Author Archives: Angela

Episode #42: Cell phone nuttiness, NASA and Crocodiles

The 42nd episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (19mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to Appreciate History 1737 – Thomas Paine was born. Paine was an Enlightenment philosopher, pamphleteer and one of the founders … Continue reading

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Episode #41: X Prize, X-Rays and Lego Astronaut

The 41st episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (32mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to Appreciate History Edward Jenner died on Jan 26, 1823. He was an English scientist and pioneered the development … Continue reading

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Episode #39: The Hitch, Zom-Bees and Quasicrystals

The 39th episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (31mb) and the  file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to appreciate history Arthur Ford died on January 4th 1971, he was an American pscychic medium who claimed to … Continue reading

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Episode #37: Curiosity, Crayfish and Clause

The 37th episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (27mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to Appreciate History November 29 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time. It could record and play back … Continue reading

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Episode 31: Asteroids, the Yeti and Quasicrystals

The 31st episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (22.5mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to Appreciate History The Day of 6 Billion was marked on 12 October 1999 with the birth of Adnan … Continue reading

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Episode #29: Interview with Claire Lee, Particle Physicist

The 29th episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (12.9mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. This weeks episode does not follow our standard format. Our usual features have been dropped to accommodate an interview with Claire … Continue reading

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Episode #28: Death by number, proto-feathers and Pluto’s ocean

The 28th episode of Consilience is out! You can download the mp3 here (26.6mb) and the file’s page on Archive.org is here. Teaching Angela to appreciate History On September 17th, 1976, the first Space Shuttle was unveiled by NASA. Enterprise was hamstrung by … Continue reading

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