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What Lies Beneath?

Rainwater containing pollutants, waste and motor oil are flowing into ponds across the country. As a result, thick algae grows at the bottom of these ponds creating environmental issues. In this segment, we visit some Researchers in North Carolina who are searching for a solution to this common problem.

SciTech Now Episode 514

 In this episode of SciTech Now, discover how researchers are testing drones that can think for themselves; Is the Internet affecting the creative side of our Brains; a 4D VR experience to the Moon; and a solution to rainwater and its many pollutants.

Weather Pattern Predictions

Deep in space, eight satellites orbit the Earth as part of NASA’s cyclone global navigation system. NASA hopes the data from these satellites will help predict weather patterns and potentially save lives.

Poaching of the Puget

Clams and oysters are considered delicacies, but soaring prices have created an incentive for poachers to steal shellfish, sometimes from polluted beaches. Earthfix reports on the story from the state of Washington, where fish and wildlife detectives are trying to take down this international black market.

How do snowflakes form?

Scientist and author Ainissa Ramirez joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss one of her latest podcast episodes, “Why Snowflakes Have 6 Sides.”