Listen to INTRONAUTS, a podcast by MAX IV!

Listen to INTRONAUTS, a podcast by MAX IV!

We are thrilled to share with you MAX IV’s very own podcast: Intronauts – Exploring brilliant science.

We have created this podcast because we are eager to share with all of you some of the stories some of the exciting stories about science and life in one of the most advanced laboratories in the world. Intronauts brings you inside the MAX IV laboratory where you get to meet some of the greatest minds and explorers of tomorrow.

Intronauts – Exploring brilliant science is released today, and this is no regular day. Indeed today, March 27, 2020, marks MAX laboratory’s 35th birthday!  We couldn’t think of a better day to release this brand new podcast, which will take you on a journey from the very origins of the lab, through its current success and challenges, and  to the bright future ahead.

You can listen to the first six episodes now through the major podcast platforms:

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Here is what you will find in the first six episodes, which we are launching today. And there will be more coming in the future!

1. The founding father of MAX IV

Podcasting from Lund, Sweden, home of the hopelessly congested E22 highway, Eurovision cutie-pie Måns Zelmerlöw and one of the most advanced laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV where you’ll hear Professor Mikael Eriksson talk about his humble beginnings and vision for the future.

 

 

2. What does it take to build and run a synchrotron?

Podcasting from Lund, Sweden, home to the vicious sausage battle between the Lundamelle and the Lundaknake and one of the most advanced laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV and today we chat with Stephen Molloy, Mirjam Lindberg and Ann Terry about the inner workings of the facility.

 

 

3. Science comes in many shapes and colours

Podcasting from Lund, Sweden, the birthplace of Ingmar Bergman’s man-crush, Max von Sydow, the home of an unexplainable amount of handball teams, and one of the most advanced laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV and this time we talk to Karina Thånell and Uwe Müller about some of the successful projects and how they might end up improving the world we live in.

 

 

4. Why having your head in the clouds is a good thing

Podcasting from Lund, the eleventh biggest city in Sweden and the birthplace of the city’s first Beatles-esque celebrity, Esaias Tegnér and one of the most advanced laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV. Today we broadcast from one of the beamlines and talk to Nønne Prisle, Associate Professor at University of Oulu who hopes to understand how cloud droplets form and dissolve in order to help people make better climate models in the future.

 

 

5. Working at MAX IV and in Sweden, what’s it like?

Podcasting from Lund, Sweden, the home of the internationally acclaimed Lund University, 4800 parking spots for bicycles and one of the most advanced X-ray laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV where today we will chat with Åse Hofwing, Silvia Forcat and Giulia Orlando dedicating a great part of their lives to making the world a better place.

 

6. The future of MAX IV

Podcasting from Lund, Sweden, home of the Nose Academy, a collection of 100 plaster casts of noses belonging to distinguished Scandinavians and one of the most advanced laboratories in the world, MAX IV. Intronauts brings you inside MAX IV and today we chat with Ian McNulty, Director at MAX IV, about his ambitions for MAX IV 50 years from now.