Cool Science Radio - May 18, 2017
John and Lynn’s first guest is Mark Sunday Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President for Oracle. Later this month Larry Ellison and Team Oracle USA defend their 2013 America’s Cup win in Bermuda. Mark Sunday, an America’s Cup fan will be with us in the studio to talk about this 170 year tradition, the technology introduced at the 2013 come from behind win and America’s upcoming defense for the Cup in Bermuda.The 2nd guest this morning is Dava Sobel who has written THE GLASS UNIVERSE: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. It chronicles the relatively unknown and remarkable contributions to astronomy made by a group of women working in the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.