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Superheroes of Science

Aug 28, 2019

Purdue University Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Lucy Flesch, discusses her path to research in the geosciences.  Like ‘Incredibles’ Elastigirl, Lucy has the power to answer her child’s text about lost cross-country equipment from the...

Aug 26, 2019

Purdue University Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Darryl Granger, discusses his adventures with National Geographic, caving, and radioactive dating.  He might not be Reed Richards from the Fantastic Four, but this superhero can fit his body through a space the size of a sheet of paper!

Aug 22, 2019

Purdue University Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Corey Thompson, discusses how he got into the field of solid-state chemistry. Join us as we learn the backstory of this superhero's adventure of becoming a professor of chemistry.