University of Colorado Boulder http://wamc.org en Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado - A Science of Humor http://wamc.org/post/dr-peter-mcgraw-university-colorado-science-humor <p>Can we accurate codify why things make us laugh?</p><p>Dr. Peter McGraw of the University of Colorado Boulder draws on his work with Caleb Warren and The Humor Research Lab (HuRL) to answer the question, “What makes things humorous?”</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 90231 at http://wamc.org Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado - A Science of Humor Dr. Michelle Sauther, University of Colorado, Boulder – Lemurs and Sleeping Caves http://wamc.org/post/dr-michelle-sauther-university-colorado-boulder-lemurs-and-sleeping-caves <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Michelle Sauther of the University of Colorado Boulder reveals a discovery about the preferred sleeping arrangements of lemurs.</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 83804 at http://wamc.org Dr. Michelle Sauther, University of Colorado, Boulder – Lemurs and Sleeping Caves Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado Boulder – Humor and Tragedy http://wamc.org/post/dr-peter-mcgraw-university-colorado-boulder-humor-and-tragedy <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Peter McGraw of the University of Colorado Boulder explores what makes jokes about tragic events too soon.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 56443 at http://wamc.org Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado Boulder – Humor and Tragedy Dr. Stuart Robbins, University of Colorado, Boulder – Mapping Martian Craters http://wamc.org/post/dr-stuart-robbins-university-colorado-boulder-mapping-martian-craters <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stuart Robbins of the University of Colorado Boulder explains his work mapping craters on the surface of Mars.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 53424 at http://wamc.org Dr. Stuart Robbins, University of Colorado, Boulder – Mapping Martian Craters