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KEDtalks: Visitors from another world

Gazing at the night sky conjures deep questions about the universe. Meenakshi Wadhwa, professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration and director of the Center for Meteorite Studies, invites us to look at the planetary ‘Rosetta stones’ right here on Earth that can give us answers.

KEDtalks: Risk is not just a four letter word

Most people don't like talking about risk. Andrew Maynard of ASU's Risk Innovation Lab does it for a living. Learn how he thinks we can all tackle risk challenges by framing them as values.

KEDtalks: Weekending on the moon

Is a weekend on the moon just around the corner? ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Professor Jim Bell makes the case for why deep space is the new economic frontier and what that will mean for humanity.

ASU KEDtalk: Solving the unsolvable problem

As director of ASU’s Global Security Initiative, Nadya Bliss is tackling seemingly-unsolvable “wicked” problems ranging from information security to the spread of infectious disease. She says we need to embrace complexity—not try to remove it out of fear of failure—if we are to face these challenges successfully.

Innocents abroad: Fieldwork with family

An ASU student shares stories about growing up with a researcher parent, and discusses the challenges and rewards of bringing families in the field.

Student aims for the stars in research, athletics

When Linda Kuenzi is not competing with ASU's track and field team, she's working in the lab with Christopher Groppi, a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration.

Connecting with Yasmin Saikia

As the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies at ASU's Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, Yasmin Saikia studies people as the agents of change for developing peace.

Student’s energy powers research, athletics

Natasa Vulic works to improve the efficiency of solar cells to meet the growing energy demand, as well as using her own tireless energy to run up to 90 miles a week on ASU's cross-country team.

Connecting with Neal A. Lester

A conversation with Project Humanities director Neal Lester on everything from notions of "professional" hair to the subtext he finds in all forms of literature to his research on the "n-word."

Seeing science with an artist's eye

Neuroscientist Heather Bimonte-Nelson uses paint on canvas to explain her research in a way that words can't.

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