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Podcast: Quantum dots in consumer electronics and a faceoff with the quiz master

Science Podcast
Sarah Crespi takes a pop quiz on literal life hacking, spotting poverty from outer space, and the size of the average American vocabulary with Catherine Matacic.   From the magazine You can already buy a quantum dot television, but it’s really just the beginning of the infiltration of quantum dots into our everyday lives. Cherie Kagan is here to talk about her in depth review of the technology published in this week’s issue.   [Image: Public domain; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

doi:10.1126/science.aah7235

Sarah Crespi

Sarah Crespi is the Senior Multimedia Producer at Science and host of the Science Magazine Podcast.

Catherine Matacic

Catherine Matacic

Catherine Matacic is an associate online editor, specializing in linguistics and the social sciences. She also runs the Science news quiz, which she occasionally aces!

Cherie R. Kagan

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.