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Humanist Network News Podcast #40: Popularizing Science

 

Humanist Network News Podcast #40: Popularizing Science

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[July 22, 2009]

A new installment of the HNN Audio Podcast is available for listening. Keep reading to find out about the guests on this month's show.

You can listen to the show using the podcast player in the player below, or download the show here.

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In this month's audio podcast, Humanist Network News offers even more footage from the American Humanist Association's 68th Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Hear our interviews with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, as he talks about his approach to communicating science to the public; and Barbara Forrest, as she discusses the current state of the intelligent design movement; as well as a talk by Donald Johanson, offering his take on the controversy of popularizing science by touring ancient hominid fossils.

Links from this month's episode:
Neil DeGrasse Tyson | Hayden Planetarium: http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/
Barbara Forrest | Creationism's Trojan Horse: http://www.creationismstrojanhorse.com/
Donald Johanson | Lucy's Exhibit: http://lucyexhibition.hmns.org/

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Music from this month's episode:
"Never Enough" by Fundamental Elements
"All You Said" by Everyday Jones
"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" by The Beatles

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Posted 17:58PM on July 22 2009 by Jessica Constantine
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