Archive 2014

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Wednesday Oct. 22nd, 2014 noon-1pm Chemistry of Candy
Dave Sherrill of the Georgia Tech School of Chemistry and Biochemistry joins us along with a number of talented Georgia Tech students doing demonstrations for our on-line high school and middle school audiences. We are celebrating National Chemistry Week whose theme is “The Chemistry of Candy.”
Wednesday Oct. 15th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Oct. 8th, 2014 noon-1pm The Technology of Business
Georgia Tech Alumnus John B. Hayes is on campus to give the IMPACT talk at the Scheller College of Business this afternoon, and will join us to talk about the importance of technology in business and e-commerce. Currently the Chairman of the Board of the Atlanta Firm NowAccount, he will share his extensive experience with technological innovation in the financial arena.
Wednesday Oct. 1st, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Sept. 24th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Sept. 17th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is out of town, so please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday September 10th, 2014 noon-1pm The Science of Food
Billy Voelkel from General Mills joins us to disucss some of the fascinating science and engineering behind the food on your table.
Wednesday Sept. 3rd, 2014 noon-1pm The Science of Laughter
Scott Weems, author of Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh, and Why, joins us to discuss the origins and effects of laughter.
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 noon-1pm Borderless Chemistry
Bego Gerber,co-founder and chairman of Chemists without Borders, joins us to talk about their use of chemistry in humanitarian causes World-wide.
Wednesday August 20th, 2014 noon-1pm Get Your Crap Together
Some of the team members (Jasmine Burton, Brandie Banner, Erin Cobb, and Becky Byler) of Team Sanivation, the winners of First Prize and the People’s Choice of the 2014 InVenture Prize Competition join us to talk about their sanitary toilet system for use in Kenya.
Wednesday Aug. 13th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday August 6th, 2014 noon-1pm So You Wannabe a Scientist
Brexton Pham, Alex Darwiche, who started The Wannabe a Scientist web site as High School students, join us to discuss this web site and its impact on the scientific literacy of the public.
Wednesday July 30th, 2014 noon-1pm Too Much STEM?
Roger Malina director of the ArtSciLab at the University of Texas at Dallas to discuss his recent commentary entitled “Is too much STEM or the Wrong STEM a bad thing: rebuttal in partial agreement with Jean-Marc Levy-Leblond.”
Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday July 16th, 2014 noon-1pm Research in the Middle of the Pacific
Dave Garton from the Georgia Tech School of Biology joins us to talk about what can be learned from pristine biospheres like the Palmyra Atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
Wednesday July 9th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday July 2nd, 2014 noon-1pm Citizen Science and Listener Calls
Today we will be taking listener calls and talking about the general topic of Citizen Science. Give us a call at 404-894-2468.
Wednesday June 25th, 2014 noon-1pm Herpetology, and why it’s more exciting than you think
The health of amphibians is often a window into the overall health of an ecosystem. Joe Mendelson of Zoo Atlanta, and the School of Biology at Georgia Tech joins us to talk about amphibians and why they are important to us primates.
Wednesday June 18th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday June 11th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday June 4th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday May 28th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday May 21st, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday May 14th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.

Wednesday May 7th, 2014 noon-1pm Swarms
Local Master Bee Keeper, Noah Macy joins us to talk about bee swarms and why they are not as scary as you think.
Wednesday April 30th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 16th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 9th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 2nd, 2014 noon-1pm Albert Einstein meets Seth McFarlane
Mathematician and cartoonist John de Pillis joins us to talk about the use of illustrations to teach math and special relativity. Tonight he will be lecturing on hit latest book co=athored with Jose Wudke entitled “Illustrated Special Relativity Through Its Paradoxes.”
Wednesday March 26th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are busy with the 2014 InVenture Prize Competition today, so enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday March 19th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is at the Center for Academic Enrichment retreat, and all the students are gone for Spring Break. Since the Georgia Tech InVenture Prize Competition is next week we bring you the interview with the 2013 winners.
Wednesday March 12th, 2014 noon-1pm Arts & Science
Join us for a discussion on the intersection of Arts and Science including recent examples from the Tech Arts Festival and upcoming examples from the Atlanta Science Festival.
Wednesday March 5th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box, Pete is at a thesis review meeting.
Wednesday February 26th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday February 19th, 2014 noon-1pm The VIP in Multidisciplinary Education
Ed Coyle, the director of Georgia Tech’s Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program joins us to discuss this unique approach to multidisciplinary research education.
Wednesday February 12th, 2014 noon-1pm Snowmageddon 2014 Part II
This time Georgia Tech was closed from Tuesday through Thursday, but at least nobody had to sleep at the office.
Wednesday February 5th, 2014 noon-1pm Talking Tech at the Atlanta Science Festival
Lionel London, the founder of Tech Talks joins us to talk about this oratorical competition debuting at the Atlanta Science Festival to optimize science talks for the general public.
Wednesday January 29th, 2014 noon-1pm Snowmegeddon 2014
The entire city of Atlanta was shutdown, including the Georgia Tech campus, so there was no show. Pete was actually sleeping in the Clough Undergraduate Learning Center, but there was nobody there to run the board.
Wednesday January 22nd, 2014 noon-1pm Trans Fats: Where Do They Come From?
Mary Rezac, from Kansas State University joins us to talk about these controversial fats and the role that industrial processing plays in their origin.
Wednesday January 15th, 2014 noon-1pm Teaching Science to Normal People II
Our favorite science comedian, Tim Lee, was in town doing some shows, so we taped our continuing discussion with him about the importance of humor in science educational outreach.
Wednesday January 8th, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box. Austin, our engineer, has taken an internship this semester. As soon as we will that position we will be back with live episodes of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday January 1st, 2014 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this classic rewind of Inside the Black Box. Austin, our engineer, has taken an internship this semester. As soon as we will that position we will be back with live episodes of Inside the Black Box.