Podcast – Central Valley Cafe Scientifique – Science: A Candle In The Dark

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This podcast is a companion to the Central Valley Café Scientifique, and features conversations with scientists about the wonders of scientific discoveries in their fields and what they mean for society.

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Website
https://valleycafesci.wordpress.com
Description
A place for Science in the cultural life of California's Central Valley
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-01-27 11:43
last episode published
2019-01-27 01:40
publication frequency
75.07 days
Contributors
Madhusudan Katti author   owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
20
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Categories
Education Science & Medicine Natural Sciences Higher Education Medicine Social Sciences

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Episodes

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27.01.2019

19. Rob Dunn and Carl Sagan's Armpit Bacteria

In this episode recorded just before the US government shutdown of 2018-19, hosts Dr. Katie Mack and Dr. Madhusudan Katti interview Dr. Rob Dunn, in a conversation that ranged from climate change to space exploration, from the biodiversity in rainfores...
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21.11.2018

18: The Beginning And End Of The Universe

Science: A Candle In The DarkEpisode 18: The Beginning And End Of The UniverseAirdate: 22 November 2018Hosts: Dr. Madhu Katti, Dr. Katie Mack Summary: In our first exciting episode after the recent reboot, listen to Dr. Madhu Katti and new co-host Dr....
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17.11.2018

Science: A Candle In The Dark-Reboot!

Science: A Candle In The Dark - Reboot! Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Airdate: 17 November 2018 Summary: Dr. Madhusudan Katti gives an update about the ScienceCandle podcast, covering topics such as a new upload schedule, new co-host, and much more!
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10.07.2016

17. The Urban Slender Loris Project

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 16: The Urban Slender Loris Project Airdate: 28 June 2016 Host: Vic Bedoian Guest: Dr. Kaberi Kar Gupta, The Urban Slender Loris Project. Summary: This month, we had co-producer Vic Bedoian in the host seat. He int...
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28.04.2016

16. Planets, Moons, Magnets – with Alain Plattner

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 16: Planets, Moons, Magnets Airdate: 26 April 2016 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Alain Plattner, Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences, CSU, Fresno. Summary: This month, we look at planets and moons from...
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27.03.2016

15. Evolution and Ecology of Bird Diversity

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 15: Evolution and Ecology of Bird Diversity Airdate: 22 March 2016 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Christopher Trisos, Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) Transcript: Hello and welcome to “Science: ...
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1.03.2016

14. Postmodern Winemaking – a #ScienceCandle birthday celebration

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 14: Postmodern Winemaking Airdate: 23 February 2016 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Matt Brain, Fresno State’s Winemaker Topic: In this episode we celebrate the first anniversary of this podcast, with a look back...
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13.02.2016

13. Sexual Harassment in Science – a #ScienceCandle Radio Roundtable

Graphic from the report in Science by Michael Balter. V. ALTOUNIAN Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 13: Sexual Harassment in Science – a roundable Airdate: 12 February 2016 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Dr. Kaberi...
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27.01.2016

12. Charles Darwin in 2016

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 12: Why do we need Charles Darwin in 2016? Airdate: 26 January 2016 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Dr. Dawn M. Digrius Topic: With Darwin Day 2016 coming up, science historian Dr. Dawn Digrius talks to Dr. Madh...
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31.12.2015

11. Birds in the City

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 11: Birds in the City: social and ecological drivers of urban biodiversity Airdate: 22 December 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Pedro Garcia Topic:  Cities have become the primary habitat for most of humani...
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4.12.2015

10. Joshua Trees

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 9: Joshua Trees: the science of listing a threatened species. Airdate: 27 October 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Chris Clarke. Topic: You may recognize this iconic tree of California and Arizona deserts th...
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30.10.2015

9. A Biologist and a Sociologist talk about CRISPR! – #ScienceCandle

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 9: A Biologist and a Sociologist talk about CRISPR! Airdate: 27 October 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Dr. Tricia Van Laar and Dr. Andrew Rhys Jones Topic: The new DNA editing technique called CRISPR has b...
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23.09.2015

8. Updates from the Autism Spectrum – #ScienceCandle

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 8: Updates from the Autism Spectrum Airdate: 22 September 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Dr. Amanda Mortimer Topic: During last week’s Republican Presidential Primary Debate, medical science made a rare ap...
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31.08.2015

7: Fear and Learning in Science& Mathematics – Science: A Candle In The Dark

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 7: Fear and Learning in Science & Mathematics Airdate: 25 August 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Dr. Amanda Mortimer and Dr. Beth Weinman. Topic: Are you afraid of science? Do you suffer from Maths Anxi...
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3.08.2015

6: Humans and Nature in the City – Science: A Candle In The Dark

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 6: Humans and Nature in the City Airdate: 28 July 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guests: Dr. Charles Nilon and Dr. Paige Warren. Topic: This month, while the Café Scientifique is on its summer break, we bring you ...
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24.06.2015

5: Urban Ecology – Science: A Candle In The Dark

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 5: Urban Ecology Airdate: 23 June 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Special Correspondent: Stephanie Slonka Guests: Dr. Emily Minor, Dr. Kaberi Kar Gupta, Dr. John Marzluff, and Kim Eierman. Topic: This special summe...
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27.05.2015

4: Exoplanets – Science: A Candle In The Dark

Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 4: Exoplanets Airdate: 26 May 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Fred Ringwald Topic: Four hundred years ago, Galileo pointed a simple telescope up at Jupiter and discovered moons orbiting around that plane...
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29.04.2015

3: Biology through the lens of a high-speed camera – Science: A Candle In The Dark

A bladderwort. Image via Dr. Ulrike Müller. Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 3 Airdate: 28 April 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Ulrike Müller Commentary: Dr. Andrew Rhys Jones Topic: Biomechanics applies principles from physics and eng...
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25.03.2015

2: More Gaps Than Record in Reconstructing Earth’s History – Science: A Candle In The Dark

[audio http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~mkatti/valleycafesci-podcast/ScienceCandle-02.mp3] Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 2 Airdate: 24 February 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Mara Brady Commentary: Dr. Paul Crosbie Topic: Earth sciences...
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2.03.2015

Science: A Candle In The Dark – episode 1

[audio http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~mkatti/valleycafesci-podcast/CafeSci-01.mp3] Science: A Candle In The Dark Episode 1 Airdate: 24 February 2015 Host: Dr. Madhusudan Katti Guest: Dr. Doug Singleton Topic: Particle fever: its a particle zoo inside tha...
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