EarthSky 22: Storms on Earth and Saturn

2011 Atlantic hurricane season – a giant storm on Saturn – 7 billion humans – turbines in your blood – rock n roll from Austin, Texas – this week on the 22.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

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

This week’s lineup:

Image Credit: NASA

2011 Hurricane Season Jorge Salazar talks with Chris Landsea of the U.S. National Hurricane Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Earlier this month, NOAA issued its 2011 Atlantic hurricane outlook.

Weird Science Ryan Britton talks about generating electricity from mini-turbines in your bloodstream! (What!?)

Global Population. Beth Lebwohl speaks with Hania Zlotnik, The U.N.’s Population Division Director on population projections. Earth’s human population is expected to hit 7 billion on October 31, 2011.

Global Night Sky with Deborah Byrd. Deborah talks about an amazing storm that has been raging on the planet Saturn since late 2010. Plus, how to find Saturn in your night sky.

Image Credit: NASA

This week’s musical contributors:

Daniel Webb

The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers


Black Books

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