Thursday, September 22, 2011

NPR's Science Friday broadcast from Flagstaff, Sept 23

NPR's popular "Science Friday" show will broadcast from Flagstaff, this Friday, Sept. 23. Host Ira Flatow will interview Arizona scientists on topics including Wildfires in the Southwest, Flagstaff Festival of Science, Formation of the Grand Canyon, and Astronomy Conducted from Lowell Observatory. Topics and guests listed below, or visit for more information.

Managing Forests To Manage Wildfires

William Wallace Covington
Regents' Professor of Forest Ecology
Executive Director, The Ecological Restoration Institute
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona

Mary Lata
Fire Ecologist
U.S. Forest Service / USDA
Flagstaff, Arizona

Paul Summerfelt
Firefighter, Type 1 Team Incident Commander
Wildland Fire Management Officer
City of Flagstaff
Flagstaff, Arizona

Solving The Riddle Of The Grand Canyon’s Formation

Karl Karlstrom
Professor, Structural Geology and Tectonics
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ivo Lucchitta
Emeritus Scientist, USGS
Research Associate, Museum of Northern Arizona
Flagstaff, Arizona

Richard Young
Professor, Geological Sciences
State University of New York, Geneseo
Geneseo, New York

Flagstaff Throws A Party For Science

Bryan Bates
Professor, Environmental Studies
Coconino Community College
Flagstaff, Arizona

John Grunsfeld
Physicist, Former Astronaut
Deputy Director, Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, Maryland
Still Cataloging The Skies, Long After ‘Planet X’

Jeffrey Hall
Director, Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, Arizona

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