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Stories by Steve Mirsky

Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 2 of 2

A panel discussion on arguing with non-skeptics at the recent Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism in New York City featured James Randi, George Hrab, D. J. Grothe and podcast host Steve Mirsky...

July 28, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 1 of 2

A panel discussion on arguing with non-skeptics at the recent Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism in New York City featured James Randi, George Hrab, D. J. Grothe and podcast host Steve Mirsky...

July 27, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Whiz Kids: Intel Science Talent Search Documentary

The new documentary film Whiz Kids follows three high school student-scientists as they attempt to get their projects accepted into the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search. Scientific American podcast host Steve Mirsky talks with the film's writer and editor, Jane Wagner, and with two of the stars of the documentary, Ana Cisneros and Hermain Khan...

July 19, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Will Your Plug-In Car Actually Be Coal-Powered? And Other July Stories

Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina and staff editor Michael Moyer join podcast host Steve Mirsky to talk about articles in the July issue, including: "The Dirty Truth about Plug-In Hybrids"; "How Babies Think"; and "Birds That Lived with Dinosaurs"...

July 8, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Physics Now and Then: From Neutrinos to Galileo

Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University, talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about neutrinos and gravity waves. And Cynthia Graber talks with Paolo Galluzzi, director of the newly reopened Museo Galileo, the science museum in Florence, Italy...

June 15, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

The Big Dozen: 12 Events That Will Change Everything

Scientific American magazine Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina and news editor Philip Yam join podcast host Steve Mirsky to talk about the cover story of the June issue of the magazine, "12 Events That Will Change Everything"...

June 2, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Remembering Martin Gardner, with Douglas Hofstadter

Martin Gardner died May 22nd at 95. He wrote the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American magazine for 25 years and published more than 70 books. Podcast host Steve Mirsky talks with Gardner's friend Douglas Hofstadter, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, about Martin Gardner...

May 24, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

David Pogue on Tech, Twitter and Transgenic Goats

The ubiquitous David Pogue, author of the Missing Manual series and tech columnist for The New York Times, talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky aboard a cruise ship in the Atlantic during MacMania, produced by insightcruises.com...

May 10, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Your Inner Healers: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and More

Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about the contents of the May issue, including articles on induced pluripotent stem cells, high-speed and maglev trains, and blindsight...

May 1, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Bill McKibben's Eaarth, Part 2

Writer and activist Bill McKibben talks to Scientific American 's Mark Fischetti about his new book Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet . Part 2 of 2. Edited and produced by podcast host Steve Mirsky...

April 22, 2010 — Steve Mirsky

Bill McKibben's Eaarth, Part 1

Writer and activist Bill McKibben talks to Scientific American 's Mark Fischetti about his new book Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Part 1 of 2. Edited and produced by podcast host Steve Mirsky...

April 21, 2010 — Steve Mirsky
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