SftPublic Programs 2021

Science for the Public programs are recorded and broadcast by Belmont Media Center and are uploaded also to WGBH Forum Network

January 04, 2021 Living in Space: Artificial Gravity and Bioastronautics
Ana Diaz Artiles, Texas A&M University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

January 11, 2021 How Ocean Acidification Harms Shellfish
Louise Cameron, Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

January 14, 2021 I Wonder Why? Magic, Mystery and Mathematics in the Mundane
Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Ph.D., Harvard University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

February 15, 2021 Creating and Testing Vaccines
Florian Douam, Ph.D., National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), Boston University School of Medicine
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

February 22, 2021 Probing the Causes of Cancer
Gerald V Denis PhD, FTOS, Boston University School of Medicine; BU-BMC Cancer Center
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

March 08, 2021 Neutron Stars and Gravitational Waves
Edo Berger, Ph.D., Harvard University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

March 22, 2021 A Wearable Brain-Stimulation Device
Shawn K. Kelly, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

April 12, 2021 The Long Reach of Polar Glacial Melts
Natalya Gomez, Ph.D., McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

April 26, 2021 Human Language, Animal Communication
Philip Lieberman, Ph.D., Brown University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

May 04, 2021 Ancient Environmental Shifts and Evolution
Aly Baumgartner, Ph.D., Sternberg Museum Natural History.
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

May 10, 2021 Living Dirt: Soil’s Microbe Ecosystems
Kristen DeAngelis, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

June 07, 2021 Beyond the Standard Model? The Latest from Fermilab
Steven Nahn, Ph.D., Fermilab
James Mott, Ph.D., Fermilab; and Boston University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

June 14, 2021 Can Seagrasses Weather Ocean Warming?
Barnabas Daru, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

July 19, 2021 Carbon Capture and Conversion
Sami Khan, Ph.D., Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada)
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)