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Hear stories about the alien moons orbiting our Sun, of cold stars, and the future of space exploration. Every week, scientist Dr. Carrie Nugent chats about an amazing part of our universe with an expert guest. Spacepod is the podcast that gives you an inside look into space exploration. Learn more: http://listentospacepod.com
 
Inviting students to join our conversation, we talk with different guests each episode we ask "whats your job, and how did you get there". The path is never straight, and through joining these conversation students can learn from those before them
 
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Carrie knew she wanted to work in the mining sector. She was told that engineering was more for men, she should look at something else. They were wrong! Carrie found her way to engineering and has been incredibly successful knocking down barriers for women in this industry. In this conversation, Carries story is not only relevant to those consideri…
 
Ben wasn’t sure what he wanted to be when he grew up. What he did know what that he enjoyed words and linguistics. He followed his passion through uni, into the workforce to land a job at Facebook, Netflix and now google as a content designer. If you are unsure on what you want to be, or simply want to follow your passions, then please join us as B…
 
Lisa joins me and discusses her journey from school, how she was influenced to spend a decade studying and working in law instead of following her creative passion. After establishing a successful career, she took a pay cut to pursue her passion, and started a new career in marketing. Now the founder of digital marketing firm CODI Agency, Lisa shar…
 
Planetary defense researcher Tyler Linder talks about the benefits of using automated telescopes. He tells us the difference between an automated and a robotic telescope, and explains that inexpensive telescope time lets students learn, experiment, and fail. He describes the work he does with students, and why it is important to him.…
 
We think we know the path we must take for our chosen careers. The linear path from school, uni and career. In this conversation I discuss with David Turner how this is changing. I went to school (Trinity Grammar School Kew) with David and from the day I met him, he knew he wanted to be a doctor. In this episode I invite you to join the conversatio…
 
Dr. Jessica Noviello tells us a story about the power of interdisciplinary science: the time geologists, physicists, archeologists, chemists, paleontologists, and petroleum engineers all came together to solve a big mystery. This story focuses on a layer of clay that divides the "dinosaur part of time" from the "non dinosaur part of time."…
 
Dr. Larry Denneau talks about the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System, or ATLAS. He talks about how asteroid detection is a data processing problem. Every night ATLAS handles about a quarter terabyte of data. He describes how they find a few asteroids among a billion other sources, and tells us about a unique discovery by the program. Thi…
 
Prof Joe Levy talks about his research in the dry valleys of Antarctica. These valleys are dry, irradiated, salty, and cold, which makes them similar to parts of Mars. He explains why planetary scientists get excited about naturally occurring perchlorate. He also describes the changes he's witnessed over several field seasons. This episode was reco…
 
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