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    • The Maker Movement 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; MacNair, David; Lefton, Lew; Greco, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-09)
      David MacNair, of the Georgia Tech School of Mechanical Engineering and Lew Lefton of the School of Mathematics join us to discuss the Maker Movement and its current and future impact on STEM education. David is the executive ...
    • The Math behind March Madness 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Sokol, Joel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-09)
      Joel Sokol, of the Georgia Tech School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, joins us to illustrate the predictive power of math and probability by picking to top finishers in the NCAA basketball tournament each year.
    • Medical Imaging: Way Beyond X-Ray Specs 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Tannenbaum, Allen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-17)
    • Meet George Jetson 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Kemp, Charles C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-08-18)
      Our last discussion on robots featured comedian Bill Dwyer on his experience hosting Battlebots. Now we are getting serious and talking with Charlie Kemp of the Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Bioengineering about the current ...
    • Minute Physics 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Reich, Henry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-23)
      Henry Reich, the talented artist behind the popular YouTube series MinutePhysics joins us to discuss this popular animated video series that teaches physics in about a minute.
    • The Miscibility of Science & Music 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Everett, Steve; Hud, Nick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-02-29)
      Steve Everett, Professor of Music and Director of the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence at Emory and Nick Hud, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Chemical Evolution at Georgia Tech join use ...
    • The Miscibility of Science and Humor 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Lee, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06-15)
      Scientist turned comedian, Tim Lee, will join us to discuss if science and humor actually mix. Tim will be performing at the Relapse Theater near the Georgia Tech campus on Saturday June 18th at 8pm.
    • Models - off the Runway 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-26)
      One of the most useful tools in science is the model. While many of these are quantitatively written as mathematical equations, it is often their qualitative form that is most useful in understanding scientific phenomena. ...
    • More than Manure: How Fertilizer Changed the World 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Roy, Amit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-12-01)
      Amit Roy, President and CEO of the IFDC will talk with us about how fertilizer technology has changed, and is continuing to change the face of the planet. The IFDC is a public international organization that helps sustain ...
    • Most Illogical 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Lefton, Lew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-07-13)
      Call in with your best example of logical or illogical behavior as fodder for discussion on how the use of logic is the fundamental difference between science and engineering and other human endeavors.
    • The Music of Science 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Harvey, Stephen C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-04)
      We’ll be joined by our friend and former guest Steve Harvey from the School of Biology here at Georgia Tech. We will be listening to some of the music from a new album entitled “Here Comes Science” by the group They Might ...
    • Nanotechnology - Size Does Matter 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Gottfried, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-24)
      David Gottfried from the Georgia Tech Nanotechnology Research Center will join us to talk about the role that nanotechnology plays in your life everyday.
    • Nanotechnology: Let's Get Small 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Filler, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-11-14)
      Mike Filler from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical & Biomomolecular Engineering joins us to talk about the new paradigm of nanotechnology which builds molecular structures in a systematic way from the bottom up, instead ...
    • Nerd Culture 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hoevel, Ann; Leavey, Jennifer; Greco, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-19)
      Ann Hoevel, Director of Communications for the Georgia Tech College of Architecture joins us to discuss Nerd Culture and its place and function in the world. Ann developed the Geek Out brand and blog at CNN before joining ...
    • Nerd Girls 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Panetta, Karen; Bedwinek, Allison (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-06)
    • Nerds in Space 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Magnus, Sandy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10-19)
      Sandy Magnus, who received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Georgia Tech, was the last woman to fly on the Space Shuttle. She joins us to talk about the value of the space program and her experience on ...
    • Neuro Humanities 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Stafford, Barbara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-14)
      Barbara Stafford, a distiguished visiting professor at Georgia Tech, will discuss this fascinating field and some of her recent work that explores the edge of neuroscience and the humanities. Recent discoveries in both ...
    • A New Bag of Chips 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Henderson, Cliff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-17)
      Cliff Henderson from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering joins us again to discuss the latest techniques to produce integrated circuits for microelectronic devices.
    • Newton and the Counterfeiter 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Levenson, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      Thomas Levenson, director of the graduate program in Science Writing at MIT will join us to discuss his latest book "Newton and the Counterfeiter: the Unknown Detective Career of the World Greatest Scientist." In addition ...
    • No Bad Chemicals Just Bad Chemical Names 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Altman, Trent; Luckner, Eric (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-13)
      Today’s title of from one of Pete’s bits he did in front of a bunch of MIT alumni last weekend, but it underscores the difficulty in assessing the complexities of chemical safety. We’ll chat about chemical safety and why ...