Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan
Science news of the week:
A new genus of fern named after Lady Gaga
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft tracked a rare massive storm on Saturn
Six scientists in Italy convicted on manslaughter charges for failing to predict a 2009 earthquake
Cutting food waste in half could help to feed a billion people and save natural resources
Song of the week:
Danny Malone‘s “Spiderlegs” off his upcoming full-length album Balloons.
This week’s featured stories:
Hunter’s Moon, Halloween and the Ghoul Star Deborah Byrd and Michael Brennan talk about the tonight’s Hunter’s moon, and a star to look for this Halloween.
Jazz Mill‘s “Little Baby”
Scientists convicted of manslaughter Deborah and Michael talk about the recent conviction of six scientists and one government official in Italy found guilty of failing to alert the public of a deadly earthquake in 2009.
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