ASU Connections Podcast
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ASU Connections is a conversation with professors and researchers at Arizona State University. Topics include astrophysics, geology, astrobiology, and space sciences discussed with experts in each field.
||CleanScott Parazynski (Repost)||(Episode 39) — Dr. Scott Parazynski is a former NASA astronaut who flew on five shuttle missions. He was recently inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. During his time with NASA he conducted seven spacewalks. Dr. Parazynski i[...]||5/16/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEvan Scannapieco||(Episode 38) — Dr. Evan Scannapieco is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University. His research focuses on feedback processes of galaxy formation and the evolution of elements over cosmic time. On this episode, Dr. Scannapieco talks about d[...]||5/9/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSarah Rogers & Jaime Sanchez de la Vega||(Episode 37) — Sarah Rogers and Jaime Sanchez de la Vega are officers in the Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory at Arizona State University. As undergraduates, they’re leading a team of students that will be building, launching and operating[...]||5/2/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanKaren Pardos Olsen||(Episode 36) — Dr. Karen Pardos Olsen is an postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. She is an expert in the evolution of galaxies. Dr. Olsen’s research focuses on the enormous cl[...]||4/25/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAndrew Sherwood||(Episode 35) — Arizona Senator Andrew Sherwood represents Tempe in the Arizona legislature. He is an Arizona State graduate and a champion of science policy. Senator Sherwood has set many goals that would make Arizona a hub of the budding spac[...]||4/18/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDavid Williams||(Episode 34) — Dr. David Williams is the Director of the Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies at Arizona State University. He has worked extensively with NASA’s Dawn and New Horizons missions. Dr. Williams also runs the NASA Plane[...]||4/11/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanChris Groppi||(Episode 33) — Dr. Chris Groppi is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University. He specializes in building instruments that are used to probe the inner workings of molecular clouds and unlock the secrets of star formation. Dr. Groppi[...]||4/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLev Horodyskyj||(Episode 32) — Dr. Lev Horodyskyj develops astrobiology curricular materials spanning topics from astronomy to geobiology to sustainability for delivery in an exclusively online format. His work on “SES: 106; Habitable Worlds” is b[...]||3/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJekan Thanga & Erik Asphaug||(Episode 31) — Dr. Jekan Thanga and Dr. Erik Asphaug are professors at Arizona State University. They’re leading a student-built and student-ran CubeSAT mission that will observe meteors from and monitor solar winds from Earth orbit. The[...]||3/21/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHeather Throop||(Episode 30) — Dr. Heather Throop is an Associate Professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration and School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. Her career has focused on deserts and the ways in which life effects the local ec[...]||3/14/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJordan Okie||(Episode 29) — Dr. Jordan Okie is an assistant research professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State and also works in the school of life sciences and the school for the future of innovation in society. He’s a [...]||3/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanManoochehr Shirzaei||(Episode 28) — Dr. Manoochehr Shirzaei is a geophysicist and geodesist at Arizona State University. His RATLAB team reaches into several disciplines that draw data from both satellite and earth-based observations. Dr. Shirzaei studies inverse [...]||2/28/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAmanda Clarke||(Episode 27) — Dr. Amanda Clarke is a volcanologist and an Associate Professor at Arizona State University. She studies explosive eruptions and the effects those eruptions have on the local and global climate. Photo credit: Brevard.edu||2/21/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLawrence Krauss||(Episode 26) — Dr. Lawrence Krauss is a theoretical physicist at Arizona State University. He is also the director of ASU’s Origins Project, a Foundation Professor and Co-Director of the Cosmology Initiative. Highlight of this episode is[...]||2/14/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAriel Anbar||(Episode 25) — Dr. Ariel Anbar is a President’s Professor at Arizona State University. His work is widespread but focuses on perspectives and practices of isotope geochemistry. Dr. Anbar also created an online course called “Habita[...]||2/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMarc Neveu||(Episode 24) — Dr. Marc Neveu is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Arizona State specializing in icy bodies of the solar system. Marc has spent time studying Enceladus, Ceres and the Pluto system. He also hosted a public forum on the discovery of t[...]||1/31/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDarlene Cavalier||(Episode 23) — Darlene Cavalier is a professor of practice at Arizona State University. She is also a former NBA cheerleader and the founder of ScienceCheerleader and SciStarter. Her work encourages science literacy through community engagemen[...]||1/24/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMichael Crow||(Episode 22) — Dr. Michael Crow is the President of Arizona State University. Arizona State was recently ranked the “Most Innovative” by US News & World Report. Before joining ASU as President in 2002, Dr. Crow was the Executiv[...]||1/17/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanRogier Windhorst||(Episode 21) — Dr. Rogier Windhorst is a Regents Professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His team studies the formation and evolution of distant galaxies. The Hubble Space Telescope has been his prim[...]||1/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPatrick Young||(Episode 20) — Dr. Patrick Young is a theoretical astrophysicist at Arizona State University. He examines the lives and explosive deaths of stars. His research is connected to the effects of the death of stars on the local neighborhood. Dr. Y[...]||1/3/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMichael Pagano||(Episode 19) — Dr. Michael Pagano is an astrobiologist at Arizona State University. He recently stirred up some controversy among Star Trek fans for his research on the Tau Ceti system. Dr. Pagano and his team examined the probability of the s[...]