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"north carolina state university" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"Our archives. He's got some 200 million homes to visit and only 24 hours to do it in. That's a tall order from one man in a team of reindeer. They will ask how might a certain gentleman in a red suit accomplish this task? I'm Jim Metzner. And this is the pulse of the planet. Now, how could Santa Claus possibly deliver all those presents in so little time? Well, according to one theory sent, it might be making his rounds in something called a relativity Cloud. Santa Claus basically understands how to manipulate space and time and he has created something called relativity clouds within which time and space are controlled Larry Silverberg. Director of the Mars Mission Research Center at North Carolina State University. You can put the sleigh inside the relativity cloud, and that's what's enables the sleigh to get around the world so quickly. The reasoning behind Santa's cloud rest upon the idea that time is a relative phenomenon. So was the relativity cloud begins to move at very high speeds Time a Santa experiences it Moves more slowly, and what seems to be only an hour from our perspective is to Santa as long as a week. Inside the relativity, cloud, time and space are different than outside the relativity Cloud. If you're inside the relativity kind looking out, you see everything frozen. But when you're outside the relativity cloud looking in Santa goes by in a flash. This is why people haven't been able to see Santa Claus or if they do see Santa Claus. He appears and disappears so quickly. On the other hand, Santa when he sees us, the whole world appears frozen to him from inside the relativity cloud. In essence, he really has a lot of time to deliver the presence in his own frame of reference. Also, the planet is presented by the National Science Foundation. I'm Jim Metzner. This archival program.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"That's a tall order from one man in a team of reindeer. They will ask how might a certain gentleman in a red suit accomplish this task? I'm Jim Metzner. And this is the pulse of the planet. Now, how could Santa Claus possibly deliver all those presents in so little time? Well, according to one theory sent, it might be making his rounds in something called a relativity Cloud. Santa Claus basically understands how to manipulate space and time and he has created something called relativity, clouds within which time and space are controlled. Gary Silverberg is director of the Mars Mission Research Center at North Carolina State University. You could put the sleigh inside the relativity cloud, and that's what's enables the sleigh to get around the world so quickly now the reasoning behind Santa's cloud rest upon the idea that time is a relative phenomenon. It was the relativity cloud begins to move at very high speeds. Time a Santa experiences it moves more slowly, and what seems to be only an hour from our perspective is to Santa is long is a week. Inside the relativity, cloud, time and space are different than outside the relativity Cloud. If you're inside the relativity kind looking out, you see everything frozen. But when you're outside the relativity cloud looking in Santa goes by in a flash. This is why people haven't been able to see Santa Claus or if they do see Santa Claus. He appears and disappears so quickly. On the other hand, Santa when he sees us, the whole world appears frozen to him from inside the relativity cloud. In essence, he really has a lot of time to deliver.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD
"That's if you just watch it purely from a crazy standpoint, that's a crazy little video right there. If you try to plug it into the society and where we stand here right now, where I have to sit here as somebody evaluating it as to whether I want to talk about it on the radio going, All right? Do we have all of the story? Do we know it All the story was, Was there something going on in the parking lot that escalated inside? They say something back by the case. Is now people put videos up. Where does include all the context I don't want to get in this. The best example obviously was the young man facing off there in Washington, D. C just standing there getting a drumbeat in his face. And all of the insanity that ensued from that. That being said. You know? Sometimes you're not exactly sad to see somebody get here with a nice tea. So that's just me. 881 89 99. I used to be. You could have these conversations now. Somebody's probably gonna call it scream at me. We don't know what happened in that. Well, you don't know either. Unless you do. Then you can call and tell me I'll be very curious to listen to any part of that story. I seem to be missing now to the University of Rhode Island. You ready for this? A knack to this group is demanding that the universe is so the University of Rhode Island president is stepping down. His name is David Dooley said to retire in June just made the announcement and so that gives him six months to figure out who they're going to put in there. Well, an activist groups headed by one of the professors Lewis Foss, Oof, Oh Soo Kwamie foe Sue. Um And, um of a bunch of other senior leadership folks and a bunch of students are demanding. The next president of the University of Rhode Island must have African American lineage specifically to slavery. Yes. So if you can't prove that, somewhere in the in the family tree Somebody was a slave then, and I don't know if that means I guess African American lineage to slavery. I guess it would. It would just be Slavery here in the U. S. If you can't prove that, then you should not be in consideration for this job, but it doesn't stop there. They also are demanding, Um, let's see. They want to make it mandatory for all incoming First year students to take at least one African studies courses, a general education requirement. Make it mandatory to teach all incoming first year students in their first semester the importance of diversity and inclusion. Courses on racism. This is more of that critical race theory stuff. And, um some black, white and Latino students shall join in another class action lawsuit. If the next to Yu Ri University of Rhode Island president is not an African American, with ancestry to slavery. So I mean, they're threatening a lawsuit here. Where's that? There's one other demand here. That's just absolutely bonkers. Here we go. We will not permit conscious or unconscious Racists to harm us with racism, supports systemic racism with their silence, then make money researching, discussing recommending ambiguous, ineffective solutions and teaching US courses. About your racist system of harm. This is and that this is their words incredulous while you have done nothing specific or significant at University of Rhode Island and racism, therefore, all white professors Who teach racer diversity, political science and other departments or seek research grants, create conversations about racism, diversity initiatives or teaching courses. Our order to immediately stop the hypocrisy and exploitation. Stop teaching all courses and discussions on race and diversity. You're only privileging yourself. That's a word. And you never speak up with truth. So basically all of the people that are in the humanities and basically any part of the teaching of students at the University of Rhode Island that deals with politics. Raise diversity, which nowadays is more and more and more of everything. Essentially, if you're white, you should not be working there. There's a few other things done here now. Thankfully, the current president on the Provos, provost of the university, basically said these air stupid So I kudos to them. Yeah, I hadn't seen a good list in a while and you know It's something that Cove it is taken from us. But, man Oh, man, these public universities. We had some crazy ones. I sit here in Raleigh, North Carolina. I have university, North Carolina Chapel Hill. Duke University, North Carolina State University. Those air all just here. In the what we call the triangle, which is Raleigh Durham, Chapel Hill. And so usually I get I get a healthy dose of especially from out in Chapel Hill and Duke. Is there so much? There's so much privilege guilt over a Duke University. It would. It would knock your socks off, but this year just hadn't gotten any. So. Thank you. University of Rhode Island for entertaining me. My annual quest to see, uh, really, really, really dumb lists of demands. And and thank you to the University of Rhode Island leadership by actually putting a statement out, saying these are stupid. Normally they just cower and ignore it. Or they acquiesce and as you saw in places like University of Missouri On de Evergreen College, and some of these that have just taken a knee. It has not voted well for enrollment and basically The even people wanting to work there for that matter. Ones that are not completely indoctrinated. And people don't want to send their kids there. And I don't blame him. Alright. 881 89 99 the phone number I have to read you this Alicia Milano tweet. This might be the dumbest thing I've seen today. And what kind of hell escape could next year hold? According to Nostradamus, we'll find out coming up. What did.
Many roads arent ready for climate change
"Most road surfaces in the. Us look pretty similar. You might think they're all the same but they're not transportation. Engineers design asphalt roads specifically for the local climate considering temperature precipitation and humidity. The material that we use in arizona will be different than what we use. In minnesota the material arizona will be stiffer. it'll be able to withstand the high temperatures much better whereas the material in minnesota will be a bit more flexible and accommodate the cold weather much better that scene underwood of north carolina state university. He says that choosing materials engineers rely on climate data but that data is often decades old so as the climate warms engineers may unintentionally make poor choices underwood. Research suggests that about a third of the roads built in the us in the last twenty years were not made out of appropriate materials so some may wear out faster than expected instead of a pavement lasting twenty years. Maybe it only lasts fifteen years. Maybe it has more maintenance that means unexpected costs for communities. So when designing roads underwood's says it's important to account for the changing climate
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Lights Camera Barstool
"Are you just playstation five people or did they patch you over into. Ps four land to cross play. Ms my understanding this. It's weird because every other game plates super lag. Even though i'm on ethernet connection which is frustrating but other than that. It's so rising the you ever. Did you ever play the old zombies ecuador zombies and marrying the black ops once. Now now the la- the last call the first and last call of duty. I got into his modern warfare. To a yeah. I mean that was like the that was the game was in my mid twenties. You're just your friends would would play locally at each other was a lot of fun. Big big split-screen action going on. But after that. I kinda can. I haven't really gone back to call of duty as much as i tried last year. What was it last year. What was the game last year. The just the last call of duty called marta. They tried yeah. The sofri bitter. The series showed that played a little bit online but It's just tough. 'cause you get your ass kicked so easily you log on and instantaneously. Uk dis in like point. Point zero five or something like that do it. I had more pride in that. Yeah i remember. There was one point where we're playing fortnight in which i want wanna say we were like good but we were like actually. I can't even say we were like competent. But we above average out. Say right we. I mean yeah when we were playing as a team we all wish once we got going there. We were winning at least like one team game. For every night we played. I would say yeah for games. Maybe get one. Yeah yeah yeah. In that. That was that was also the first solo game. I ever one will never forget it. and then i. I kinda stopped playing after that. I kinda felt like it got to the peak of the mountain planted my flag and then slid right off of it. I i win. What's what's ninja. During these days away. We're playing with the happy. It was a heavy taxes. Heavy taxes thinks us in jeff. And it was i just remember. We're in the was a shipping container area. That was the the we're in and we're just like in to battle with the guy who has above us and somehow one. I don't remember how i remember. I got the last kill but it was memorized. Like my own one of two. yeah. I remember that now. Those are good times man pre baby days you see us go per nazir's counterstrike person. I was counterstrike. One point four. Yeah i was. I was old schools. Counterstrike counterstrike. With a lot of fun man was. It was like the first computer game. I really got into because it was The one that was out there and we got we got a cable internet. Some point like in two thousand. And one i just got into it and played it a lot. I like saw met these dudes who were all like. North carolina state university and they'll have to clan out of north carolina state university. I joined their clan for some reason so it was like rolling with the north carolina state university counter strike players..
