WAMC Interviews

 

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Segment 194 – Dr. Blair Hedges
Penn State

Segment 193 – New York Center for Astrobiology Essay Contest
Summer 2012

Segment 192 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp
Held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute
Summer 2012

Segment 191 – Dr. Kathryn Denning
York University

Segment 190 – Dr. Nicholas Hud
Georgia Institute of Technology

Segment 189 – Dr. Joel Kastner
Rochester Institute of Technology

Segment 188 – Dr. Christopher K. Junium
Syracuse University

Segment 187 – Dr. Niles Lehman
Portland State University

Segment 186 – Dr. Cynthia Collins
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 185 – Dr. Jennifer Macalady
Penn State University

Segment 184 – Dr. Facundo M. Fernandez
Georgia Institute of Technology

Segment 183 – Dr. David Spiegel
Princeton University

Segment 182 – Dr. Aaron Burton
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Segment 181 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp 2011
Held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 180 – Dr. Nicolle Zellner – Part 2 
Albion College and NY Center for Astrobiology

Segment 180 – Dr. Nicolle Zellner – Part 1 
Albion College and NY Center for Astrobiology

Segment 179 – Dr. Eric Herbst – Part 2 
Ohio State University

Segment 179 – Dr. Eric Herbst – Part 1 
Ohio State University

Segment 178 – Dr. Dominic Papineau – Part 2 
Boston College

Segment 178 – Dr. Dominic Papineau – Part 1 
Boston College

Segment 177 – Dr. Natalie Batalha – Part 2 
San Jose State University

Segment 177 – Dr. Natalie Batalha – Part 1 
San Jose State University

Segment 176 – Dr. Jim Kasting – Part 2 
Penn State University
Dr. Kasting presented a seminar at the University Albany as part of their Falconer Series

Segment 176 – Dr. Jim Kasting – Part 1 
Penn State University
Dr. Kasting presented a seminar at the University Albany as part of their Falconer Series

Segment 175 – Dr. Roger Summons – Part 2 
MIT

Segment 175 – Dr. Roger Summons – Part 1 
MIT

Segment 174 – Dr. Hal Levison – Part 
Southwest Research Institute

Segment 174 – Dr. Hal Levison – Part 1 
Southwest Research Institute

Segment 173 – Dr. Mark Smith – Part 2 
University of Arizona

Segment 173 – Dr. Mark Smith – Part 1 
University of Arizona

Segment 172 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp – Part 2 
held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Summer 2010

Segment 171 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp – Part 1 
held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Summer 2010

Segment 170 – Andrew Dobras and Christina Wiegers 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 169 – Dr. Sachin Shenoy 
NASA Ames Research Center

Segment 168 – Dr. Perry Gerakines 
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Segment 167 – Dr. James Cleaves 
Carnegie Institute of Washington

Segment 166 – Dr. Matt Fantle 
Pennyslvania State University

Segment 165 – Dr. Troy Rasbury – Part 2 
Stony Brook University

Segment 165 – Dr. Troy Rasbury – Part 1 
Stony Brook University

Segment 164 – Dr. Erika Gibb – Part 2 
University of Missouri – St.Louis

Segment 164 – Dr. Erika Gibb – Part 1 
University of Missouri – St.Louis

Segment 163 – Dr. Wayne Roberge – Part 2 
NY Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 163 – Dr. Wayne Roberge – Part 1 
NY Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 162 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp – Part 2 
held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Summer 2009

Segment 162 – Bernard Harris Summer Camp – Part 1 
held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Summer 2009

Segment 161 – Dr. Christopher House – Part 2 
Pennsylvania State University

Segment 161 – Dr. Christopher House – Part 1 
Pennsylvania State University

Segment 160a – Dr. E. Bruce Watson – Part 2 
NY Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 160 – Dr. E. Bruce Watson – Part 1 
NY Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 159 – Dr. Timothy Swindle 
University of Arizona

Segment 158 – Dr. Douglas Whittet 
Director of NY Center for Astrobiology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute



The following segments were presented as part of the New York Center for Studies on the Origins of Life

