Surface Week

Premiere DateAug 27, 2015
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Echoes
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00:32 The Question
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01:44 Taking It To The Streets
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07:02 Surface Level Assumptions
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09:41 The River Destroyer
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13:13 Introducing Brian Hynek
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13:27 Mars Surface Water
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21:54 Life on Mars
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24:32 Lost Voices Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley
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27:14 Introducing Neelesh Patankar
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27:40 Water Repellant Surfaces
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36:08 Revolutions in Surface Material
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38:11 Joe with The Jam Frog Eyes
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42:36 Third Eye Introducing Casey Klofstad
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43:16 The Perception of Voice Pitches
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61:12 The Answer
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64:19 Outro
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64:43 Finish
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Today’s podcast is about the paradox in how the seemingly superficial, on-the-surface workings of our world have greater impacts than we image.

What are the shadows that lie beneath our superficial worlds and how do aesthetics help give meaning?

We’ll talk with Brian Hynek, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and a Research Associate at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, both at the University of Colorado. He’s here to talk with us about the surface of Mars.

We’ll also chat with Neelesh Patankar, professor and associate chair of engineering at Northwestern Engineering who has helped discover water-proof underwater surfaces.

Lastly, for our Third Eye perspective into the question this week we’ll wrap it up by talking with Casey Klofstad, an associate professor of political science at the University of Miami. He studies how society and biology influence human decision-making.

Be sure to watch our video when we take our question of the week out to the streets!

Also you can watch our interview with Casey Klofstad, an associate professor of political science at the University of Miami.

Playlist!

The River – Destroyer

Joe with The Jam – Frog Eyes

Lost Voices – Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley

Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz have co-hosted BTR's Third Eye Weekly podcast since November 2014. Learn more about Zach and Lisa.

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