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Episode 132: Exploring the Milky Way

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

REPEAT. Why is it easier for children to learn new information than it is for adults?

Episode 130: Researching Lake Sediment

Using fossils and sedimentary records to understand the geological history of lake basins.

Episode 129: Insights from Insects

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

Episode 128: The History of Infrared

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

Episode 127: Seeing the Invisible

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

Episode 126: Ripples in Space

Detecting gravitational waves from deep in space.

Episode 124: Staying Alive in Space

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 122: Imaging the Final Frontier

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

How experiences and stresses we endure are encoded and passed on to our offspring.

Arizona Science Special: Humans, Data and Machines Roundtable Discussion

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

Using mathematical models to help understand human speech.

Episode 119: There is No Such Thing as Big Data

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

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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