PBS Logo NPR Logo
Public Media for Central Pennsylvania

SciTech Now: Episode 325

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

More Episodes

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.”

 

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.

 

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.

 

More from SciTech Now »