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Life of a Science Guy, with Bill Nye – StarTalk Radio : StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Bill Nye to explore how he became the Science Guy. Also with Chuck Nice, Emily Calandrelli, and Helen Fisher, PhD.

Editor’s notes:

* duration: 53:10, Played: 47:35

* Published: 11/1/19 12:30:00 PM

* Episode Download link (49 MB): https://rss.art19.com/episodes/243a158e-fa27-48ae-8e73-f1a3a29396d3.mp3

* Episode feed: StarTalk Radio – http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:38128127/sounds.rss

Source: Life of a Science Guy, with Bill Nye – StarTalk Radio : StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Golden Age of Radio in the US · DPLA Omeka

Tuning into the radio is now an integrated part of our everyday lives. We tune in while we drive, while we work, while we cook in our kitchens. Just 100 years ago, it was a novelty to turn on a radio. The radio emerged at the turn of the twentieth century, the result of decades of scientific experimentation with the theory that information could be transmitted over long distances. Radio as a medium reached its peak—the so-called Radio Golden Age—during the Great Depression and World War II. This was a time when the world was rapidly changing, and for the first time Americans experienced those history-making events as they happened. The

Photograph of a young girl listening to the ra...
Photograph of a young girl listening to the radio during the Great Depression. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

emergence and popularity of radio shifted not just the way Americans across the country experienced news and entertainment, but also the way they communicated. This exhibition explores the development, rise, and adaptation of the radio, and its impact on American culture.

via The Golden Age of Radio in the US · DPLA Omeka.

 

The Long, Strange Purgatory of Casey Kasem

He was America’s most beloved deejay, the unmistakable voice who created ‘American top 40’ and rose to fame on the schmaltzy but irresistible charm of his “long-distance dedications.” all of which makes the tabloid circumstances of his demise—an epic family feud waged in streets, courtrooms, and funeral homes from L.A. to Oslo—even more surreal. Amy Wallace investigates the tragic final days (and very weird afterlife) of a radio legend

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Photo taken at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89 - ...
Photo taken at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89 – Permission granted to copy, publish or post but please credit “photo by Alan Light” if you can. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)