A conversation with Vijay Balasubramanian

In the latest episode of Penn Today’s ‘Office Hours’ podcast series, a casual chat with Professor of Physics Vijay Balasubramanian.

Vijay Balasubramanian sitting next to BioPond
Vijay Balasubramanian, professor of physics, at the BioPond on Penn’s campus.

Welcome to the “office hours” of Vijay Balasubramanian, professor of physics in the School of Arts and Sciences. 

Here, in the latest episode of the “Office Hours” podcast, which explores the minds of the University’s academic talents in a more unbuttoned and freewheeling setting outside of the lecture hall, Balasubramanian joins for a chat about the science behind smell and memory, the distinction between “cool” and “important,” and why MacGyver makes for such a moral character.

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