Science on the Radio
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"Science on the Radio" is a 90-second science information segment featuring Marvin Druger, retired chair of the Department of Science Teaching and professor of biology and science education at Syracuse University.
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Pantry Moths||Have you ever used the phrase, "our home is your home"? Well for this week's subject of Science on the Radio that invitation need not apply. Dr. Marvin Druger is going to educate us on the small but potentially troublesome pantry moth. Where do these||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Hippocrates||The search for the man believed to be the 'father of medicine' dates back to 5th century BC with a man named Hippocartes. His theories include what inbalances cause indiviudals to develop certain illnesses. He also was the first to theorize that disease||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Pickleball||Pickleball. It's not Badminton, Tennis or Table Tennis. But, truth be told it's some combination of the three. This week on Science on the Radio, Dr. Marvin Druger attempts to enlighten us on this sport that offers an alternative activity for those||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses SpaceX||SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer and space transportation service company that has been in the headlines the last few years. Founded by businessman and investor Elon Musk, the company recently designed and launched the world's heaviest rocket. This||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Evolution||What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word evolution? For most of us it's probably the name of well known naturalist Charles Darwin. And it would be correct to attribute some of the credit to Darwin. But, it would be incorrect to||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Band-Aids||When you get a scrape or a cut you first instinct might be to apply a band aid to help the healing. But, have you ever thought about the invention of the band aid? Who created it? What was the incident that inspired it's creation and eventual distributi||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Gravitational Waves II||Gravitational Waves are disturbances in the curvature of spacetim e , generated by accelerated masses, that prop agate as waves outward from their source at the speed of light . If that sounds like a mouthful you'd be right. But don't worry Dr. Marvin||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Reviews The Top Life Science Innovations of 2017||Each year a series of independant judges select the top 10 innovative life science projects and the winners are published in The Scientist Magazine. One of the projects you'll learn about is the development of a handheld blood testing. What do all these||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio: The Sun||This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger talks about the Sun. You'll hear specific details about our source of light and heat such as how far away from earth is it? What is the Sun's chemical makeup ? And just how hot is the surface of the Su||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Mushrooms||Sometimes perfectly fine to eat, sometimes dangerous to consume, and often times a tricky pronunciation. That right this week's episode of Science on the Radio with Dr Marvin Druger looks at different kinds of musshrooms. Dr Druger will let us know how||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Mars||Mars, the object of many science fiction writers attention, well know for it's red appearance and of course the topic of conversation this week on Science on the Radio. Dr Marvin Druger will educate us on a number issues related to Mars including, what||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses High School Science Programs||The pursuit of science is often a lifelong process of learning. But what systems are in place to ensure that those unterested in pursuing a career in science are adequately prepared? This week on Science on the Radio , Dr. Marvin Druger talks about the||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Frankenstein||He's Alive..... That's right Dr. Marvin Druger is alive and well and ready to talk about the scientific aspects of Frankenstein. The 1818 novel by Mary Shelley may be a classic work of fiction but the story itself is rooted in science. We'll dive into t||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Earthquakes||If you've experienced an earthquake then you problem know what's coming when you start to feel that shaking and hear the rumbling. This week on Science on the Radio, Dr Marvin Druger takes a look at the science behind this natural diaster. What areas of||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Particle Physics||Particle physics is the branch of physics that studies the nature of the particles that includes matter and radiation. Although the word particle may often refer to various types of very small objects particle physics often times deals with investigatin||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Glue||Glue. It's one of most well know household adhesives. The stuff that no matter how hard you try and hide it, little children will always find it and have a desire to play with it. And while we have all probably used it at one point or another how much d||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Madame Curie||For those who diligently follow the world of science and it's rich history you are probably familiar with Madame Curie. And it just so happens,she's the focus of this week's Science on the radio with Dr. Marvin Druger. To get more Science on the Radio y||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Green Lakes State Park||This week on Science on the Radio we visit Green Lakes State Park located in the Town of Manlius. As most CNY natives will attest, the park is strikingly scenic, and has an impressive golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones. The park is also home to||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses ENIAC||These days you can get a brand new computer shipped directly to your house in a just a matter of days. The very first computer on the other hand, took 3 years to be built. This week on Science on the Radio, Dr. Marvin Druger discusses the first electron||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience on the Radio Discusses Entropy||This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger is talking Thermodynamics and specifically Entropy. Entropy is a measure of the degree of disorder in any isolated system, high Entropy means greater disorder. Hear Science on the Radio with Dr. Marvin||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Thanks Dr. Druger for always giving us information that is timely & helpful!