Keith Luhrs and Lauren Billings Luhrs are a husband-and-wife science team. But the science doesn’t stay at the lab. Lauren has used that same discipline to become a bestselling romance author, Keith has applied it to his incredible home brewing operation, and they both have applied it to raising their children. In this funny and freewheeling conversation, our host explores whether this same method can make his creative life more disciplined and productive, too!
Farah Alibay is literally a rocket scientist. Gabrus joins her for a tour of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and learns about some of the awesome projects that she and others are working on right now to explore the outer reaches of space. He asks the difficult questions: “Are we alone in the universe?” “What’s your favorite moon?” “Did you enjoy the movie ‘The Martian?’” Go behind the scenes of our space program in this funny and mind-blowing journey through our universe.
Cary Frydman is an assistant professor of Finance and Business Economics at USC, focused on the relationship between finance and our brains, and Jon has some important questions for him. Questions such as - “Why do I blow $100 at the casino without a second thought, but then get angry when they charge me $8 for a beer at the bar?” “Can money buy happiness?” “What is it exactly that you do again?” In this funny and illuminating conversation, Cary reveals some of the secrets of the brain that drive our behavior with money.