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Season 2 Episode 4: Let’s Talk Composing Music in Virtual Reality




In a continuation of Episode 3, Kara and Courtney talk all things solsticeVR with creator Dr. Roy Magnuson.

How do you get access to solsticeVR? How do you compose music using the software? What does that music sound like? Did Roy have any terrible errors while creating this amazing project? Find out on Episode 4!

This episode features sound samples created in solsticeVR by Illinois State University alumnus Kyle Waslewski and current Illinois State graduate student Brennon Best.


Episode 2: Dr. Matt Caplan



Dr. Matt Caplan, a nuclear physicist here at Illinois State University, joins STEAM Talk to discuss his exciting research on neutron stars. Dr. Caplan is also a contributor to the famed YouTube channel “Kurzgesagt“–Check it out, it’s totally worth the click.

 


Episode 1: Dr. Andres Vidal-Gadea



Welcome to STEAM Talk!

This is episode one with Dr. Andres Vidal-Gadea, a Molecular Neuroethology professor at Illinois State University in the School of Biological Sciences. Dr. Vidal-Gadea is here with us to talk about his research in fighting against Duchenne muscular dystrophy, why we should all appreciate worms, his transition from living in Uruguay to the USA, and his best advice for students!

STEAM Talk Podcast is a production of the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Technology.