Exploration

Explorations – December 2, 2003

Guest Mark Jerome Walters, author of Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them. Also: The U.N. avoids major confrontation with Iran; US Congress nears completion of Energy Bill; Who really "discovered" North America?; The EU chooses France for new Fusion plant; UN reports huge HIV rates;


Exploration

Explorations – November 25, 2003

Guest Daniel R. Sarewitz, editor of Living With the Genie: Essays on Technology and the Quest for Human Mastery. Also: Germany to phase out all commercial Nuclear power plants; US and Europe clash over Iranian Nuclear Crisis; 3 probes due to intercept Mars; Did an astroid also make the Dinasours possible?; Why are some Europians … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – November 18, 2003

Guest Arthur Wiggins, co-author with Charles Wynn of The Five Biggest Unsolved Problems in Science. Also: 1300 instances of lost or stolen nuclear materials in the U.S. in past 5 years; Iran complies with U.N; Ozone exemptions; Scientist find gene linking three auto-immune diseases; Is hot cocoa good for you?;


Exploration

Explorations – November 11, 2003

The Danger of Nuclear Proliferation; Southern California Edison wants to ship Nuclear Waste 15,500 miles; Is it possible to create a ‘Liquid Drano’ for clogged arteries?; scientist say the recent solar flair was largest in 50 years; The voyager 1 spacecraft is now 8.4 billion miles away, at the edge of the solar wind, making … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – November 4, 2003

Solar flairs barely miss Earth; South Pole continues to disintegrate; Senate defeats plan to curb carbon-dioxide emmissions; North Korea agrees to more talks and Iran complies with deadline in regards to weapons programs; Scientist create a "super-bug", a geneticly modified insect; Parkinsons disease research development; a study on the health effects of aspirin; 3 space … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – October 28, 2003

More worries for NASA at the International Space Station; Solar storm hits earth; Is sexuality hardwired into the brain before birth?; Is it possible to extend the lifespan of living organism?; Women who inherit a certain combination of genes have increased risk of Breast Cancer; scientists say they have isolated the gene for obsessive-compulsive disorder; … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – October 21, 2003

A new alert on global warning: Melting rate of Patagonian ice fields has doubled; Guest Lester Brown, author of Plan B: Rescuing a Planet under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble talks about the threat to the global environment; China becomes 3rd nation to send astronaut into outer space, what does Senator Joe McCarthy have … Continued


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