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    • Blackout Episode 3: Dragoncon and Educational Outreach 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Bennett, Charlie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-07)
      Episode 2 of the antenna upgrade period, with guest host Charlie Bennett, in which we weren’t always broadcasting at full power. Today we discussed the science track at Dragoncon and the future of educational science outreach.
    • Blackout Episode 4: Unexpected Results 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Lefton, Lew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-14)
      Mathematician and comedian Lew Lefton joins us to talk about his mathematical view of the World and the unexpected results we often see in science.
    • Blackout Episode 5: You're in Control 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Bennett, Charlie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-21)
      Co-host Charlie Bennett from the Georgia Tech Library joins Pete to discuss the importance of control experiments in science as well as other topics including: carbonating soda, gay squid, octopus junk, politicians defying ...
    • Borderless Engineering 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Bernard, Amadai (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08-26)
      Bernard Amadai, Director of the Mortenson Center for Engineering in Developing Communities at the University of Colorado and the U.S. founder of Engineers Without Borders - USA will talk to us about the importance of ...
    • Both Sides of Medical Marijuana 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Akhavan, Kamy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-27)
      In an effort to get a balanced view of this topic, we are discussing it with Kamy Akhavan, Managing Editor of www.procon.org.
    • Burn Baby Burn 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Lieuwen, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-07-17)
      Tim Lieuwen, Executive Director of the Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute, joins us to discuss recent advances in combustion research and some broader advances in energy production.
    • Calculus: Math in Motion 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Thomas, Morley (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-09)
      One of Georgia Tech's favorite Calculus Professors, Tom Morley will join us to talk about Calculus. We won't just cover why it impresses people at cocktail parties, but actually talk about what it is and how it is useful.
    • Cancer, Beyond the Cells 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Dawson, Michelle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12-05)
      Michelle Dawson from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering joins us to discuss how understanding and curing cancer requires an understanding of more than just the cancer cell type. The properties ...
    • Carbon - Right out of Thin Air 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Realff, Matthew; Gaul, Jon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-15)
      Matthew Realff, from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering joins us to discuss our environmental carbon problem and some unique solutions, such as carbon removal from air.
    • Chemistry - It's Everywhere 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Lane, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-01)
      Thomas Lane, President of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will join us by phone to explain the importance of chemistry in everyday life. If you don't believe us just take a look at the ingredient labels on consumer ...
    • Chemistry and Why We Hate It 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Williams, Loren D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-16)
    • Chemistry in the Computer 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Williams, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-01)
      Chris Williams from the Chemical Computing Group will join us to talk about molecular modeling and its application to design of new drugs in the computer.
    • Choco-Technology 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; D’Egidio, Craig (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-15)
      While nanotechnology seems to grab most of the headlines, choco-technology tastes better. Craig D’Egidio, engineer turned chocolate maker of Schakolad in Sandy Springs, joins us to talk about how chocolate and how it is made.
    • The Climate - Change or No Change 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Curry, Judith (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-02)
      Judith Curry, Chair of the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and director of the Climate Etc. Blog at http://judithcurry.com/ will discuss both the scientific and non-scientific issues associated with ...
    • Coffee Chemistry 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Hamilton, Tracy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-13)
      Tracy Hamilton from the Dept. of Chemistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will join us to talk about the chemistry of coffee. Tracy is a tour speaker for the American Chemical Society's Speaker Service and talks ...
    • Computational Creativity 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Goel, Ashok; Leavey, Jennifer; Greco, Ed; Gaul, Jon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-05)
      Ashok Goel, from the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing joins us to discuss computational creativity, and how this field can aid us in fields from engineering design to cooking.
    • Conclusions, and Those Who Fear Them 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Newstetter, Wendy; Majerich, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-07-31)
      “Conclusion Fear” is the topic of a recent project Pete is working on in engineering education with collaborators David Majerich, and Wendy Newstetter. We will discuss how bright science and engineering students, who do ...
    • Control Freaks of Science & Engineering 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Gallivan, Martha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-28)
    • Dark Chocolate: Dark Matter or Dark Energy 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Oluseyi, Hakeem (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-06-03)
      Join our guest Hakeem Oluseyi from the Department of Physics and Space Science at the Florida Institute of Technology in discussing cosmology from dark matter to dark energy and the importance of diversity in physics. ...
    • Deciphering our Digital World 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Romberg, Justin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-01)
      Justin Romberg, from the Georgia Tech School of Electrical & Computer Engineering will join us to talk about digital signal processing and how advanced mathematical algorithms help interpret and manipulate vast amounts of ...