Produced from the American Museum of Science and Energy, AMSEcast invites guests from the world of science, literature, and technology to share unique perspectives from the realm of the highly trained and curiously minded.
info_outline AMSEcast with guests Alan Carr & Ray Smith 11/14/2023
AMSEcast with guests Alan Carr & Ray Smith Ray Smith a Historian, Author, Newspaper Columnist and Photographer in Oak Ridge, TN and Alan Carr, Senior Historian/Program Manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Both men sit down with Executive Director and AMSEcast host: Alan Lowe to discuss the Manhattan Project and its long term benefits.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Tracy Boatner recorded live at Nuclear Science Week in San Diego, CA 10/30/2023
AMSEcast with guest Tracy Boatner recorded live at Nuclear Science Week in San Diego, CA As President of the East Tennessee Economic Counsel (ETEC) Tracy works to create economic growth by engaging business and public policy leaders towards opportunities created by our region’s federal assets while enriching public and private investments.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Rick Lee 10/26/2023
AMSEcast with guest Rick Lee Working to advance fusion science and engineering Rick Lee works at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility operated by General Atomics for the Dept. of Energy. Sharing a passion for fusion Rick leads several outreach teams for students.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Alan Icenhour 10/20/2023
AMSEcast with guest Alan Icenhour As Deputy for Laboratory Operations Dr. Alan Icenhour until recently retiring coordinated overall operations and support functions at ORNL: facilities operations; environment, safety, and health; business operations; security; human resources; communications; and technology transfer.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Morgan Giuggio celebrating Nuclear Science Week 10/19/2023
AMSEcast with guest Morgan Giuggio celebrating Nuclear Science Week Morgan Giuggio is a Nuclear Engineer at Radiant Nuclear - responsible for shielding design and implementation for the portable micro modular reactor, Kaleidos. Morgan primarily utilizes serpent, mcnp, and Attila4MC to conduct the necessary analyses, and inform her design decisions. Additionally, Morgan educates children of all ages in the ways on innovative nuclear design.
info_outline AMSE Science Report with guest Karen Lloyd 10/19/2023
AMSE Science Report with guest Karen Lloyd In this episode of the AMSE's Science Report we speak with Dr. Karen Lloyd, an associate professor of microbiology and head of the Lloyd Lab at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville about her research into the very smaller of organisms in our planet's subsurface.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Caroline Anderson 10/18/2023
AMSEcast with guest Caroline Anderson Caroline Anderson is Manager for Outreach at the Fusion Industry Association. In previous work she coordinated economic empowerment and conflict resolution programs in the Middle East and North Africa. She also worked at a think tank in Washington D.C. that specializes in international conflict resolution, foreign trade policy, and security. Caroline graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned degrees in Economics and Peace, War & Defense. She lives in Washington, DC.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Jennifer Hayden 10/18/2023
AMSEcast with guest Jennifer Hayden The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is congressionally chartered to represent all aspects of nuclear history and science. It is an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early conception, the Manhattan Project and Cold War, to today's peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Jennifer Hayden has been a port of this museum since 2013 beginning in communications and marketing. Today Jennifer shares her first hand experience as President & Chief Executive Officer at National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. This interview was recorded live at the Nuclear Science Week Expo at the Fleet Science Center in San Diego, CA.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Wes Hines 10/17/2023
AMSEcast with guest Wes Hines An instructor and researcher in artificial intelligence and advanced statistical techniques applied to process diagnostics, condition based maintenance, and prognostics at the University of Tennessee. This interview was recorded live at the Nuclear Science Week Expo at the Fleet Science Center in San Diego, CA.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Julie Ezold 10/17/2023
AMSEcast with guest Julie Ezold A nuclear engineer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She is campaign manager for the 252-Californium Campaign and was involved with the discovery of Tennessine. This interview was recorded live at the Nuclear Science Week Expo at the Fleet Science Center in San Diego, CA.
info_outline AMSE Science Report on WUOT with guest Brian Clegg 10/09/2023
AMSE Science Report on WUOT with guest Brian Clegg Today we hear from the award-winning science writer Brian Clegg about his terrific book titled Ten Days in Physics that Shook the World: How Physicists Transformed Everyday Life. We can take for granted how our lives have benefited from revolutionary changes in physics over the past 150 years. Our growing knowledge of fields from thermodynamics and electromagnetism to superconductivity and information theory have made our lives very different from generations past.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Ian McNeely 10/05/2023
AMSEcast with guest Ian McNeely Teaching at the University of Oregon with a specialty cultural and intellectual history and how institutions have been impacted by the spread of ideas Ian McNeely has written several books. Today we discuss a book written with his wife, Lisa Wolverton titled, Reinventing Knowledge from Alexandria to the Internet.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Dennis Giangreco 10/02/2023
AMSEcast with guest Dennis Giangreco With twenty years as an editor at Military Review at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth Dennis Giangreco has written many award-winning books on U.S. military and political history. Here we'll discuss the books, Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan and Truman and the Bomb: The Untold Story.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Dave Rooney 10/02/2023
AMSEcast with guest Dave Rooney Once holding the title of "curator of timekeeping" David Rooney has served in museums since the mid-nineties. David chairs the Electrical Timekeeping group and acts as pass steward of the Worshipful Company of Clockmaker. David has authored several books, including Spaces of Congestion and Traffic, Politics and Technologies in 20th Century London Mathematics How It Shaped Our World.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Charles Wheelen 10/02/2023
AMSEcast with guest Charles Wheelen Currently teaching public policy at Dartmouth College Dr. Charles Wheelen has created the organization Unite America. Having written for The New York Times, the Economist and The Wall Street Journal and a number of books. We're going to discuss today, Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data for All.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Avi Loeb 10/02/2023
AMSEcast with guest Avi Loeb A professor of science at Harvard University and was the longest serving chair of Harvard's Depart- ment of Astronomy and founded Harvard's Black Hole Initiative. Today, he is director of the Institute for Theory and Computation in the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and serves as the head of the Galileo Project.
