About This Show
Science and technology are everywhere in our lives. This podcast takes a look not only at the science itself, but its role in society, how it affects our lives, and how it influences how we define ourselves as humans. Episodes also throw in a mix of history, ethics, philosophy, religion, and the future! Hosted by Elizabeth Fernandez, an astronomer and science communicator. Let’s spark some dialog!
Most Recent Episode
Lending a Hand – a Prosthetic Hand – with guests Dr. David Grow and His Group - SparkDialog
Not too long ago, Edie Steinhoff had a really bad day. In a household accident, she lost all of the fingers on her hand. But her university community rallied around her to engineer her a new hand. The team, led by Dr. David Grow of New Mexico Tech, work with Edie to design a prosthetic that works for her. It's not often that you can see how your research immediately benefits those around you!