Aug. 11, 2010

Alan Alda at the 2010 World Science Festival

by Austen Saltz

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Aug. 11, 2010

Astronauts Leland Melvin and Sandy Magnus: Why is Science Cool?

by Austen Saltz

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Aug. 11, 2010

Astronauts Leland Melvin and Sandy Magnus: Fun in Zero Gravity

by Austen Saltz

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Aug. 11, 2010

Astronauts Leland Melvin and Sandy Magnus: Manned Space Flight

by Austen Saltz

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Jul. 13, 2010

2010 World Science Festival Coverage

by Austen Saltz

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Oct. 07, 2009

The Size of the Universe

by Austen Saltz

Hi, I'm Austen. I'm a senior in high school and I love those deep philosophical universe-scale questions that keep us up at night. Hopefully science will help to enlighten me. I'll be posting about cool websites, videos, and more that are popping up across the web everyday.I think that over the course of our day-to-day lives we tend to forget just how big and just how small the universe really gets. We interact with objects and people who are all just about our size in the grand scheme of things. ...

Science, graph, scale, universe
Sep. 17, 2009

Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers Question on Space Travel

by Austen Saltz

Our own video producer Jesse Strauss had the opportunity to ask astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of NOVA a question about the potential benefits of space flight for the human race. The video is below:

Science, Teen to Teen, Video
Sep. 04, 2009

Video: 17-Year-Old Eileen Jang on Mercury in our Environment

by Austen Saltz

Eileen Jang, US winner of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, a premiere environmental science award, sponsored by ITT Corporation, answers questions about the dangers of having mercury around us in our environment and how we can help to raise awareness about it.Interviewed by: Rosalee Washington, Betty Diop, Ann Marie CunninghamEdited by: Aloisia Staffa and Austen Saltz

Teen to Teen, Video, eileen jang, environment, mercury, Video
Aug. 20, 2009

Photoblog: African Animals

by Austen Saltz

The continent of Africa is known for its diversity of animal species, many of which are only found in Africa. These are the photos taken by one of our staff members who has traveled to Africa. Many of the animals pictured here are endangered, such as the lion, the elephant, the mountain gorilla, the cheetah, and the rhinoceros. We think that learning more about these amazing animals will help everyone to appreciate their conservation.White Tailed DeerWhite Tailed Deer are herbivores. Their stomachs only allow them to ...

Photoblogs, Wild Talk
Aug. 18, 2009

Video Series: Inheriting the Future

by Austen Saltz

Inheriting the Future is a 3-part web video series hosted by Ira Flatow that examines the viewpoints and environmental practices of young people and investigates how the media affects them. Inheriting the Future interviews the very young people that will one day debate and deliberate what our nation, and the global community as a whole, should do about climate change. Their views and beliefs give us a glimpse of the future politics surrounding climate change, and therefore the future of our planet.IntroductionIntroduction to the video series. How much do today's ...

Video, climate change, global warming, inheriting the future, Video
Aug. 13, 2009

Video: Aquaponics Demonstration

by Austen Saltz

Konstantine Ouranitsas shows off his self-sustaining farming system.What is Aquaponics?Aquaponics is a bio-integrated system that links recirculating aquaculture with hydroponic vegetable, flower, and/or herb production. Recent advances by researchers and growers alike have turned aquaponics into a working model of sustainable food production.More Information on Aquaponics:Wikipedia Entry | Aquaponics.com | On YouTube | PDF DocumentProduced, directed and written by Jesse Medalia-Strauss, Julian Cohen-Serrins, and Austen Saltz.Special thanks to the Churchill School, Raul Hernandez, and Konstantine Ouranitsas.

Video, aquaponics, churchill, farming, konstantine
Aug. 07, 2009

Video: Science in the City

by Austen Saltz

New York City is a city with a variety of science events and exhibits, all a short subway ride away. Here are 5 of the top science events and exhibits in New York City going on this summer.1. New York Hall of ScienceAvenue of ScienceNew York, NY 11368(718) 699-0005www.nyhallsci.orgNew York Hall of Science has renovated its space exhibit, the outdoor Rocket Park. It features two icons of the United States space program: an original Titan II booster with a replica of the Gemini capsule and an original Atlas booster with a ...

Science, Video
Jul. 30, 2009

TalkingScience Promo

by Austen Saltz

Science, Video
Jul. 29, 2009

Video Series: Women in Science

by Austen Saltz

Introduction: Women in ScienceWomen in Science is a 5-part web series which examines the amount of women across a range of scientific fields. Throughout the series, we interview a range of women involved in the field of science. Meredith Fischer is a biologist and Harvard graduate. Erika O'Bannon and Cassandra Augustin work at Science Club for Girls, an organization dedicated to educating the young women about the wonders of the scientific world. In addition, we interview Kate Lawrence, a future women in science who is already inventing helpful inventions for ...

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