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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...