July 3rd, 2015 | 26 mins 57 secs
John is on the road headed to the SciPy conference and Shannon is done with field camp. Join us to hear the wrap up and talk about how geology was used strategically in the Revolutionary War on this fourth of July weekend episode.
June 26th, 2015 | 29 mins
This week Shannon summarizes her field trip and John talks about rock slides and his coming travel. We also talk about organized patterns of dripping syrup.
John will be at the
has caused a lot of problems!
Shannon found a unique use for...
June 19th, 2015 | 25 mins 41 secs
Join us this week as we talk about our favorite national parks while Shannon is on the road. Then we’ll talk about kinetic energy of empty and full beer bottles as part of Fun Paper Friday!
Fun Paper Friday
Have you ever...
June 12th, 2015 | 22 mins 18 secs
This week we catch up with Shannon’s field adventure and John’s poster and pitch competition.
John participated in a 2 minute pitch contest as part of . sponsored the event and it was a great success!
June 5th, 2015 | 25 mins 6 secs
This week we talk more about your field photos, the movie San Andreas, mining country in Colorado, and chocolate blooming!
Last week we talked about the instead of the Jordan slide that Mark sent photos of. Sorry...
May 29th, 2015 | 19 mins 46 secs
Listener Mark sent in field photos from the
Fun Paper Friday
This week we learn about pressure. Pressure has to be generated for Penguins to poo outside of thier nest. How much pressure? We know the answer!
May 22nd, 2015 | 26 mins 51 secs
This week Shannon talks about the cold weather at field camp, we discuss the Jacob’s staff, and methane rain. You’ll want to listen to this fun summer short!
Fun Paper Friday
What could cause dunes on Titan to migrate...
May 15th, 2015 | 50 mins 41 secs
Summer is an ideal time to learn new things and explore new ideas. This week we discuss what we want to learn over the summer and how we are going to accomplish these goals. What’s your summer manifesto? Also we get showered by cosmic rays and...
May 8th, 2015 | 1 hr 17 secs
This week John and Shannon discuss going outside and how important it is to our learning processes. Are we suffering from “nature deficit disorder”? We follow up the discussion with a #FunPaperFriday about playing...
May 1st, 2015 | 42 mins 45 secs
This week we are joined by a guest co-host in Shannon’s absence. Matt Herman talks to us about the recent earthquake in Nepal. We had to record in an empty classroom, so sorry about the audio quality. We’ll be back to our normal location...
April 24th, 2015 | 59 mins 54 secs
Taking notes is an essential part of your job, no matter what you do. This week we discuss note taking strategies, supplies, and how we work. Also don’t miss out on a sticky #FunPaperFriday!
Note Taking Systems
April 17th, 2015 | 1 hr 1 min
This week we are joined by paleontologist () from Williams. She studies microscopic single-cell fossils from before there were animals.
Undergrad at Cornell, wanting to be in biology… landed in earth system science
Strongly influenced by...
April 10th, 2015 | 1 hr 3 mins
Tides pull and deform the surface of the ocean and the surface of the Earth. This week we’ll take a quick tour of tidal forces, address some show feedback, and then talk about a revision on a classic physics problem.
Tides are a result...
April 3rd, 2015 | 40 mins 56 secs
This week we talk about another branch of earth science, meteorology. We discuss the upcoming severe weather season and Shannon’s close call with a tornadic storm. Also updates on past stories, feedback, and fun paper friday!
March 27th, 2015 | 58 mins 33 secs
We’ve both been on the road recently and decided to cut together a show to share our travels with you. This week Shannon will take us into the field in NM with her students, and John will take us to Lamont for a seismology student...
March 20th, 2015 | 54 mins 15 secs
This week we thought it would be a good idea to recap some of the apps that we use on a daily basis to get our work done. We want to explicitly state that we are fully unsponsored and that these are just our opinions, not official recommendations or...