The Life of Wonder Podcast
In-depth, intimate conversations with wonder junkies & inquisitive minds.
Stories & ideas that stretch the imagination.
Disrupting Our View of Earth with Benjamin Grant My guest today is Benjamin Grant. He is the founder of Daily Overview, a project that uses satellite imagery to reveal how human activity is shaping our planet. Benjamin uses the power of image and ART to expand our perspective – to remind us of the interconnected, […]
We’re All Stardust with Dr. Natalie Hinkel My guest today is Dr. Natalie Hinkel, a planetary astrophysicist and researcher at Vanderbuilt University where she studies the chemical makeup of stars. Natalie holds a Ph.D in Astrophysics from the School of Earth & Space Exploration at Arizona State University. She has put together the largest catalog measuring the […]
The Knowledge Illusion with Philip Fernbach My guest today is Dr. Philip Fernbach, Professor of Marketing at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Philip is the co-author of the new book: “The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone.” We all live in a state of ignorance. We know just […]
Saving Endangered Alphabets with Tim Brookes My guest today is Tim Brookes, founder of the Endangered Alphabets project, a project to support endangered and minority cultures by using their writing systems to create art. Of the thousands of languages in the world, there are only about 100 writing systems, many of which face extinction within […]
The Art of Micro-Adventures with Sam Werbel My guest today is my good friend, Sam Werbel. He’s the owner and operator of the tour company Active VT. Sam is a native Vermonter with a deep passion for backyard adventuring as well as fine food and drink. Sam has a way of combining these activities – […]
Rethinking Cognition & Complexity with Justin Lane My guest today is Justin Lane. Justin is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion at Boston University. He has advanced degrees in Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology from the University of Oxford. Justin is essentially a real-life version of Agent Mulder from the X […]
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