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The OMG, WTF and LMFAOASMP of Science!

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Exploring the OMG, WTF and LMFAOASMP of Science, hosts Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio) and Jesse Arlen Klein (@jessklein1) go HAM on the newest and insanesiest science discoveries, stories, theories, truths and rumors, with guest comedians, scientists, correspondents or whomever decides to drop in. We don't know what's going to happen, we just know it's going to be Science As Fuck.

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26: What are you supposed to do in an Earthquake anyway? What's the smartest living thing to be frozen and survive? And how to use that D! With Bryn Woznicki

Bryn Woznicki (@brynwoz) chats with @daveciaccio about the recent rash of 3000 Earthquakes that hit Southern California in 4 days, then they get into Earthquake Facts & Fictions. They talk about the plants, animals and microbes that have been frozen in glaciers and lived to tell the tale, and then try talk about which actual humans have been cryogenically frozen. Plus a lot of tangents about dating, aging, sex and everything else! Watch Bryn's feature "Her Side of the Bed" on Amazon right now! Follow Science AF @scienceafpod and scienceafpod.com!  (more...)
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25: What is the Butterfly Effect? Are young people growing horns? And the elusive Narluga! With Cat Durickas

Comedy writer/performer and show producer Cat Durickas joins Ciaccio to talk about the Butterfly Effect a.k.a. Chaos, and how does it affect the weather and our lives. And the dubious report about cell phone use causing young people to grow horns. Plus we check out the discovery of the hybrid whale, the Narluga, and look into some other hybrids of note. Wait, are we hybrids? Check out Cat Durickas (@catdurickas) on her sketch comedy team Rat Queen (@RatQueenComedy). Follow Ciaccio @daveciaccio and Science AF podcast @scienceafpod.  (more...)
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24: Is EM Drive Real? How does Light work? And what order should you watch Star Trek in? With Guest Gil Baron

We're back, the royal 'we' that is, with Science AF Before Dark. Science-as-fuck Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio) hosts a one-on-one conversation with writer/producer Gil Baron (@GJBaron) on how the much-hyped EM Drive works, if it actually does, and what is going on with radio waves anyway. Like what are photons anyway? What does it mean that they have no mass and no time? Also, Star Trek expert Gil takes us through the best of the long running series of serieses. Check out Gil and Dave's 3-day comedy music festival Packchella, live in LA the last week of June, all the comedy will be musical and all the music will be funny! Guaranteed! For detail follow @packchella and visit packtheater.com. Find Science AF at @scienceafpod and scienceafpod.com.  (more...)

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Continued sea-level rise on East and Gulf coasts detailed

Nearly all non-Alaskan West Coast tide stations also saw higher seas

Researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science have issued the first annual update of their sea level "report cards," marking 50 years of water-level observations from 1969 through 2018.   (more...)
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A world without clouds? Hardly clear, climate scientists say

Low sheets of marine clouds

Could the sheets of gray clouds that hang low over the ocean disappear suddenly in a warming world? Yes, if you believe a study published yesterday in Nature Geoscience—and the amplifying media coverage of it.    (more...)
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Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds. A new study finds humans are pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere at a rate nine to 10 times higher than the greenhouse gas was emitted during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a global warming event that occurred roughly 56 million years ago.   (more...)

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