||12/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJ Ramón Arrowsmith||(Episode 18) — Dr. J Ramón Arrowsmith is a Professor and Associate Director for Operations at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His research in active tectonics has taken him many places including central A[...]||12/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanNatalie Hinkel||(Episode 17) — Dr. Natalie Hinkel is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University. She has spent years compiling the largest collection of stellar abundances in her Hypatia Catalog. She is also part of the ASU NExSS project at ASU. In her [...]||12/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanHilairy Hartnett||(Episode 16) — Dr. Hilairy Hartnett is a biogeochemist at Arizona State University. Her expertise lands in a wide range of topics including the carbon cycle and urban wetlands. Dr. Hartnett is also a part of many interdisciplinary projects ong[...]||12/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanDanny Jacobs||(Episode 15) — Dr. Danny Jacobs is a cosmologist working in the Low Frequency Cosmology lab at Arizona State University. He builds radio telescopes in the middle of deserts and uses them to unravel the secrets about the beginning of the univer[...]||11/29/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEarth and Space Exploration Day||(Episode 14) — This episode was recorded at the annual Earth and Space Exploration Day on November 7th! Guests include David Williams, Ariel Anbar, Craig Hardgrove, Jenny Patience, Steve Desch, Steve Semken and Scott Smas. Topics range anywher[...]||11/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanKip Hodges||(Episode 13) — Dr. Kip Hodges is a geologist at Arizona State University. His studies have taken him across the globe to examine tectonics, geomorphology, geochronology and structural geology. Dr. Hodges has also trained NASA Astronauts and is[...]||11/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanPaul Scowen||(Episode 12) — Dr. Paul Scowen is an Associate Research Professor at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. He has worked with the Hubble Space Telescope for over two decades. He also focuses on the next genera[...]||11/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanChristy Till||(Episode 11) — Dr. Christy Till is a geologist at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. Her work focuses on the clues magma can give us about the timescale of volcanic eruptions, among many other things. She a[...]||11/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMark Salvatore||(Episode 10) — Dr. Mark Salavatore is an Assistant Professor of Geology at the University of Michigan. During his time at Arizona State Dr. Salvatore worked on many infrared instruments used to study the surface of Mars. He applies his extensi[...]||10/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSteve Desch||(Episode 9) — Dr. Steven Desch is a theoretical astrophysicist who studies the formation of solar systems. He also studies meteoritic chondrules, exoplanets, and the effects of climate change. Dr. Desch leads the ASU NExSS program that is sca[...]||10/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanJim Bell||(Episode 8) — Dr. Jim Bell is one of the leading scientists that has operated past and current cameras on NASA’s Mars Rovers. He will be spearheading the new “Mastcam-Z” camera on the Mars 2020 Rover from Arizona State Univer[...]||10/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanMeenakshi Wadhwa||(Episode 7) — Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa is the director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University. Recently, she won the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award. She will be spending four months in Physical[...]||10/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanScience Of ‘The Martian’||(Episode 6) — In this special episode, Dr. Abby Allwood from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Arizona State’s Dr. Jim Bell guide us through the adventures of Mark Watney, the main character in “The Martian”. Our Mar[...]||10/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanAlyssa Rhoden||(Episode 5) — Dr. Alyssa Rhoden is a planetary scientist studying the icy bodies on the outer part of the solar system. She examines Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Pluto’s moon Charon, but her main focus is Europa, a Satellite of Jupiter. She is [...]||9/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanLindy Elkins-Tanton||(Episode 4) — Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton is the Director of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State. Her area of expertise is planet formation and evolution. Dr. Elkins-Tanton brings a fascination of major extinctions and the r[...]||9/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanCraig Hardgrove||(Episode 3) — Dr. Craig Hardgrove was recently chosen by NASA to lead a team of researchers putting the “LunaH-Map” in orbit around the moon. Dr. Hardgrove and his team will build and operate the instrument at Arizona State in an o[...]||9/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanSara Imari Walker||(Episode 2) — Dr. Sara Imari Walker is a theoretical physicist and astrobiologist at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on the emergence of life. She uses techniques from theoretical physics, chemistry, and information science to [...]||9/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanScott Parazynski||(Episode 1) — Dr. Scott Parazynski is a former NASA astronaut who flew on five shuttle missions. During his time with NASA he conducted seven spacewalks. Dr. Parazynski is also the only astronaut to summit Mt. Everest. Now, he serves as the fi[...]||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
I guess this is the first review of ASU Connections (I don't know what this older morning show is), but I really enjoy hearing about the many faces of SESE. I'm in the Fulton school of Engineering right now and heavily considering adding an astrophysics double major, and these interviews have helped me find potential fields of research to pursue, and the professors to contact. Thanks Kevin!
Intelligent, informative and intriguing! Conklin puts together a podcast that gives everyone notice that ASU is setting the pace in the academic world with it's interdisciplinary approach to space exploration.
I've been waiting for this podcast to emerge and finally it has come!!! I love listen to Shmonty and Conklin every morning and I'm so excited that Ivan now do it on the weekends too!!! Keep up the good works guys!!!
93.3 the Valleys original rock station!!!