SftPublic Programs 2022

Science for the Public programs are recorded and broadcast by Belmont Media Center and are uploaded to our YouTube channel and also to WGBH Forum Network

January 11, 2022 How "Clean" Is Blue Hydrogen Energy?
Robert Howarth, Ph.D.,, Cornell University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

February 08, 2022 Great Adaptations
William Detrich, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

March 08, 2022 How to Talk to a Science Denier
Lee McIntyre, Ph.D., Boston University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (Zoom)

March 29, 2022 A Potential Solution to the Methane Problem
Desiree Plata, Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

April 05, 2022 Distinguishing Scientific Facts from Disinformation and Distortion
Elliott Negin, Union of Concerned Scientists
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

April 19, 2022
Finding Their Way: How Migratory Creatures Get Where They’re Going
Charles Walcott, Ph.D., Cornell University (NY)
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

May 18, 2022
Hard Facts about Carbon Capture and Storage
June Sekera, MPA, The New School; and Neva Goodwin, Ph.D., Tufts University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

May 31, 2022
Reconstructing the Ancient Viking Colonies
Douglas Bolender, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMass Boston)
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

June 07, 2022
Who Funds the FDA - And Why Does It Matter?
Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Harvard Medical School
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

July 05, 2022
The Struggle to Ban Pesticides That Disrupt Brain Development
Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP, Boston College
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

August 02, 2022
The Bionic Leaf: Clean Energy for All
Daniel G. Nocera, Ph.D., Harvard University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

August 23, 2022
Run 3 at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC): What’s the Excitement?
Markus Klute, Ph.D., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

August 30, 2022
What Ails American Healthcare?
Melissa Garrido, Ph.D., Boston University School of Public Health
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA (zoom)

September 13, 2022
Weighing In on Metabolism
Susan B. Roberts, Ph.D., Tufts University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

September 20, 2022
Why Are We Spending Billions on Carbon Capture and Storage?
Charles Harvey, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

October 04, 2022
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST): A New Era for Astrophysics
Silas Laycock, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

October 11, 2022
Harnassing Geothermal Energy
Paul P. Woskov, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

November 08, 2022
Nutrition for a Healthy Aging Brain
Susan B. Roberts, Ph.D., Tufts University
Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

December 06, 2022

Reconstructing the Inaccessible Cosmic Dawn
Mark Vogelsberger, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA