Category Archives: Space

Karen 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 clouds of gas that provides the matter for forming stars. Visit her website at




Jekan 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 SWIMSat mission recently received funding from the US Air Force.

Lawrence 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 Dr. Krauss’ explanation of recent gravity detections and the implications.


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