Science

SCETV Earth Day Programming includes Sea Change

April 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Beach

Earth Day is April 22, 2018. Upcoming SCETV programs explore how Earth’s climate system is changing. NOVA: Decoding the Weather Machine cuts through the confusion of climate change and SCETV's Sea Change shares the impact of sea level rise on the South Carolina's coast. Sea...

Earth Day a Reminder to Care for Land, Water, Air

April 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Aerial view of meandering tidal creeks and extensive pristine marshes in North Inlet Estuary.

Earth Day is held each April to remind people of the importance of caring for our world, according to USC Environmental Health Sciences Professor Joe Jones. He practices what he preaches, as he regularly takes his students outdoors to pick up trash that has washed into a...

College of Charleston Professor Works to Save Coral Reefs

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Coral polyps on Molasses Reef, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

People picture coral reefs as bursting with color and teeming with a variety of undersea life, which many are. But their number is shrinking, says College of Charleston biologist Phil Dustan, because they are hyper-sensitive to temperature changes, and climate change is...

"Bill Nye: Science Guy" Documentary Airs on POV (Preview)

April 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Many people today have a love and passion for science thanks to watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" while they were young. The POV documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy follows the legendary science advocate and TV personality Bill Nye in his pursuit to ignite a passion among...

Profound Humility by the Ocean of Truth

March 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Rudy Mancke

Rudy shares some words attributed Sir Issac Newton .

Science Project Became Business, Partnership with Walmart for Columbia Family

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
David Jones inspects a ball half as it comes off the conveyor belt at the Stee-rike 3 plant in Columbia.

David Jones and his son Brantley are baseball fans. Brantley played as a youngster, and was so enthusiastic about batting practice that his older brother, who didn’t like the game, was forced by circumstance to invent a pitching machine so he wouldn’t have to pitch to his...

Skeletons

January 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Skeletal material can tell you a lot, if you know what to look fore.

White Dots on the River

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Gulls are on the rivers this time of year.

Coyote Photo Op

December 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A coyote

Coyote populations are growing in South Carolina.

Snook

December 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Snook

Caught by a listener off of Edisto Beach, a type of fish he'd never seen before...

A Pleistociene Era Sloth in South Carolina

December 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Giant ground sloths, relatives of the living South American tree sloths, lived across much of North America.

A listener finds the fossilized bones of a giant ground sloth.

Arbor Day

December 1, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day.

Today is a great day to plant a tree! Rudy shares the story of the creation of Arbor Day.

A Slender Predator

November 30, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A thread-legged bug.

Some families of thread-legged bugs are predators.

Ravens

November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A common Raven.

Ravens make a wide variety of calls. You can find these birds in the mountains of South Carolina.

Bluejay Feathers

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Blue Jay feathers.

A listener finds some distinctive feathers...

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