Welcome Session of the 2010 OBFS Conference

submitted by: kkwaiser

Dr. Ian Billick - President of the OBFS and Director of the Rocky Mountain Biological Station - and Dr. Knute Nadelhoffer - Director of the University of Michigan Biological Station - open the Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS). Video is from the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS).

Science Digest - The Lost Episode - Astronaut

submitted by: galileoplayers

Quirky Science Digest Host Mathew Arden interviews Astronaut Chuck Malone in this Lost Pilot episode.

We dug up the lost pilot episode of Science Digest from 1981! Check out Mathew Arden's insightful and hilarious interview with Astronaut Chuck Malone about the moon, space travel, gravity, fame and coming
home. Enjoy!

Science Digest Episode 4 - Particle Guy

submitted by: galileoplayers

Quirky Science Digest Host Mathew Arden interviews Particle Physicist Dr. Geoffrey Yale.

Galileo Players latest episode of Science
Digest features Galileo founder and Second City's own Matt Hovde and Second City alumnus John Hildreth. Enjoy!

Science Digest Episode 3 - Astronomy Lady

submitted by: galileoplayers

Quirky Science Digest Host Mathew Arden interviews Astronomer Rhoda Hartleib.

Galileo Players latest episode was written by Galileo founder and new SNL writer, Tom Flanigan and features Galileo founder and Second City's own Matt Hovde and Broadway & film star and Second City alum Jackie Hoffman. Enjoy!

U.S. President's Science Advisor John P. Holdren on Climate Change

submitted by: The Kavli Foundation

U.S. President Barack Obama's science advisor discusses the current state of climate-change science and policy. This address was given Sept, 6, 2010 at the Kavli Prize Science Forum in Oslo, Norway, and provides a succinct overview of "global climate disruption," and what future actions are needed to mitigate, and adapt to, its effects.

Is the Sky the Limit for Wind Power?

submitted by: johnstrom
In the future, will wind power tapped by high-flying kites light up New York? A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution identifies New York as a prime location for exploiting high-altitude winds, which globally contain enough energy to meet world demand 100 times over. The researchers found that the regions best suited for harvesting this energy match with population centers in the eastern U.S. and East Asia, but fluctuating wind strength still presents a challenge for exploiting...