"Big Ship Energy" (with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein)

"Big Ship Energy" (with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein)

Hysteria - July 22, 2021 - 1:36:14

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Astro and Theoretical Physicist Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein about how racism and sexism has set science back, answers our space questions and breaks down the gravitational dynamics happening on the Bachelorette. Plus in news: Erin and Alyssa discuss Bezos’ phallic shaped journey to space, the raging opioid epidemic, and the child tax credit. Next, Julissa Arce and Kim Kelly join to discuss the state of the service industry and the growing customer disrespect against restaurant workers. Finally, a win for Wisconsin in I Feel Petty.Show Notes:A scientist you should know:Elmer Imeshttps://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.4042Link to Dr Prescod Weinstein’s book https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781541724709Link to Kim Kelly’s latest https://www.thenation.com/article/economy/alabama-warrior-met-coal/For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/hysteria. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast.

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