September 30, 2020

An Insect Thermometer

Telling the temperature by sound.

September 29, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Patterns of Sound

Crickets and katydids sing for their mates, each species calling for love with a different tune.

September 28, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Virtuosos

There’s more to a cricket chirp than you might realize!

September 25, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Chorus

An entomologist gives us a tour of singing insects.

September 24, 2020

Katydids and Crickets – Discovery

Scientists learn something new about crickets and katydids by listening.

September 23, 2020

Mow High With a Sharp Blade

Lessons learned from golf course greens can improve a home lawn.

September 22, 2020

Splitting Water

In the process of developing alternative fuel souces, you may have to split a few molecules along the way.

September 21, 2020

Water and Song

Casting off the year’s cares during Tashlicht.

September 18, 2020

Bread on the Water

A symbolic practice on the first day of the Jewish New Year.

September 17, 2020

Spinning Water

Why is the manufacturing of electric thin films like an amusement park ride?

September 16, 2020

Electric Sandwich

The technology behind your computer screen is, in effect, a layered electronic “sandwich”.

September 15, 2020

Thin Film

Never heard of thin film technology? You’re probably carrying it with you right now,

September 14, 2020

Staring Down the Eye

65,000 feet in the air, alone, staring down the eye of a hurricane ? It’s all in a day’s work for ER-2 research pilots.

September 11, 2020

A Very High Altitude Lab

High-altitude planes use a variety of onboard research instruments to study both earth and space.

September 10, 2020

Hurricane Pilot

Research pilots fly high above the tumult of a hurricane, capturing data from sea level on up.

September 9, 2020

Coastal Research – Rhythms

Following the seasonal rhythms of the shoreline conveys the impression that it is a dynamic entity, constantly responding to the forces of nature.

September 8, 2020

Coastal Research – Meet the CRAB

Picture an amphibious buggy riding atop a 35 foot tripod.

September 7, 2020

Coastal Research – Beach Dynamics

Beaches erode, but over time they can also replenish and grow. Surprisingly, sometimes the engine of growth can be a storm.

September 4, 2020

Shaping the Outer Banks

With the constant interplay of waves, wind and erosion, the coastline is a crucible of ever-changing forces.

September 3, 2020

Dynamic Coastline

Studying the shoreline is like playing three dimensional chess with the forces of natures.

September 2, 2020

Singing Up the Sun

The celebration of the Cretan cherry harvest continues until dawn, for men singing ancient local songs called rezydika.

September 1, 2020

A Wedding in Crete

Love is in the air and so is a wealth of Cretan music.