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    • Electric Cars: Busting Myths and Smoking Tires 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Campbell, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-27)
      Tech Alum Chris Campbell, joins us again for an update on electric car technology on the eve of this weekend’s Georgia Tech Auto Show.
    • Engineers - What Do They Do? 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-07-09)
    • ET's Hood 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; New, Michael; Barnes, Rory; Follette, Kate (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-18)
      Because the 2012 Astrobiology Science Conference is in Atlanta, Midtown looks like the set of the 2008 remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still. Some of its attendees, Michael New of NASA, Rory Barnes of the University of ...
    • Faster than a Speeding Neutrino 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Prebys, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-09)
      Eric Prebys, our favorite physicist from the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory will join us again to discuss the recent CERN results that reported neutrinos moving faster than the speed of light.
    • Finding the Red Balloon 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Trewhitt, Ethan; Briscoe, Erica (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-02-23)
      Erica Briscoe and the Ethan Trewhitt of the Georgia Tech Research Institute discuss their recent second place finish in the DARPA Network Challenge to use social media and the network to find 10 red balloons across the ...
    • The Flame Challenge 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-28)
      After last week’s show cast doubt on whether any scientist can explain phenomena effectively without jargon, we are refocusing on The Flame Challenge, a contest sponsored by actor Alan Alda and the Center for Communicating ...
    • Fluids with an Attitude (Supercritical Fluids) 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Teja, Amyn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-27)
      Amyn Teja, from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will join us to talk about the thermodynamics and applications of supercritical fluids. They are not quite as critical as your mother-in-law, ...
    • Following the Sweat 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Beckham, Haskell W. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-03)
    • Gas and Hypotheses 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-13)
      This is one of our Potpourri shows where we will wander through the ins and outs of science and technology. We plan to discuss new gasoline additives in the news and how scientific hypotheses are first formed. Feel free ...
    • Geeks Who Can Talk to Normal People 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Riley, J.C.; Yaszek, Lisa; Sohl, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-01-19)
      J.C. Reilly and Lisa Yaszek discuss Georgia Tech's unique program on Science Technology and Culture (STAC). This program integrates science and technology with humanities to produce individuals with some unique skills ...
    • Gender Equity in Engineering - Our Own Worst Enemy 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Hunt, Jenny (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-07-20)
      Electrical engineer turned economist Jenny Hunt from McGill University in Montreal joins us to discuss her work on why women leave science and engineering. Unlike many other studies, her work compared exit rates of women ...
    • God Sent Me 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Jennifer, Leavey; Jeff, Selman; Ed, Greco; Jon, Gaul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-06-24)
      Jeff Selman, initial plaintiff in the ACLU law suit against Cobb County, GA after placing evolution warning stickers on their science textbooks, joins us to discuss his new book God Sent Me: A Textbook Case on Evolution ...
    • God's Particle 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Merlin, Marc (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-03)
      This term is the most intriguing and misleading name for a sub-atomic particle. Co-founder of the Atlanta Science Tavern, Marc Merlin will reprise part of his lecture on the Higgs Boson and discuss the significance of ...
    • The Goo in Your Shampoo 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Breedveld, Victor (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-10)
    • The Gorey Details of Technical Innovation 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; McGregor, Gordon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-27)
    • Grad. School - Funnier than you think 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Harvey, Stephen C.; Cham, Jorge (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-18)
      Jorge Cham, creator of PhD Comics will join us to discuss the lighter side of graduate school. Called "Hilarious" by the Chronicle of Higher Education it appears in periodicals from coast to coast and may be the only comic ...
    • Graduate School: The Final Frontier 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Cham, Jorge (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-12-14)
      We sat down in the studio with Jorge Cham, the creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (Ph.D. Comics), a comic strip about life in graduate school. Jorge was on campus introducing his new movie inspired by the comic strip. We’ll ...
    • The Great America Love Affair with Electric Vehicles 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Campbell, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-02)
      Polymath and former WREK engineer Chris Campbell joins us to talk about his passion for electric vehicles. Chris has done a lot of different types of engineering and owned the first Chevy Volt in Georgia.
    • The Greatest Show on Earth 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-30)
      We review Richard Dawkins latest book on Evolution entitled “The Greatest Show on Earth – The Evidence for Evolution. An amazing volume sure to be educational regardless of your knowledge level of evolutions.
    • Green Business 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Drew, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-17)
      Bob Drew, of ECOVIE Rainwater Collection Systems, will be discussing how we can do business in an environmentally friendly way.