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STEM Spots: Using Gravity To Explore Unknown Layers Of The Earth

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In this week's episode of STEM Spots, host Dr. David Cornelison talks with Dr. Kevin Mickus, a professor of geology at Missouri State University, about gravity and how it can help us learn about the earth.

Listen to the web version of the program here.

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Dr. David Cornelison has been working as an educator and scientist in Arizona and Missouri universities for the last 25 years. Since 2010, he has been the head of the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University. His research interests lie at the intersection of experimental condensed-matter physics and astrophysics, while his educational efforts have focused on outreach to the K-12 school system. Most of all, he believes in curiosity-driven learning in the sciences and all other fields.