Interview: Aaron Santos on sports estimations

In episode 57 of Critical Wit podcast, I interviewed physicist, author, and former meet-up guestAaron Santos, about his new book, Ballparking: Practical Math for Impractical Sports Questions.




The Darwin Week Challenge #4

Quick Plug: The newest episode of Critical Wit features a short interview with Molecular Biologist and Science Communicator, Sean B. Carroll.  We talk about Charles Darwin. The focus of the conversation is on aspects to Darwin that may not be fully understood or appreciated.

Now on to today’s game!

This is the fourth installment of the Darwin Week Challenge!  For guidelines and scoring system, please see Monday’s post – Challenge #1.

(Remember – only one guess per person)

For the fourth challenge, solve this puzzle.

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Interview: Astronomy Professor Ted Bergin on ‘How Earth Got Its Water’

I’ve always found the topic of how Earth obtained its oceans to be interesting.  Not only in the manner in which it is believed to have happened, but exactly how science is able to hypothesize and test it through observation and experimentation.

In episode 36 of Critical Wit podcast, I interviewed University of Michigan professor of astronomy, Edwin (Ted) Bergin, and asked him to explain what the various theories are, and how they are tested.