Episode 4 – Water In A Very Small Cup (and other adventures)

Elia Altabet, a fifth-year student in the chemical and biological engineering department, stops by to discuss his research on water in hydrophobic confinement, the appropriate number of jam band shows for a person to have seen, and why people used to think that the Soviet Union had a special kind of water that could turn the ocean into Jello.

Also, if you’d like to learn more about Elia’s research, check out this story – his research was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences a couple of months ago (pretty cool stuff)!

*NOTE – Julie Andrews played the wonderful English nursemaid in Disney’s 1964 adaptation of Mary Poppins, which was described by the New York Times as a “fair-lady film.”

**ANOTHER NOTE – Julie Andrews later performed the song “Getting to Know You” in the 1992 studio cast recording of the musical play The King and I.


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