Big Picture Science Radio Show - Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat

Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat

Skepic Check: Your Inner Lab CoatENCORE  Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have a science degree, yet he thinks rationally – like a scientist. You can too! Learn the secrets of being irritatingly logical from the most famous sleuth on Baker Street. Plus, discover why animal trackers 100,000 years ago may have been the first scientists, and what we can learn from about deductive reasoning from today’s African trackers.

 Also, the author of a book on teaching physics to your dog provides tips for unleashing your inner scientist, even if you hated science in school.

 And newly-minted scientists imagine classes they wish were available to them as grad students, such as “You Can’t Save the World 101.”

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First released February 9, 2015.