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Wacky Florida's Weird Science

Journalist Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times talks about his book, Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country.

June 19, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Gophers versus the Volcano

Pocket gophers survived the Mount Saint Helens eruption in their underground burrows and immediately went to work bringing back the ecosystem.  

May 9, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Take the Tube: Underground as a Way of Life

Emory University paleontologist, geologist and ichnologist Anthony J. Martin talks about his new book, The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers and the Marvelous Subterranean World beneath Our Feet.  

May 3, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

Biggest Rivers Are Overhead

Atmospheric rivers can carry the same amount of water vapor as 15 to 20 Mississippi Rivers—and deliver punishing winds, too. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

March 3, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata
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