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Gravitational waves drive new field of astronomy

6/1/2017
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The discovery that gravitational waves exist proves part of Einstein's theory of relativity and opens a whole new field of astronomy. But why should you care? Northwestern astrophysicists Vicky Kalogera and Shane Larson and engineer Selim Shahriar explain how this fundamental science could impact your daily life.

Duration:00:22:32

Couples podcast: parallel but opposite

11/16/2016
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Jide and Uzoamaka Nzelibe both have roots in Nigeria and careers in international law, but it’s a mirrored path that led them both to Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law.

Duration:00:08:23

Boom vs. doom: Debating the future of the US economy

11/14/2016
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Economists Robert Gordon and Joel Mokyr present opposing views of future innovation.

Duration:00:17:23

Couples podcast: A team on and off the sidelines

10/20/2016
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Doug Meffley and Maureen Palchak’s offices are mere feet apart in the athletics department, so they’ve taken up one unusual behavior at office meetings in order to keep their work-turned-personal relationship professional.

Duration:00:05:59

Couples podcast: Creative collaboration

10/7/2016
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David and Debra Tolchinsky met in film school, and they love to talk about their projects, but there’s one thing they don’t allow each other to say after the sun goes down. Music courtesy of Incompetech.com

Duration:00:09:41

Couples podcast: Spark of love

9/30/2016
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A spark of love leads to the spark of new life. Teresa Woodruff and Tom O’Halloran's morning walks on the beach launched an idea that could forever change our understanding of conception. Music courtesy of Incompetech.com

Duration:00:11:19

Terror's influence on study abroad

8/17/2016
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Julie Anne Friend, director of Northwestern’s Office of Global Safety and Security, discusses the rise in terror attacks abroad and why terror still isn’t her biggest concern for study abroad students’ safety.

Duration:00:07:31