Episode 85: International Year in Review

Image via Flickr user Akash k.

Image via Flickr user Akash k.

Another year has come and gone, but the impact of scientific discoveries made and concerns raised will be felt in 2010 and beyond. In today’s show, we look at the biggest stories of the year, scattered across the globe. First we learn about the effect of climate change on water supplies in Asia. Next, we learn about Europe’s Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest scientific instrument, which returned to use late in the year. And finally, our executive producer Michal Meyer talks with The Scientist's Alla Katsnelson about the news she found most important in 2009.

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:32 Introduction
01:20 Asia: Water Management in a Changing Climate
04:02 Europe: Large Hadron Collider
07:15 A Conversation with The Scientist's Alla Katsnelson
11:26 Closing Credits


This show was written and researched by Michal Meyer and Anke Timmerman.

Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from the PodSafe Music Network. Additional music includes “Globalize Human Rights,” by Rui Azul, “Dar Abesque,” by Global Noize,  and “Machiavelisme Magnifique,” by Vincent Bergeron.

Image via Flickr user Akash k.

Posted In: Environment | Society | Technology

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