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Conversations: Mara Grunbaum, "Break Down: Explosions, implosions, crashes, crushes, cracks and more... a how things work look at how things don't"

On this edition of Conversations, Mara Grunbaum talks with host Dan Skinner about “Break Down: Explosions, implosions, crashes, crunches, cracks, and more… a HOW THINGS WORK look at how things don’t.” Grunbaum is an award-winning science journalist, editor, and author. Her work has appeared in “Slate,” “Popular Science,” “Discover,” and “Scholastic Science World."


Conversations: Chantel Prat, "The Neuroscience of You: How Every Brain Is Different and How to Understand Yours"

On this edition of Conversations, Chantel Prat talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Neuroscience of You: How Every Brain Is Different and How to Understand Yours.” Prat is a professor at the University of Washington with appointments in the departments of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics; with affiliations at the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, the Center

Conversations: Patrick Aryee, "30 Animals That Made Us Smarter - Stories of the Natural World That Inspired Human Ingenuity"

On this edition of Conversations, Patrick Aryee talks with host Dan Skinner about “30 Animals That Made Us Smarter: Stories of the Natural World That Inspired Human Ingenuity.” Aryee

Conversations: Ryan North, "How to Take Over the World: Practical Schemes and Scientific Solutions for the Aspiring Supervillain"

Want to take over the World? On this edition of Conversations, Ryan North talks with host Dan Skinner about “How to Take Over the World: Practical Schemes and Scientific Solutions for the Aspiring Supervillain.” North is a New York Times-bestselling author whose books include “How to Invent Everything,” and an award winning author for Marvel Comics.


Conversations: Christopher De Pree, "Astronomical Mindfulness: Your Cosmic Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets"

On this edition of Conversations, Christopher G. De Pree talks with host Dan Skinner about “Astronomical Mindfulness – Your Cosmic Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets,” which he co-authored with Sarah Scoles.

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: Caroline Williams, "Move: How the New Science of Body Movement Can Set Your Mind Free"

On this edition of Conversations, Caroline Williams talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book, “Move: How the New Science of Body Movement Can Set Your Mind Free.” Williams is a science journalist and author. A consultant for, and regular contributor to, “New Scientist,” she has also written for the “Guardian,” “BBC Future” and “BBC Earth,” among others.


Conversations: Valerie Tripp, "Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Newton's Flaw"

On this edition of Conversations, Valerie Tripp talks with host Dan Skinner about “Izzy Newton and the S.M.A.R.T. Squad: Newton’s Flaw.” Among her many credits, Valerie Tripp was part of the creative team behind the American Girl series and has written many of the American Girl books. She also wrote American Girl’s “Welliewisher” and “Hopscotch Hill School” books.


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