Getting Through It
Episode 5 - Science: From Ivory Tower to the Public Square

Episode 5 - Science: From Ivory Tower to the Public Square

July 10, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Jones discusses the fundamentals of bringing science from the ivory tower to the public square -- to everyone -- so you can take control of our chaotic world. She talks about science as facts vs. science as a process, the role of tobacco in our science-trust crisis, and why reality really matters to all of us trying to manage the current crisis and the crises we'll face in the future.

Episode 4 - Why a Pandemic Spikes (and What You Can Do about It)

Episode 4 - Why a Pandemic Spikes (and What You Can Do about It)

July 3, 2020

In this episode, Lucy and John explore the recent spike in COVID19 across the US, what the science tells, and how we, as humans need to find a sense of belonging to survive in the long, slow disaster.

Episode 3 - Why You Feel/Fear What You Do about Disasters

Episode 3 - Why You Feel/Fear What You Do about Disasters

June 29, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Jones explains why you feel what you feel about disasters, looking at the innate human reaction that leads to fear based on dread and uncertainty. 

Episode 2 - The Earthquake Name Game

Episode 2 - The Earthquake Name Game

June 22, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Jones explains how earthquakes get their names, why an aftershock is called an aftershock, and how those names can change.... any why it's important for you to know these things!

Episode 1 - Surviving the Pandemic with Science

Episode 1 - Surviving the Pandemic with Science

June 14, 2020

Dr. Jones explains how we are doing what we're doing to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.