The "Dungeons & Dragons" Murder
"A North Carolina suburb in the early morning of July twenty fifth nineteen eighty-eight. On evonne, Stein awoke to an intruder at her bedside holding a knife and club. Bunny was severely beaten and stabbed, but she somehow managed to stay alive and call for help after the intruder left Leith was not selected. However, he was stabbed and bludgeoned to death when investigators learned that his estate was worth over two million dollars naturally his wife and stepchildren became suspects. Yeah. The amount I've heard varying stories on the amount, but it was around two million dollars. So a considerable amount of money especially in the nineteen eighties her was. The von Stein family lived in the small town of Washington North Carolina. And the rest of the state calls this town little Washington to differentiate it from Washington DC in Washington state. But I guess the people who live there like to call it the original Washington because it is the first town to be named after George Washington. That's an interesting tidbit for you. Can we fact check that I have done that but if we WANNA double check for me so it was the first town as we now yet. Okay. So. Whether you call it little Washington or original Washington the town was virtually destroyed in eighteen, sixty four, and then again in nineteen hundred by some devastating fires, a few homes survived and it was rebuilt and it became a farming and fishing community. So with a population of just over ten thousand pretty small. It's known as a sleepy town, but actually a pretty good place to raise your family low crime. I would imagine ten thousand is Pretty small but not too bad. So yeah probably be a nice place to raise a kid. Yeah, I. Think so. So, lease was born in Queens New York in nineteen forty six to parents who both came from well off German families who it is still a baby. The family moved to North Carolina his father Howard was a graduate of Brown University and he'd been a professional saxophone player before fighting in world. War? Two. After. The war. The Big Band era who is starting to be on its way out? And it was getting hard to find work as a saxophonist. So at this point, he had a wife and a baby boy to support so. Howard decided he needed to find a steady job. He ended up taking one offered by his brother-in-law as a laundry equipment salesman. He and I think he was successful at that. But maybe not at his happiest, right because he was an artist and musician. But he was successful. CONC- that whoever you're good at what you do that you're just not totally in it. Exactly. So lead Smart Marie does it on him she spoiled him and gave him pretty much anything he wanted. But you know he remained respectful and loving and had a good work ethic. By, the time he was in high school, the camel city laundry and cleaners had become one of the most successful laundries in the whole country. and lead stand Howard had become part owner and they were employing over one hundred people. But you know. Lee. had no interest in the laundry business and his dad totally understood that. So li-the never took a part time job that his father offered him at the laundry. He had decided on another career you're lethal is accepted into the school of Engineering at North Carolina State University. He. Was Successful for the first two years. But then in the junior year kind of his motivation and slacked off. He got into partying pretty heavily and he flunked out in nineteen, sixty seven. Now, the problem with this or this time is that the Vietnam War was going on. So guess what happened Oh Leaf He's drafted. Yeah. His parents were pretty frantic and worried about this as you can imagine or you're their only son, their only child. So he was twenty one years old by this time, and fortunately for him, his two years of college helped him get assigned to clerical work. So instead of being sent off to fight a war, he was stationed in office in Germany. Of course, he knew some German. So that came in handy to after his discharge from the army in nineteen seventy lethal returned home and enrolled at Guilford College in Greensboro as a business major. Gilford was a small quaker college. So some faculty and students held weekly silent vigils against the Vietnam War on the federal courthouse lawn. And Leaf was agreeing with them. He didn't think this war should be going on. Your a lot of this at that time didn't think that was a good idea. Shabby. That were absolutely it was the movement. So. Although he had been conservative for most of his life leaked did get some strong opinions against the war and he let his hair grow out to his shoulder started wearing blue jeans and he got a pair of those small round wire rimmed glasses that John
NC State Study Looks at Gender Disparity in College Esports
"We're looking at a paper published by an associate professor, any PhD student at North Carolina State University. The research appeared in the Journal critical studies on Mass Communication. The goal was to see if college is worth programs have been more successful at crecy gender representation. East sports than professional sports have there are a few women who compete at the highest levels of professional sports. Rockets Karma is well regarded player who has spent time in. Her stoldas women, when major tournaments it so as fortnight, but for dependent environment that doesn't have fiscal differences creating a gap between genders us for to still almost entirely male dominated Nick Taylor co-authored the study and associate professor of Communication at NC State said in the journal quote five years ago we thought collegiate sports might be an opportunity to create a welcoming diverse competitive arena which. Was a big deal given how male-dominated the professional eastward scene was rapid growth of collegiate sports over the past five years has led to it becoming more professional with many universities having paid eastwards, positions, recruiting players at so odd we wanted to see how that professionalization has affected collegiate sports and what that means for gender diversity. The findings did not give us reason to be optimistic. For this study naked, his Co author interviewed Twenty One people involved in these sports programs. Eight of the people are part of Varsity programs with the other thirteen being president of their schools. Collegiate East Sports Club six of the respondents identified as women fifteen identified as men PhD Student Bright Style, the other CO author of the study told the Journal. Quote essentially, we found that women are effectively pushed out of eastwards many colleges when they start investing financial resources in east, Sports Program we talk lease sports might help to address the disenfranchise women in eastport at engaging more generally instead, it seems to simply be an extension of that disenfranchisement and quote. While an interview of twenty, one people isn't a perfect encapsulation of the wide-ranging college. He's worth ecosystem, all twenty one or in key rules of big programs meaning they speak for quite a few more when it comes to gender disparity. College eastwards still have a chance to be a place where we can create more inclusive east sports environments, but `gate-keeping in Tuxes D- are still real problems that women face in the space without focused initiatives that disparity won't get much better.
North Carolina State University to let parents attend football game
"Front. North Carolina State University says parents will be able to attend in person this week's football game against visiting Wake Forest. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says to family members per player may attend live games of colleges and universities, meat. Certain health criteria. The department noted that no more than 350 people be allowed to attend sporting events.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Short Wave
"So, , before we get into it, , we need to talk about something that will definitely play a role in the end of the universe dark energy. . See Our universe is expanding spread on out and that expansion is speeding up. . I think that's due to something called dark energy but they don't really know what dark energy is and there's nothing in normal physics that will do that like regular matter won't do that. You . know it has to be something weird and whatever it is we call it dark energy but we do not know what dark energy is made of. . We don't know how it got here. . You know why it exists <hes> it might be just a property of space something called the cosmological constant that space just has this kind of inherent stretching in it, , but it may be something different changes over time and could. . Get a very extreme. . Far. . Future. . The big rip. . So depending dark energy is really kind of dictates potentially end of the universe. . So I see what how long do you think that'll take you figure out? Katie ? like ten or fifteen years. . I'm personally not working on dark energy. . Partially passing the Buck Katie really. . It's a very hard thing to study. Okay. . . Because it does is make the universe expand faster. . Okay. . Okay. . So Are you ready to start talking about the end of the universe different scenarios as you will. . All right. . So let's start with heat death. . Our Universe is expanding in that expansion is accelerating due to dark energy in in the heat death scenario our universe kind of continues to expand and expand and expand, , right? ? Yeah. . Yeah. . What happens is that everything is farther apart from everything else you have fewer of these galaxy interactions, , you make fewer stars and eventually each galaxy gets more and more isolated. . So we will get to appoint. . An emily about one hundred, , billion years we will get to this point where we can't see other galaxies in the sky anymore <hes> because they'll be so far away their light will be stretched out so much that we won't be able to see them. . and. . So the universal just get a lot darker than our own. . The stars in our galaxy will be dying out. So . our galaxy will fade away and then. . Even, , black holes will start to evaporate because that's something that can happen to a black hole is that it can lose its mass through this process called Hawking evaporation. . So black holes will start disappearing and then matter decays and then eventually you end up with the universe that's just cold dark empty, , and all left is kind of a trace amount of waste heat from the processes of the universe that's called the heat death called dark empty. . That's actually just sounds right into but really like that is considered to be one of the more likely and yeah that's kind of what happens if you if you just extrapolate from what we know about the universe's evolution today and assume that dark energy is this cosmological constant this just property of space that it has this expansion built in it takes a ridiculous number of trillions and trillions of years, , but you end up with a basically an empty universe. . Yeah. . All right. . So If dark energy acts a little differently than we potentially get to a different and game the big rip right you describe it. . As an unraveling and this happens considerably faster than heat death, , right? ? Yeah. Yeah. . . So the idea behind the big rip is if dark energy is something else if it's if it's a particular kind of stuff, , we call Phantom dark energy where instead of just being property of space that actually is something that grows in intensity overtime something that there's more and more of it you know in each little space of of space overtime then it can be something that doesn't just move galaxies apart from each other and isolate them but actually tears the galaxies themselves apart. . So what it would do is it would pull the stars away from our galaxy. . So we'd see the Milky Way kind of. . Dissipating, , and then it would pull planets away from their stars and then it would start to actually rip apart stars and planets and thin atoms and molecules, , and eventually rip apart space
North Carolina State University closing campus dorms due to coronavirus
"Com. North Carolina State University has told students remaining in university housing to go home. Acknowledging a rising number of Corona virus clusters occurring in both on campus in off campus housing Chancellor Randy Woodson says starting on Thursday, students in university housing should schedule a time to be Moving out of on campus
First dog to test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina dies
"Has its first confirmed positive Corona virus case in a dog, a dog in North Carolina that tested positive for covert 19 has died. The animal was taken to the North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital showing signs of respiratory distress. Dr Steve Barks is with the university's veterinary school. There's a very, very low risk of animals spreading this disease to people so we don't really want people to be in a panic. It's unclear if the dog died from covert, 19 and owner of the dog had been infected with Corona virus. Jim Krystle,
Save The Whales. Save The Tigers. Save The Tapeworms?
