction author; his newest title is Triggers Ben Hellwarth – Author of Sealab: America’s Forgotten Quest to Live and Work on the Ocean Floor Hod Lipson – Roboticist at Cornell University Chris Feldman – Biologist, University of Nevada, Reno

Descripción en español

This episode was tagged with: physics oceanography cosmology science fiction technology computer science biology evolution artificial intelligence

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