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April 11, 2020
Getting a group of individuals together online that have listened to a common list of podcasts can generate a lively discussion – dynamic, respectful, thoughtful, reflective… I had no idea a list of individual podcast episodes could create such an engaged community
August 7, 2019
Drawing Down in Pennsylvania – a mini-podcast series showcasing local efforts to reverse global warming
A summer science communication REU that produced a mini-podcast series exploring efforts and successes in the state of Pennsylvania to reverse global warming, aligning with the mission of Project Drawdown
March 18, 2019
Why not take a moment and listen to the voices of women in STEM professions? (Honestly, how many of us have taken the time to just “listen” to a woman talk about her career – not read and article or watch a video, but only listen to her voice and her story?)
March 5, 2019
National Weather Podcast Month is an annual program put on by the producers of the major weather podcasts to raise awareness of the entertainment and educational value of the various partner shows.
February 3, 2019
Podcast listening has increased in all age categories, but it has increased the most among younger adults. Now, 29% of Americans between the ages of 18-34 listen to podcasts at least a few times a week (up from 16% in December 2017). A year ago, 47% of adults between 18 and 34 said they never listened to podcasts, compared to 18% today. — CBS News Poll
July 30, 2018
Public perception of climate change remains deeply divided, despite a near-unanimous consensus among scientists that human-caused climate change is a reality. How can we strengthen public understanding of and belief in climate change? — The Franklin Institute
October 8, 2017
The Philadelphia Orchestra uses a mobile app to change the way audiences experience musical performances. Could this app be a model for helping audiences engage with scientific lectures?
June 8, 2016
If scientists want to make a broader impact and let a larger audience know who we are and hear our stories, I suggest we start sharing our stories outside of science-focused outlets. Why not add our voices to the “largest single collection of human voices” that is then archived at the Library of Congress? People from diverse backgrounds, ages and locations can then hear our Earth and space science voices when exploring the StoryCorps collection.
October 22, 2015
Take a quick break from your daily activities and check out these five articles to read some current thoughts on listening (especially among students)