Cool Science Radio

Thursday, 9-10AM

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From the discovery of new dinosaurs to the science of an avalanche.

From the secret technology behind Facebook, to nanotechnology.

Deciphering science and technology in an entertaining, amusing and accessible way.

If we can understand it, so can you. 

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In this edition of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn welcome the Internet Doctor Jay Izso, author of Got Media Sociology? Then they speak with Jeff Phillips, Assistant Professor of Computer Science to talk about the U’s Big Data Program.

Cool Science Radio - February 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015

John Wells and guest host Carolyn Frankenberg welcome Andrew Keen, author of The Internet is Not the Answer and Steve LeVine, author of The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome cyber security expert Gary Miliefski and Cass Sunstein, co author of  WISER: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter.

In this episode of Cool Science Radio Lynn and John welcome Alex Davies, author of These Dreamers Are Actually Making Progress Building Elon’s Hyperloop.

The second half of the show features Bill Andrews, Associate Editor, Discover Magazine.

In this edition of Cool Science Radio Lynn and John welcome Ashwin Vasavada from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory about the Mars Curiosity mission and the recent findings including the some time existence of water on the planet.

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Barbara Wirostko, Chief Science Officer and Arthur Klausner, CEO of Jade Therapeutics along with  Peter Knauer, manufacturing consultant.  They talk about this locally grown business and its advances in bio tech -  for those suffering from serious eye conditions. 

In this edition Of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Eric Eide, University of Utah research assistant professor of computer science. Then it's  Cory Doctorow, author of: Information Doesn’t Want to be Free.

 

In this edition of Cool Science Radio John and Lynn speak with behavioral scientist and widely read expert on motivation, Daniel Pink.  He the author of Drive and To Sell is Human, and he’s back as the host of the series Crowd Control from National Geographic Channel.  

In this edition of Cool Science Radio hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells welcome Dr. Derek Cheung,  Vice President of Research for Rockwell International. Then it's Sean Callahan, co-author of The Big Data Driven Business : How to Use Big Data to Win Customers, Beat Competitors, and Boost Profits.

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In todays edition of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells discuss everything from cyber warfare, to the geeks, hackers and geniuses who created the digital revolution.  First up, Shane Harris,  a national correspondent for the Daily Beast to talk about the rise of the Military-Internet Complex in his new book At War. Then it's Walter Issacson the  the author of the definitive biography of Steve Jobs, back with a new book:  The Innovators:  How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution. 

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