Matthew Dea

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The hotline Hollywood calls for science advice

The hotline Hollywood calls for science advice

There’s this scene in the movie Arrival where Jeremy Renner’s character, who’s a scientist, is brought in to try to help the military deal with alien spaceships that have landed across the globe. And in an early version of the script, he asks if the aliens have responded to Fourier series sent out by the […]

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Introducing the Science and Technology collection

Introducing the Science and Technology collection

I think what inspires me about the collection is the way that it demonstrates ingenuity, the way that people have solved problems. How can we travel faster than we can walk? How can we speak and hear further than we can shout and listen? Those kinds of things. So amazing examples of ingenuity to problems […]

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Camel Spiders: Neither Camels, nor Spiders
Into Perú

Into Perú

(Emily) – In three days’ time, Team Brain Scoop is setting out for the Peruvian Amazon. We’re in search of genus and species known and unknown: reptiles and amphibians, plants, birds, mammals, fishes, and insects. Our expedition is for three weeks in the jungle. Cameraman and frogman Tom McNamara and I will go beyond the […]

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Undergraduate study at York: Global Development

Undergraduate study at York: Global Development

– The thing about this degree is it’s allowing students to come in and address really pressing urgent global problems and students will learn to do it in ways that address and propose solutions to the problems that they’ll study. It brings together three leading departments in the university So students will benefit from the […]

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The Gem Room

The Gem Room

Today we’re gonna go into the gem room with Lance Grande who is the distinguished… curator… I forgot the name. Distinguished service curator. – Distinguished service curator. And like my position, there’s only one! Well, I’m also the curator of gems by default. – Oh, right. Which is the connection there. – Yeah, and which […]

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The Problem with Museums

The Problem with Museums

So if you’re a big ole history nerd like me then you probably remember the scene in Black Panther when Killmonger is standing in a museum with a particularly smug docent who’s explaining to him the origins of various African tribal masks. Killmonger’s response is to ask the docent how much she thinks the people […]

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MUSEUM DEDICATED TO MORTUARY SCIENCE – Cawley & Peoples Mortuary Museum

MUSEUM DEDICATED TO MORTUARY SCIENCE – Cawley & Peoples Mortuary Museum

today how about a mortuary museum well hello there parapeeps and welcome to another episode of our haunted travels I’m your host Sean Donnelly so we’re down here in Marietta Ohio and what else would you do if you’re a creepy ghostly type channel yeah you go to a mortuary museum but before we get […]

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How to Stop Hair Loss, According to Science

How to Stop Hair Loss, According to Science

You ask me why… …I’m just a hairy guy. Well, I’m not. Look at you, look at you! Yeah, look at you! Male or female, you’re not alone. Here’s how to cure baldness, according to science. In a report published in 2017, researchers from Yokohama National University in Japan found a way to quickly grow […]

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How to Survive an Earthquake,  According To Science

How to Survive an Earthquake, According To Science

Suddenly, a loud crash! A dish falls on the floor in your kitchen. Your dog barks and more things fall and smash. Your feet feel unsteady on the ground. What’s happening? It’s an earthquake, and you need to act fast. If you don’t, you could get injured, trapped or worse. So, how do you survive […]

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