AstroMcGill Episode 56 – Kyle Story

@ Science & Technology

During this episode, we talked about his PhD research work on the observations of the gravitational lensing of the cosmic microwave background with the South Pole Telescope.

Guest: Kyle Story (U. of Chicago)

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Gabrielle Simard

Duration: 15 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

 

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October 28, 2014 at 10:33 am


AstroMcGill Episode 55 – Julie Lavacek-Larrondo

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Following her lecture for the Physical Society Colloquium at McGill, we recorded this episode during which we talked about supermassive black-holes and active galactic nuclei.

Guest: Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (U. Montreal)

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Gabrielle Simard

Duration: 19 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

 

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October 21, 2014 at 12:01 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 54 – Wladimir Lyra

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Welcome to the 4th season of the AstroMcGill Podcasts. This week with Wladimir Lyra, we discussed how gases and tiny rocks around a star combine to form the different objects of a planetary system.

Guest: Wladimir Lyra (CalTech/JPL)

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Dave Tsang

Duration: 20 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

 

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October 16, 2014 at 12:45 pm


Biological Invasions – The Ecological and Societal Impacts of Non-native Species

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Dr. Anthony Ricciardi talks about “biological invasions” and how they can cause extinctions, disrupt ecosystems, alter natural resources, threaten human health, and even pose national security problems. He further discusses how ecologists are planning “assisted colonization” for species to rescue species threatened by climate change.

 

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October 9, 2014 at 3:27 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 53 – Emmanuel Fonseca

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The discussion was focused on pulsars in binary systems, which are very useful to test different theories of gravity. General relativity – Einstein’s theory – wonderfully predicts the observations of pulsars in the highly-relativistic environments of binary systems.

Guest: Emmauel Fonseca (UBC)

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Chen Karako.

Duration: 22 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

 

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October 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm


Destination: Silicon Valley North

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Last year startups in California alone raised $15 billion in funding – Canada? Less than $2 billion. In this episode we compare Canada and Silicon Valley as destinations for tech startups. How can Canada become a hub for innovation? We speak with James Smith, partner at LaBarge Weinstein LLP; Joe Frasca, general counsel at Shopify; Professor Allison Christians, Stikeman Chair in tax law at McGill’s Faculty of Law; and Gareth MacLeod, CEO at Tinker.

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October 9, 2014 at 10:25 am


Entrevue avec le doyen Paul J. Allison de la Faculté de médecine dentaire

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Entrevue avec le doyen Paul J. Allison de la Faculté de médecine dentaire (Université McGill) par Valérie Khayat.

 

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September 23, 2014 at 10:07 am


Dentistry Conversations – New Model Choices

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“Now, we not only have fantastic students, faculty and staff but also a fantastic new facility … imagine what we can do! We simply have to use our imagination.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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September 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm


Dentistry Conversations – A Look Back on Defining Choices

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“I don’t view it as a mistake … I see it as a great learning experience which has fed many things that I do.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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September 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm


Dentistry Conversations – A Chance Encounter

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“If I hadn’t gone on that trip … I wouldn’t be here [in Montreal] … so it has had an amazing effect on my life and I have to say, a very positive effect.”

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

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September 4, 2014 at 12:13 pm