Egyptian-American astrophysicist Sarafina El-Badry Nance speaks about her experience earning a PhD in astrophysics and the barriers to entry in the field.
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Dr. Susan Shaheen, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California-Berkeley, joins us this week to highlight the country’s current infrastructure and what more needs to be done to promote greater citizen mobility with bikes, scooters and other non-motor modes of transportation.
We speak with sleep expert, Matthew Walker, a professor at California-Berkeley, who says getting restful sleep each night is the single biggest thing we can do to vastly improve both our mental and physical health.
Have you ever wondered how to create the color purple using only natural pigments? Or why, amongst completely different languages, the third color term that’s identified after black and white is always red? Viewpoints’ speaks with two color experts about the theorized meanings behind certain hues and their natural origins.
We all sleep, it’s human evolution. But the amount of sleep we get and the quality of that sleep can vary greatly. We talk to Matthew Walker, a professor at California-Berkeley, who says sleep in the single biggest thing we can do to help our physical and mental health both in the short-term and long-term.
Sleep is the single biggest thing we can do to help our physical and mental health both in the short-term and long-term.
Do humans have more than five senses? Can we detect more in our environment than what we normally perceive through sight, sound, smell, touch and taste? Our guest wanted to know, so she spoke to scientists, engineers, and biohackers about learning more from our five senses and perhaps even finding a 6th sense.