Ten Thousand Pages That Shook the World

This week we have Luise Poulton, Managing Curator of the Rare Books and Special Collections of the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. In this lecture entitled, “Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Pages that Shook the World,” Poulton will speak about the the vast collection of first editions of some of the worlds greatest scientific minds, inclding Isaac newton, Johannes Kepler, Galileo, Carl Gauss, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, and more. Each of these books has its own story to tell. Together they give insight into the communication, conversation, collaboration, and controversy that made science possible.

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Frontiers of Science Podcast Hour Episode 3

This week we have Dr. Daniel G. Nocera, a Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University. In this lecture entitled, “The Global Energy Challenge: A Moral Imperative for the University” DR. Nocera discusses how the earth must provide energy to 6 billion new energy consumers in the coming decades while combating the existential threat of climate change.

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Frontiers of Science Podcast Hour Episode 2

This week we have Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu an ecologist, biologist, and nature photographer. In his lecture entitled ‘Why Birds Matter: Conserving the World’s Birds and their Ecosystem Services”, Dr. Sekercioglu discusses the important role birds play in the world’s ecosystems and examines what the decline in birds means for humans.

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Frontiers of Science Podcast Hour Episode 1

This week we have Dr. Siegfried Hecker a nuclear scientist, Stanford professor, and former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. In his lecture entitled “North Korean Nukes: What, How, and Why?” Dr. Hecker discusses his visits to North Korean nuclear facilities, the history of North Koras’s nuclear program, and its current capabilities. This lecture was recorded Jan. 19 at the Aline Wilmot Skaggs Building.

The Rostrum interview with Dr. Siegfried Hecker: http://kuteradio.org/talkshows/dr-siegfried-hecker/

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