AstroMcGill Episode 52 – Dick Manchester

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Guest: Dick Manchester (ATNF)

We had the chance to receive Dick at McGill for a special visit. During this episode, we had a broad discussion about pulsars, these very compact objects that we still do not understand very well, but that are extremely useful to better understand some areas of physics.

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Dave Tsang

Duration: 23 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

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July 3, 2014 at 3:04 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 51 – Sarah Burke Spolaor

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Guest: Sarah Burke Spolaor (CalTech)

The discussion of this podcast was centered on a new and unknown type of astrophysical phenomenon, called Fast Radio Bursts, very brief bursts of radiation disappearing as fast as they appeared.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 22 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

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June 11, 2014 at 10:29 am


Formative years

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Sina talks about how McGill’s dental program shaped him and shares the advice he would give himself going back in time, 4 years ago.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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May 29, 2014 at 3:27 pm


Giving back

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Sina speaks about what made his first experience at the mobile clinic unforgettable.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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May 29, 2014 at 3:25 pm


Graduation honours and a fond farewell

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Sina explains what it means for him to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal, plus his farewell message to his classmates.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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May 29, 2014 at 3:24 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 50 – Coleman Miller

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Guest: Coleman Miller (U. of Maryland)

We had a great discussion about the formation of supermassive black-holes, and black-holes of all sorts.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 21 minutes

Production: Mike Collicutt.

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May 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 49 – Leslie Rogers

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Guest: Leslie Rogers (CalTech)

During this podcast, we had a general discussion about exoplanets.

Host: Dave Tsang

Duration: 11 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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May 6, 2014 at 12:53 pm


AstroMcGill Episode 48 – Mariska Kriek

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Guest: Mariska Kriek (U. of California, Berkeley)

Mariska’s work is focused on the study of galaxies. We discussed how galaxies formed, how they evolved across cosmic times, and how they form stars from the gas and dust they contain.

Host: James Kennedy and Ryan Lynch

Duration: 23 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan.

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April 28, 2014 at 4:15 pm


An Accomplished Career

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Dr. Myers speaks about coming full circle and his journey as student, instructor, clinical director and now, Associate Dean, during a historical time in the faculty.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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April 25, 2014 at 10:26 am


Benefits of new space

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Dr. Myers speaks about the location, special layout and ergonomics of the new facility.

Interviewer: Valerie Khayat

 

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April 25, 2014 at 10:26 am