Are We Alone - Home Brew Science
The recipe for being a scientist was easy in the old days… just be born into a rich family, have an interest in nature and plenty of time to indulge yourself. But are the days of gentlemen scientists over? Maybe not.
We go to the Maker Faire and check out how small-scale projects have big-scale ambitions.
Also, how everyday experience often tells us something profound about the universe.
- Spencer Weart - Former director of the Center for the History of Physics, at the American Institute of Physics
- Tim Russ - Actor, and the character Tuvok on Star Trek Voyager
- Marcus Chown - Science writer and author of The Matchbox That Ate a Forty-Ton Truck: What Everyday Things Tell Us About the Universe
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