"Most of us have heard of saving the elephants or saving the polar bears. But what about saving their parasites scientists are increasingly finding that parasites are key part of ecosystems and many risk of extinction NPR's lauren summer explains. When your job is to study parasitic worms, not everyone wants to hear what you do for a living. It's not a popular topic of conversation cocktail parties. I can tell you that Chelsea would is assistant professor at the University of Washington parasites a major public relations problem they're gross and slimy and most people don't really like thinking about them. But the fact is that they're really important in ecosystems would. Says just look at a flat worm she studies in California Ponds I. The parasites starts as an egg inside a bird, the birds about the egg, which infects snails than it goes from the snail to frog, but the parasite needs to get back in a bird to finish its life cycle. So it causes deformities in the frogs legs, which makes it easier for birds to catch and eat them which helps. Sustain. The bird population would says, it shows how humble parasites can influence the entire food web. But if birds are threatened, we're GONNA. See some parasites decline possibly to extinction in the presence of environmental change, which is why team parasitology released a new parasite conservation plan. The first step is simply identifying them of the millions of parasite species only about ten percent are known to science says Schuyler Hopkins of. North Carolina State University. We know nothing about them. We don't need another name Oh definitely don't know what they're doing with the ecosystems. Many parasites are just as vulnerable as their host animals are to climate change and habitat loss but even though an animal may be listed as endangered, it's parasites aren't, but they could be added alongside their more visible hosts. It would be a really great way or easy way. To get a lot of mileage for her site conservation because humans tend to gravitate to animals like us. It is the wolves and the grizzlies and the polar bears mostly the mammals that really get people's attention Jacob Malcolm Works for the advocacy group defenders of wildlife. He says, it's not all bad. That humans focus on those charismatic critters saving their habitat can also help the less charismatic species in their ecosystem. So whatever chances his group launches a save the Leeches campaign pretty close to zero. So now's the time leach lovers of the World Unite Lauren summer NPR news.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Daily Tech News Show
"Of course, comcast owns NBC's so that Makes Sense Cox cable will have it on their boxes. Well, peacock does not look like it. We'll have apps on Roku or fire. TV. That is similar to HBO Max which Launched Without Apps for Roku or fire TV as well. One of the main sticking points for both HBO Max and Peacock have been that. Roku Amazon wants to continue to sell these channels as add ons to their own APPS. The ROKU has a roku channel and of course Amazon has prime video. Add ONS would mean sharing more revenue, but also sharing the subscriber relationship, peacock and Hbo Max to control both of those Roku. Amazon also ask partners for ad inventory and a commitment to spend money on their platforms to market. And that's the amount that they want to. Spend is also in contention so I mean if anything, this just points out that streaming time has come because you've got the platform saying we have the leverage, you have to give us a sweetheart deal for revenue sharing, and we want to have a part in the subscriber relationship, and make it really easy for people where the platforms themselves like peacock and Hbo Max. Want to control everything themselves. They do not want to give over that revenue, and that's subscriber relationship to Roku Amazon. Yeah I mean if there were. Back in the day when Hulu launched, for example, you know, and you know when like is this kind of work is just going to work well. Yeah, I mean it's it's changed. It's it's taken on many forms, but the whole streaming model does work. How many of these remodels are going to survive? Though not all of them? Just not possible. People just aren't going to pay that kind of money, so yeah, it really comes down to a an. NBC saying with Peacock. This is what we want and you know companies like Amazon and Roku, saying this is how you're going to win and GonNa win by playing Nice with us and not every company's doing that. Roku Amazon have forty million. So or so? People so they feel like. If if you want to survive, not even win. If you WANNA survive out there, really You need to be on our platform. We feel like we have the upper hand in the and these these folks like Peacock Hbo Max are saying we are not going to give in from the beginning. We don't want to start with a bad relationship just to get distribution. We feel like people will WANNA. Watch the things on. On our platform, and if you don't have them, you will suffer. It's it's exactly the thing that happens with cable TV disputes. It's happening for streaming, and and in a world where people do have more choice so with cable TV couldn't easily go somewhere else to find your TV subscription with this situation. If you don't like the fact that Roku doesn't have peacock, you can switch to apple, TV or using your xbox that you do have more choices. Scientists from North Carolina State University and Microsoft will present a study at the..
The Alabama Chanin Story
"A leader in the slow fashion movement. Can you describe what slow fashioned is? How do you think about it? Well you know. We first started talking about slow fashion on of as a derivative of the slow food. Newsman I think you know in many ways that That industry is light years ahead of where fashion so people started really looking at the way things were planted and grown much sooner than we did with textiles also I think a lot of what's being done around. Sustainable sustainable fashion is really taking cues from that movement. What made you start your own act. Actually let's just go back. What's your background in in the fashion business and textiles? Obviously this is a really good question. Well I do. I have a degree in what's called environmental design from North Carolina State University. Which sounds very modern today but really it was Degree that was kind of based on the house education so did a double major that today's called the Anti Albert's programs at a degree in Like design fundamentals and Textile design sort of handmade textiles on. And then I have another degree in industrial textile design so at at North Carolina State University. Water the other degrees other than the environmental design. So if you're doing environmental design where he not doing yes so I think the structure. There's a little bit different now when you were there. When I was there it started out you either. Signed into textile design product design graphic design architecture and landscape so environmental design is really cross disciplinarian. Volvos correct it was sort of modeled after the bow house Wheel of learning You know I think. A lot of people know that when the Bell House designers left Germany some of them settled in the mountains of North Carolina in a place called Black Mountain and that was very influential in the in the school of design which is now called the College of design at NC state income. So so how did you get into the fashion business out after he left school? Well that's a really good question I You know I just imagined when I graduated from. Nc State is that was kind of cradle the textile industry. At that time that I would be have been working in Charlotte or you know somewhere around. North Carolina there quite a few factories In a lot of textiles being made in that area while I was in school and I graduated in eighty seven and it was sort of the beginning of the great migration. Or let's call it the the next migration because excels are pretty migratory It's a pretty migratory industry so when I graduated there really had a really hard time finding a job in North Carolina and I You know I just you know back. In those days you had to go to the library. And there are books that listed all the companies that Were working in textiles in New York. And so a sent-off about sixty letters and you know. I got like five responses and I came up to New York for a week and interviews and at the end of the week I got an offer from a company calls US joint junior sportswear NASC- so third floor with I think that the Tagline was do use use you like a jeans and t shirt company. I started out there just as an assistant designer and went from there. And how did you come to the point where you started your own line? You know. It's kind of a roundabout story. After as you I worked for a company called sub studio. That was doing all the manufacturing and samples and India so spent some time going back and forth between New York and India. And after I Stopped doing that job. I actually sort of changed the focus and became a stylus so working on the other side of the camera you know instead of on the design and manufacturing side. I was Doing costume design and So I did that for a decade and During a sabbatical that I was taking my life as a as a stylist. I wound up. You know cutting apart some t shirts and sewing them back together again by hand and a low down half that eventually became a business very crazy story. And what led you to Florence Alabama to have a headquarters for your business model. Florence is my hometown so You know It took me a while to kind of figure out this when I was sowing the t shirts in the beginning that actually what I was doing looked very much like a quilting stitch and so is living in New York on Twenty Third Street and at the Chelsea Hotel and I started going around the garment. Destroy Looking for. You know embroiderers to help me do this. This vision of having these two hundred. One of a kind t-shirts Buying recycle t shirts from the Salvation Army and goodwill's and You know as the joke. I think some of these places thought of as a bag lady would come in with like these backs of recycled t shirts cut up and I wanted them. To put these elaborate embroideries on them and they're like Oh lady no so I mean I remember very clearly the afternoon I was standing on eight and thirty eight And I looked down at one of the pieces. Just kind of dumbfounded on. Why couldn't figure out of getting these made in New York and you know just sort of hit me like a light. Bulb went off like. Oh these. This is a quilting stretch. And if I want to have these made in this way that him sewing them I need to go home where there is still some ladies who had quoted with my grandmother who had this little quilting circle. That would get together once a way to do this. Quilts and thought will F. I go home I could have this made and so the idea was that it was just going to be a one off project. I was going to have these. T shirts made wanted to make this documentary film about old Tom quilting circles so I went home. And you know the the humor in it. Was that You know the little ladies who'd quilted with my grandmother really weren't interested in New York City fashion or you know doing this work. They were talking about the grandkids and planning collards. And you know all the things that they had to do outside of the They're quilting was kind of community service work and so we just ran added random at a newspaper that said part time. Hand sewing and quilting. We got about Again I think you know there were about fifty sixty responses in about twenty of the ladies stock and started doing the hand sewing and then we presented that first collection of Two hundred t shirts during New York fashion week in February of two thousand and one I had a friend who became a partner and then another partner. So we You know it's gun of history. The first person to come to the door was Julie. Bill Hart from Barneys and
New Data on Killer House Cats
