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Listeners suggest science books for summer reading.
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With newspapers and cable news slashing budgets for science reporting, where can you go to get accurate, unbiased science news? We'll look at how science news is changing.
In this segment, Ira and guests discuss notable books about science, medicine, and the environment that were published in the last year. Call in with your own suggestions!
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Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.
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\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.
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