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Digital Diamonds?

Dodany: 28 lipca 2010

Can man-made diamond pave the way for the electronics of the future? It depends who you talk to. Podcast produced by David Levin. Interview by Julia Cort. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston....

NOVA Minute: Neil Herman

Dodany: 14 lipca 2010

This July is “flight month” at NOVA. In this podcast, hear pilot Neil Herman from Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome describe what it’s like to fly antique aircraft. Produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced...

The Perfect Hunter

Dodany: 8 lipca 2010

In this podcast, biologist Christine Drea explains why social intelligence is the key to hyena’s deadly hunting skills. Podcast produced by David Levin. Interview by Susan K. Lewis. NOVA is...

NOVA Minute: Chad Wille

Dodany: 2 lipca 2010

This July is “flight month” at NOVA. In this podcast, hear pilot Chad Wille from Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome describe what it’s like to fly antique aircraft. Produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced...

NOVA Minute: Sam Bowring

Dodany: 24 czerwca 2010

In this “NOVA Minute”, geologist Sam Bowring from MIT offers his thoughts on mass extinctions. Produced by David Levin. Original interview by Julia Cort. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding...

Global Warning

Dodany: 17 czerwca 2010

In this podcast, glaciologist Lonnie Thompson describes why global warming and melting glaciers could impact everything from drinking water supplies to the spread of infectious disease—and even...

NOVA Minute: Mark Lehner

Dodany: 15 czerwca 2010

In this podcast, hear a taste of what we’re airing on WGBH 89.7 FM in Boston. We call audio tidbits like these “NOVA Minutes”, and air them three time per week during Morning Edition. Since they’re...

Learning From Bonobos

Dodany: 8 czerwca 2010

Vanessa Woods is a science journalist and primate researcher who studies Bonobos, a close relative to chimpanzees. She says that when it comes to emotional intelligence, they put the human world to...

A Bolt From the Blue

Dodany: 28 maja 2010

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks has come across plenty of odd stories while studying the human brain, but none are quite as mysterious as that of his colleague, Tony Cicoria. In 1994, Cicoria...

Cooperative Apes

Dodany: 25 maja 2010

In this podcast, learn why studying the emotions of our close primate relatives--chimpanzees and bonobos--might shed light on the evolution of human culture. Podcast produced by David Levin. NOVA...

NASA's Forgotten Tapes

Dodany: 13 maja 2010

In the mid 1960s, NASA launched the first of five lunar orbiters. Each one transmitted hundreds of images of the moon’s surface back to Earth, which NASA recorded onto miles of analog tape. It was...

Life in the Blast Zone

Dodany: 3 maja 2010

Thirty years ago, a violent eruption ripped through the side of Mt. St. Helens in western Oregon. The blast killed 57 people and countless animals, and turned hundreds of miles of forest into...

The Deciding Factor

Dodany: 27 kwietnia 2010

For more than 100 years, academic economists have treated the market almost like a force of nature--a vast invisible system that operates independently from human emotions. But on a day-to-day...

Twenty Years of Hubble

Dodany: 24 kwietnia 2010

On Saturday, April 24th, the Hubble Space Telescope will reach its 20th year in orbit. To mark the anniversary, we spoke to Ed Weiler, Chief Scientist for the Hubble mission from 1979 to 1998. He...

Hubble's Legacy

Dodany: 17 kwietnia 2010

On April 24th, NASA celebrates the Hubble Space Telescope's 20th year in orbit. Over the last two decades, it's sent back thousands of stunning images of deep space. For scientists, these pictures...

Galileo and the Telescope

Dodany: 7 kwietnia 2010

Galileo has been called the “father of modern science”. His observations of the night sky in the early 1600s confirmed a new model of the universe, where the Earth orbited the sun—not the other way...

The Origin of Dogs

Dodany: 29 marca 2010

New DNA evidence shows that dogs were probably domesticated from wolves in the Middle East about eight thousand years ago. But wolves are generally fierce animals that travel in packs, and they’re...

Archeology in the Deep

Dodany: 22 marca 2010

Brenden Foley hunts ancient shipwrecks for a living. But he’s not after sunken treasure--he’s after information. Foley is a marine archeologist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He’s...

Stuck on Mars

Dodany: 11 marca 2010

NASA’s twin rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have been exploring the surface of Mars for more than six years. It’s an impressive fact, considering they were only designed to last for three months....

The Littlest Planet

Dodany: 5 marca 2010

In 2006, the International Astronomical Union decided on new definition of a planet--and Pluto didn’t make the grade. It was bumped down to “dwarf planet” status. But it’s not alone. It’s now one...