KRWG

The Science Digest

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

The Science Digest - Warm Otters

7 hours ago

Otters have to dig deep to stay warm.

The Science Digest - Bending Ice

Oct 12, 2021
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Ludovic Brucker.

Scientists figure out how to bend ice.

The Science Digest - Unintended Consequences

Oct 5, 2021

This week, Vince explores some unintended consequences of scientific advancements.

The Science Digest - Sneezing Cells

Sep 28, 2021
Centers for Disease Control

Vince Gutschick identifies the cells that make us sneeze.

The Science Digest - Natural GPS

Sep 21, 2021
National Park Service

Vince Gutschick explores natural GPS in this week's segment.

The Science Digest - Flying High for climate change

Sep 14, 2021
NASA Earth Observatory

Vince Gutschick explains how flying a little higher might help reduce climate changing contrails.

The Science Digest - too green

Sep 7, 2021
www.usgs.gov - green tree frog

Sometimes, it ain’t easy being green – especially during a very active monsoon season. To explain, here’s Vince Gutschick with The Science Digest.

The Science Digest

Aug 31, 2021

While the speed of light may be very, very fast, the trip a photon takes takes a very long time. 

The Science Digest - Bird Songs in the Key of "Off"

Aug 24, 2021

Turns out, humans aren’t the only ones who might sing off key – some birds do it too; and the more rare they are, the more likely that is. Vince Gutschick explains in this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - The Impact of Bacteria

Aug 17, 2021

It’s not surprising to hear of the drastic role in heating and cooling volcanoes have played over the years – but what about bacteria? Here’s more with Vince Gutschick on The Science Digest.

The Science Digest - Quirky Quarks

Aug 10, 2021

Quarks have their ups and downs – Vince Gutschick explains that and the advantage of the weak nuclear force they have in this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - perfect time

Aug 3, 2021

Vince Gutschick on keeping perfect time

The Science Digest - The Future of Hydrogen Fuel

Jul 27, 2021
U.S. Energy Information Administration

New research on hydrogen fuel inspires promise for the future. Vince Gutschick explains. 

The Science Digest - too much of a good thing

Jul 20, 2021

Trees like CO2 but they can get too much of a good thing. Vince Gutschick explains in this week's segment.

The Science Digest - Moms' Mitochondria

Jul 20, 2021

Vince Gutschick explains moms' mitochondria in this week's episode.

The Science Digest - reefs come and go

Jul 20, 2021

Coral reefs come and go. Vince Gutschick explains in this week's segment.

The Science Digest - Lightning

Jun 29, 2021
City of Las Cruces

In this week’s Science Digest, Vince Gutschick explains what lightning may have contributed to early life on Earth.

The Science Digest - Staying Cool

Jun 22, 2021

Could science one day help us stay cooler – even during the hottest days? Vince Gutschick explains how it might in this week’s segment.

The Science Digest - Mars

Jun 15, 2021

Mars is weird. Vince Gutschick explains in this week's segment.

The Science Digest - Stress

Jun 8, 2021

In this week's segment, Vince Gutschick explains why sometimes stress is good for you. 

The Science Digest - Eagle Deaths

Jun 1, 2021
www.fs.usda.gov

An investigation into mysterious eagle deaths leads right back to mankind. Vince Gutschick explains in this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - Neutrons

May 25, 2021

This week in the Science Digest, Vince Gutschick is doing the “neutron dance”.

The Science Digest - Giraffes

May 18, 2021

Giraffes just don’t smell like they used to – but they still see pretty well. Vince Gutschick has more on this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - Fun with Gallium

May 11, 2021
National Science Foundation

Get some gallium! It’ll be fun! That’s what Vince Gutschick says in this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - Fetal Hemoglobin

May 4, 2021
New Mexico Health and Human Services Dept.

What does a human fetus have in common with a goose at a high altitude? Vince Gutschick tells us in this week’s Science Digest.

The Science Digest - Looking for "Skymarks"

Apr 27, 2021
www.nasa.gov - Pluto

Finding "skymarks" to lead to Pluto and beyond.

The Science Digest - Migrating to Extinction

Apr 20, 2021
www.nasa.gov - warming seas

When creatures move away from hotter water, they could migrate to extinction. Vince Gutschick explains.

The Science Digest - Equator Weight

Apr 13, 2021
www.nasa.gov

Wanna weigh less? Move to the equator! Vince Gutschick explains in this week's episode.

The Science Digest - Black Holes

Apr 6, 2021
www.nasa.gov - Alain Riazuelo, computer-generated image

Vince Gutschick explores black holes, infinite density and some heavy math in this week's episode.

The Science Digest - Danuvius Guggenmosi

Mar 30, 2021
Smithsonian Institute - illustration by Velizar Simeonovski

Vince Gutschick introduces us to Danuvius Guggenmosi and what it means to evolution. 

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