AstroMcGill Episode 70 – Tom Prince

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Tom Prince visited McGill as part of the opening of the new McGill Space Institute. We talk to Tom about his work with the Palomar Transient Factory and the upcoming Zwicky Transient Facility.

Guest: Tom Prince(California Institute of Technology).

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Emilie Parent.

Duration: 25 minutes.

Production: Nick Adelson.

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February 16, 2016 at 12:46 pm


Y: The Immunology Podcast Episode 2 – Transplants

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Transplants
Join us as we go through a Q & A with one of the leading experts in the field of transplantation. As always your feedback is welcome. Please forgive the rain on our unwanted third speaker!

Duration: 33 minutes.

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January 12, 2016 at 1:58 pm


Y: The Immunology Podcast Episode 1 – Vaccines

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Episode 1

Name of episode: Vaccines
Description: Welcome to Y ; The Immunology Podcast brought to you by McGill University’s Departement of Microbiology and Immunology. In our very first episode we’ll discuss the humble beginnings of microbiology and the theoretical concepts behind Vaccines.

Duration: 19 minutes.

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January 12, 2016 at 1:56 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 69 – Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

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We were visited by Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who discovered pulsars during her graduate studies in the 1960s. She talks to us about the still highly active field of pulsar astronomy and her varied career since their discovery. We also discuss her tireless advocacy for women in physics and astronomy.

Guest: Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Oxford University).

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Gabrielle Simard.

Duration: 20 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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December 8, 2015 at 11:03 am


AstroMcGill Episode 68 – Chiara Mingarelli

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Chiara talks to us about how timing the rotation of pulsars can be used to detect gravitational waves–ripples in the very fabric of the cosmos.

Guest: Chiara Mingarelli (California Institute of Technology).

Hosts: Erik Madsen and Chitrang Patel.

Duration: 19 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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December 8, 2015 at 11:00 am


AstroMcGill Episode 67 – Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz

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Enrico talks to us about the formation of heavy elements in the Universe through processes such as neutron star mergers.

Guest: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (University of California Santa Cruz).

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Chitrang Patel.

Duration: 17 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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December 8, 2015 at 10:56 am


Important iTunes U Notice

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Please note: On September 1, 2015, Apple will discontinue iTunes U private sites. This includes McGill’s current iTunes U site. A new public McGill iTunes U site is in development and is expected to launch in the Fall of 2015. Podcasts will remain available on podcasts.mcgill.ca throughout this period.

August 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 66 – Bryan Gaensler

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Bryan talks to us about magnetic fields in the Universe (and a little bit about cows).

Guest: Bryan Gaensler (University of Toronto, Dunlap Institute).

Hosts: Erik Madsen and Gabrielle Simard.

Duration: 21 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

 

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June 8, 2015 at 11:07 am


AstroMcGill Episode 65 – Beth Wilman

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We discussed how astronomers can studied cosmology, the formation and evolution of the Universe, by observing nearby dwarfs galaxies, instead of extremely distant galaxies at the edge of the Universe.

Guest: Beth Willman (Haverford College).

Hosts: Erik Madsen and Gabrielle Simard.

Duration: 23 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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May 14, 2015 at 10:28 am


AstroMcGill Episode 64 – Jason Wright

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We talked about exoplanets, detecting exoplanets through measurements of radial velocities, and what we can look forward to from this field in the near future. The two websites mentioned during the podcast are exoplanets.org and the Habitable Zone Planet Finder.

Guest: Jason Wright

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Erik Madsen

Duration: 40 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

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March 16, 2015 at 4:08 pm