The KRAB Audio Archive
Science Forum, produced by Professor Jonathan Gallant
During the first fifteen years of KRAB, Jon Gallant, a Professor of Genetics and Biochemistry at the UW, as well as a KRAB founder, produced a number of programs about science that explored issues of ethics and philosophy confronted by scientists in academic and research environments. Some programs presented recent research discoveries and their implications for the future.
Science Forum seems to have been a regular program in 1973 and 1974, though missing KRAB program guides mean we have to rely on tape labels for program notes.
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Science Forum - Physicist Victor Cook on "The Sun and the Atom: New sources of energy" - KRAB Dec 20, 1973
In this episode University of Washington physicist Victor Cook talks about "The Sun and the Atom: New sources of energy".
Professor Victor Cook is now Emeritus.
This is another in the continuing "KRAB told you so" series.
Listen now - Science Forum - Physicist Victor Cook on "The Sun and the Atom: New sources of energy" - KRAB Dec 20, 1973 (20:48)
Recording courtesy Jack Straw Foundation, JSF PA0537
Science Forum - John Prothero on "What the scientist can do outside the laboratory" - KRAB Dec 27, 1973
This one was recorded Dec 21, 1973 and aired on the 27th.
According to the description on the tape label John Prothero at the U of Washington, on "What the Scientist Can do Outside the Laboratory." Active in the peace movement, Prothero was a KRAB commentator in the old days.
John Prothero served on the faculty of the Department of Biological Structure at the University of Washington from 1965 to 1999. During this time, he taught histology for fifteen years. He has a long-term interest in many aspects of scaling.
Listen now - Science Forum - John Prothero on "What the scientist can do outside the laboratory - KRAB Dec 27, 1973 (28:59)
Recording courtesy Jack Straw Foundation, JSF PA0535
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