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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

VR Technologies

11/16/2018
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VR won’t replace field work. But it could bring a whole new reality to the way NASA does science.

Duration:00:01:31

Passing the Torch

11/15/2018
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Kepler opened our eyes to the diversity of planets that exist in our galaxy. And now the retired telescope will pass the torch to NASA’s newest planet hunting mission.

Duration:00:01:30

Space Hacks

11/14/2018
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Life hacks are those little tricks that make life easier. And NASA astronauts have a few space hacks of their own.

Duration:00:01:30

First Man

11/13/2018
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NASA provided technical expertise as First Man brings Neil Armstrong’s story to life.

Duration:00:01:30

For the War

11/12/2018
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As researchers put their technical expertise to work, the resulting aircraft improvements ultimately helped the Allies win the war.

Duration:00:01:30

Fire and Air

11/9/2018
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Wildfires affect us all so NASA researchers like Amber Soja will continue to use the vantage of space to safeguard our future.

Duration:00:01:31

Shape Memory

11/8/2018
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This shape memory alloy can be used as a groundbreaking method to split apart rock formations without explosives.

Duration:00:01:33

Meteorite Laboratory

11/7/2018
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Although meteorites fall all over the world, they get concentrated in Antarctica.

Duration:00:01:33

Stellar Nursery

11/6/2018
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Now with the help of NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory, scientists may have uncovered a unique star in a stellar nursery.

Duration:00:01:33

Replacement Reefs

11/5/2018
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3D printed replacement parts restore local habitat better than artificial reefs made of simple concrete blocks, or sunken ship hulls.

Duration:00:01:36

Spitzer’s Gift

11/2/2018
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Spitzer has far exceeded its life expectancy, allowing scientists to witness star birth or find planets around other stars.

Duration:00:01:33

Chocolate for Concentration

11/1/2018
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Besides boosting cognitive functions, the team also observed improvements in both endocrine and cardiovascular health when chocolate is consumed.

Duration:00:01:33

Bat Interferons

10/31/2018
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The interferon defense for bats is switched on all the time, creating an upfront attack against disease without causing a toxic reaction.

Duration:00:01:33

Eerie Sounds of Space

10/30/2018
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Scientists can shift the frequencies of electric and magnetic fields to the audible range, and we can actually listen to the eerie sounds of space.

Duration:00:01:32

Cultured Cells

10/29/2018
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Drugs that target this blood vessel generation hold considerable promise for preventing tumor growth and for destroying existing tumors by depriving them of their vascular supply.

Duration:00:01:36

Sending a Meteorite Home

10/26/2018
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On the Mars 2020 mission, NASA will send a Martian meteorite home.

Duration:00:01:31

Predicting Crop Yields

10/25/2018
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While farmers have always looked to the weather to predict their harvest, a new tool uses NASA satellite images to predict crop yield almost to the kernel.

Duration:00:01:31

X59

10/24/2018
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NASA’s low boom flight demonstration plane is now X-59.

Duration:00:01:31

NASA Home and City

10/23/2018
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Chances are you use NASA-developed technologies every day and a new interactive web site allows you to discover NASA in your own backyard.

Duration:00:01:31

Packing an Umbrella

10/22/2018
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If you want to explore the solar system, you might need to pack an umbrella!

Duration:00:01:31