September 30, 1998

Dynamic Earth

Volcanoes, climate, the creation of mountains and the cycles of ice ages– all are related parts of Earth’s ever-changing dynamics.

September 29, 1998

TORNADOES- Stormy Weather

The season to watch out for tornadoes depends on what part of the country you live in.

September 28, 1998

TORNADOES- Airplanes

The air formations created in the wakes of heavy aircraft may tell us something about how tornadoes form.

September 25, 1998

CIDER MILL–Changing Ways

A brief history of cider.

September 24, 1998

CIDER –Sweet or Hard?

The only thing separating sweet apple juice from alcoholic cider is a little time.

September 23, 1998


This ancient Jewish New Year’s tradition is an exercise in shedding the spiritual debris of the past year and turning again towards God.

September 22, 1998


The call of the shofar marks the start of the Jewish New Year and reminds observers to look inward.

September 21, 1998

ROSH HASHANAH – Day Of Atonement

Rosh Hashanah is the start of the High Holy Days, during which Jews repent for their transgressions of the previous year.

September 18, 1998

GABRA- Rainy Season

As the deserts bloom in this part of Northern Kenya, the Gabra people are coming together for song and celebration.

September 17, 1998


The origin of the Berber marriage festival lies in a legend of doomed romance.

September 16, 1998


Courtship can happen anytime, but according to tradition, marriages among these Moroccan Berbers take place this week.

September 15, 1998


Sights and sounds at the annual marriage festival in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

September 14, 1998

DEEP SEA VENTS-Three Miles Down

What sort of creatures can live three miles underwater and in an environment devoid of light?

September 11, 1998

COPTIC- Ancient Traditions

In the rituals performed by the Coptic Church, a Christian denomination with roots in Egypt, little has changed in eighteen hundred years.

September 10, 1998

COPTIC – New Year

This week, members of the Coptic Church are celebrating the beginning of the year 1715.

September 9, 1998

ORMIA FLY-Hearing Aids

The Ormia fly’s eardrum may prove a useful model for new hearing aid technologies.

September 8, 1998

ORMIA FLY-Trick Ears

The Ormia fly is a parasite with a deadly sense of hearing.

September 7, 1998

ORMIA FLY-Parasite

A parasitic relationship with unfortunate results for a male cricket.

September 4, 1998


A tornado in a tank is providing a safe opportunity for scientists to learn more about these destructive natural phenomena.

September 3, 1998


Scientists may soon be able to predict tornados from great distances by monitoring the sounds that they make.

September 2, 1998

BARNEGAT BAY-Unlikely Ally

Migrating seabirds haven’t always had to share the beaches along the New Jersey shoreline.

September 1, 1998

BARNEGAT BAY-A Question of Vision

Sometimes, in order to appreciate the value of an ecosystem, we have to put ourselves in the place of one of its non-human inhabitants.