info_outline AMSECast with guest Will Caroll 09/01/2023
AMSECast with guest Will Caroll Will Carol serves as the director of bio Analytics at Northstar as an advisory board member for Long Ball Labs and lead writer of Under the Knife and past years, he's held a number of roles in institutions like GM, Cox Media, Bleacher Report and Sports Illustrated. He's the author of Saving the Pitcher Preventing Pitcher Injuries and Modern Baseball The Juice The Real Story of Baseball's Drug Problems. And the two books are going to discuss today The Science of Baseball, the Math technology and data behind the Great American pastime and the science of football, the math technology and data behind America's Game.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Lydia Kang 09/01/2023
AMSEcast with guest Lydia Kang Dr. Lydia Kang is a physician with degrees from Columbia University and the New York University School of Medicine, but making me feel extraordinarily lazy. On top of all that, she is a prolific author of young adult fiction, poetry and nonfiction, and with the latter with nonfiction. She has written several books, including Pseudoscience A Strange History of How Not to Think Quackery, A Brief History of the Worst Cures for Everything, and the book we're going to discuss today that she co-wrote with Nate Peterson, titled Patient Zero A Curious History of the World's Worst Diseases.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Nina Kraus 09/01/2023
AMSEcast with guest Nina Kraus Nina Kraus is the Hugh Knowles professor of communication Sciences, neurobiology and otolaryngology at Northwestern University with her B.A. from Swarthmore College and her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Northwestern. Nina directs the Brain Bolts Laboratory. She's written over 400 articles and is the author of the book We're going to discuss today of Sound Mind how Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World.
info_outline AMSECast with guest Richard Meserve 08/01/2023
AMSECast with guest Richard Meserve With a PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford, additional degrees from Harvard and Tufts, Richard Meserve has served as chairman of the International Nuclear Safety Group of the International Atomic Energy Agency as well as an appointee from the Secretary of Energy's Commission of America's Nuclear Future. Discussing a spectacular and expansive career it's an honor to share this conversation on this episode of AMSEcast.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Bethany Brookshire 08/01/2023
AMSEcast with guest Bethany Brookshire Trained at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Physiology and pharmacology Dr. Bethany Brookshire is an award winning science writer, podcast host and recent MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow. Our topic today is her recent book, Pest: How Humans Create Animal Villain's.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Venkatesh Narayanamurti 08/01/2023
AMSEcast with guest Venkatesh Narayanamurti As a Bell Laboratory alumni rose to lead the Semiconductor Electronics and Solid-State Electronics Research Departments today's guest has been Dean of multiple disciplines at Harvard as well as an international representative of the sciences at large. With numerous publications we will Now we discuss his co-authored book, titled The Genesis of Techno Scientific Revolutions Rethinking the Nature and Nurture of Research.
info_outline AMSEcast with guest Douglas Tallamy 08/01/2023
AMSEcast with guest Douglas Tallamy A full-time professor of agriculture at the University of Delaware. Award winning author Dr. Douglas Tallamy sits down to discuss one of nature's majestic trees and the subject of his co-authored book, The Nature of Oaks, The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees.
info_outline AMSE Science Report with guest Kit Chapman 07/14/2023
AMSE Science Report with guest Kit Chapman This week's guest: Kit Chapman. The AMSE Science Report delves into the latest issues of science and engineering, featuring interviews and discussions with scientists, engineers, science policy experts, and others. Tune in every Saturday morning this summer on WUOT.
info_outline AMSE Science Report with guest Amy Stewart 07/14/2023
AMSE Science Report with guest Amy Stewart The AMSE Science Report delves into the latest issues of science and engineering, featuring interviews and discussions with scientists, engineers, science policy experts, and others. Tune in every Saturday morning this summer on WUOT.
info_outline AMSE Science Report with guest Kai Bird 07/14/2023
AMSE Science Report with guest Kai Bird The AMSE Science Report delves into the latest issues of science and engineering, featuring interviews and discussions with scientists, engineers, science policy experts, and others. Tune in every Saturday morning this summer on WUOT. Tune in to WUOT every Saturday morning at 9:35am, during Weekend Edition, as we bring you the latest from American Museum of Science and Energy’s science series, the AMSE Science Report.