Episode 104 – “I can’t eat mashed potatoes” Devil’s Tower

This week, John is moving and Shannon is getting started with the semester, but we take a break to talk about Devil’s Tower, why Shannon has to play with her food, and if we can swim faster in syrup!

Devil’s Tower

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Episode 103 – “Itsy Bitsy Cracks”

Listener Graeme asked us why rocks are hard. We explore the simple and hard explanations and then tackle the science of the perfect Martini in this week’s show!

Why are Rocks Hard

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Trevithick, C. C., et al. “Shaken, not stirred: bioanalytical study of the antioxidant activities of martinis.” BMJ 319.7225 (1999): 1600?1602.

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Episode 102 – “Hey Yo Shan” Academia

This week we talk about academia. How does it work? The career track is long and has many twists and turns. There are also a lot of jobs many people never think about. And what is this elusive colloquium we speak of?

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Episode 101 – “Cure your hangover with science”

John and Shannon ring in the new year talking about native science and Enchanted Rock State Park. Why are the rocks enchanted and what can we learn from the native stories?

Enchanted Rock State Park

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What can lake deposits tell us about historical storms? Were the gods protecting Japan from attack with typhoons? Find out this this week’s fun paper!

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Episode 100 – “Mineralogists are Yelling” EBSD

John made it back from San Francisco and Shannon is getting her new laptop setup. This week we took a break to talk about electron backscatter in scanning electron microscopes and think about what can modify the size of animals.

EBSD Measurements

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Episode 99 – “Happy Funhundredth!”

It’s our 100th episode! Join us as we revisit some of our favorite Fun Paper Friday segments. Are you musically inclined? We are looking for new show music! Send us your audio, ideas, and suggestions for royalty free music!

Fun Paper Revisits

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Episode 98 – “You get a can of electron beam” SEM

John and Shannon wrap up the semester by taking a break to talk about scanning electron microscopes and the health benefits of beer.

Scanning Electron Microscopes

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Episode 97 – “Ridiculous Ear Tufts” Elecia White

This week Elecia White from Embedded.fm joins us to talk about embedded electronics, beach sand pirates, and bear bells. Also John has microphone issues, sorry about that!

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Episode 96 – “Party with Engineers” Learning New Skills

Shannon has been learning how to play engineer. This week we talk about getting your hands dirty and how we learn new skills.

Learning New Skills

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Episode 95 – “At least there were functions” Greg Wilson

John and Shannon are back to doing science instead of troubleshooting and take a break to talk with Dr. Greg Wilson about Software Carpentry, how to teach effectively, and a smattering of related topics about the academic world.

Greg Wilson

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