SciTech Now: Episode 301

Penn State scientists are studying turf to improve performance and keep athletes safe. Science Friday looks at a desert phenomenon in Death Valley; how technology and new voting apps are impacting our journey to the polls; how studying craters left by meteors and asteroids can help us understand what killed the dinosaurs; and more!

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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!

 

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Episode 326

Posted on May 23, 2017

Discover the Penn State Herbarium where dead plants gain a new life. Also, learn about acoustic architecture. And see how researchers are tracking pelicans with solar power.

 

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Episode 327

Posted on June 12, 2017

At Penn State, learn about a network of 30 motion sensors that continuously monitors Pennsylvania for seismic activity. Also, finding the speed of light with peeps, and discover how forests use water.

 

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