Now showing items 40-59 of 223

    • 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 ...
    • Deep Blue Chemistry 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Montoya, Joseph (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-10)
      Joseph Montoya, from the Georgia Tech School of Biology, joins us to talk about the Nitrogen Cycle in the World’s oceans and what can be learned about how the growth of biological life occurs in various parts of the ocean.
    • The Devil's in the Details 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Lefton, Lew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-16)
      Prompted by a listener call about soybeans being a complete protein last week we will explore situations where small details can make a big difference in science and technology. One of our favorite guests hosts, ...
    • A Diamond Is Not Forever 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Walt, de Heer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-29)
      Graphene is the more stable form of Carbon. Despite the fact that it is not as sparkly, it does have some amazing properties. Walt de Heer of the Georgia Tech School of Physics and the Georgia Tech Materials Research Science ...
    • Dodos and Sizzle 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Olsen, Randy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-15)
      Of course we could have called it Evolution and Global Warming, but our guest Randy Olsen might night think it was as engaging. Harvard-trained biology professor turned film director, Randy will chat about his films “Flock ...
    • Don't Be Such a Scientist 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-30)
      We review “Don’t Be Such a Scientist,” a book on communication science to the public by Biology Professor turned film director Randy Olson. It provides some useful advice on how use geeks might better engage the public.
    • Don't Know Much About Algebra 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Thaler, Alvin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-25)
    • Don't Know Much About Science 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Mooney, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-28)
      Chris Mooney, author of the New York Times bestseller, ”The Republican War on Science”, and co-author of “Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future” joins us to discuss the numerous ramifications ...
    • dQ/T < dS - Not Just a Good Idea...It's the Law 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Shelton, Sam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-08-04)
      Sam Shelton, the founding director of the Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute joins us to discuss energy systems and their potential application to our current energy challenges.
    • Drug Design and the Male Ego 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Fowler, Kerry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-11)
      Kerry Fowler, medicinal chemist and industry consultant, formerly of G.D. Searle and the late ICOS corporation will join us to talk about medicinal chemistry, drug design and his role in the development of Cialis, the ...
    • Drugs Are Only Skin Deep 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Prausnitz, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-19)
      OK, they're more than skin deep, but delivery of drugs through the skin is a rapidly growing approach to drug delivery. Mark Prausnitz, from the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech will join us ...
    • Dueling Bacteria 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hammer, Brian; Gaul, Jon; Greco, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-15)
      Brian Hammer, from the Georgia Tech School of Biology joined us back in 2012 to discuss how bacteria communicate with each other (Science in the Time of Cholera). Today he will discuss this communication mechanism can be ...
    • Einstein's Hair - Big Bangs or Supernova 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Zangwill, Andrew; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-02)
    • Electric Cars & Beyond 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Chris, Campbell; Jon, Gaul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-06-10)
      Our resident electric car expert, Chris Campbell of Electrify Atlanta joins us to discuss what’s new with electric vehicles including the new home power storage units, and the upcoming expiration of the relevant tax credits ...
    • 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 ...