Segment 157 – Dr. James Greenwood
Wesleyan University

Segment 156 – Dr. Scott McLennan 
State University of New York at Stony Brook

Segment 155 – Dr. Sean Carey 
Spitzer Science Center

Segment 154 – Dr. Sol Gruner – Part 2 
Cornell University

Segment 154 – Dr. Sol Gruner – Part 1 
Cornell University

Segment 153 – Dr. R. Graham Cooks 
Purdue University

Segment 152a – Mario Livio – Part 2 
Space Telescope Science Institute

Segment 152 – Mario Livio – Part 1 
Space Telescope Science Institute

Segment 151 – Dr. Randy Korotev 
Washington University in St. Louis

Segment 150 – Dr. Barbara A. Whitney 
Space Science Institute

Segment 149a – Dr. David Kring – Part 2 
University of Arizona

Segment 149 – Dr. David Kring – Part 1 
University of Arizona

Segment 148 – Dr. John Longhi 
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Segment 147 – Dr. Michael Yarus 
University of Colorado

Segment 146 – Dr. Giles Marion 
Desert Research Institute

Segment 144 – Dr. Caitlin Griffth – Part 2 
University of Arizona

Segment 143 – Dr. Caitlin Griffith – Part 1 
University of Arizona

Segment 142 – Dr. Terry Beveridge 
University of Guelph, Canada

Segment 141 – Dr. Steven Doty 
Denison College

Segment 140 – Dr. Vikki Meadows – Part 2 
Caltech

Segment 139 – Dr. Vikki Meadows – Part 1 
Caltech

Segment 138 – Dr. Everett Shock – Part 2 
Arizona State University

Segment 137 – Dr. Everett Shock – Part 1 
Arizona State University

Segment 136 – Dr. Steve Macko – Part 2 
University of Virginia

Segment 135 – Dr. Steve Macko – Part 1 
University of Virginia

Segment 134 – Dr. David Lynn
Emory University

Segment 133 – Joseph Tamer
Emma Willard

Segment 132 – Dr. Mark Harrison 
The Australian National University

Segment 131 – Dr. Veronica Vaida – Part 2 
University of Colorado at Boulder
and Radcliffe Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard

Segment 130 – Dr. Veronica Vaida – Part 1 
University of Colorado at Boulder
and Radcliffe Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard

Segment 129 – Dr. Pilar Montanes Rodriguez 
Big Bear Solar Observatory

Segment 128 – Dr. Mark van Zuilen – Part 2 
Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France

Segment 127 – Dr. Mark van Zuilen – Part 1
Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France

Segment 126 – Dr. Paul Spudis – Part 2 
Johns Hopkins

Segment 125 – Dr. Paul Spudis – Part 1 
Johns Hopkins

Segment 124 – Dr. Benton Clark 
Lockheed Martin

Segment 123 – Dr. Philip Nicholson 
Cornell University

Segment 122 – Dr. Heidi Newberg 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 121 – Dr. William Cochran – Part 2 
University of Texas at Austin

Segment 120 – Dr. William Cochran – Part 1 
University of Texas at Austin

Segment 119 – Dr. Dan Watson 
University of Rochester

Segment 118 – Dr. Ani Tikku 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 117 – Dr. Raymond Kepner – Part 1 
Marist College

Segment 116 – Dr. Raymond Kepner – Part 1 
Marist College

Segment 115 – Dr. Alycia Weinberger – Part 2 
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 114 – Dr. Alycia Weinberger – Part 1 
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 113 – Dr. Megan Pickett 
Purdue University

Segment 112 – Dr. Jason Dworkin 
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Segment 111 – Dr. Saavik Ford 
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 110 – Dr. Cin-Ty Lee 
Rice University

Segment 109 – Dr. Antonio Lazcano 
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Segment 108 – Dr. Alice Quillen 
University of Rochester

Segment 107 – Dr. Luann Becker 
University of California, Santa Barbara

Segment 106 – Dr. Christopher House 
Pennsylvania State University

Segment 105 – Dr. Ernst Zinner 
Washington University

Segment 104 – Dr. James Scott 
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 103 – Dr. Kristy Boering 
U.C. Berkeley

