Series: Science & Medicine

Seth Shostak – SETI

Seth Shostak from SETI speaks exclusively to Indian Genes in this very engaging episode. Seth claims to have developed an interest in extraterrestrial life at the tender age of ten, when he first picked up a book about the Solar System. This innocent beginning eventually led to a degree in radio astronomy, and now, as…

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Rachana Reddy – Space Engineer

Rachana Reddy talks to Indian Genes on the latest in Satellite technology and development with great insight into the Space industry and what the future holds instore. Rachana has some very valuable information for the private sector and also guides students that may be interested in this field, preparing them for what to expect and…

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Space Hero – Deborah Sass & Thomas Reemer

This is the first interview Space Hero has given to any media house in Asia and Indian Genes is really happy to be bringing this to you. If you are a Space enthusiast, an explore or just a curious mind this could be your opportunity to win Televisions biggest Prize..a trip to the International Space…

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James Beacham – CERN

Dr. James Beacham from CERN speaks to Indian Genes on all aspects of Time & Time Travel in this very entertaining and informative discussion.

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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 University, India. As a part of this, he is leading an initiative to establish India’s first centre that will work towards studying the origins and distribution…

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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 State University. There, she serves a student collaborator on the Perseverance rover’s science team, specifically working with the MASTCAM-Z instrument onboard. Currently, she’s working on investigating a…

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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 of Contact, the protagonist Ellie Arroway is played by Jodie Foster. Tarter conversed with the actress for months before and during filming, and Arroway was “largely based” on…

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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 international project supported by the Strategic Defense Initiative (1983-1988), and was subsequently a long-term member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1988-1993). Loeb has written 8 books, including…

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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 Mobility and Robotics Systems at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She specializes in space robotics, autonomous robots and robotic operations. She has worked on a number of…

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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 world around us. He also answers questions posted on line and fascinates us with insights that are thought provoking and brilliant. THis is an episode that would be…

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