Science news of the week:
Over 15,000 U.S. warm temperature records were broken in March 2012.
Anchorage, Alaska set snowfall records in the winter of 2011-2012.
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere might have ended the last Ice Age.
Scientists at Colorado State predict a below-average North Atlantic hurricane season.
Song of the week:
The Heartlanders’ song “Rumble Under My Feet” from their upcoming album “Gentleman Cowboy”.
This week’s featured stories:
DNA Wired for Life Jorge Salazar speaks with Dr. Jacqueline Barton of CalTech on her award-winning research on DNA.
Global Night Sky: Saturn Deborah Byrd on Saturn at opposition on April 15th, and how to see the ringed planet in your night sky.
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