"Domestic cats. That live or go outside. Kill lots of wild animals. Recent studies find that outdoor cats in North America takeout between ten and thirty billion birds and mammals each year still. It hasn't been clear. What kind of impact? The world's six hundred million pet cats have on wildlife populations and whether that impact poses a threat about diversity conservation. Anyone who has had sees her cats bring animals home and the question is well. Does it matter and especially we wanted to know. Where are the cats actually honey? Are they hunting in their backyards or are they going out into the nature preserves North Carolina State University zoologist role in case together with colleagues in the UK? Australia and New Zealand KS distributed small. Gps trackers to citizen scientists cat owners. They attach the trackers to their cats collars in all more than nine hundred pet. Cats were tracked this way. All of which were routinely allowed to roam freely outside. Some cats were true explorers. One British cat called Max walked almost two kilometers back and forth along a road between two neighboring villages twice but the majority were homebodies. Rarely straying more than a hundred meters from home in other words. They use their own backyards. Plus those of a few years as their hunting grounds the findings are in the journal. Animal conservation a single pet. Cat doesn't kill as many animals as a wildcat does to survive but the pets impact happens in a much smaller area so in a given area say one hundred square meters pet cats killed between two and ten times as many other animals as do similarly sized wild predators. We're able to put this into kind of a currency into a value of how many animals how many prey animals does a pet cat kill per hectare Area per year? And that's something that we can also estimate for wild predators so we were able to estimate this for a cat. A wildcat called the jungle cat which is about the same size and they killed a lot more Per Cat because they have to hunt to get everything They eat whereas the pet cats get their food bowl but they hunt over a massive area compared to the pet cats and in some places including California Florida Australia and elsewhere. Cats are an important threat to some species. That are already in trouble on one hand. It's kind of good news that the cats aren't going out further abroad but it's bad news that they're quite likely to have an impact on the animals that they share space with near their houses with so much killing concentrated around people's houses the positive impacts of urban wildlife like the beauty of songbirds or the way small lizards can control insect. Pests could get washed away in precisely the areas where those benefits most appreciated so on conservationists import cat owners to keep their pets indoors scientific evidence agrees
"north carolina state university" Discussed on This Week in Science
"My point. Is I have enough problems with my vision. I like I could really value I. I absolutely do it if I was losing my sight. And this is what it would take totally absolutely lady up and if these entities especially if they last for a long period of time. I mean six years. That's okay you don't WanNa be doing brain surgery every six years. That's a bit much. But at the same time if they develop this a bit further and they can get them to last even longer it's potentially With potentially something that a lot of people would sign up for potentially and then really kind of quick one that I think is very exciting. I have reported previously on Repair mechanisms for the heart. There aren't any real natural repair mechanisms for the heart. Once you've had a heart attack Researchers from North Carolina State University have published in In Science Translational Medicine about their off the shelf artificial cardiac patch there is slap it onto the heart and fix it after a heart attack. That's not exactly what happens. No they look at a rat model of heart attack and they also did a pilot. Study involving pigs so pig. Hearts are much more similar to human hearts In these models of heart attack they applied these cardiac patches and the patches are interesting because they They took they created a scaffold from pig cardiac tissue they D- cellular realized basically. It's just the extra cellular stuff that holds the cells together. The got rid of the cells. And it's just the extra cellular matrix and then instead of growing new sows in it. They created what they're calling a synthetic the they put in synthetic cardiac strom all cells and these being synthetic. It's not really sells. It's a biodegradable. Polymer that has a mix of Strobl cell-derived repair factors that come from heart cells. So they've got the scaffolding they've got the repair factors all stuffed into the holes where the cells normally go and They can put it in the freezer if they want. But they put it on a on a rat heart that had gone through heart attack and they've found that the patch resulted in about fifty percent improvement of cardiac function. You Body what it needs to do. The job and your body will likely do the job for so I think I was wearing. This is sort of like bringing all the repair materials and incentives to repair network around the. Yeah and I think that's. That's what they're finding is. Potentially the best the best pathway moving forward toward repairing the heart because they're finding that We can't induce stem cells in the heart to do anything You could do cell transplants into the heart and try and get them to do stuff but then you might have rejection issues And so this is kind of solves all the problems because you don't have to deal with with cells that have been transplanted from somebody else. You're looking at just the repair stuff and your own body then picks it up and does the work and does an fixes it. It just needs that little little boost make it go potentially so this is looking very promising. in the pigs there was also About thirty percent reduction in scarring in some areas of the pig heart as well as stabilized art function compared to non treatment and the patch that they have created can be frozen and safely stored for at least thirty days. Because there's no live cells involved. It say what they're what they're saying off the shelf. It's the kind of thing that you could have like a band aid at. A hospital accepted to heart band aid cardiac behind it is oh you you had a heart attack. We'll put a band aid on that but heart pat. Pat Will Patch you up. It's a new meaning repacking. Somebody up moving forward. It's I think it's very interesting work and I'm very excited about it But at this point it's not time for me to be excited anymore really. I mean it's time for other things. It's time to move forward in the show. And if you are interested in a twist shirt.
Wild Hydrangeas of the World
"Dan Hinkley it's great to have you back on the podcast. Welcome thank you very much Matt. It's great to be back. Well you've already been on the episode before and we've talked a lot about your background but for those that didn't listen or new to hearing your name Tell us a little bit about who you are and what it is you do. Well essentially A glorified gardener. I am the director at Herons Garden in Kingston Washington Nets Garden that I started in nineteen eighty seven with my partner Rubber Jones. I currently have a personal garden in India. Nola just twelve miles away from Heron's book called win cliff. Both of those gardens are open to the public. If you should ever find yourself in the areas of the we encourage people to come to walk around and and then I do a little writing. Delo speaking some design consultation so a lot of a lot of fingers in different pots but all in all plants in on all the blast. Ya Fantastically charmed existence for any plant lover but You Know People WanNa know more about your background in You're working plant exploration. They can listen to the previous episode. After that was recorded we talked a little bit about maybe diving into more detail into some of your favorite groups and we both agreed that the hydrangea. We're going to be the topic of discussion and I'm really excited to pick your brain about this. This group of plants today great. I mean it's one that I have had an infatuation with ever since I've been a kid and of course it's another one of those wonders of the plant world at once. You get to know a little you you realize how little you know and so you know it's unfolding but ever so entertaining both four in a plant explorer but also for a gardener at the such great application to gardens of North America and in Europe. Weather not necessarily native to write. And this idea that the more you look the more you realize how little you know about this group I mean. This exemplifies my entire experience Since we talked about doing this episode of growing up my experience with hydro was largely just a couple of pom pom varieties and then a little bit later on meeting. At least one or two are native species in the wild in southern Appalachia but I had no idea the breadth of what this genus in this family overall has presented the world. It's been very successful in north and south and east and West and just like you had a hydrangea. Nekia Lada outside our back door in northern Michigan. That's like zone. Three B thing. Some managed to survive in blonde some every year. And then we also had hydrangea lessons. Annabel and everybody my age at least to live on the east coast new or knows Annabel because it was such a mainstay a mop head. Arborescence wanted a heartiest hydrogen. Just so you know. That's that's where my introduction came as well but as I started traveling I was dumbfounded. By how many niches they have occupied. How successful the genus. The family as Ben as a whole and also at least in the Pacific northwest. How many of those can be brought into cultivation in? Add a great deal to the garden not only by flower but with foliage as well. Yeah and so thinking broadly about this. I was actually new to the idea. That hydrangea had. Its own family. I kind of limited with CAPRA fully. Acc so sort of a broad spectrum treatment for taxonomy sake here. What's going on with this group Obviously is a lot more refined but it was even a decade ago when I first started looking at these. You'd oftentimes find Hydrangea For Gay she was one of those bags of everything that didn't know where they belong. They put it in the sanctuary. Casey so It has now been refined obvious. Leads through a lot of different means available to taxonomic. It is a family to its own. Hydrogen Jasey and they have Would quickly dissect this. There's two sub families in hydrogen JC Eighty and James Yoy D. And then within the sub family HYDRANGEA LADY. They have made two tribes. Which are the hydrogen d. e. In Philadelphia? So it really for the sake of time in one hour fairly gonNA scratch the surface with just hydrology e which is where the the breadth of ornament event is but the the other tribe in the in the hand I drank. Philadelphia's obviously has Philadelphia has dude see as a tremendous number of other plants that we are familiar with in our garden so they're lumped rate in with hydrogen JC. Now that's awesome. Yeah then there's you know it's one of those things where again I looked deeper and realized I recognized a lot of those those. I guess that makes sense that they're related but again for the sake of time. The hydrangea you're going to be our focus specifically the genius hydrangea and roughly speaking. I mean we're we're still working and I'm sure things will change In the years or decades to come but roughly speaking how many species are within the genus. Hydrangea There's you know it changes. Because obviously lumper's lumper's splitters continually added but it ranges around sixty about sixty species. But you know they're still discovering new species and in particular in northern parts of South America just three years ago they identified. I think it was fourteen. Fourteen or fifteen new species of climbing Evergreen hydrangea from the mountains of northern Ecuador and Peru Bolivia Colombia in there. So you know. It's still a lot to be learned about true. Hydrangea as out there. They certainly have not all been discovered yet. Another big realization for me in trying to get familiar with this genus was this diversity of life-form you mentioned climbing and I'm sure. Plenty of gardeners will recognize climbing varieties of her Georgia. In of course