STEM Spots

Thursdays at 9:45 a.m.

STEM Spots is 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.

Harnessing Chaos

Aug 2, 2018

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.

Missouri State University

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.

Missouri State Univeristy

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.

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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. 

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