Segment 102 – Dr. Carrie Blank – Part 2
Washington University, St. Louis

Segment 101 – Dr. Carrie Blank – Part 1
Washington University, St. Louis

Segment 100 – Dr. James Farquhar 
University of Maryland

Segment 99 – Dr. Bruce Watson – Part 2 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 98 – Dr. Bruce Watson – Part 1 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 97 – Dr. Robert Minard 
Pennsylvania State University

Segment 96 – Dr. Henry Ehrlich 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 95 – Dr. Jonathan Lunine – part 2
University of Arizona

Segment 94 – Dr. Jonathan Lunine – part 1
University of Arizona

Segment 93 – Dr. Charles Lada 
Harvard – Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Segment 92 – Dr. Martha Gilmore – part 2
Wesleyan University

Segment 91 – Dr. Martha Gilmore – Part 1
Wesleyan University

Segment 90 – Dr. John Delano
University at Albany, SUNY

Segment 89 – Dr. Bruce Runnegar
University of California at Los Angeles

Segment 88 – Dr. John Bally
University of Colorado at Boulder

Segment 87 – Dr. Frances Westall – Part 2
Centre de Biophysique Moleculaire, CNRS, Orleans, France

Segment 86 – Dr. Frances Westall – Part 1
Centre de Biophysique Moleculaire, CNRS, Orleans, France

Segment 85 – Dr. Nicolle Zellner
Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 84 – Dr. Jeffrey Palmer
Indiana University

Segment 83 – Dr. Doug Whittet – Part 2
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 82 – Dr. Doug Whittet – Part 1
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 81 – Dr. Ariel Anbar
University of Rochester

>Segment 80 – Dr. Ted Bergin
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Segment 79 – Dr. Anurag Sharma
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 78 – Dr. Steve Desch
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 77 – Dr. Robert Hazen
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 76 – Dr. Chris McKay
NASA Ames Research Center

Segment 75 – Dr. Sandra Pizzarello
Arizona State University

Segment 74 – Dr. Donald Burke
Indiana University

Segment 73 – Dr. Jun Abrajano
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 72 – Dr. William Peck
Colgate University

Segment 71 – Dr. Michael J. Wolff
Space Science Institute

Segment 70 – Dr. Debra Fischer
University of California, Berkeley

Segment 69 – Dr. Ronald Breaker – Part 2
Yale University

Segment 68 – Dr. Ronald Breaker
Yale University

Segment 67 – Dr. James Hough – Part 2
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England

Segment 66 – Dr. James Hough – Part 1
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, England

Segment 65 – Dr. David Deamer
University of California, Santa Cruz

Segment 64 – Dr. Scott Kenyon
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Segment 63 – Dr. Chris Switzer
UC Riverside

Segment 62 – Dr. Marilyn Fogel
Carnegie Institute of Washington

Segment 61 – Dr. Max Bernstein – Part 2
NASA Ames Research Center

Segment 60 – Dr. Max Bernstein – Part 1
NASA Ames Research Center

Segment 59 – Dr. Russell Vreeland – Part 2
West Chester University

Segment 58 – Dr. Russell Vreeland – Part 1
West Chester University

Segment 57 – Dr. Norman Pace
University of Colorado

Segment 56 – Dr. David Catling
University of Washington

Segment 55 – Dr. Martha Hanner
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech

Segment 54 – Dr. David Charbonneau
California Institute of Technology

Segment 53 – Dr. Elisabetta Pierazzo
University of Arizona

Segment 52 – Dr. John J. Eisch
The State University of New York at Binghamton

Segment 51 – Dr. Chris Chyba
SETI Institute

Segment 50 – Dr. Michael Mumma – Part 2
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Segment 49 – Dr. Michael Mumma – Part 1
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Segment 48 – Dr. Heinrich D. Holland
Harvard University

