CU SCIENCE UPDATE

An Emmy-winning science video podcast by students from the University of Colorado at Boulder Journalism and Mass Communication. http://journalism.colorado.edu/

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An Emmy-winning science video podcast by students from the University of Colorado at Boulder Journalism and Mass Communication. http://journalism.colorado.edu/<br/>
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-30 22:56
last episode published
2014-12-15 19:35
publication frequency
76.8 days
Contributors
CU School of Journalism and Mass Communication owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
20
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Categories
Science & Medicine Natural Sciences

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
15.12.2014

Episode 36 - The Gluten-Trend

Paul Daugherty author
17.12.2013

Episode 35 - MAVEN to Mars

On 18 November 2013, NASA launched the Mars Atmospheric and Volatile Evolution spacecraft. It's mission - to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and determine what processes may have led to the loss of its atmosphere. The University of Colorado's Labora...
Paul Daugherty author
22.09.2013

Episode 34 - Bug Power (Teen Edition)

As the dominant life on Earth, insects are robust, and they will likely survive human beings in the distant future. For centuries, naturalists would often collect insects for study. But today’s collections are helping us understand how to protect the i...
Paul Daugherty author
19.06.2013

Episode 33 - The Observatory: Lens to the Universe

At the University of Colorado, the Sommers-Bausch Observatory provides an educational tool for students and the public. It's real-time observations of celestial events includes the occasional eclipse and planetary transits. It's where young astronomers...
Paul Daugherty author
16.05.2013

Episode 32 - Fiske Planetarium Goes Digital

Welcome to our first high-definition CU Science Update! In this edition, we look at the renovations going on at CU's own Fiske Planetarium. Say goodbye to the old slide projectors and hello to the digital world of full-dome immersion technology. Fiske ...
Paul Daugherty author
6.08.2012

Episode 31 - BACK TO THE MOON

The Space Race that culminated in the Apollo moon landing is long over. But the moon is back in our sights again. This time, the United States is sending robot vehicles to learn more about the moon. CU Boulder is a strong participant with a project des...
Paul Daugherty author
12.03.2012

Episode 30 - MAX GOES TO THE MOON

What does it take to translate a children’s book into a planetarium show? Find out as CU Science Update’s Rose Heaphy and her dog Ringo take a sneak peak of the CU Fiske Planetarium’s latest production, “Max Goes to the Moon”, based on the popular chil...
Paul Daugherty author
19.12.2011

Episode 29 - STEM EDUCATION

An integral part of any school curriculum is science and mathematics. But these subjects are made complete by a technology component that provides creative and innovative ways to solve problems. The adoption of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering an...
Paul Daugherty author
19.12.2011

Episode 28 - COCAINE ADDICTIONRESEARCH

How the brain processes information could help us understand the mechanism behind cocaine addiction. CU’s Institute of Behavioural Genetics is using state-of-the-art technology to gain insight into how psychostimulant drugs alter our brains. The result...
Paul Daugherty author
19.12.2011

Episode 27 - ENGINEERS WITHOUTBORDERS

Their mission is to make sure communities have the capacity to meet basic needs. Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a non-profit organisation that consists of professionals and students from a variety of professions, including engineering, health, anth...
Paul Daugherty author
1.08.2011

Episode 26 - ANCIENT ASTRONOMY

Seen the stars recently? We know them to be fusion reactors many light years away. But to our ancient ancestors, the stars were spirits from the heavens looking back at us. They formed patterns in the sky, conjuring images that were recognized at the t...
Paul Daugherty author
6.07.2011

Episode 25 - QUANTITATIVE ILLITERACY

Mathematics is a precise language for science. But there are many people who can’t work out the numbers. The inability to reason with numbers is called Quantitative Illiteracy, or Innumeracy. People can begin to think critically of almost anything, inc...
Paul Daugherty author
20.06.2011

Episode 24 A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE?

Innovations and scientific breakthroughs have shaped humanity’s historic landscape. Many of these breakthroughs have made possible our continued survival. We’ve seen innovations as a response to certain needs and to changes in the environment. Modern q...
Paul Daugherty author
3.06.2011

Episode 23 - HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

Despite remarkable technological advances in medicine, there is a great need to devise new models for delivering healthcare. The challenge is to get doctors and patients to come together, to sift through all the complex information and come up with an ...
Paul Daugherty author
1.06.2011

Episode 22 - SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

When it comes to getting science information, the general public usually gets it from third party sources, such as television, newspapers, radio or the Internet. However, third party information is often susceptible to bias and misinformation. It would...
Paul Daugherty author
24.05.2011

Episode 21 - SCIENCE BLOGGING

Some of the most interesting and challenging stories for journalists happens when they cover science. But with the economic downturn in newsrooms, science coverage has been considered expendable and the first to end up on the cutting block. Fortunately...
Paul Daugherty author
18.05.2011

Episode 20 - ARE WE ALONE?

It is the ultimate question, asking whether there is life out there in the Cosmos, and to know that we’re not the only kids on the block. Scientific efforts are underway to detect signs of extraterrestrial life, including intelligent life capable of se...
Paul Daugherty author
7.05.2011

Episode 18 - FUSING ART WITH SCIENCE

This is the first show in our series of interviews with participants from CU Boulder’s 63rd annual Conference on World Affairs. Jeff Lieberman is an artist, musician and roboticist who has explored the connections between the arts, sciences education, ...
Paul Daugherty author
17.12.2010

Episode 17 - PLUTO - THE UN-PLANET

Since its discovery in 1930, Pluto has always occupied a special place in our hearts as the ninth planet in the Solar System. But recent discoveries of new objects in the Sun’s neighbourhood have called into question the definition of a planet. In 2006...
Paul Daugherty author
17.12.2010

Episode 16 - PROTECTING THE OCEANS

As human populations grow, so do their influence on the oceans. In our cultural history, the ocean exerts a mighty force on our collective imaginations, a source of destructive power to be feared and respected. However, the oceans probably have more to...
Paul Daugherty author