January 8, 2012
Hank explains the power of solar energy and describes how it may fit
into our diversified energy future.
He also discusses the following topics:
The power of epigenetics, which studies the factors that determine
how much or whether some genes are expressed in your body.
Five scariest things that will likely happen because of climate
change. Some of the surprising things that could be causing or
contributing to the obesity epidemic.
The issues of rising global population. The impacts of exotic
invasive species on ecosystems while introducing us to a couple
The story of his favorite genius lady scientist and radioactive
superhero, Marie Curie. The challenges involved in manned space
travel to Mars, and sends us a message from his 17-year-old self.