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    • 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 ...
    • Nobel Pursuits 

      Ludovice, Peter J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-31)
      As we have done in the past, we will discuss the amazing impact that this years Nobel-Prize-winning research may have on our World. We’ll discuss the Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine or Physiology
    • Nothing Funny About Ethics 

      Hunt, William D.; Berry, Roberta M.; Shelton, Martin; Daugherty, Megan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-25)
      Roberta Berry, from the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, will discuss the ethics problems that arise with advances in science and technology. We will be joined by Mr. Martin Shelton (PhD student in biomedical science, ...
    • Nuclear Power - Boogey Man or Key to Energy Security 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Sjoden, Glann (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06-01)
      Concerns over the recent problems at the Fukushimi Daiichi nuclear power plant has us weighing the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power. Glenn Sjoden, from the Georgia Tech School of Mechanical Engineering, will ...
    • Nuclear Power to Save the World 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Cravens, Gwyneth; Varallo, Amy; Dyke, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-06)
      In the wake of the nuclear reactor accident in Japan it may not be easy to think of Nuclear Power as an important part of our energy future. However, Gwyneth Cravens, former antinuclear activist and author of "Power to ...
    • On the Shoulders of Giants 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Bennett, Charlie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-08-03)
      Today's title is often used to describe how scientific development is based on previous work, and most of that previous work is housed in libraries. Our favorite library guru, Charlie Bennett joins us to discuss where all ...
    • One Word - Plastics 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-13)
    • Patent Game 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Torrence, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-13)
    • Pete's Listener Calls 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Altman, Trent; Macaluso, Pete (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-17)
      Pete, our engineer Trent Altman and Georgia Tech student Pete Macaluso take listener calls and discuss everything from the California Condor and Carbon nanotubes to food containers and teleportation. Pete had a cold and ...
    • Phunny Physics 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Goldblatt, Norm (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-10-05)
      We’ve interviewed biologists and electrical engineers who became comedians, now it’s the physicists turn. Norm Goldblatt, who was actually interviewed about his comedy in Physics Today, joins us to about the relationship ...
    • Piezoelectricity - From Sonar to AFM 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Ballato, Art (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-10)
      National Academy of Engineering member Art Ballato joins us to discuss the history and science behind everyone's favorite physical phenomenon, piezoelectricity.
    • Pocket Protectors and Other Fashion Statements 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Pojman, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-07)
      John Pojman of the chemistry department at Louisiana State University joins us to discuss his amazing collection of pocket protectors and other peculiarities of the nerd class.
    • The Politics of Science 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-03)
    • Poolside Research 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Dove, Alistair (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-23)
      Alistair Dove, of the Georgia Aquarium, will discuss aquariums and their role as research tools. Specifically he will discuss some of his recent work on Whale Sharks and some collaborations with Georgia Tech.
    • POT-pourri 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Altman, Trent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-20)
      Our nanotechnology guest had to reschedule so we did a pot pourri show. The Science in the News article was on medical marijuana research which generated lots of discussion regarding how lots of policy decisions are made ...