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Science Goes to the Movies Previous Broadcasts

Dr. Who: Quantum Physicist (Episode #204H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Mukund Vengalattore, atomic physicist and Assistant Professor of Physics at Cornell University, to talk about quantum physics in the British sci-fi show, Doctor Who.

The Knick & Modern Medicine (Episode #203H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Dr. Jill Bargonetti, Professor of Biological Sciences at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, to talk about race and science in the Steven Soderbergh Cinemax series, The Knick.

Burnt, Cooking & Chemistry (Episode #202H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Co-hosts Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie talk with Professor Kent Kirshenbaum, Director of Graduate Studies at NYU's chemistry department, about the chemistry of cooking as it's depicted in the 2015 Bradley Cooper film, Burnt.

Real Life Nanotech (Episode #201H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Series co-hosts Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Nadrian C. Seeman, Margaret & Herman Sokol Professor of Chemistry at NYU, and Ruojie Sha, a Post-Doctorate Senior Research Scientist, also at NYU, to discuss nanotechnology as represented - and misrepresented - in the 2015 Marvel film Ant-Man.

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