Episodes: 3 Columns

Siddharth Pandey – Astrobiology

Dr. Pandey, Director of India Operations for the Taksha Terrestrial Analog Research Center (TTARC), is the Head of Amity Space Centre and the Centre of Excellence in Astrobiology at Amity...

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Mohini & Piyush – NASA/JPL & MOXIE

S2/EP4 – In this special episode, Indian Genes speaks exclusively to Mohini Jodhpurkar & Piyush Khopkar. Mohini Jodhpurkar- 1st year PhD student in Dr Jim Bell’s lab at Arizona...

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Jill Tarter – SETI

S2/EP3 – Jill Cornell Tarter is an American astronomer best known for her work on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Tarter’s astronomical work is illustrated in Carl Sagan’s novel Contact. In the film version...

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Avi Loeb Professor Science Harvard

Abraham (Avi) Loeb is the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science at Harvard University. He received a PhD in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel at age 24 (1980-1986), led the first...

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Vandana Verma Chief Engineer RObotic Operations NASA/JPL

2021 A New Dawn / Season 2 / EP 1 Vandana Verma is the Chief Engineer for Robotic Operations for Mars 2020 Perseverance, and the Assistant Section Manager for...

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Bernardo Kasturp Episode 13

In EP 13, we continue where we left off in EP 12 and Bernardo Kasturp dives deeper into consciousness and how this is central to our understanding of the...

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Darsh Kodwani Astrophysicist Episode 16

Darsh Kodwani is our STAR guest and speaks exclusively to Indian Genes about the amazing open questions in Astrophysics today and gives us a better and deeper understanding on...

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Mitul Mehta Neuroimaging Episode 15

Mitul joined King’s College London as a post-doctoral researcher in Neuroimaging in 2003 with the aim of setting up a research group focussed on pharmacological neuroimaging using MRI methodology....

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Susmita Mohanty Spaceship Designer Episode 14

Susmita Mohanty (born 1971) is an Indian spaceship designer, serial space entrepreneur and a climate action advocate. She is well known for her research on space related topics. She...

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Bernardo Kastrup Scientist & Philosopher

In EP 12 Indian Genes talks to Bernardo Kastrup’s who has been leading the modern renaissance of metaphysical idealism, the notion that reality is essentially mental. He has a...

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Sara Seager MIT Professor of Planetary Science

Sara Seager, Sara Seager is the Class of 1941 Professor of Planetary Science, Professor of Physics, and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her past research is...

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