EarthSky 22: Coral Reefs and new tunes

Song of the week from Melogrand’s upcoming album “Maribelle.” Get your weekly 22 minutes of science and music – right here on EarthSky 22. Just press play.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

Science news of the week:

The most precise measurement so far of the amount of CO2 absorbed by plants. Earth, breathe in …

The world’s largest ground based observatory!

Image Credit: ESO

Two rare tornadoes in South Africa on October 2

The first comet confirmed to have ocean-like water.

Everyday iPhones as medical-quality imaging devices.

Song of the week:

From Melogrand’s upcoming full-length album “Maribelle.”

This week’s featured stories:

Coral Reefs and Ocean Acidification Beth Lebwohl speaks with marine biologist Joan Kleypas, winner of a 2011 Heinz
Award, on how ocean acidification is changing our world.

HIV Vaccine? Luis Castilla reports on a promising study done in Spain that might lead to a HIV vaccine in the near future.

Image Credit: CSIC

Thanks for listening in, we’ll catch ya next week!

This week’s musical contributors:


Daniel Webb

Sleep Good

The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers

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