From Here to the Stars Episode 9: Doug Loss

In this episode, host Stephen Euin Cobb interviews Doug Loss. Loss is retired, but was an IT security analyst from Maryville, TN. He has been an SF reader since childhood (more than 55 years) and a war gamer for over 50 years. He’s an avid blues music fan and serves as the IT Chair and 2020 President of the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (https://irg.space).

From Here to the Stars E8: Doctor Joseph Meany

In Episode 8, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. Joseph Meany, Post doctoral Research Associate for Savannah River National Laboratory and a member of the  Board of Directors for TVIW. Stephen caught up with Joseph as a presenter at LibertyCon during the summer of 2019 to discuss some of his work on materials science related to interstellar travel.

From Here to the Stars – Episode 6: Doctor James N. Benford

In Episode 6, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. James N. Benford, the President of Microwave Sciences, Inc., a contracting firm specializing in High Power Microwave (HPM) systems. Microwave Sciences provides expert services from conceptual design to hardware, HPM effects testing and power beaming. Dr. Benford has been active in advanced research in private companies for 40 years and is experienced in transitioning research results into commercial products. He has published over 139 scientific papers and has written six books on physics topics. This series is produced in association with the Intersellar Research Group.

From Here to the Stars Special Episode: An interview with Scholarship winner Evelyn Johnson

This is a special episode of, “From Here to the Stars,” in which we interview different people on the development of #interstellar projects and the future of interstellar travel. This series is part of the Interstellar Research Group. The Interstellar Research Group has chosen three students as the recipients for our 2020 scholarships. These Scholarships were created to encourage the next generation to study science, technology, engineering, and math. Today we interview Evelyn Johnson who is one of our undergraduate scholarship winners on her essay on the benefits of space development.

From Here to the Stars: Special Episode – Scholar Ship Winner Hayden Morgan

During this special episode of, “From Here to the Stars,” our host, Stephen Euin Cobb, interviews Hayden Morgan. Hayden Morgan is our graduate level winner who won the Interstellar Research Groups Scholarship which supports research which will enable humanity to get from here to the Stars. Hayden received a bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the the University of Cincinnati in 2019 and also participated in the Hyperloop Group in the 2019 Space X Hyperloop Pod Competition as well as serves as a mentor to High School Students in designing, fabricating, and testing Robots capable of completing complex tasks. Currently Hayden is pursuing a Masters of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. His winning essay is title, “Interstellar Missions Research Essay.”SHOW LESS

From Here to the Stars – Episode 5: An Interstellar travel discussion with Doctor Cameron M. Smith

In Episode 5, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. Cameron M. Smith, a Prehistorian at Portland State University’s Dept. of Anthropology. He is working with Icarus Interstellar on the genetic and cultural evolution of our descendants as they disperse beyond our solar system. This series is produced in association with Interstellar Research Group.

From Here to the Stars – Episode 4: An Interstellar travel discussion with Gregory L. Matloff

In Episode 4, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. Gregory L. Matloff, Emeritus Associate and Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT), Fellow of the British interplanetary Society, and Hayden Associate at the American Museum of Natural History. This series is produced in association with Interstellar Research Group.

From Here to the Stars – Episode 3: An Interstellar travel discussion with Philip Lubin

In Episode 3, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. Philip Lubin, a professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a co-recipient of the 2006 Gruber Prize in Cosmology along with the COBE science team for their groundbreaking work in cosmology. This series is produced in association with the Interstellar Research Group.

From Here to the Stars – Episode 2: An Interstellar travel discussion with Louis D. Friedman

In Episode 2, Stephen Euin Cobb, Host of “Future and You” podcast, interviews Dr. Louis D. Friedman, Co-Founder of The Planetary Society with Carl Sagan and Bruce C. Murray and Planetary Society Executive Director Emeritus, in association with the Interstellar Research Group who also produced this podcast.