Colin Lowther and Alice Irrizary talk about the DART project and how scientists are working on a future planetary defense system.
What can people do about the problem of pollution? In recognition of UN's "International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies" today, listen to Adam Navis and Liz Waid tell about a film that looks at the problems of dealing with pollution in China.
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Have you eaten seaweed before? Do you enjoy eating sushi? Bruce Gulland and Megan Nollet talk about how a British scientist made an important discovery about seaweed and for the world of sushi.
Do you like to eat insects? Anne Muir and Liz Waid look at this important food source. Eating insects may even save the world!
Roger Basick and Katy Blake talk about the history of the automobile and the present and future advancements in technology.
Mike Procter and Liz Waid tell about clockmaker John Harrison. He invented a way for ships to know their East-West position at sea.
Liz Waid and Ryan Geertsma look at the lives of honey hunters in India. This dangerous tradition provides thick, sweet honey.
What do we lose when lighthouse keepers leave? Do you think technology can do a better job guiding boats at night? Do we even need lighthouses anymore? Colin Lowther and Liz Waid look at how technology is replacing people in lighthouses.