Archive 2018

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Wednesday Oct. 3rd, 2018 noon-1pm Topology in Materials
Zeb Rocklin, from the Georgia Tech School of Physics joins us to discuss how the field of topology can help us understand and improve the mechanical properties of materials.
Wednesday Sept. 26th, 2018 noon-1pm Listener Call-in Show
We addressed a lot of great calls from your listeners.
Wednesday Sept. 19th, 2018 noon-1pm 2018 IgNobel Prizes
We review the 2018 IgNobel Prizes to examine important scientific questions including: is saliva a good cleaning solvent?, can impotence be diagnosed with stamps?, and can roller coasters treat kidney stones?.
Wednesday Sept. 12th, 2018 noon-1pm Not Just Skeptic – Skeptoid
Brian Dunning, host of the award-winning syndicated Skeptoid podcast joins us to discuss efforts expose the public to the science behind popular misinformation and urban legends. .
Wednesday Sept. 5th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Between meetings and dental appointments everyone seems to be busy today, so please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is still out of the country.
Wednesday August 29th, 2018 noon-1pm Punk Rock Science
Georgia Tech’s own punk rock science band, Leucine Zipper and the Zinc Fingers, joins us to discuss the upcoming release of their new album of science-related songs Atomic Anarchy.
Wednesday August 22nd, 2018 noon-1pm Materials from Crabs & Trees – Really, No Kidding
Carson Meredith from the Georgia Tech School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering joins us to discuss his work using natural materials in engineering materials applications. This includes his recent formulation of composite materials from chitin and nanocellulose.
Wednesday August 15th, 2018 noon-1pm Summer Reading Part II
We are continuing our discussion of summer reading, and we are also joined by Renay San Miguel, communications officer with the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, to discuss their new podcast “Science Matters”.
Wednesday August 8th, 2018 noon-1pm Summer Reading Part I
We’re discussing some of the books we read this summer (science and otherwise). This is part I of a two part series.
Wednesday August 1st, 2018 noon-1pm You’re Not Blowing Things Up?
Our title is the common question those of us in the chemical sciences seem to get from many people, despite the fact that chemistry and chemical education is safe when done properly. Pete Dorhout, President of the American Chemical Society (ACS), and V.P. for Research at Kansas State University, joins us to talk about chemical safety and what the ACS is interested in doing to improve safety.
Wednesday July 25th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is still out of the country.
Wednesday July 18th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is still out of the country.
Wednesday July 11th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete and Ed are both out of the country.
Wednesday July 4th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We are taking the day off to celebrate Independence Day.
Wednesday June 27th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday June 27th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday June 20th, 2018 noon-1pm Listener Call In – 2018 Summer Edition
Andrea Welsh from the Georgia School of Physics, joins us to discuss important issues in graduate student mental health based on her recent article in Physics Today.
Wednesday June 13th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday June 6th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday May 30th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday May 16th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday May 9th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Summer, but we can’t seem to find a student engineer this summer.
Wednesday April 25th, 2018 noon-1pm We’re Back
It’s the beginning of finals week so Pete and Ed were able to sneak away and join Jennifer for a listener call in show where we took calls from our listeners and discussed everything from odd transplants to the EPA.
Wednesday April 18th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday April 11th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday April 4th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday Mar. 28th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday Mar. 21st, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday Mar. 14th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. We apologize for all the reruns this Spring, but Pete and Ed are both teaching at noon so things are a bit tough.
Wednesday March 7th, 2018 noon-1pm 2018 Atlanta Science Festival
We’ll talk about the Atlanta Science Festival, and what amazing things we can expect this year from the lauch event Rise up Robots to Science Improv.
Wednesday Feb. 28th, 2018 noon-1pm Blast Engineering
Lauren Stewart, of the Georgia Tech School of Civil and Environmental Engineering joins us to talk about building and structures and how to bring them down with explosive demolitions, and how to keep them secure before demolition.
Wednesday Feb. 21st, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is teaching capstone design so most of his time is spent meeting with students. That means he does not always have class on Wednesday, but today is not one of those days.
Wednesday Feb. 14th, 2018 noon-1pm The Final Frontier
Stephen Flemming, former director of XCOR Aerospace, and the current Vice President of Strategic Business Initiatives joins us to discuss his extensive experience with space exploration and what the future holds in this area
Wednesday Feb. 7th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is teaching capstone design so most of his time is spent meeting with students. That means he does not always have class on Wednesday, but today is not one of those days.
Wednesday Jan. 31st, 2018 noon-1pm Et tu Flu
Mike Evans of the Georgia Tech School of Chemistry and Biochemistry joins us, and he and Jennifer Leavey walk us through the chemistry & bilogoy of the flu and why things are so tough this season.
Wednesday Jan. 24th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Pete is teaching capstone design so most of his time is spent meeting with students. That means he does not always have class on Wednesday, but today is not one of those days.
Wednesday Jan. 17th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Both Pete and Ed teach at noon on Wed. this semester so we are trying to work things out.
Wednesday Jan. 10th, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Both Pete and Ed teach at noon on Wed. this semester so we are trying to work things out.
Wednesday Jan. 3rd, 2018 noon-1pm Classic Rewind
Please enjoy this previously aired episode of Inside the Black Box. Tech is still on Holiday Break.