Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 53 – Saving the World Before it is too Late

This is an interview with Charles Radley who represents the Leeward Space Foundation. It is a discussion on the exploitation of space, and in particular in solar power satellites that can be used to help prevent global catastrophe.

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Episode 52 – Triangulation

This podcast explores the topic of triangulation, that is how to find the distance to a distant point by measuring two angles at points a known difference apart. How the distance to the moon and sun can be measured is … Continue reading

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Episode 50 – Ionizing Radiation

This is the first episode in awhile. I have been working on other aspects of LearningMeasure.com in the last several months. This episode is on ionizing radiation, and is the result of a request from one of you. This episode … Continue reading

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Episode 49 – Covariance

This is a short podcast where we introduce the concept of covariance, one of the quantities that is part of the law of propagation of uncertainty. I am considering doing another podcast in a series, but that depends on feedback. … Continue reading

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Episode 48 – Abhilasha Wadhwa

This episode we have an interview with Abhilasha Wadhwa on her masters thesis on the subject of measuring residential carbon footprint. In particular how to use measurements taken by utilities to prioritize where efficiency improvements will make the most difference.

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Episode 47 – Temperature and the Volt

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Episode 46 – Thermodynamic Temperature

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Episode 45 – How Cold is it?

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Episode 43 – Blackbodies

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Episode 42 – Life, the Universe, and Radiometry?

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