“Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care,
The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath,
Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course,
Chief nourisher in life’s feast.”
So says Macbeth having just murdered his king. But it turns out modern research backs up his assessment. Dr. Clay Triplehorn is my guest this week. He is a family medicine physician who specializes in sleep.
Also on the show, Alaska Science Forum columnist Ned Rozell explains the inspiration for his examination of the physics of forty below. The column is read by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Theatre and Film Arts majors Jared Olin and Mary Conlin.
And Chris Lott crowns the show with a look at the word corona.
You can listen to the program here.