What Is Life? Podcast Image

What Is Life?

Good podcast? Give it some love!
Reviews
Creators
Lists
A series of live conversations between writer Carl Zimmer and eight leading thinkers on the question of what it means to be alive. What Is Life? was recorded in front of a live audience at Caveat in New York and is supported by a grant from Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative.

Creators

We don't know anything about the creators of this podcast yet. You can add them yourself so they can be credited for this and other podcasts.

Recent Episodes

Episode 8. Kate Adamala: Can We Make Life?
Kate Adamala is a chemist at the University of Minnesota. In her Protobiology Lab, she is trying to build a synthetic cell from scratch.  Protobiology Lab  Adamala’s TEDx talk, “Life But Not Alive”
Episode 7. Donato Giovannelli: Warm Ponds Or Hellish Vents–Where Did Life Begin?
Donato Giovannelli is an assistant professor at the University of Naples “Federico II.” He travels to acid lakes and other extreme environments that are the closest thing today to what Earth was like when life began. Giovannelli’s web siteGiovannelli on Twitter
Episode 6. Steven Benner: How Weird Can Life Get?
All the life we know is the same: carbon-based, with DNA for genes. (Okay, except for RNA viruses.) But Steven Benner says it doesn’t have to be that way. Benner is a Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution. Benner at FFAME
Reviews
This podcast hasn't been reviewed yet. You can add a review to show others what you thought.

Mentioned In These Lists

There are no lists that include "What Is Life?". You can add this podcast to a new or existing list.
Rate Podcast
Followers
Podcast Details
Started
Jan 25th, 2019
Latest Episode
Jan 28th, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
8
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

Podcast Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.