the obvious shrubbery ones. I mean this is a really cool thing that that seems. Like hydrangea has found different ways. To make a living as a woody plant depending on where you're you're looking for them yet no Absolutely Obviously most people in North America will be familiar with hydrogen novela which is an Asian species. That's the hardest most dependable deciduous flowering plant for Shade Climbing Planet. I should say ourself clinging plant for shade in climates But new go south on occasion in Asia's while you find climbing evergreen species of hydrogen in I would say ninety nine point nine percent gardeners even in the Pacific northwest where we can grow. So many of these are aware of the fact that there are climbing evergreen branches at provide grateful during the summertime and wintertime and then beautiful flowers. That are dead ringers. For what we in our minds think of is a hydrant right on and in thinking about sort of diversity at least here in North America You know sort of West East divide always stands out especially when it comes to gardening You're located on the West Coast as you mentioned what you have over there or is this something that at least in. North America is largely assigned to east of the Mississippi and Sorta down south from there. So like in a broad sense mad here. I'm I'm sitting nine Sonny Bloch this morning a rare sunny day in the puget sound area and right off the block that I live on the two hundred foot bluff repeat Assam. We have native stands of our native Philadelphia's Philadelphia's Louis named after obviously Lewis and Clark fame and in the broad sense that is indeed in the hydrant JC. So I can't discount the those plants. If you to California now you can find Wesleyan Carpentaria and of course James Lia and a few other genera mostly not all that ornamental so. I can't say that west of the Mississippi is deposited in hydrogen JC but Zero through hike packages zero. So we have to get east of the Mississippi before we run into the only two representatives of the genus in North America. And you. You've already made not worth one of those are Bresson's which is very widespread from New York. Even Southern Quebec all the way down into Florida and the Gulf states and has variations of geographical variations within. But just a darn good dependable plant for gardeners and then Hydrangea Chrissa fully. Which is more? Gulf state oriented a beautiful very distinctive. You know probably one of the most distinctive hydrogens in the entire family is is found in in the Gulf states and You know turn the breeders loose on these which they have with Gusto in the last ten to fifteen years in your ending up with these new pink varieties of our lessons and then all of these extraordinary forms of The Oakley Hydrangea. So far cry from what was available to me as a young lad when we had a Annabel that was about it. Now we have you know pink the pink forms bread by the Maestro of plant breeding. Tom Rainey at North Carolina. State University is really Extraordinary things expanding the breadth of ornament within that that one tax of
NEPA changes looming
"This is native America Calling Monica Brain sitting in for tear gatewood. It started in one thousand nine hundred sixty nine with a massive oil spill about three million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Pacific Ocean by Santa Barbara California the environmental damage outrage the public and elected officials and it was the impetus for the federal legislation named the National Environmental Policy. Act OR NIBA. The act formalized the practice of environmental impact assessments. That explore how big projects might harm the environment or wildlife as dry as that might sound. Such a review was at the heart of the decision to locate the Dakota access pipeline near standing rock so now the trump administration says Nipah needs to be modernized. They would like to expedite environmental reviews. The proposed changes could also limit the public's ability to weigh in the proposal calls for tribal consultation but many tribal environmental watchers say that the trade offs are severe. That's our show today. Are you interested in streamlining environmental assessments? Will your try benefit from the proposed changes? Maybe they'll get projects done faster. Phone lines are open. Everyone's welcome give us a call. The number is one eight hundred nine nine. Six two eight four eight. That's eight hundred nine. Nine native joining us. Now is Dr Ryan Emmanuel. He's an associate professor and university faculty scholar in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University and Ryan is an enrolled member of the Lombi tribe. Welcome back to native America Calling Ryan. Thanks for having me Monica. Yeah it's great to have you also on the line. We have Lisa developed. She is the vice chair of the Fort Birth hold protectors of water and earthrights and she is an enrolled enrolled in the man. Dan Haddatha recrimination. Welcome Lisa thanks for joining us Ryan let's start with you okay. So what purpose does Nipah serve? So one of the the key purposes of Nita's to ensure that we accurately document The environmental and tax Of a proposed project that is either going to be carried out by the government Carried out on federal lands or carried out with Some kind of federal funding Or or or permitting approval in order to make informed decisions about The types of actions or projects. that that we undertake in the US Nita says that You you must go into that with your eyes. Wide Open regarding environmental impact so at a very basic level it's a it's a documentation of the The environmental trade-offs and effects of undertaking a certain activity or development or project. Okay so let me simplify this a little bit to see if I understand this There's a project and it's either on federal land or it has federal funding and let's say that The environmental reviews is required. It's done and then it says something like this fish farm could end up Killing thirty percent of the sea turtles in the area. The that's all that happens with that. There's public comment but the company ultimately or whoever's doing the project ultimately decides whether or not to move forward is that right well the the agency that's responsible for conducting the review under Nipah is the one We'll make a decision based on whatever those numbers particulars are whether it's endangered species Or hunting or fishing areas or any other kind of resource areas. The Federal Agency has to take responsibility for the impacts. And say say yes you know despite those impacts. We're we're going to permit this activity anyway or no those impacts are too severe and we're GonNa make a judgment call and say we won't issue you this particular permit okay and so Let's talk about some of the proposed changes that are recommended To start off at one of the big things that I read was the creating deadlines for projects and so when president trump announced this he. He made a mention that you know. Sometimes projects take decades to finish and it's really slowing down progress and things like that and so this the the proposed changes would require that projects need to be finished from start to end The the permitting process anyway in two years is that right. That's right and it's important. I think to define what that window of time is that is from. The announcement of the agency is going to undertake An environmental review Through the the research in preparation of the document the public comment process finalization of the report. And then the agency's decision are supposed to take place within that proposed two year window. I mean do you think that's unreasonable? To try and get stuff done in two years. Well if you look at the the underlying data that the proposal sites you know it looks like it would be difficult. So the council environmental quality studied a length of time that it takes reviews to work their way to the systems and it really varies from one agency to another but a lot of these reviews take much longer than two years and so you know there are a couple of explanations for that one could be inefficiencies in the system but the other explanation could be that environmental issues are just so complex and we now have such a richer understanding of these issues and we did Fifty years ago that it warrants More time and more effort To to study documents impacts underneath a are Is THE AGENCY REQUIRED TO CONSULT WITH TRIBES? If it's on their tribal land or near in ancestral land. They so there's a federal executive order that Nipah is is Well the agencies are required to abide by Federal Executive Order Requires them to consult with drives whether it's on tribally controlled territory or or traditional lands Of that particular tribe so that that would still be in effect under the proposed rule changes as far as I understand. There's some language in the proposed rule about actually strengthening Provision for tribal consultation But at the same time there's concern about shortening the time window that you have to engage with tribes. Yeah that's another proposed. Change is well of course if it's two years than that automatically shortens the time window but also you know there's a public comment period Which we're in right now for these proposed changes to NAPA. But you know for these projects and there's a some efforts or the proposed changes are to shorten those public comment periods as well. What do you think about that? Well so I'll give you an example from the tribes that I work with here in North Carolina I I actually work with predominantly non federally recognized rides and there. There are a couple of important things about that but For this conversation you know. It's important to note that these trials are resourced when it comes to Staff who can deal with these kinds of requests for public comments or preparing the kinds of rich responses that are needed to articulate tribal concerns. You may have one person in tribal government. Who's responsible for environment Energy on and maybe a few other roles as well so when they're already Under under pressure to respond to these kinds of deadlines it will probably reduce their ability to participate in decision-making if you shorten the window even further
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas
"The mindscape podcast i'm your host sean carroll and i bring you bad news namely that the world is going to end not the world into earth that we live on but the universe as a whole is going to come to an end someday we don't exactly know when and what i mean by an end it might not be something as dramatic as literal hang or with a whimper so today i talked to one of the experts in this slightly depressing area katie back is a theoretical kuzma logistic at north carolina state university also very popular science communicator her twitter feed is one of the top ones that fellow physicists fall oh and we talk about the different scenarios that sketch out what might happen into the future of the universe it's not something that we know about for sure right making predictions is hard especially about the future but we know enough about the laws of physics a what the range of possibilities seems to be either this sort of gently fading out everything moves apart from everything else and we just get colder and slower until the interesting lively aspects of the universe just fade into nothingness or it could be something very dramatic my favorite scenario that we talk about in this episode is the bubble of quantum death if you're not familiar with what that is it'll be explained to you in grisly detail so this is both an educational episode in that we really do get into some real physics and cousin policy but also thought provoking that science has progressed to the point where we can actually say something about what the end of the universe might be like remember you want more info on mindscape you can go to the podcast homepage at preposterous universe dot com slash podcast where you can also sign up to support mindscape on patriots on if you wanna get ad free versions of the episodes and also a monthly asked me anything episode for all patriot supporters so with that let's go uh-huh all right welcome to the podcast.
