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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.
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Hampton, VA

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Innovation Now is a daily radio show and podcast that features compelling stories of technology, invention and the people behind great ideas that benefit your life.

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English

Contact:

100 Exploration Drive Hampton, Virginia 23666


Episodes

Ice in the Air

8/17/2018
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Understanding high ice water content conditions can improve flight safety.

Duration:00:01:33

Chocolate Consumption

8/16/2018
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Two new studies are exploring how certain concentrations of chocolate can boost cognitive function and actually increase attentiveness.

Duration:00:01:33

Mobility without Gravity

8/15/2018
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A team from JPL is designing electrostatic flight technologies that could use charged particles on the surface to explore airless worlds.

Duration:00:01:33

Connecting with the Cyber World

8/14/2018
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Link Lab at UVA is an idea designed to generate a collision of ideas that rapidly drive innovation and help us solve today’s grand challenges.

Duration:00:01:33

High Flying Camera

8/13/2018
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Modern farming is extremely high-tech. But how does the farmer know just where he needs fertilizer the most?

Duration:00:01:31

Snapshots of Earth

8/10/2018
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Imagine being able to observe any location on our dynamic planet in near real time, view Earth’s frozen regions, and look at current events like tropical storms, volcanic eruptions, or wildfires.

Duration:00:01:33

Testing Tires

8/9/2018
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For almost six decades, researchers at Langley kept the wheels spinning, testing airplane brake systems and tire wear on vehicles like the space shuttle.

Duration:00:01:31

Crystals in Space

8/8/2018
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Colorful crystal gardens are often grown in science classrooms. But NASA is growing crystal gardens to learn about self-organizing chemical reactions, in space.

Duration:00:01:31

A Sensor that Saves Lives

8/7/2018
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What started as an interest in fire safety led inventors at NASA’s Glenn Research Center to develop a sensor that saves lives.

Duration:00:01:31

A Perfect Storm

8/6/2018
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The storm is coming to an end, but it may be several weeks before Opportunity is able to phone home once more.

Duration:00:01:31

A New Class of Power

8/3/2018
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NASA and the Department of Energy’s Nuclear Security Administration have been working on Kilopower, a small, lightweight fission power system that could be used where there is little sunshine.

Duration:00:01:30

Fabric Samples in a Wind Tunnel

8/2/2018
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Sensors were used to measure air flow and drag on 60 different fabrics at various wind speeds to make a swimsuit that would propel through water faster and more efficiently.

Duration:00:01:31

Lighten Up

8/1/2018
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A synthetic field laboratory at JPL allows scientists to perform experiments in hours that would have required months if they were using actual plants.

Duration:00:01:31

Nanodotes

7/31/2018
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Researchers are developing a new treatment for the 5 million people a year who are snakebite victims.

Duration:00:01:31

An App to Zap Mosquitos

7/30/2018
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They bite, they buzz, and pesky mosquitos spread diseases that kill nearly 2.7 million people a year. But NASA has an app that can reduce mosquito problems.

Duration:00:01:31

Interplanetary Broadband

7/27/2018
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Using lasers, NASA could reliably move massive amounts of data in real time, shortening the space communications delay.

Duration:00:01:33

Solutions with Potential

7/26/2018
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The next NASA iTech cycle is open now and NASA is looking for solutions that have the potential to enhance future space exploration.

Duration:00:01:31

InSights Below the Surface

7/25/2018
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An instrument on the InSight lander will help scientists measure the pulse of Mars.

Duration:00:01:33

Using the Stars

7/24/2018
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There’s no need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to navigation, but astronauts are being asked to test some new ideas about how to use a very old technology.

Duration:00:01:31

Revealing Jupiter

7/23/2018
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Thirteen science flybys --- and counting. Juno’s mission to the largest planet in our solar system has been officially extended.

Duration:00:01:31