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Our Town: Sheffield
Our TownOur Town

Sheffield

Posted on September 8, 2017

Volunteers from the Sheffield, Warren County area came together to capture stories of their community with video, photos and memories. Features include Whispering Winds Campground and Music on the Mountain. Continue »

 

sonification
SciTech NowSciTech Now

Episode 335

Posted on August 29, 2017

In this episode, discover the world of sonification where Penn State Professor turns data into sound to gain new insights. Also, learn what scientists are doing to find new habitats for Vaux's swifts, take a look at Darwin's unseen manuscripts, and more! Continue »

 

Robotic arm holding bottle of water
SciTech NowSciTech Now

Episode 334

Posted on August 29, 2017

Discover IVER, an autonomous underwater vehicle being developed by a diverse team of engineers, programmers, and a mathematician at Penn State. Also, take a look at researchers adding robotic arms to wheelchairs with the mobility enhancement robotic wheelchair or MEBot. And learn about how employers are working with colleges to bring more skilled workers into the tech industry. Continue »

 

Solar Eclipse
SciTech NowSciTech Now

Episode 333

Posted on August 28, 2017

A group of Penn State scientists led by Bo Cheng are trying to figure out how insects like flies, fly. Also, a stunning snapshot of a solar eclipse. And finding every species of fish. Continue »

 

Young adult female assisting grade school child with science experiement
SciTech NowSciTech Now

Episode 332

Posted on July 26, 2017

Visit the Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, a hands-on museum that seeks to inspire young minds to become scientists and innovators of the future. Also, researching cockroaches, making sustainable guitars, and more! Continue »

 

Essayist Katie DeFiore.
WPSU's This I Believe

I Believe in Connections

Posted on July 20, 2017

I see them everywhere, every day. Whether it be between a comment a housemate made and a thought I had a couple months ago, or between an article I read online and the rules of a card game I used to play when I was younger. But the best kinds of connections are the ones between people. Continue »