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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

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100 Exploration Drive Hampton, Virginia 23666


Episodes

Simulated Soybeans

9/21/2018
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By combining detailed soybean field measurements with the sophisticated model of JPL’s Multi-layer canopy model, scientists conduct agricultural experiments in less time with fewer resources.

Duration:00:01:33

Medical Nanogels

9/20/2018
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A specifically designed nanogel the team calls can be injected into a victim to absorb and neutralize snake venom after a bite.

Duration:00:01:33

With Lightning Speed

9/19/2018
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When combined with radar and other satellite data, NASA’s Geostationary Lightning Mapper will show when thunderstorms are stalled or when they gather strength.

Duration:00:01:32

An Array of Antennas

9/18/2018
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A rooftop antenna at Hampton University has access to information about sea surface temperatures, air quality indicators, cloud phases, land surface properties, even local power outages.

Duration:00:01:33

Safe Food after the Outage

9/17/2018
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Here’s a simple solution that will keep you and your family safe, even if you were left in the dark after a storm.

Duration:00:01:33

A Bite out of Mosquitos

9/14/2018
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Ground-based data generated with the help of citizen scientists will help public health officials take a bite out of the mosquito population.

Duration:00:01:31

Rivers of Smoke

9/13/2018
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As wildfires burn, a noxious mix of gases and fine particles enter the atmosphere, creating rivers of smoke that cross the country.

Duration:00:01:31

High Voltage Inspections

9/12/2018
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A new drone-mounted inspection system could help inspectors isolate the locations of high voltage grid failures with precision.

Duration:00:01:33

A Sextant for Space

9/11/2018
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Sextants have been used by sailors for centuries. And now a space sextant could become the emergency backup system that would allow future explorers to navigate using the stars.

Duration:00:01:33

The Process of Problem Solving

9/10/2018
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Engineering is about solving problems. But sometimes the process of solving those problems slows down the solution.

Duration:00:01:33

Metal with Memory

9/7/2018
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NASA is working on airplane wings that fold as they fly.

Duration:00:01:31

A Remarkable Spacecraft

9/6/2018
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Juno is already returning spectacular results. And now this remarkable spacecraft is going to keep doing what it does best – revealing Jupiter’s secrets.

Duration:00:01:33

Spitzer Turns 15

9/5/2018
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The Spitzer Space Telescope, the youngest member of NASA’s family of Great Observatories, just turned 15!

Duration:00:01:31

Fire Down Below

9/4/2018
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As wildfires rage out of control on the ground, NASA is using instruments in the sky to build a comprehensive picture of the fire below.

Duration:00:01:31

Devouring a Planet

9/3/2018
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It’s Pac Man in space as scientists observe what may be a star gobbling up planetary debris.

Duration:00:01:31

Airplane Dents

8/31/2018
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New inspection technologies such as flash thermography and advanced ultrasonics could supplement visual inspections, supporting the FAA’s ultimate goal of ensuring traveler safety.

Duration:00:01:33

Dinosaur Time Machine

8/30/2018
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Fossilized dinosaur tracks found at NASA Goddard are helping scientists piece together a picture of Maryland in the Cretaceous era.

Duration:00:01:33

Keeping Invasive Species Out

8/29/2018
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Applying research to help protect the natural biodiversity of our National Parks is something Julianne Geleynse is passionate about.

Duration:00:01:34

Stepping Stones to Deep Space

8/28/2018
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Astronauts are helping NASA understand much more than just how to meet physical needs as they prepare for long duration missions.

Duration:00:01:33

Happy Birthday Katherine

8/27/2018
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During her years at NASA, Katherine Johnson became a leader in her field because of her incredible understanding of complex mathematical concepts and now this remarkable woman is turning 100.

Duration:00:01:31