ExploreAStory

A podcast about museums, science and storytelling, hosted by Emily Graslie. ExploreAStory is supported by the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.

http://www.exploreastory.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 20m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 10: Tyrone's Search for the Giant Rat


Mammalogist Tyrone Lavery had heard rumors of a giant coconut-eating rat living somewhere, elusively, in the Solomon Islands. But after five years of searching, all he had to show for it was a mysterious poop.  That is, until the giant rat fell...


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 13 June 2018  21m
 
 

episode 9: Kevin Discovers a Virgin Birth


In which we discuss the peculiarities of shark reproduction.


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 31 May 2018  23m
 
 

episode 8: Aimee and Emily on Science Storytelling


This episode is part serious discussion about effective science communication, and part hilarious stories from Aimee's past life as a middle school teacher. An A+ mix.


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 15 May 2018  21m
 
 

episode 7: Molly's Gerbils (and Ancient DNA)


Would you ever think that calling up a natural history museum and asking for their 'crusties' would be a legitimate scientific request? Well, it is, and that's what Dr. Molly McDonough does. She studies mammals and their DNA, sometimes pulling out the...


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 02 May 2018  20m
 
 

episode 7: LIVE Stories from Berlin! (Part 2)


2/2. Check out last week's episode for the first half of the program!


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 04 April 2018  34m
 
 

episode 6: LIVE Stories from Berlin! (Part 1)


Back in January we hosted a meetup for Brain Scoop fans and ExploreAStory listeners at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. We invited you to come and share a story of a time you had a memorable experience in a museum, in nature, or while exploring...


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 29 March 2018  37m
 
 

episode 5: Meg, who Lived on Gilligan's Island


She studies FISH!


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 13 March 2018  22m
 
 

episode 4: Sarah, the 'Most Hated Person in Fandom'


Sarah Ebel has one of the most interesting jobs at the Field Museum, but it's likely not one that would jump to mind if I asked you about exciting museum positions. She's an attorney, and in addition to helping us sort out copyright and licensing...


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 22 February 2018  20m
 
 

episode 3: Gabi & Ken Discover New Species


How do paleontologists know when they've found a new species of dinosaur, or any other extinct life? I have no idea but thankfully I've got a few scientists on speed-dial that comes in pretty handy for such questions. In today's episode we caught up...


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 07 February 2018  19m
 
 

episode 2: Ken's Broken Turtle (and other fieldwork mishaps)


Dr. Ken Angielczyk is an Associate Curator at the Field Museum. While his research primarily focuses on a group of ancient mammal relatives called Dicynodonts, he's dabbled elsewhere in the fossil record, too- but no matter the subject of study,...


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 24 January 2018  18m
 
 
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