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    • T is for Thorium 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Petrovic, Bojan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-12)
      Bojan Petrovic, from the Georgia Tech School of Mechanical Engineering joins us to discuss the Thorium Fuel Cycle and other innovations in modern nuclear reactor technology.
    • Teaching Science to Normal People 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Leavey, Jennifer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-23)
      Jennifer Kraft Leavey, from the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, joins us to discuss her course on teaching Georgia Tech students how to effectively teach science to the public.
    • Technical Entrepreneurs - An Alternative to Today's Job Market 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Forest, Craig (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-11)
    • Technically Funny 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; McMillan, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-04)
    • Technology Taming Traffic 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Watkins, Kari (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10-09)
      Kari Watkins, from the Georgia Tech School of Civi and Environmental Engineering joins us to explain how technology can be used to optimize big city congestion without adding infrastructure.
    • Testing Scientific Literacy 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Gormally, Cara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-02-06)
      In 2009 we spoke with Chris Mooney about the book on the dangers of scientific illiteracy in the U.S. he co-authored with Sheril Kirshenbaum. Today we tackle the challenge of determining scientific literacy by chatting ...
    • That’s No Beer Cooler: Modern Organ Transplants 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Larsen, Christian; Pearson, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-02)
      Drs. Christian Larsen and Thomas Pearson from Emory University will explain why it is important to get out of the way of the guy running through the hospital corridor with a cooler and other recent advances in transplant surgery.
    • TRIZ - More Than Just a Cool Russian Acronym 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hipple, Jack (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-08)
      TRIZ – More Than a Cool Russian Acronym Jack Hipple, joins us to discuss TRIZ method for problem solving analysis and innovation. The name TRIZ is an acronym for a Russian phrase that roughly means “The theory or inventor’s ...
    • Trust in Your Robot 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Wagner, Alan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06-22)
      Alan Wagner of the Aerospace, Transportation and Advanced Systems (ATAS) Laboratory of the Georgia Tech Research Institute joins us to discuss the computational model of trust. Humans and machines interact in ways that ...
    • Units, Units Everywhere 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-05)
    • Updates on the Origin of Life 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Williams, Loren D.; Harvey, Steve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-22)
      Loren Williams from the Georgia Tech Center for Ribosomal Origins and Evolution joins us to discuss new developments in the chemical search for the origin of life on earth.
    • Voice Sythesis - From Darth Vader to Princess Leia 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Barnwell, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      Tom Barnwell, from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech, joins us to discuss the history of research and development on speech theory, processing and synthesis and how the synthesized voice is ...
    • Volcanology: Geology, not Mr. Spock 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Dufek, Josef (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-25)
      Josef Dufek, from the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will join us to talk about the baddest geological event on the planet: Volcanoes.
    • Warning - Darwin in Science Class 

      Hunt, William D.; Selman, Jeffrey; Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-07)
      Jeff Selman, lead plaintiff in the landmark case Selman vs. Cobb County School District, will join us to talk about the fallout from this 2002 attempt to constrain the teaching of evolution in Georgia. We will also explore ...
    • Water on Mars 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Wray, James; Leavey, Jennifer; Greco, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-30)
      James Wray of the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences joins us to discuss his lab’s work involving NASA, and two of his graduate students Luju Ojha, and Mary Beth Wilhelm that recently discovered flowing ...
    • Weapons Grade Allegations 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Tedder, Dan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-14)
    • Welcome Back Bill 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-20)
    • What am I Looking at? 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Wagner, Alan; Leavey, Jennifer; Gaul, Jon; Greco, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-22)
      Alan Wagner, from the Georgia Tech Research Institute joins us to discuss his approach to typing and characterizing video with computers, and how this may provide useful information to the blind. Alan discussed trust issues ...
    • What I Did on My Summer Vacation 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Altman, Trent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08-05)
      After a long break due to Summer travel Pete is back, and he and Trent catch up on Science in the News and what they did during their summer travels. Topics include engineering education in Europe and the Middle East, LED ...
    • What's in the Water 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Bottomley, Lawrence A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-26)