STEM Spots A weekly look into science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Hosted by Dr. David Cornelison, professor in the department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University, STEM Spots invites local experts to discuss advances, issues and theories dealing with all matters of STEM.
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A weekly look into science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Hosted by Dr. David Cornelison, professor in the department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University, STEM Spots invites local experts to discuss advances, issues and theories dealing with all matters of STEM.More from STEM Spots »

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Most Recent Episodes

Women In STEM: A Conversation With A Future Scientist

This week on STEM Spots host Becky Baker continues her Women in STEM series with STEM Spots youngest guest. Ms. Evie is a 5th grade student with a deep intrest in science and how it applies to her life. Lisen is as Becky and Evie speak about her future dreams and what she has done recently to get into te STEM world.

"The details are at the forefront" A Conversation With Professor Peter Salamon

This week on STEM Spots Dr. David Cornelison speaks with Peter Salamon. Salamon is a profesor of mathematics at San Diego State University. Salamon has published 133 mathematical articles related to biomathematics, thermodynamics in finite time/ geometrical thermodynamics, and optimization and mathematical modeling. Listen in as they discuss thermodynamics, biomathematics, and how the lay person can understand what's going on.

"The details are at the forefront" A Conversation With Professor Peter Salamon

Harnessing Chaos

This week on STEM Spots Dr. Cornelison speaks with Dr. James "Jim" Crutchfield, a professor of physics at the Univeristy of California: Davis. Dr. Cornelison was able to invterview Dr. Crutchfield while he was visiting the Telluride Science Research Center's Workshop. Listen in as they discuss chaos and it's effects on how information flows through the computing process.

Blood Tests And What They Mean For your Health.

This week host Becky Baker speaks with Dr. Richard Garrad from the Biomedical Sciences department at Missouri State University. Listen in as they discuss they need for listeneres to visit their healthcare provider annually to get regular check uos and blood work done. They also discuss the importance to understand that lab results are reflective of local demographics and that there may be variances across the country. Make sure to consult a healthcare professional for further questions.

Joann E. Barnett And The Changes In Mathematics

This week on STEM Spots host Becky Baker speaks with Joann E. Barnett of the Missouri State University Mathematics department. Listen in as they discuss changes in the way that students are being taught mathematics throughout the country.

Women In STEM: Holly Millan

This week host Beck Baker speaks with Holly Millan, a current student at Missouri State University. She is completing degrees in Nursing and Biology with an emphasis in Micro-Biology and Bio-Technology. Listen in as they discuss future employment opportunities for Millan and some of the intricacies of the medical field.

Take A Look Into Space

Listen in this week as Dr. Cornelison talk about the new telescope that will be installed at Barker Observetory near marshfield, MO.

Astrophysics and Women in Science.

This week on STEM Spots Dr. David Cornelison gives a recap of The American Astronomical Scociety meeting in Denver, CO. He focouses on the increased number of female scientists giving talks and courses on astrophysics.

Women in STEM Series: Johnna Headerson

This week on STEM Spots host Becky Baker continues our Women in STEM series with guest and former student Johnna Headerson. Headerson works on the Missouri State campus in the JVEC center. The JVEC Center is a research and development center on campus. They mainly focus on nano technology. Listen in to learn more.

Women in STEM: Dr. Alicia A. Mathis

This week on STEM spots host Becky Baker continues the Women in STEM series. Today she speaks with Dr. Alicia Mathis, head of the Biology department at Missouri State University. Listen in as they discuss the study of salamanders that Dr. Mathis has beeen producing with research students over the past few years.

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