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3/11/2022
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There’s no disputing that Venus is a mysterious hellscape with scorching temperatures, crushing pressures, and a poisonous atmosphere, but it wasn’t always like that. Some theories even suggest Venus was once habitable. So to finally get answers, NAS... Details
30:36
2/18/2022
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The "God Particle” is a sexy name, but many physicists absolutely hate it. It’s also led people to think that maybe the discovery of the Higgs boson has something to do with the search for God, but it doesn’t. In this series, we’re going to talk abou... Details
31:30
2/04/2022
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If you’re online, you may notice that conversations around ADHD are everywhere. You may even be starting to wonder, as you flick from one app to the next, that you yourself may have ADHD. But what exactly is ADHD and how is it diagnosed? Learn more a... Details
29:39
1/21/2022
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Since the first supersonic flights in the 1940's, we’ve made advances in engines and materials and computers, even having a paying public going supersonic for a few decades too. However, today commercial airplanes are no faster than they were in the ... Details
25:55
1/03/2022
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Ultimately the goal of archaeology is to find out about historic humans and their lives, but we also need to consider whether we should be digging up ancient people and the objects that once supported their livelihoods in the first place. And what wi... Details
24:09
12/20/2021
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Constructing a true metaverse is not an easy undertaking. Find out just what it’s going to take to get the technology up and running for a seamless and immersive experience in this episode of Seeker+. Oh, and we'll get into whether or not the metaver... Details
24:25
12/06/2021
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In this episode of Seeker+, we dig into the neuroscience of how we learn and comb through studies about what can really make us more productive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Details
23:49
11/22/2021
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It’s the single most complex construction project in the history of humanity. Find out how the International Space Station was built, what scientific breakthroughs are being made onboard today, and what the plan is for future stations in space! Learn... Details
32:14
11/10/2021
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Even though surgeries are super common these days, it’s still pretty incredible that surgeons can cut people open, root around and people leave feeling better. We’ve learned how to remove tumors, fix brains, stitch wounds, and even swap out body part... Details
27:32
11/08/2021
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 Let’s talk about ghosts… and not just because we’re bringing Seeker+ back from the dead. So are ghosts real? I mean a lot of people claim to have seen them, but there’s a lot of proof that these scary appearances are more likely to be tricks being p... Details
32:20
12/27/2018
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Take your vitamins! A phrase from our parents mouths to our ears since time immemorial. Turns out it’s been a pretty effective message because nearly half of American adults take a vitamin or mineral supplement. But why? Who decided vitamins were imp... Details
28:18
12/20/2018
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Don’t judge today’s episode by its cover. Why? Because we’re talking the science of stereotypes! Where do stereotypes come from? Why do they exist? And why are they so hard for humans to let go of? We’ve got all that and more. Learn more about your a... Details
37:16
12/13/2018
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This week we’re charging into the science of WAR! Are humans really prone to violence? When did war first begin on our planet? How have strategies and tactics changed since then? We’ll answer all that and more, in this episode about war. Learn more a... Details
43:00
12/06/2018
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This week we’re getting dreamy! That’s right, we’re talkin’ the science of dreams, from what dreams really are, to why we have them, to if there’s a way to control them, we’ve got all the sleepy science you’ve been dreaming of. Learn more about your ... Details
34:39
11/29/2018
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In this episode we’re talking about the science of algorithms. Where they came from, what they really are, whether they’re good or EVIL, and much, much more. Links: ‘Breakthrough’ algorithm exponentially faster than any previous one https://www.scien... Details
32:05
11/22/2018
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The origin of human alcohol consumption is a widely debated topic among many scientists and it is an interesting topic at that. What we really want to know though is, are there actual health benefits from drinking alcohol today? Learn more about your... Details
44:06
11/15/2018
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You eat food every single day. But what exactly is happening inside your body to give you those essential nutrients? In this episode of Seeker plus, we’ll break down how your body processes food, what happens when you don’t eat, and whether it’s poss... Details
28:02
11/08/2018
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Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites have helped spark some of the world's most fascinating revolutions and it doesn't stop there! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Details
42:05
11/01/2018
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This week on Seeker Plus, we’re talking holograms! From who invented them and how, to why we don’t have holodecks, we’re answering all your holographic questions. Read More: The Holographic Principle https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sidebar... Details
26:27
10/25/2018
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When a fear begins to affect your every day livelihood is when one should seek medical help. Luckily Dr. Ali Mattu is here to show us how. ____________________ Follow Trace on twitter: http://twitter.com/tracedominguez Follow Seeker on twitter: http:... Details
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