September 14, 2012: Pablos Holman, Inventor, Intellectual Ventures 
Topic: Breaking and building new technologies

October 12, 2012: Grant Norton, Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University 
Topic: Creating a super lithium-ion battery

November 9, 2012: Cliff Mass, weather blogger and Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington 
Topic: The future of weather prediction technology

December 14, 2012: John Amory, Professor of Medicine and Section Head, UW Medical Center Section of General Internal Medicine 
Topic: A male birth control pill

January 11, 2013: George Dyson, historian and author of Project Orion: The Atomic Spaceship 1957-1965, Darwin Among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence, and Turing's Cathedral 
Topic: The creation myth of the digital universe

February 8, 2013: Steve Seitz, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington 
Topic: Breakthroughs in computer vision and facial recognition, and computer graphics

March 8, 2013: Richard Feely, Senior Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
Topic: Ocean acidification and its impacts on our marine resources

April 12, 2013: Pat Hanrahan, Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Tableau Software; Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University; and founding employee at Pixar Animation Studios 
Topic: Computer visualization and growing Tableau

May 10, 2013: Anna Goussiou, Professor of Physics, University of Washington 
Topic: The discovery of the Higgs boson particle