November 17, 2020

EP. 188 — How Can We Get To Cloud Nine? with Kristen Rasmussen

This week on Getting Curious, we’re getting the down low on what’s up in the sky with Professor Kristen Rasmussen, an Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University and an expert on clouds. She and Jonathan break down cloud types, extreme weather, and the lasting impact that the 1996 movie Twister had on both of their lives—and one of their careers.


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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & Kristen Rasmussen JVN [00:00:00] Welcome to Getting Curious. I’m Jonathan Van Ness and every week I sit down for a 40 minute conversation with a brilliant expert to learn all about something that makes me curious. On today’s episode, I’m joined by the Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University Kristen Rasmussen, where I ask her: How Can We Get To Cloud Nine? Welcome to “Getting Curious.” This is Jonathan Van Ness. I’m so excited to welcome this week’s guest. She is an Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University, Professor Kristen Rasmussen. How are you, Kristen? KRISTEN RASMUSSEN [00:00:36] Hi, Jonathan. I’m doing great. JVN [00:00:38] Can it? Wait. I should say Professor Rasmussen because you have worked hard for this title. What do you prefer? KRISTEN RASMUSSEN [00:00:46] Kristen is great. Yeah. JVN [00:00:48] OK. So OK, I guess I do have a lot

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