Archive 2017

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Wednesday Sept. 6th, 2017 noon-1pm Drugs from the Sea Part II
Julia Kubanek, from the Georgia Tech School of Biology, brings us an update from her latest Pacific trip in search of pharmaceuticals from sea life.
Wednesday Aug. 30th, 2017 noon-1pm Science at the Con
Atlanta’s favorite nerd festival is around the corner, and director of the Science Track at Dragoncon, Stephen Granade joins us to talk about science at this years event .
Wednesday Aug. 23rd, 2017 noon-1pm Turf Technology
Abhiram Kannan, Researcher for Field Turf will discuss the science and technology of artificial turf.
Wednesday August 16th, 2017 noon-1pm Science on the Rocks
James Casey, who competed his Ph.D. at Georgia Tech, joins us live from the South Pole via satellite to discuss what is new at the Ice Cube South Pole Neutrino Observatory.
Wednesday August 9th, 2017 noon-1pm Eclipse – American Style
Joining us to discuss the upcoming eclipse that will traverse the U.S. on August 21st are Carol Paty, from the Georgia Tech Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Faculty, and James Sowell, the director of the Georgia Tech Observatory.
Wednesday August 2nd, 2017 noon-1pm Voting Technology
Rich DeMillo former Dean of the Georgia Tech College of Computing, and Director of the Center for 21st Century Universities at Georgia Tech joins us to talk about the technology of voting machines and elections. Rich will discuss recent issues from law suits in Georgia in which he testified.
Wednesday July 26th, 2017 noon-1pm Paper Technology – Over 2000 Years in the Making
Chris Luettgen Director of Pulp & Paper for the the Georgia Tech Renewable Bioproducts Institute joins us to talk about the science and technology of paper.
Wednesday July 19th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
The crew is out of town this week, so please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday July 12th, 2017 noon-1pm Listener Call-in Show
Today we took a look at the Liquid Light that was brought up last week
Wednesday July 5th, 2017 noon-1pm Listener Call-in Show
Thanks so out listeners who brought up the Liquid Light phenomenon.
Wednesday June 28th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is in Columbus talking about six sigma quality enhancement.
Wednesday June 21st, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is in Montreal talking with nerdy molecular modelers.
Wednesday June 14th, 2017 noon-1pm Big Molecules and Small Domains
Meisha Shofner of the Georgia Tech School of Material Science & Engineering joins us to discuss the science of polymer nanocomposites.
Wednesday June 7th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday May 31st, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday May 24th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday May 17th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday May 10th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
We are still trying to find a student op to work with us. Until we do, please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 26th, 2017 noon-1pm Solar Fertilizers
It’s been a few years since we talked about the importance of fertilizer, so A.J. Medford from the Georgia Tech school of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering joins us to talk about his work on new ways to produce fertilizer. He is attempting to understand how future fertilizers might be produced locally using electricity and light.
Wednesday April 19th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is listening senior design presentations this week, so please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 12th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Pete is listening senior design presentations this week, so please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday April 5th, 2017 noon-1pm 4D Printing
Jerry Qi from the Georgia Tech School of Mechanical Engineering joins us to talk about the 4D printing, the use of active materials in 3D printing. Such active materials include shape memory, and light activated polymers.
Wednesday March 29th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Our student engineers are off on spring break so please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday March 15th, 2017 noon-1pm 2017 Atlanta Science Festival
Meisa Salaita, founder and co-director of the Atlanta Science Festival, joins us to discuss some of the amazing events at this years Festival. Meisa is an active force for educating the public about science. As such, she was recently named by Atlanta Magazine as one of twelve women making a mark in Atlanta.
Wednesday March 8th, 2017 noon-1pm Purls of Wisdom
Elisabetta Matsumoto, from the Georgia Tech School of Physics, joins us to discuss her work on the geometry and topology of soft materials. To get yourself oriented, check out her recent virtual reality tour through non-Euclidean space.
Wednesday March 1st, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Feb. 22nd, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Feb. 15th, 2017 noon-1pm Shiny Hydrogen
Martin Mourigal, from the Georgia Tech School of Physics, does research on condensed matter physics and quantum materials. He joins us to discuss the recent developments in metallic hydrogen.
Wednesday Feb. 8th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Feb. 1st, 2017 noon-1pm Listener Calls
Today we took listener calls and discussed topics ranging from the effect of the presidential travel ban on science to metallic hydrogen.
Wednesday Jan. 25th, 2017 noon-1pm 2016 InVenture Prize
Some finalists from the 2016 InVenture Prize Competition at Georgia Tech will join us to discuss their experience from last year in the nation’s largest collegiate invention competition.
Wednesday Jan. 18th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box.
Wednesday Jan. 11th, 2017 noon-1pm Material Products from the Ground Up
Blair Brettmann from the Georgia Tech School of Material Science & Engineering joins us to discuss how material design is integrated into the modern manufacturing process.
Wednesday Jan. 4th, 2017 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Tech is still on Holiday Break.