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Science Champions

Jul 16, 2019

How can the scientific community better promote equality, diversity, and accessibility? Our guest examines the forces that drive how scientific research gets published, and how these structures could better promote access and ultimately speed up scientific progress.

Jul 16, 2019

To think big in science, sometimes you have to think small. Nanochemistry is a scientific field that studies matter on a microscopic scale to create materials with world-changing potential. Dr. Suze Kundu explores the possibilities on this episode.

Jul 15, 2019

Electrical engineering takes science out of the lab and into your pocket — and your car, your home, the nearest comic book convention, and beyond. Our guest explores how engineering can improve everything from cosplay to health and fitness.

Jun 26, 2019

What happens when you take science out of the lab and into your home? The scientific method gets empirically delicious in our chat with Matt Hartings, chemistry professor and author of "Chemistry in Your Kitchen."

May 29, 2019

If we can predict the future, can we change it? Disaster researchers like Mika McKinnon can. Her research in geophysics helps predict natural disasters and minimize potential damage. Join us for a fascinating discussion about science, science fiction, and the next frontier of human advancement.