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"Science on the Radio" is a 90-second science information segment featuring Marvin Druger, retired chair of the Department of Science Teaching and professor of biology and science education at Syracuse University.

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"Science on the Radio" is a 90-second science information segment featuring Marvin Druger, retired chair of the Department of Science Teaching and professor of biology and science education at Syracuse University.

    Science on the Radio Discusses: Polar Bears

    Science on the Radio Discusses: Polar Bears

    We've seen them numerous times on television commercials and movies, but how much do we really know about polar bears? This week on Science on the Radio , Dr. Marvin Druger will tell us how they locate their main food source, how they're being impacted by global warming and more.

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    Science on the Radio Discusses: 5G

    Science on the Radio Discusses: 5G

    The next generation of wireless technology for cellular networks debuted in late 2019. 5G comes in a number of different speeds but all are a significant upgrade from it's predecessor and enchance the capabilities of our wireless devices. How is the 5G signal generated? What are the different variations of 5G? And what new capabilities will this provide users? Find out this week with Dr. Marvin Druger and Science on the Radio.

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    Science on the Radio Discusses Apollo 13

    Science on the Radio Discusses Apollo 13

    The journeys of Apollo 11, 12, 14, and 15 are all chronicled for their successful missions to the moon. But, as the Tom Hanks staring film Apollo 13 reminds us, there was another mission that wasn't quite as successful and in fact it was nearly an utter disaster. This week on Science on the Radio , Dr. Marvin Druger tells us who was a part of Apollo 13, what went wrong, and what did we learn from this mission?

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    Science on the Radio Discusses Apollo 11

    Science on the Radio Discusses Apollo 11

    Apollo 11 was the s paceflight that first lan ded humans on the Moo n . Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz A ldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969. While we've learned much about this hisorical event throughout the year, there is still much to learn. This week on Science on the Radio , Dr Marvin Druger will help fill in the gaps as we expand our knowledge on Apollo 11.

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    Science on the Radio Discusses The Measles

    Science on the Radio Discusses The Measles

    Though considered somewhat rare, Measles is a dangerous and extremely contagious disease that needs to be taken seriously. In early 2019 the disease returned to news headlines as there was a measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. This week on Science on the Radio, Dr Marvin Druger will address the dangerous disease. You'll hear how the disease is the spread, the most common symptoms and the best way to prevent the measles.

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    Science on the Radio Discusses Black Holes

    Science on the Radio Discusses Black Holes

    Throughout casual conversation many of us might make the mistake of referencing a black hole as a segment of empty space. In fact, it is a great amount of matter packed into a very small area. Have you ever wondered how common black holes are throughout the galaxy? How exactly does a black hole form? And perhaps most importantly, how can scientists detect black holes? No need to continue wondering, as Dr Marvin Druger will answer that and more this week on Science on the Radio.

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