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People building structure out of canned food.
SciTech Now

Episode 323

Posted on May 9, 2017

Learn about the engineers, architects and construction professionals taking part in a unique competition in State College called Canstruction. Also, a way to track a football with electromagnetic waves. And the mysteries of squid ink. Continue »

 

Set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Revisiting Climate Change

Posted on May 5, 2017

President Trump has ordered an about-face on U.S. energy policy, walking back Obama-era policies aimed at curbing emissions and preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. Will that stop the clean energy transition now underway—and what’s at stake? Continue »

 

SciTech Now
SciTech Now

Episode 322

Posted on May 5, 2017

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit a Penn State lab that’s working on making batteries last longer, especially for electric vehicles. Also, discover the field of biomedical gerontology in a Google chat with Aubrey de Grey, who’s on a crusade against aging. Continue »

 

JeffTech classroom
SciTech Now

Episode 321

Posted on April 26, 2017

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit JEFFTech Vocational-Technical School. Learn about what this school is doing to keep up with industry trends. Also, see an innovative wheelchair with extraordinary mobility. And discover art and science of brewing beer. Continue »

 

Managing Risk in a Changing Climate
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Managing Risk in a Changing Climate

Posted on April 20, 2017

Examine one of humanity’s most pressing challenges through the lens of the many academic disciplines needed to address the impacts and surrounding economic, social, and environmental issues that come with managing risk in a changing climate. Continue »

 

Patty Satalia and guests on the set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Immigration

Posted on April 18, 2017

Our expert panel discusses the social, economic and security consequences of legal and illegal immigration to the United States. They also take viewer questions. Continue »

 

Distillery
SciTech Now

Episode 320

Posted on April 7, 2017

Discover the science of distilled spirits where a whole host of complex chemical reactions take place in the barrel. See fireflies play follow the leader. A learn about a new one-woman show called “The Climate Monologues.” Continue »