Tag Archives: Physics

Chris Groppi

Dr. Groppi in Antarctica with one of the mentioned Kress people movers. (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’s team at Arizona State builds components used by companies and research groups across the globe.

 

 

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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Rogier Windhorst

590659main_ELG7139_1277x850(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 primary tool but Dr. Windhorst is very much involved in HST’s successor; the James Webb Space Telescope. JWST is set to be launched in 2018!