What is Landscape Architecture?
"Studying landscape architecture. Is that right yeah. That's right what appeals to you about landscape architecture yeah no. I think something that appeals to me about landscape architecture is really the broad range of possibilities that come with it so i guess you could say architectures focus focus primarily on the building and landscape. It's everything outside of that in so that encompasses a lot of different types of spaces and a lot of scale space some really interested in more of the social aspect or like public spaces within the urban city. That's kind of what drew me to study landscape and under god. I was always focused on like thinking about the community people that lived around public spaces or in buildings that we we were designing for and i was really interested in thinking about okay how do people move throughout space or where do they interact and kind of like what are big places places or opportunities to engage communities more and give them access to green space clean air and other opportunities for like socialization shen yeah i think when most people think about landscape architecture they're thinking mostly about greenspan. Yeah parks up things things of that nature. I know here in atlanta. There's we have so many little just pocket parks in a way like little parks just kind of tucked in here and there i think right but now there's a proposal to build sort of part of a park over our highway over one of the highway but what are some of the other sorts of things that make up landscape architecture aside from that yeah. That's a good point. I think it's easiest to describe people like oh you know like park designed but they're actually a lot of different other types of the public spaces plazas one of the most famous places that a lot of people recognize is like the hotline so also thinking about post industrial uses uh spaces there also a lot of power and landscape where we can. We have a lot of control over sustainability so we can impact the environment in a positive way way. There are a lot of initiatives happening right now. New york to kind of protect the city against sea level rise so there are a lot of constructions happening along the the coast and we're seeing that development happened so there's a wide scale to thinking about design both on a regional scale but also they're smaller like hard scape plans and thinking about outdoor malls plazas and transportation kinda gets <unk> looped into that as well. How does transportation you looked into that yeah. I guess that is a big statement but i think now that people are kind of thinking about the future of like driverless cars i <hes> now we're thinking about how we can retake over the street for pedestrians or like. Maybe we will need as many spaces for car so i think there's a a lot of pedestrian centered ideas about read configuring street spaces or like what happens if we take away highways from you we know communities can be transformed those spaces into other types of recreational use or ecological use. I think to bypass a really big and thinking get about circulation so how do people move throughout spaces that can be both through cars <hes> through highlights through aeroplanes but also at the ground sound level like walking or biking dot space so those are factors. I think that a lot of designers try to influence into their designs but also could be it's like the highland is a completely new way of kind of moving throughout new york city so really you're. You're kind of like you have the opportunity to design on a bunch of different types of scales it sounds you can do something really small like a plaza or yeah ab- santa park but even apart can range in size from really small to like central park or something the yeah it's funny said positive because <hes> i guess for our first semester design school we had a design like from the smallest scale so like a courtyard yard and it was like teeny like enclosed space but it was really fun of what we can come up with and there were so many different ideas and it was kind of our first project and and then we ramped up in scale and thinking about boston's city hall plaza in that was like seven and a half acres and thinking about okay like this is a hard scape space like we weren't allowed to use like lawns or anything like that like it's completely like thinking about people moving freely and it had to be accessible supposed to boston's like governmental building and then our final design was ramped up in scale again and it was thinking about like waterfront design and interaction between the city city and also like recreational space say yeah. It's definitely a wide range of scales that you can design and everything in between. I'm glad you mentioned accessibility accessibility. That's been something that's been on my mind lately mostly in the web space and i'll bring this back landscape architecture so just just what would be your. I was reading this article this morning about how <hes> domino's pizza is trying to take a case all the way to the supreme court art because a customer suing them because their websites not accessible to not able to access it on a screen reader and there has been other types of lawsuits that are like this. I think there were people that were trying to sue beyond say because her website was not accessible and granted the web guidelines around accessibility normally normally tend to pertain to government sites in terms of enforceability beyond say side is not a government site. Neither domino's pizza however what i found is in the weapons that accessibility the is kind of a it's a slippery scale. Some people really adhere to others. Don't care about it at all but when it comes to landscape architecture accessibility is super important because all types of people have to move throughout spaces yeah. How do you design for physical accessibility yeah. No that's a good question and i think it varies in the designer what you're trying to achieve and some people are very much like oh. We don't want this to be accessed by like massive amounts of people like it could be very dangerous address. It could pose threats large gatherings but i think to like the more practical answers. Oh like in designing public spaces. There are laws and codes like a._d._a. Accessibility laws that you have to buy four but it's also like okay now you can accept those code standards or like how do you truly remake space open and then it raises more questions about like who is allowed in what spaces in who isn't so that got really interesting and especially in terms of the plaza plaza and how do you make a space feel comfortable for maybe a single person who's walking there or in their wheelchair and then also can the space <unk> accommodate like large art gatherings of protests like does the public have a right you know to gather and protests and speak in kind of connected large groups yeah. I don't know if that answers your question. No this is my question. It also made me think a little bit about sorta this concept that i've heard of with defensive design where sometimes certain public spaces like you say designed to keep people out yeah like for example park benches that may have a middle railing so no one can lay across them or four. Maybe low to the ground services. They'll put like little bumps or spikes on them so no one can sit comfortably on it. Yes what it reminded me that that definitely light comes up a lot in designed to in. It's like then. It gets extremely political suicide in like yeah okay. I'm just wondering design like this nice space that maybe people could have like a lunch break oregon but then i think too in the era of like public safety and security people get really like nervous about okay like who sitting sitting and lingering in these spaces and yeah. It's a fine line but i think it's also kind of exciting because you're giving a space where you would not you don't necessarily know what will happen like an park and prospect park in brooklyn. It's like a wonderful space. When i go there. I see people by gang doing tai not doing yoga with their dogs and like there's not a set like programmed area for that to happen. It kind of just is able to happen and there are like political local statements that also happened there so i think it's an exciting platform to be able to design kind of within that one thing when you when you sort of talk about spaces like this i'm thinking of how a few years ago there were a lot of public protests in the streets blocking highways and and blocking major thoroughfares thoroughfares and things like that and i know like here in atlanta for example there was a big complaints that people could walk down onto the highway. Yeah they're like oh. Why is that. Why is that possible which doesn't make sense like why wouldn't they you can drive down there. You walk down there but no it's interesting about the the sort of governance of different spaces for different types of people or even different modes of transportation. There's more that i want to dive into with the topic but i want to take it back a little bit. I'm really curious to know about more about you and how you came to be studying at harvard talking about all this stuff so where did you. Where'd you grow up yeah definitely so i was born in new jersey but i grew up my whole life and south west virginia. A little town called roanoke doc. Anybody knows it and i'm the youngest of three girls and so my mom. She's a new yorker. My dad was from chicago. They're both from big city and then when they have made they decided they wanted to move down south and kind of slow things down and so i grew up in roanoke must of my life i went to school with a lot of my friends like kindergarten through high school and even some in college. I think it was a good community where everyone was really well connected. It and everyone knew each other and so grown up in a place like that was really unique as i'm learning and then i went off to school to study architecture at the university of virginia i think tau i got there was like not a linear path at all listening like oh. How did you have it figured out yet was curious. Here is like has designed been like a big part of your childhood growing up where you're surrounded by it. Yeah i think one since i was surrounded by it i didn't really realized that until later and now like looking back. I was like oh <hes> my parents did a good job at like teaching me how to do this or that and so oh my dad did many things that he also briefly worked in furniture procurement in my mom went to fashion school for a little bit and then decided that wasn't for her but they in my grandma on my mom's side like always painted and drew and so my parents were good at like exposing me to the arts very early but i didn't realize what's that there were possible careers through design until high school and so i kind of was always interested in drawing and painting in but it was kind of like something i did just for fun and then i thought i wanted to be a doctor. I thought that was like what is going to do and i very it. Quickly realized like i don't like hospitals. I'm very scared of blood in bali fluids and so then i said oh my goodness like what am i gonna do. Who i think was like fourteen. I was like man. I just don't know what i'm going to study and my dad actually said what about architecture and then at that time i had no. I know i dea what that field was an. I was like what is this and <hes> in high school. I got to go to a couple of design camps at <hes> virginia ginny tech university. What was other school. I went to another school north carolina state university and they had like the summer design her rams that my dad found his co. You you should go in and you can kind of test and see if he liked it and so at first it was just such a different way of thinking and i was not really excited about it <hes> but then i went on to study it in college and it was very hard at first has a lot of people seal when i studied architecture but <hes> no now it turned out to be really amazing from people who have had on the show we've had a couple of of architects on before and they have always talked about i mean the difficulty of i think just yes of course learning about the subject matter but also a lot of those spaces are not super diverse and so if you're coming in there as quote unquote the other and that sort of just adds an element to the difficulty of studying and being a space like that yeah absolutely so no one in my immediate any family or anyone i knew of really studied architecture and so that was a whole new learning environment for me. I went to school in a lot of people the parents had studied architecture like they're punctual and so they were kind of already looped in the field and yeah it was very hard to understand the language <hes> just even what architecture it was <hes> it was a difficult amount of learning that you have to do a friend like learning the software but also a lot of technical skills that you need to choir but overall though what was your time at university of virginia yeah i think overall the wall. It was really great. 'cause then my first year the kind of restarted i think as my first year right before i got they restarted their no muss chapter. I know ma says the national organization
Arthropod House Guests
"Hey Don what are you doing with that jar. Collecting arthropods Gile inning crabs grabs are type of author pod but I'm not surprised isn't animal with an exoskeleton. A segmented body and jointed limbs includes insects spiders might send centipede soup. You're collecting bugs then. I'm doing some research. Did you know that entomologists from North Carolina State University Renan study that phone we I share our houses with more than five hundred kinds of arthropods hundred that's crazy. I will admit it surprising. The researchers took samples from fifty houses during the summer months near Raleigh. They collected both living and dead. arthropods from each room and total that identified over five hundred different morphos species those are species so closely related that they have to be identified by scientists looking for specific physical traits. He's house had on average about one hundred more fo- species there is no way that I have one hundred species of anything living in my house they mostly collect flies spiders Beatles and send book lice most of the species. Says they found don't normally live houses there. arthropods that accidentally wondered in from doors for example they found goal midges all fifty homes midges are small flies that feed on outdoor plants and can't survive indoors believe it or not only five rooms out of five hundred fifty had no arthropods house is cleaner than that. I bet you have cobwebs sir. Those are made by cobwebs spiders which are found in sixty five.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Something You Should Know
"Did you know that Tylenol can also help with hurt feelings as well? It's true. According to research at the university of Florida, they tested a C, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol against placebo on people suffering loneliness emotional distress or hurt feelings, they took five hundred milligrams in the morning and five hundred again at night, and those who took the Tylenol felt much more upbeat than the people who took the placebo. The researchers say that's because a seat benefit and can reduce activities in regions of the brain that govern our emotions. And that is something you should know. Inside your home is a world of living creatures many of which are invisible, but these creatures they are your roommates, and they have a real impact on you. They're very different than the creatures that live in the outdoor environment. And since today, we spent a lot more time indoors than our ancestors. Did it's important to understand this fascinating environment. That is your home what these creatures are that are living there, and what affect they have on. You rob done is a biologist and professor in the department of biological sciences at North Carolina State university, and he's author of several books. His latest is never home alone from microbes to millipedes camel, crickets and honeybees the natural history of where we live,.
