The AlmaMAC Episode 134 (Sept 5/19): Grape plasma, and research for fun with Hamza Khattak (Host: Adam)

Note: We had some microphone difficulties about halfway through the episode this week. Sorry!

Hamza joined my lab a year ago. In his undergrad, he did some horrible things to microwaves, and wonderful things to grapes. Here, watch this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGX289yjew8

His work on grape plasma went viral. https://www.altmetric.com/details/55788275/news

We then talked a little about the Ig Nobel prizes, and why researching fun questions can be useful. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ig_Nobel_Prize

Completely unrelated, ever wonder what Earth would be like if it were made completely out of blueberries? Blueberry world: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1807.10553.pdf

Follow Hamza on Twitter, and ask him about anything! Grapes or non-grapes. Whatever! https://twitter.com/hamzakhatt

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