physics http://wamc.org en Dr. Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland - The Geometry of Life http://wamc.org/post/dr-jayanth-banavar-university-maryland-geometry-life <p>The constraints of physical shape have helped guide life's evolutionary path.</p><p>Jayanth Banavar, dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) at the University of Maryland, discusses how geometry plays a significant role in development and evolution.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88400 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland - The Geometry of Life UMass Nuclear Physicist Joins Team of Scientists Hoping to Solve Nature's Mysteries in Experiment http://wamc.org/post/umass-nuclear-physicist-joins-team-scientists-hoping-solve-natures-mysteries-experiment <p></p><p></p><p>A nuclear physicist from UMass Amherst is among a select group of researchers that will be working on a experiment that hopes to find more about the way tiny subatomic particles behave in nature. WAMC’s Lucas Willard spoke with David Kawall about the basics of the Muon g-2 experiment, which hopes to solve some of biggest mysteries in physics…</p><p></p><p>For more information please visit: http://www.umass.edu/researchnext/lords-muon-ring</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:07:05 +0000 Lucas Willard 64767 at http://wamc.org UMass Nuclear Physicist Joins Team of Scientists Hoping to Solve Nature's Mysteries in Experiment Vox Pop : The Science Forum : 1/24/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-science-forum-12413 <p>Back from a long sabbatical, today we convene the science forum as we have gathered our panel of science experts to respond to your questions and comments.</p><p>Dr. Barbara Brabetz is associate professor of biochemistry in the department of natural sciences at the State University of New York at Cobleskill.</p><p>Dr. Nancy Slack is emeritus professor of biology and history of science of the Sage Colleges.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 55943 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : The Science Forum : 1/24/13 Vox Pop : Science Forum : 8/9/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-science-forum-8912 <p>On this edition of Vox Pop we gather our panel of experts to respond to your science-related questions and comments, for a program we like to call the Science Forum. On today&rsquo;s show: Barbara Brabetz, Ken Welles, and George Shaw. WAMC&rsquo;s Patrick Donges hosts.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 45172 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Science Forum : 5/16/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-science-forum-51612 <p>Science is the topic this Wednesday as we host professors Ed Stander (geology), Andrea Worthington (biology), and Nancy Slack (biology), and Ken Welles (physics) to provide conclusions to your hypotheses. It&#39;s the Vox Pop Science Forum, hosted by Alan Chartock.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 39266 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Science Forum : 3/22/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-science-forum-32212 <p>The Science Forum is underway. We gather our panel of experts in the areas of biology and chemistry once a month to respond to your science-related questions and comments. On today&rsquo;s show: Barbara Brabetz, Ken Welles, Jim Pickett and Ed Stander. WAMC&rsquo;s Ray Graf hosts.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Patrick Donges 35235 at http://wamc.org