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Episode 3: Is Trump a Scientific Genius?

August 06, 2020 Aidan Season 1 Episode 3
RadioNuclear
Episode 3: Is Trump a Scientific Genius?
Chapters
2:21
Introduction: Curiosity and Communication
3:25
Science Communication
5:32
The point of this podcast
7:05
Coronavirus and Science Communication
14:30
Coronavirus and Conspiracy Theories: 5G and Facemasks
17:25
Trump: The gift that keeps on giving
21:31
Shoulders of Giants: Lewis Howard Latimer
25:19
COVID-19 vaccine: A New Hope?
27:30
Final Thoughts & Latimer Quotes
RadioNuclear
Episode 3: Is Trump a Scientific Genius?
Aug 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Aidan

In this episode we discuss the importance of clear and effective science communication in the modern era and how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the best and worst of how science is relayed to the public. Also covered in this episode is the effect that President Trump has had on the interpretation of information and selecting the truth. 
The importance of asking the right questions and having the right sources is greater now than ever. 

Our Giant of the week is Lewis Howard Latimer, inventor of the carbon filament for lightbulbs. Well done to those who got it right on our social media. Latimer should be credited with the modern lightbulb instead of Edison. Just another example of why we need to keep discussing the roles of black scientists and engineers in the development of modern society. 

Some brilliant Public Engagement from King's College and the Royal College of Art: artxscience.co.uk

If you want to join the conversation get in touch on our social media pages:
Facebook: RadioNuclear Podcast (@RadioNuclearPod)
Instagram: @radionuclear.pod
Twitter: @rad_pod

Send in your questions to us and we'll be happy to answer them as best we can. 

We hope you enjoy!

Show Notes Chapter Markers

In this episode we discuss the importance of clear and effective science communication in the modern era and how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the best and worst of how science is relayed to the public. Also covered in this episode is the effect that President Trump has had on the interpretation of information and selecting the truth. 
The importance of asking the right questions and having the right sources is greater now than ever. 

Our Giant of the week is Lewis Howard Latimer, inventor of the carbon filament for lightbulbs. Well done to those who got it right on our social media. Latimer should be credited with the modern lightbulb instead of Edison. Just another example of why we need to keep discussing the roles of black scientists and engineers in the development of modern society. 

Some brilliant Public Engagement from King's College and the Royal College of Art: artxscience.co.uk

If you want to join the conversation get in touch on our social media pages:
Facebook: RadioNuclear Podcast (@RadioNuclearPod)
Instagram: @radionuclear.pod
Twitter: @rad_pod

Send in your questions to us and we'll be happy to answer them as best we can. 

We hope you enjoy!

Introduction: Curiosity and Communication
Science Communication
The point of this podcast
Coronavirus and Science Communication
Coronavirus and Conspiracy Theories: 5G and Facemasks
Trump: The gift that keeps on giving
Shoulders of Giants: Lewis Howard Latimer
COVID-19 vaccine: A New Hope?
Final Thoughts & Latimer Quotes