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Exploration

Conversations: Clare Fieseler, "No Boundaries - 25 Women Explorers and Scientists Share Adventures, Inspiration, and Advice"

On this edition of Conversations, Clare Fieseler talks with host Dan Skinner about “No Boundaries – 25 Women Explorers and Scientists Share Adventures, Inspiration, and Advice,” which she co-authored with Gabby Salazar. Fieseler is a National Geographic Explorer, photojournalist, and conservation biologist. She hopes the book will inspire girls to pursue STEM related careers.


Conversations: Dylan Thuras, "Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide"

On this edition of Conversations, Dylan Thuras talks with host Dan Skinner about “Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide” which he co-authored along with Cecily Wong. Thuras is the cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller “Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders.”


Conversations: Mark Piesing, "N-4 Down: The Hunt for the Arctic Airship Italia"

Who was Umberto Nobile? On this edition of Conversations, Mark Piesing talks with host Dan Skinner about “N-4 Down: The Hunt for the Arctic Airship Italia.” Piesing has written for the BBC, “The Guardian,” “The Economist” and “Wired.” The crash of the Airship Italia led to the largest polar rescue mission in history.


Conversations: Robert D. Ballard, "Into the Deep: A Memoir from the Man Who Found Titanic"

On this edition of Conversations, Robert D. Ballard talks with host Dan Skinner about “Into the Deep: A Memoir from the Man Who Found Titanic.” Ballard has conducted 157 deep-sea expeditions and is a pioneer in the development of advanced deep submergence and telepresence technology. He also discovered hydrothermal vents, the wreck of the PT 109, ancient ships and artifacts in the Black Sea, and many other famous sites and phenomena.


Conversations: Hans Aschim, "How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost) - A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers"

On this editon of Conversations, Hans Aschim talks with host Dan Skinner about “How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost) – A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers.” Aschim is a writer and world traveler. His writing assignments have taken him around the world on a range of adventures—from trekking in the Arctic Circle to surfing in the Maldives. His book explores the history of navigation.  


Conversations: Jess Phoenix, "Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Jess Phoenix talks with host Dan Skinner about “Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava and Life.” Phoenix is executive director and co-founder of the environmental scientific research organization Blueprint Earth. Since 2008, she has been a volcanologist, an extreme explorer, and a professional field scientist.

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