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SciTech Now: Episode 325

The science behind riding a bike. Making new material from mushrooms. Perfecting photosynthesis.

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Solar Eclipse
SciTech 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.

 

snow boarder sitting down at top of ski slope
SciTech Now

Episode 317

Posted on March 3, 2017

Local ski slopes need to make snow to survive but you need more than cold air and water to keep the mountains white.  SciTech Now takes a look at the atmospheric conditions needed to produce the best powder. Plus the science behind spicy foods.

 

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.

 

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