The Cold Hard Truth About Ice Cubes: They're Filled With Germs
"USA's? Chris Barnes has the chilling. Details of a new study on ice cubes. Would you like that on the rocks? Cruise. Researchers say you may want to hold off on that a food safety specialist at North Carolina State university says bacteria and viruses from e coli salmonella can live in freezing temperatures, meaning they could be alive and living in your ice. Cubes experts say people can avoid contaminated ice and prevent the bacteria from spreading by using purified. Water also by washing your hands using ice scoops when serving the ice and regularly cleaning your freezer for USA radio news. I'm Chris
"north carolina state university" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"He's got some two hundred million homes and only twenty four hours to do. And that's a tall. Order for one man in a team of reindeer today will ask how might a certain gentlemen, in a red suit a Kurdish this task Jim Metzner, and this is the pulse of the planet. Now, how could Santa Claus possibly deliver? All those presents in so little time. According to one theory Santa might be making his rounds in something called a relativity cloud. Santa Claus basically understands how to manipulate space and time, and he has created something called relativity clouds within which time and space are controlled Larry Silverberg is director of the Mars mission research center at North Carolina State university put the sleigh inside the relativity cloud. And that's what's enables the sleigh to get around the world. So quickly the reasoning behind Santa's cloud rest upon the idea that time is relative phenomenon. So what is the relativity cloud begins to move at very high speeds time Santa experiences. It moves more slowly. And what seems to be only an hour from our perspective is to Santa as long as a week inside. The relativity cloud time and space are different than outside the relativity cloud. If you're inside their relatively kind looking out, you see everything frozen. But when you're outside their relatively cloud looking in Santa goes by in a flash, this is why people haven't been able to see Santa Claus. Or if they do see Santa Claus. He appears and disappears. So quickly on the other hand Santa when he sees us the whole world appears frozen to him from inside.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind
"Wrapped up packages of dead insect, husks, sticks and stuff. I don't know who the shepherds would be well, whatever the shepherds are. We know that at the heart of the of the tippety you have to have that that baby Jesus. And granted we did an episode last year on the the baby Jesus a monkey Lous and that is rerunning this year. But at the heart of the story of the Christmas story in Christian traditions is the. Of a virgin birth. Now, the story of miraculous birth, of course, is very common in mythology and legend around the world, a God being the father of a famous or heroic person is a very common motif to appear why settle for an earth dad when you can have a cause Mikdad. Yeah. It's it's a time. Tested story. Right. You have your Demi guide heroes that are that have have a wet leased one parent that is of divine lineage now before we go any further, I do want to just summarize the Christmas story as it's presented in Christmas Christian traditions, just really quickly here. So it's probably familiar to a lot of you. You have a first century BC woman by the name of Mary, and she finds out via angelic visitation that she's destined to become a first century, see mom and not in the way, she'd plan no instead of producing Austrian via relations with her husband Joseph. She has been impregnated by the high God, she is a virgin, but we'll give birth to a divine, son. And like you said, this is not an anomaly. Global myths. Legends and religions, we have other stories of of some sort of miraculous birth taking place, right? And what we wanted to focus on today was the fact that though, this may in fact, be some form of miracle. If it were to actually happen to a human being in other corners of the natural world stories like this are actually not all that miraculous. They in fact, happen all the time. Right. So today, we're going to be talking about parthenogenesis that is the the scientific term for what's occurring here. It's taken from the Greek words Partha knows meaning virgin in Genesis, meaning origin. So this means in the animal world or in the world of sexually reproducing species, a female that reproduces without fertilization by male sex cells, right and it occurs. Pretty commonly among lower plants and invertebrate animals, particularly wrote a for a phys- ants, wasps and bees I do want to hit just two of my favorite examples from the. Vertebrate invertebrate world. First of all in the termite. World is pointed out in a two thousand nine research paper from North Carolina State university certain female termite primary queens of the species read, a cool attorneys separatists reproduce both sexually and a sexually during their lifetimes sexually with the male kings in asexually to essentially clone themselves to create secondary queens, and these are the successor queens that will then mate with the king. So it's important for them to have no genes in common with them. Okay. So just I think fun example of right? We'll hear you can you can clearly see in this picture of why it is advantageous to use asexually production alongside sexual reproduction. Of course, the greatest benefit of sexual reproduction. Is that you get some variety in there. You don't have the stagnant, gene pool. Right. Sexual recombination. If you're just making copies of your own jeans over and over again becomes much easier for say. Parasites to find exploits with your body..
What can we learn from Bennu?
"Natto chase in space and the target was pretty small in this game of things this month, a NASA spacecraft finally reached a lumpy diamond shaped rock it's an asteroid called Benue, and it took the spacecraft two years to reach it. That's a trip of more than two billion kilometers. But what really interested me in reading about? This story was that Ben is classified as a potentially hazardous object. That means it could hit us, but don't worry NAS anytime soon to find out more spoke to Astro physicist, Katie MAC, who's a columnist for various science publications. She's also an assistant professor of physics at North Carolina State university. Well, there's an advantage with veneer, which is that its orbit brings reasonably close to earth. So it's one of the many near earth asteroids that Nassar have been tracking for a very long time. So we're able to see it when it comes close, which it does periodically and were especi-. Keeping an eye on this one big has there's a chance of it actually coming a little too closer in the next couple of hundred years. I was going to ask him about that. Because one of these at resonated, the most with me is the fact that it's considered what's called a potentially hazardous near earth object. I in many of these potentially hazardous objects out there will potentially hazardous as one of these terms that is a technical term that is sometimes misinterpreted a little bit. It means that there's some kind of calculable chance that's not ridiculously tiny that it could impact the earth, those kinds of chances are usually much less than one thousand and in this case, that's also true. Even for the next couple hundred years the chances really really pretty small, but you know, it's the kind of thing where we have some uncertainty in the measurements. There are uncertainties in. How the orbits of these things could change as they maybe have different interactions with. With the solar wind or different interactions with other small bodies. So the the kinds of things we really want to keep an eye on if there's really any chance at all that it could come to where the earth is. So even steroid like new did richer what sort of damage could that cools? Well, if I haven't made his is pretty thing for announced Royd in terms of potential hazards. So I think that when I looked this up it was listed as something like civilization affecting. So it's the kind of thing where it could it could be it could be really difficult for the region. It's an potentially for a larger region around it, it could have some kinds of global effects. But the important thing here is that we know about this one a really really far in advance of when it could possibly hit. So we're going to checking out what it's made of that's going to help us saved. If it's the kind of asteroid where it's more or less solid, or if it's the kind of thing that's kind of what you'd call a rebel a rebel pile. Where you might use different kinds of approaches if you needed to change its orbit for those different situations, and we do have some interesting possibilities for changing the orbit of potentially hazardous objects. There have been discussions of things like a gravitational tractor where you get a very heavy spacecrafts in you just fly near the object for awhile until the gravity of that spacecraft lunges at just a little bit far enough that it can change the orbit in that work too. Few get to the object with quite a lot of lead time. And then there are other possibilities like impact is or changing a reflectiveness of one side of the objects to change how it interacts with pressure from the lights in the sun, basically. And then there are things there discussions of things like some point people talk about a making sort of a giant bag or net of the that you could kind of tie around this an object and move it that way, and I'm not sure how big that would have to be. But these are things. That have been variously discussed for dealing with potentially hazardous object. So we have quite a lot of lead time. If it does turn out to be a problem, but the important thing right now is that we can get a really close look at it. And we can learn just about this population of asteroids in general, which might be useful. Even if this one turns out to be totally benign will learn something about the formation of the solar system. We might learn something about the population of other asteroids and just get a better handle for, you know, our environment space because it's being described as a time captial dating back to the beginning of our solar system. How long does Royds last? What's the lots? I mean, they, you know, a lot of these things were formed in the sort of proto planetary discs. So the dust and gas that was surrounding the sun as the sun was forming. And as that process was going on, you know, parts of the disc lapse into planets in than a lot of smaller objects were form, some of these are what we now see us asteroids. So, you know, some of these things are just pieces of the disc of material that became the planets, and that was gathered around the sun. And so we can get sort of an idea of what that environment looked like by getting samples of asteroids. And that's the exciting thing about this mission of courses that we're going to get a really sizable sample of this asteroid and bring it back to earth. Katie MAC assistant, professor of physics at North Carolina State university.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Tactical Talk with Allison Barrie
