Arizona Science

Episode 132: Exploring the Milky Way

May 24, 2018 REPEAT. The UA-led GUSTO mission which will send a balloon to near space to study the Milky Way galaxy.

Episode 131: How Life Experiences Shape Brain Circuity

May 17, 2018 REPEAT. Why is it easier for children to learn new information than it is for adults?

Episode 130: Researching Lake Sediment

May 10, 2018 Using fossils and sedimentary records to understand the geological history of lake basins.

Episode 129: Insights from Insects

May 3, 2018 REPEAT. Applying knowledge from ants and bees to human engineering, computing, and more.

Episode 128: The History of Infrared

Apr 30, 2018 The design and development of the Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer instrument on NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope

Episode 127: Seeing the Invisible

Apr 19, 2018 Scientists are using micro-optical devices to detect what animals can see, but we cannot.

Episode 126: Ripples in Space

Apr 12, 2018 Detecting gravitational waves from deep in space.

Episode 125: Our Lengthening Life Span is Outpacing the Biology of our Eyes’ Lenses

Apr 9, 2018 Can we reverse vision loss with artificial lenses?

Episode 124: Staying Alive in Space

Mar 30, 2018 Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation builds, tests and operates life-support systems and thermal control products which must be reliable for astronauts, explorers and unmanned space applications.

Episode 123: The Complex Orchestration of Nerves and Muscles for Even Seemingly Simple Movements

Mar 22, 2018 REPEAT. How the brain controls muscles to produce movement.

Episode 122: Imaging the Final Frontier

Mar 15, 2018 Astronomer Tod Lauer explains how the process for data imaging has made major technological advances.

Episode 121: Generating a New Understanding of How We Inherit Traits From Our Parents

Mar 8, 2018 How experiences and stresses we endure are encoded and passed on to our offspring.

Arizona Science Special: Humans, Data and Machines Roundtable Discussion

Mar 2, 2018 Joaquin Ruiz, UA Dean of the College of Science, leads a group conversation with speakers from the 2018 UA Science Lecture Series.

Episode 120: From Car Mufflers to Human Voice Tracts

Mar 1, 2018 Using mathematical models to help understand human speech.

Episode 119: There is No Such Thing as Big Data

Feb 22, 2018 We preview the final lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data.

Episode 118: Machine Influencers and Decision Makers

Feb 15, 2018 We preview the fifth lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data.

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