Segment 47 – Dr. Dilip Kondepudi
Wake Forest University

Segment 46 – Dr. Jackie Collier
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 45 – Dr. Stephen Mojzsis
University of Colorado

Segment 44 – Dr. Michael Russell
Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre

Segment 43 – Dr. Hiroshi Ohmoto
NASA-Penn State Astrobiology Research Center/Pennsylvania State University

Segment 42 – Dr. Heidi Newberg
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 41 – Dr. Jill C. Tarter
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Segment 40 – Dr. David Shub
State University of New York at Albany (SUNYA)

Segment 39 – Dr. Barbara Cohen
University of Tennessee

Segment 38 – Dr. S. B. Charnley
NASA Ames Research Center

Segment 37 – Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez
University of Washington

Segment 36 – Dr. George Cody, III
Carnegie Institute of Washington

Segment 35 – Dr. David Usher
Cornell University

Segment 34 – Dr. Scott Messenger
McDonnell Center for Space Science and Washington University

Segment 33 – Dr. William Hagan
College of St. Rose

Segment 32 – Dr. Kenneth Nealson
Caltech

Segment 31 – Dr. Paul Knauth
Arizona State University

Segment 30 – Dr. Lee W. Hartmann
Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Segment 29 – Dr. James P. Ferris
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 28 – Dr. John Burke
University of Vermont

Segment 27 – Dr. Geoffrey Blake
California Institute of Technology

Segment 26 – Dr. Chris Chyba
SETI Institute

Segment 25 – Dr. Eric Herbst
Ohio State University

Segment 24 – Dr. Niles Lehman
Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Albany

Segment 23 – Dr. Paul Butler
Staff Scientist, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 22 – Dr. Alan Boss
Research Staff Member, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Segment 21 – Dr. Martin A. A. Schoonen
Associate Professor of Geochemistry, SUNY Stony Brook

Segment 20 – Dr. Everett K. Gibson
Senior Scientist at the NASA Johnson Space Center

Segment 19 – Dr. Laura Landweber
Assistant Professor of Biology, Princeton University

Segment 18 – Dr. Alan W. Schwartz
Professor of the Laboratory for Evolutionary Biology, University at Nymegen, The Netherlands

Segment 17 – Dr. David Koerner
Professor of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University at Pennsylvania

Segment 16 – Dr. John Delano
Professor of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany
Associate Director and Scientific Principal Investigator at the NY Center for Studies on the Origins of Life

Segment 15 – Dr. William Irvine
Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory, University of Massachusetts

Segment 14 – Dr. J. W. Schopf
Department of Earth and Space Sciences and Center for the Study of Evolution and the Origin of Life
at the University of California, Los Angeles

Segment 13 – Dr. George Flynn
Physics Department at SUNY Plattsburgh
And
Dr. Wayne Roberge
Professor of Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 12 – Dr. Jim Kasting
Department of Geoscience at Penn State University
And
Dr. Deane Peterson Department of Physics & Astronomy at
SUNY Stony Brook

Segment 11 – Dr. Lynn Margulis
University of Massachusetts

Segment 10 – Dr. Paul Butler
Anglo-Australian Observatory

Segment 9 – Dr. Leslie Orgel
Salk Institute

Segment 8 – Dr. John Jones
NASA Johnson Space Center
And
Dr. Graham Ryder
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Center for Advanced Space Studies

Segment 7 – Dr. Jim Napolitano
Professor of Physics at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 6 – Dr. David Ward
Dept. of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University

Segment 5 – Dr. John Bradley
Executive Director of MVA, Inc.
Adjunct Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Materials Science and Engineering

Segment 4 – Dr. Michael Gaffey
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Segment 3 – Dr. Carleton Moore
Professor of Geology and Chemistry at Arizona State University
Founding Director of the Center for Meteorite Studies

Segment 2 – Dr. Sherwood Chang
Former Branch Chief at the Exiobiology Section at NASA’s Ames Research Center in San Francisco

Segment 1 – Dr. John Delano
Professor of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences University at Albany
Associate Director and Scientific Principal Investigator at the NY Center for Studies on the Origins of Life