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Superheroes of Science

Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Andrew Flachs, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purdue University, has returned to discuss ways people impact the environment. Andrew shows us and explains areas that have been sustained farming for nearly thousands of years in South India. He then takes us to Southeastern Europe to discuss the labor and...

Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Andrew Flachs is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Purdue University. In this part one of a two-part interview, Andrew explains the four areas of anthropology. These four areas comprise the study of what it is to be human

Nov 30, 2020

Dimitrios Giannios, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University uses different wavelengths of light from the electromagnetic spectrum to study the universe.  Dimitrios takes the time to explain the electromagnetic spectrum, wavelength bands. We learn about how an astrophysicist uses these wave...

Nov 16, 2020

Tiffany Lyle, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at Purdue University, speaks about the importance of the blood-brain barrier and ways that this barrier can be damaged from diseases like cancer. Lyle’s lab focuses on finding new ways to address and treat metastatic tumors, particularly tumors in...

Nov 9, 2020

Erica Carlson, theoretical physicist and 150th Anniversary Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University. Carlson discusses conductors, superconductors, and implications of research on superconductors toward solving the energy crisis. Carlson also describes how electrons can demonstrate states of matter.