Science on the Radio

Wednesday at 08:30p
  • Hosted by Marvin Druger

How does a ball point pen work? What does science have to do with Valentine's Day? What's different about Einstein's brain? Listeners will learn the answers to these questions and many more when they tune into "Science on the Radio," a 90-second science information segment featuring Marvin Druger, retired chair of the Department of Science Teaching and professor of biology and science education at Syracuse University. 

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr Marvin Druger will discuss the great Leonrado da Vinci. Most of us are aware of Da Vinci's stunning works of art, but did you know he also made many contributions to science? Hear about his contributions to the military, air travel, and anatomy this week on Science on the Radio.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 on WAER.

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Charles Lindbergh, most often recognized as an American Aviator, U.S. Air Mail Pilot, Inventor, and Explorer, is the subject of this week's Science on the Radio. Dr. Marvin Druger will discuss what prompted Charles to complete the first nonstop transatlantic flight. 

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger discusses The Rorschach Test. A psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretations.  Dr Druger will discuss how the test came about and specifically how it is scored.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday AT 8:30PM on WAER.

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This week on Science on the radio Dr. Marvin Druger takes a trip to outer space. Specifically, to our galaxy known as the Milky Way. On this episode you'll hear how many stars exist in our galaxy, about the space craft Gaia, and the future of space study.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger discusses Mosquitoes. These little insects are capable of not only robbing you of some blood but also passing on various diseases. Dr. Druger explains the history of the mosquito and how they came to carry those diseases.

You can hear Science on the Radio every Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger addresses the issue of Alzheimer's Disease. You'll found out how the disease was originally discovered, how many people are impacted by the disease in the United States, and newly emerging treatments. 

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger talks about the former planet known as Pluto. He also takes the time to discuss some newly discovered planets  and the star that they revolve around. Get the inside scoop on these newly discovered planets and space travel, this week during Science on the Radio.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Evening  at 8:30 on WAER. 

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If you've ever wanted to know more about the Armadillo this weeks Science on the Radio is for you. Dr. Marvin Druger explains how the armadillo protects itself from predators, in what part of the world is armadillo a delicacy, and the unique makeup of their internal body temperature. 

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday evening at 8:35 PM on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio Dr. Marvin Druger talks about the Sun. You'll hear specific details about our source of light and heat such as how far away from earth is it?  What is the Sun's chemical makeup ? And just how hot is the surface of the Sun?

All of that and of course a well-timed joke or two, this week on Science on the Radio. You can hear Science on the Radio Wednesday evenings at 8:35pm on WAER.

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This week on Science on the Radio host Marvin Druger discusses the Octopus.  Dr. Druger tells us what is the correct term for more than one Octopus, as well as giving us some additional information about their amazing eyesight.

Hear Science on the Radio with Marvin Druger each Wednesday Night at 8:30 pm on WAER. 

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