EarthSky 22 for December 24, 2010

Got 22 minutes? Then have a seat, pour yourself a glass of eggnog, and listen as EarthSky reporters give you the lowdown on the latest science news – plus the coolest music.

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Here’s the lineup for this week’s EarthSky 22 with your host, Jorge Salazar.

Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

Managing Producer: Lindsay Patterson

Music: The Black and White Years “Up”

Scientist soundbite: Dee Boersma

Music: One Hundred Flowers “Rat Trap”

Lindsay Patterson reporting: Dee Boersma on a tough year for penguins

Music: The Story Of “Hawk Gospel”


Jorge Salazar reporting: Anthony Fauci on the potential for a universal flu vaccine

Music: Monahans “We Tremble”

Lindsay Patterson reporting: Thomas Bancroft on the 111th annual Christmas Bird Count

Music: Built By Snow “Science of Love”

Ryan Britton reporting on Weird Science: Industrial designer creates a prosthetic tentacle

Music: Sleep Good “Paperfeet”


Emily Howard reporting: Greg Asner on carbon in the Amazon rainforest and Google Earth Engine

Music: Black and White Years “Modern Science”

Jorge Salazar reporting: Bruce Jakosky on the future MAVEN mission to Mars

Music: Black and White Years “Up”

EarthSky 22