"But everybody lives and goes on if you have a weapon into that scenario. Now, somebody's gonna panic and that gun could be used in. They had no intentions on taking that student or teachers life, but you enter that gun into that physical altercation had now we have another issue. Yeah. Yeah. Look, I admire every single teacher or person in the school system offices who wants to be armed to try to protect others. I have wholehearted admirations for that like that nobility of wanting to help and put yourself between a horrible threat and others. I have full admiration for that. I just think it's a huge responsibility to ask our teachers to play that role in our schools or anyone for that matter, bats of responsibility. And if you look at the teachers who have been asked that question, the overwhelming majority of schoolteachers do not want to be armed. They don't want that added responsibility. They're not comfortable with it. And they understand the risk. And for many that that's not what we do educators that we know that we could be attacked. And so it's again, it's an idea. I would say it's a theory. But as I've said a couple of times here get tired of hearing me say it we got stick with. Practices, and this is not a proven best practice. Yeah. I completely agree. So not to discount like the teachers that won't help. Like, I really admire that. But I I just think it's a huge responsibility and teachers have so much on their plate. They don't need to have the extra burden of having to train regularly beyond on the range regularly. You know, who's gonna pay for all that ammo to practice properly? And the fact is the it's as you said shooting it static targets. Yes. Anyone anyone or military? They'll tell you. She has. I mean, I I was out at for brag with some of the delta guys, and we were playing with these robots that move around because it's so it is very difficult to try to practice shooting in a genuine situation when someone's charging you and they're angry because you maybe winged them, or maybe even just responding just escalates anger. But when you have someone suddenly charging at you as opposed to a static target on a range. It's very different and. Even hard operators will say that. And you hear that frequently from people their first time in combat. It's very different when it suddenly real, and those are professionals so and law enforcement I hear that all the time to 'em. So. You know, you should I far listeners who want to do something you should think less of yourself. If it's just not the right way to go about it. It sounds like there's many other solutions on the table such as this training. For example, is this vailable to people who are not in school systems. Is there a way for people in offices and the rest of us to learn some of these techniques? Oh, of course, we again, we train schools, businesses, churches, synagogues, etc. And every everybody in between. So absolutely. We train two to three times a year on the campus of North Carolina State university, we deliver our stop that threat. And it's really cool because you have a have a mixed audience they blended audience for education industry, government lawn force -ment. So it's really cool. It's an interesting dynamic. So there's a lot of folks can do I would encourage everybody if they go to our YouTube channel via our website and by guardian dot com. Okay. Plethora of really great video there that you can hear what people who have gone through our training had to say about it. Oh, have you can get a feeling for some of the best practice tips. And again, you can hear from our structural, cadre, etc. Not just me, you know. So it's it's it's great stuff. That would be a starting point. And listen reach out to odds for your school for your university where always happy to chat and give it bison guide. That's awesome. And it sounds like OSU their stuff about the left of the attack..
"north carolina state university" Discussed on KQED Radio
"People are scared by spiders as compared to any other bug lady bug or an aunt doesn't scare me but spiders i don't know i i don't really want to be around him that much but i used to catch wolf spiders all the time and pretend they were tarantulas and actually that was i did get by spider them for real when i put a wolf spider in some water in a bucket of water and that scooped out with my hand and of course it got scared and bit me i never blamed the spider i mean i was asking for basically so but i have not been bit since as map return who is an intimate gist at north carolina state university and you can see photos of the spiders we talked about if you tear at here now dot org we will not put any lady bug picks up that would be a little too scary oh.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Here & Now
"But it's you know it's a fact well why do you think so many people are scared by spiders as compared to any other bug lady bug or an aunt doesn't scare me but spiders i don't know i i don't really want to be around him that much well it's funny you mentioned lady bug because i was actually bitten by lady but last year and it hurt alive really and yes there are reports of lady bugs infesting homes over the winter and biting residents and it's very painful bite so there's a rational reason in that some spiders are dangerous almost all spiders have venom so a bike can become serious depending on usually the person say if they have a reaction to then them but most spiders can't actually deliver venom or they're not aggressive and also they have a lot of legs i think those are the main things that humans fear were you ever scared of spiders no i wasn't i always liked the weird and venomous and dangerous things for some reason even though i i don't really necessarily want to get bitten by any but i used to catch wolf spiders all the time and pretend they're tarantulas and actually that was i did get it by spider them for real when i put a wolf spider in some water in a bucket of water and that scoped it out with my hand and of course it got scared and bit me i never blamed the spider i mean i was asking for basically so but i have not been bit since as map pretend who is an intimate gist at north carolina state university matt very interesting thank you great thank you and you can see photos of the spiders we talked about if you tear at here now dot org we will not put any lady bug picks up that would be a little too scary.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio
"Well coming in not everybody's bed i mean that's how often were these these sheets cleaned that you were inspecting i was pretty large study approximately thirteen hundred homes so it seems to be pretty common if we were changing beds every night would we be in better condition i think honestly it has more to do with the fact that we are living in these release sealed permanent environments and so not necessarily changing budding but perhaps reframing it to think about changing the exposure of our environment is a whole would you mean so when when houses and hospitals are ventilated with windows for instance there's a much higher prevalence of environmental bacteria that can come in from the outdoors in colonize the different habitats within our faces and in one particular hospital studies show that the greater the diversity of environmental species that we had within hospitals the less pathogens that we also had we need more microbial flora and fauna in our houses that's what our data suggest yes and that would counter all the other stuff that we have that were just shutting off of are we creating our own vote of horrible environment of microbial bacteria and parasites and little things it's not horrible it's just perhaps unique to what we have experienced in our past okay well best of luck and don't let the bed bugs bite thank you all right hey megan tennis is a phd candidate in as as department at north carolina state university we return raleigh.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on Money Radio 1200AM
"Of us not just healthcare professionals is the best way to prevent the flu and the other other illnesses from occurring wearing mask if you have to during flu season especially if you're on the airplane i have no problem way amassed on an airplane and then you also go the other problem schwere you've got the people have to start washing their hands in washing them better i really believe that a being careful not put your hands your mouth your eyes that type of thing right that definitely a right and uh so i think the basic principles of a handwashing of i'm your team of being cognizant of people around use that are these things uh wearing a mask if you're on a plane and someone that is caving like being asked to be moved i've been asked to be moved before um and asking your health care professionals when they come in the room it's okay to say you know would you wind washing their hands i know you're busy uh but uh you know i've read dr grows book we we have sticky hands that have organisms off small stethoscope take a little parrella rather brought mellberg there's something right that's exactly right don't be afraid to ask healthcare professionals and also back on norovirus you know one of the reasons has studies norovirus is we we don't have a good model um so it's hard to grow nor of ever since that when we try to test ways to kill us we don't have a good way to study and so we had the eu's motto viruses that were like norovirus well uh at north carolina state university's uh there is some research being done on a new bottles that is very much just like the actual organism so i hope in the future this breakthrough is going to help us get a better answer for norovirus than things that will kill us muslims the other thing that we're having some problems with we've got a lot of.
"north carolina state university" Discussed on KKOB 770 AM
"The black student orientation is slated for august eighteen th the day prior to the universities new student or orientation where did where's the burden fall folk were the burden fall to two to help the racial divide the message here is we don't want you white people around is that healing is is that the the way we want to reach out and fix things the new director of multicultural student affairs at north carolina state university recently pledged to create a segregated housing option for women of color only swore hired by nc state less than a month ago shared her plan to create the housing option for female minority students i want to put uh have a dorm dedicated only two minorities females well again i don't want to i don't want to divide i don't want to put people in separate baskets a here here's my question if somebody walked into a university in this country and said we want to have a whites only dorm what what the response be i know the history of the country is not about white people being oppressed but that's the food selfie that's what we're looking at here every body heal and get along together no matter what your skin color is but that can happen if there are certain people who wanna say we've got to have our reparations you gotta make it up to us what happened in 1865 and in 1960 and we even 2016 in seventeen you gotta make it up to us as all white supremacy thing i get it on white i i can't relate to two for racism never been racially stereotype till now don't feel so good does it's got i mean i've that's the kind of response you're going to get our is is that going to help is that is that keep harking back to you what your mom told you to wrongs maker right a judge everybody on how they treat each other today coming back more on the stage show stand aligned with you when we continue on.