March 30, 2007

Science Diary: Healthy Ocean- Frothing Waters

Dolphins have learned to flee from tuna fishing boats.

March 29, 2007

Fire Ants – The Problem With the Solution

In attempting biological controls we may be unknowingly shifting an ecological balance.

March 28, 2007

Deep Ocean: Hot Spots

Hear about three very different kinds of deep-sea communities and what causes them to form.

March 27, 2007

Ocean Currents: Diatoms

These tiny plants are helping scientists trace the flow of ocean currents worldwide.

March 26, 2007

Science Diary: Healthy Ocean- What’s in a Can of Tuna?

What’s the biological impact of eating a tuna fish sandwich?

March 23, 2007

Noruz: Triumph of Tradition

Although the government of Iran tried to suppress it, the venerable holiday of Noruz continues to be one of that nation’s most popular celebrations.

March 22, 2007

Noruz: Customs

Noruz means “new day” and it’s celebrated with new clothes, gift-giving and bonfires.

March 21, 2007


The first day of spring marks the start of an ancient holiday.

March 20, 2007

Hypersonic Aircraft – Ram Jets

A Scramjet may sound like something out of a comic book, but it’s the key to the next leap in aircraft technology.

March 19, 2007

Science Diary: Lemurs of Madagascar – Leaping Lemurs!

What happens when there’s a gap in the “treetop highway” of Madagascar’s rainforest?

March 16, 2007

Fire Ants – The Phorid Fly

Ecologists are looking to a parasitic fly as a natural means of controlling Brazilian fire ants.

March 15, 2007

Fire Ants – A Mound of Trouble

Brazilian fire ants are challenging to control because of their adaptability and their web of chemo-communication.

March 14, 2007

Hypersonic Aircraft: Redefining Speed

What’s faster than fast? How about aircraft that can travel a mile a second? Welcome to the world of hypersonics!

March 13, 2007

Ice – An Amazing Substance

We explore some of the secrets behind ice’s unusual properties.

March 12, 2007

Science Diary: Lemurs of Madagascar – Seed Tales

What lemurs eat and how they eat it impacts not only the lemurs, but also the trees.

March 9, 2007

Science Diary: Lemurs of Madagascar – Watch Close!

How do you study lemurs eating their lunch at the top of a tree? With patience and very keen eyes!

March 8, 2007

Science Diary: Lemurs of Madagascar – Night Hunt

Shh! We’re in the rainforests of Madagascar looking for nocturnal lemurs.

March 7, 2007

Deep Ocean: Intro

You don’t need to travel to another planet to explore the unknown- 95% of our oceans remains unexplored. Join us as we learn about the deep sea, an environment of extremes.

March 6, 2007

Phagwah: Parade

In Queens, a festival takes place at the time of the full moon every March. Participants celebrate with “call and response” style singing, and the playing of indigenous drums and cymbals.

March 5, 2007

Phagwah: Powder

In an Indo-Caribbean community an ancient festival of spring is celebrated with colored baby powder.

March 2, 2007

Seasonal Backyard Science – Every Tree Tells A Story

Examining a fallen tree can reveal a lot about the animals that have used it.

March 1, 2007

Ice – Organic Antifreeze

How do small creatures make it through the brutal winter months?