The Science Digest

Tuesdays at 8:45am

KRWG explores the world of science every week with Vince Gutschick, Chair of the Board, Las Cruces Academy  and New Mexico State University Professor Emeritus, Biology.  Become a member, renew, or make an additional gift now.  Thank you.

Science Digest - weird science

Jun 30, 2020

This week, Vince Gutschick says he's weird! It's not what you might think...listen to see if you're weird too.

Science Digest - Dust Older Than Earth

Jun 23, 2020

Listen as Vince Gutschick discusses the age of dust particles found which pre-date Earth itself.

Science Digest - drones

Jun 16, 2020

Vince Gutschick discusses new technology that makes drones less likely to crash.

Science Digest - Katherine Johnson

Jun 9, 2020 Johnson

In this week's episode, Vince Gutschick remembers Katherine Johnson, "the computer."

Science Digest - the spread of COVID-19

Jun 2, 2020

This week: Vince Gutschick looks at the value of travel restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Science Digest - What did you say?

May 26, 2020

Vince Gutschick explores the science of age-related hearing loss in this week's segment.

Science Digest - global warming and river flow

May 19, 2020
Colorado River near the Grand Canyon / Goodfreephotos

How global warming is affecting the Colorado River on this week's Science Digest with Vince Gutschick.

Science Digest - enlisting the albatross

May 12, 2020

How can the albatross help in the fight against illegal fishing? Vince Gutschick explains.

Science Digest - A woman with stars in her eyes

May 5, 2020
Cecilia Payne - Smithsonian Institution Archive

Cecilia Payne was instrumental in our understanding of star composition. Vince Gutschick tells us more.

Science Digest - the stealthy, fuzzy moth

Apr 28, 2020

Some moths have built-in anti-detection capabilities, kind of like stealth aircraft. Vince Gutschick explains.

Science Digest - the evolution of COVID-19

Apr 21, 2020

Vince Gutschick shines some light on the evolution of COVID-19.

Science Digest - electronic insects

Apr 14, 2020

Vince Gutschick talks about insects you can't kill with a flyswatter in this week's episode.

Science Digest - the spread of the coronavirus

Apr 7, 2020

Vince Gutschick discusses the spread of the novel coronavirus in this week's episode.

Science Digest - relativity examined

Mar 31, 2020

A team of scientists tests Einstein's Theory of Relativity as it pertains to a black hole - Vince explains.

Science Digest - Earth's heat

Mar 24, 2020
National Science foundation

How the heat beneath our feet has shaped our planet and helps us thrive, even if it has caused a bit of chaos over the eons.

Science Digest - Gut health and mental health

Mar 17, 2020
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Your microbiome can have an impact on your mental health. Vince Gutschick explains in this week's segment.

The Science Digest - A different domain of life

Mar 10, 2020

Science Digest - the history of snowball Earth

Mar 3, 2020

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The Science Digest - the mighty creosote

Dec 17, 2019

The Science Digest - can trees combat climate change?

Dec 3, 2019