EarthSky 22 Minutes: October 22, 2010

This week… glacier and germs and the October full moon. And let us know how you like the music!

Here’s the full lineup for this week’s 22-minute EarthSky.

EarthSky host Jorge Salazar

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

Music: The Black and White Years “Up”

Music:One Hundred Flowers “Rat Trap”

Science Interview: (Beth Lebwohl reporting) Glaciologist Lonnie Thompson of Ohio State University says his trip to retrieve Indonesia’s rare glacial ice was a race against time.

Music:Leatherbag, “Start All Over Again”

Science Interview:(Jorge Salazar reporting) Curtis Woodcock on monitoring Earth’s forests from space. Satellite images tell a story of how Earth’s forests have changed.

EarthSky 22 lead producer Mike Brennan battles the monsters …

Music: The Black and White Years, “Animal Behaviors”

Weird Science on the Internet: (Ryan Britton reporting) Can germs sprout legs?

Music: Melogrand, “The Savior”

Science Interview: (with Lindsday Patterson) Peter Hotez on neglected tropical diseases

Music: The Heartlanders, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

Global Night Sky: (Deborah Byrd reporting) October’s full moon
It’s officially called the Hunter’s Moon. Here’s what gives it its magic.

Music: The Black and White Years, “Up”

Da office at sunrise

Science Interview: (Lindsay Patterson reporting) Ku’ailiani Murphy on using the stars to guide ocean navigation

Music: One Hundred Flowers “Rat Trap”

EarthSky is a clear voice for science.

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