Grok Science Show

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Grok ScienceThe Groks Science Show is a weekly science radio program and podcast produced in Baton Rouge, LA, Chicago, IL and Tokyo, Japan.

Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, and Samantha Thomas take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives.

Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment; plus the world famous question of the week!


Grok Science Show Show Archive:

Economic Puzzles -— Groks Science Show 2018-12–12

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Economics may be called the dismal science, but an economic perspective could help solve many puzzles in everyday life. On this episode, Steven Landsburg discussed how to outsmart an economist.


Medical Mysteries -— Groks Science Show 2018-12–05

Wednesday 5th December 2018

What can exploding teeth tell us about the progress of medical science? On this episode, Thomas Morris will discuss the mystery of the exploding teeth.


Home Fauna -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–28

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Although a spotless home may seem like a land where no creature may venture, one might be surprised to find several species residing there. On this episode, Rob Dunn discussed the animals that never leave us home alone.


Space History -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–21

Wednesday 21st November 2018

The history of space exploration is vast and encompasses centuries of human activity. On this episode, Roger D. Launius discussed the Smithsonian history of space exploration.


Animal Myths -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–14

Wednesday 14th November 2018

The animal kingdom is a diverse and exciting place, but how much of what we know about it is true? On this episode, Nick Caruso discussed the truths and myths about the animal kingdom.


Einstein Shadow -— Groks Science Show 2018-11–07

Wednesday 7th November 2018

Black holes capture everything that passes its event horizon, even light. So, how can a black hole be seen? On this episode, Seth Fletcher discussed the event horizon telescope.


Zombification -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–31

Wednesday 31st October 2018

Zombies may seem confined to the stories of horror fiction, but the animal kingdom is replete with examples of real zombification. On this episode, Matt Simon discussed the plight of the living dead.


Toba Catastrophe -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–24

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Humans nearly vanished due to a major explosion from the Toba Volcano. On this episode, Dr. Donald Prothero discusses when humans nearly vanished.


The Future Forward -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–17

Wednesday 17th October 2018

What does it take to make an impact in the tech publishing world? What leadership qualities and values do we need to build a successful and trustworthy organization? On this episode, Glenn Rifkin talks about the founder of IDG publishing and the lessons to thrive in the global computer publishing industry.


In My Hands -— Groks Science Show 2018-10–10

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Cancer can take its toll on not only the patient, but also on the family, friends and caregivers that surround them. How do people cope with a cancer diagnosis? On this episode, Dr. Steven A. Curley discussed some of these stories in his new book, In My Hands.