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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

100 Exploration Drive Hampton, Virginia 23666


Episodes

Unexplored Territory

11/17/2017
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Thanks to observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have some context for the Voyager data.

Duration: 00:01:31


Educating Visitors

11/16/2017
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Sometimes the best innovation, is education, and rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains do their part by teaching people to be stewards of our public lands.

Duration: 00:01:30


Crystal Displays

11/15/2017
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When it came time to update the outdated electromechanical cockpit of the space shuttle Atlantis, a liquid crystal display was the logical choice.

Duration: 00:01:30


Harsh Reality of Venus

11/14/2017
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A team at NASA’s Glenn Research Center is developing a new electronics technology that could survive more than 520 hours in the hostile environment of Venus.

Duration: 00:01:30


Neutralizing Noses

11/13/2017
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Smells are collections of very complex molecules. And until now, breaking them down into fundamental components was almost impossible.

Duration: 00:01:30


Military Might

11/10/2017
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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


No Coolant Needed

11/9/2017
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Years ago, Einstein and a partner set out to design a cooling system that was better and safer.

Duration: 00:01:30


Not a Fairy Tale

11/8/2017
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From the Apollo capsule to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, special white coatings protect against the harsh environment of space.

Duration: 00:01:30


NASA in Your Food

11/7/2017
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Did you know there’s a connection between infant formula and planetary space flight?

Duration: 00:01:30


Fighting Jet Lag

11/6/2017
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Moving ahead or behind, by more than one time zone when traveling can make people feel miserable and out of sorts, until they re-adjust..

Duration: 00:01:29


DIY Medical Devices

11/3/2017
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Among the problems a doctor faces in third-world countries is how to sterilize surgical instruments.

Duration: 00:01:30


Protecting Our Parks

11/2/2017
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Understanding the changing health of an ecosystem is a complex challenge. So park managers in the Great Smoky Mountains use monitoring sensors on the ground and in the air to help protect this diverse landscape.

Duration: 00:01:30


MISSE

11/1/2017
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NASA Langley is world famous for the development of space-tailored polymers, but like all materials sent to space, they must be tested before they can be used.

Duration: 00:01:30


Battling Disease

10/31/2017
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Manipulating the immune responses of other species to work in a similar way could be just what the doctor ordered to safeguard the human population.

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Looking Down from the Outside

10/30/2017
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SAGE III will continue Langley’s legacy by taking ozone measurements deeper in the atmosphere than ever before.

Duration: 00:01:30


Bat Drones

10/27/2017
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A team at Virginia Tech has created a flexible rubber prototype that is the first sonar system to feature both a dynamic emitter and dynamic receivers.

Duration: 00:01:31


Pulsing Insoles

10/26/2017
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A group of scientists specializing in Aging Research have joined forces with a team of Biological Engineers to create vibrating insoles to keep seniors from falling.

Duration: 00:01:29


Keep Imagining

10/25/2017
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From early aeronautics work that defined the shape of generations of aircraft to ground-breaking advances in Earth science, NASA Langley will continue it history of sustained excellence.

Duration: 00:01:30


Skin Care by NASA

10/24/2017
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The Visia Complexion Skin Analysis Machine was designed for use by NASA to analyze the effect of radiation on astronauts’ skin.

Duration: 00:01:31


Transforming Aerospace Materials

10/23/2017
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The robotic system, ISAAC, will be a critical part of aeronautics research at NASA Langley, home to the monster machine.

Duration: 00:01:29

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