Exploration

Explorations – November 9, 2004

Ann Parson, author of The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine. Also, What impact will Bush’s reelection have on stem cell research; Putin signs Kyoto Protocols; Major disruption of the food chain in the south pole; Scientists identify single molecule that causes nicotine’s addictive properties; Scientists find location of the origin of … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – November 2, 2004

Paul Gilster, author of Centauri Dreams: Imagining And Planning Interstellar Exploration. Also: Russian upper house of parliament decides to ratify the Kyoto Protocols. If Putin ratifies it could mean the Kyoto Protocols go into effect as early as next year; New species of humans found: remains of a dwarf-like creature found near Java that died … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – October 26, 2004

The future of energy, with Steve Taub, researcher with the Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an energy monitoring agency. Also: Coalition of environmental groups say wealthy nations must do more to stop global warming; The world’s cities brace for a future in which sea level rise can have environmental and economic impacts; National Audubon Society reports … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – October 19, 2004

Excerpts of interviews with Robert Kennedy Jr., author of Crimes Against Nature : How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy , and Lester Brown, founder of Worldwatch Institute. Also: Nuclear power accident in New Jersey; Scientist find that 1/3rd of all amphibians on earth face extinction; … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – October 12, 2004

Ross Gelbspan and members of the Worldwatch Institute on the environment. Also: Recent satalite data show the melting of the polar ice cap region is accelerating; Commercial Rocket claims 10 million dollar prize; Scientists claim a computer program has forecast 15 of the last 16 large earthquakes in California; Water Quality Scandal: Washington Post reports … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 28, 2004

Professor Paul Davies, science writer, author of 25 books, talks about many of the topics covered in his books, such as life on other planets, intelligent life in the universe, exobiology, time machines, advanced civilizations, and black holes. Also: Will the weather get worse? More monster hurricanes?; Bio-engineered grass – often used in golf courses … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 21, 2004

Pulitzer Prize Winner Ross Ross Gelbspan, whose latest book is Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Are Fueling the Climate Crisis–And What We Can Do to Avert Disaster. Also: Scientists testify before Congress that global warming is driving the recent monster hurricanes that have hit the Caribbean and United States, … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 14, 2004

Bushes plan to nuclearize outer space. Bruce Ganyon, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space – www.space4peace.org, and Karl Grossman, Professor of Journalism at State University of New York College at Old Westbury. Also: Great State of Florida battered by series of monster hurricanes. What is driving it? Global warming? Or part of … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 7, 2004

World population and stresses on the environment, with guest scientist Danielle Nierenberg of Worldwatch Institute. Also: New evidence that nuclear technology is proliferating around the world; Astronomers announce 4 new extra-solar planets in just one week; Scientists find fish, soy, and other foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease; How … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – August 31, 2004

Science journalist Steve Olson, author of Mapping Human History : Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins. Also: Is California melting? Scientists report possible economic collapse in California due to global warning; Bush Administration has been fighting recognition of global warming, but now seems to be backtracking: Bush Administration scientists agree that human activity is driving … Continued


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