University of Washington http://wamc.org en Dr. Dale Durran, University of Washington – Humidity and Cold Drinks http://wamc.org/post/dr-dale-durran-university-washington-humidity-and-cold-drinks <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dale Durran of the University of Washington explains why it’s more difficult to keep your drink cold on a humid day.&nbsp;</p><p>Dale Durran is a professor of atmospheric sciences and an adjunct professor of applied mathematics at the University of Washington. His research interests include mesoscale dynamic meteorology, numerical methods, mountain meteorology, and atmospheric waves. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and he holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 66037 at http://wamc.org Dr. Dale Durran, University of Washington – Humidity and Cold Drinks Dr. Giora Proskurowski, University of Washington – Plastic in the Oceans http://wamc.org/post/dr-giora-proskurowski-university-washington-plastic-oceans <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Giora Proskurowski reassesses the amount of plastic pollution being held in the world’s oceans.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 61929 at http://wamc.org Dr. Giora Proskurowski, University of Washington – Plastic in the Oceans Dr. Gregory Wilson, University of Washington – Success of Early Mammals http://wamc.org/post/dr-gregory-wilson-university-washington-success-early-mammals <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Greg Wilson of the University of Washington reveals how a slight change in tooth shape allowed early mammals to compete in a world dominated by dinosaurs.<br /> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 42516 at http://wamc.org Dr. Gregory Wilson, University of Washington – Success of Early Mammals