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Editor, columnist and podcaster for Scientific American @sciam magazine. Opinions expressed are my own and are subject to revision with new information.

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Mary Roach Cruises the Alimentary Canal

scientificamerican.com — Podcast Transcription Steve Mirsky: This Scientific American podcast is brought to you by Audible.com, your source for audiobooks and more. Audible.com features 100,000 titles including science books like Mary Roach's new book, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, and Thinking Fast and Slow, by Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman.
Aug 07, 2015

.@mary_roach, just saw review of our 4/16/13 @sciam podcast on Gulp book scientificamerican.com/topic/heart-di… "The content...was of questionable value"

Olympics Loser Boston Wins Big Economically

scientificamerican.com — Smith College sports economist Andrew Zimbalist talks about why the Olympics is almost always a big financial hardship for the host city, a subject he treats at length in his book Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup . Recorded at the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse in New York City.
Aug 06, 2015

Boston prbly won economically by stopping its Olympics quest @sciam podcast bit.ly/1DtbUto w @smithcollege econ Zimbalist

Aug 06, 2015

RT @sciam: Boston probably won economically by stopping its Olympics quest @sciam Science Talk podcast bit.ly/1DtbUto #science

Number and Size of Swiss Cheese Holes Can Be Programmed

scientificamerican.com — Holes in Swiss cheese finally give up their gaseous secrets About two decades ago Swiss geneticists were trying to figure out how a few vital genes exerted master control over the development of fruit flies. In the course of their work, they managed to get a fly to grow numerous eyes all over its body.

Baseball Great Thanks Tommy John Surgery, Decries Its Frequency

scientificamerican.com — In his induction speech at the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday, pitcher John Smoltz credited Tommy John surgery with resurrecting his career, but hoped that the number of such procedures could be lessened in the future. "I've been given an opportunity as one of the only players, the only one right now, to be inducted into the Hall of Fame with Tommy John surgery."

Cities Could Win Economically by Losing Olympics

scientificamerican.com — According to sports economist Andrew Zimbalist, most cities that win the right to host the Olympics will spend far more to prepare for the games than they estimate in their winning bid. Steve Mirsky reports
Jul 27, 2015

Mayor's refusal to sign host contract to get 2024 Olympics almost certainly a win for Boston scientificamerican.com/podcast/episod…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @SteveMirsky: Mayor's refusal to sign host contract to get 2024 Olympics almost certainly a win for Boston scientificamerican.com/podcast/episod…

Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations (Part 2)

scientificamerican.com — Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos. Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @sciam: Betting lots of quatloos on the search for alien civilizations (Part 2) @sciam podcast w Stephen Hawk... bit.ly/1RLwKKP #science

Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations (Part 1)

scientificamerican.com — Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos. Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100 million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @sciam: Betting lots of quatloos on the search for alien civilizations (Part 1) @sciam podcast with Stephen H... bit.ly/1I97wLr #science

Alien Intelligence Search Gets Major New Push

scientificamerican.com — Entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner talks about the just-announced $100 million Breakthrough Listen Project to search for extraterrestrial technological civilizations. Are we alone in the universe? "Well, ' Are we alone? ' is one of the oldest questions, and numerous generations of scientists and just people are curious looking at the sky."

Pluto Mission Finally Calls Home

scientificamerican.com — At 8:52 pm, July 14, 2015, an all's-well signal from the New Horizons spacecraft finished its 4.5-hour, 3-billion-mile trip from near Pluto through the solar system to alert mission control on Earth that it was in working order and had succeeded in gathering data. "Okay, we are in lock with carrier...stand by for telemetry."
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Aug 28, 2015

@whatupshatz You'll have zero memory of it in 30 years, so don't worry about it.

Aug 28, 2015

@patrick_hruby @david_j_roth MoRivera makes a good throw to 2nd, Soriano goes to HOF, Schilling is guy who lost WS and maybe vanishes. Sad.

Aug 28, 2015

RT @jorge_salazar: "...yakyudo, the 'way of baseball.'" npr.org/sections/paral… (more of a bad news bears fan personally)

Aug 28, 2015

RT @sciam: On our 170th anniversary, Editor in Chief @mdichristina reflects on Scientific American's evolution bit.ly/1hl1kdn


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