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Give a scientist a beer and listen to what happens! This podcast presents live presentations from real scientists on topics from neuroscience to animal mating behavior. Recorded at Science on Tap events in Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA, the episodes strike a balance between detailed explanations of science and being entertaining for everyone.
24 Aug 2020 • 25 mins
In this episode we get another chance to talk to Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, materials scientist and author of the book The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another. We learn more about her background, what a materials scientist does, and why she calls herself a "science evangelist." Here are some suggestions on how to buy the book (that don't involve Amazon). ******** Help support the podcast and live events! Make a one-time donation to Make You Think OR If you are able, please support us on Patreon ******** Thanks to Graham Tully for sound production. As always, a final thanks to Jonathan Coulton for the use of his song "Mandelbrot Set" as our theme music.