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Pulse of the Planet Podcast with Jim Metzner | Science | Nature | Environment | Technology

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Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound.

Language:

English

Contact:

Pulse of the Planet PO Box 919 Stone Ridge, NY 12484


Episodes

Viruses - On the Edge of Life

6/1/2020
They're not technically alive or dead, so just what is a virus, anyway? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Unsung Heroes of Science

5/29/2020
Understanding what evidence and data really mean. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

A Walk to a Well

5/28/2020
New technologies may be rejected for unexpected reasons. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Behind the Numbers

5/27/2020
Should hand pumps be installed in remote African villages? Ask a statistician. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Grey Water

5/26/2020
If water isn't drinkable, that doesn't mean it's not usable. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:33

Cloud Water

5/25/2020
A large cumulous cloud weighs about the same as a 747. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Chemicals R Us

5/22/2020
Approximately 4000 new chemicals are registered each day. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Hand Sanitizers Come Under Scrutiny

5/21/2020
A widely used category of chemical substances could have harmful side-effects. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Quats

5/20/2020
A chemical compound found in many home cleansing products could be doing more than just clean. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Stealth Nanoparticles

5/19/2020
If nanoparticles from consumer products end up in solid wastes, what effect could that have on the environment? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Nano Membranes

5/18/2020
Wastewater plants typically don't filter out pharmaceuticals from our water supply. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Nano-Caffeine

5/15/2020
According to the US Geological Survey, much of our fresh water is contaminated by caffeine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Poison Ivy Meets Citizen Science

5/14/2020
Here's a way you can help track and control poison ivy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:40

Preventing a Stroke

5/13/2020
Designing a drug that could help stroke patients maximize whatever bypass arteries they may have. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Stealth Vessels

5/12/2020
After a stroke, a specialized network of blood vessels redirects the flow of blood in the brain. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Surviving Strokes

5/11/2020
Why are some patients able to survive a stroke and others not? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Bad Name, Good Sign

5/8/2020
Saddled with a dicey moniker, Hellbenders are indicators of a healthy water ecosystem. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Hellbender!

5/7/2020
North America's largest salamander can reach a length of two feet and weigh up to five pounds. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32

Dynamics of Collaboration

5/6/2020
Working together, engineers turn misunderstandings to their advantage. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:00

Silent Blade

5/5/2020
An owl's wing inspires a quiet turbine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:32