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This edition: Science & The Earth

Episode Details

Original tape date: July 12, 2015.

First aired: August 4, 2015.

Science & U! this month takes a closer look at our home, Planet Earth:

Vianora Vinca sits down with Fabien Cousteau, grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, about his 31 day excursion living in an underwater sea lab.

Andrew Falzon tries to understand a rare sighting, Gray Whales in the Atlantic Ocean.

Carol Anne Riddell visits the Nature's Fury exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.

Mike Gilliam explains why painting your roof white can help you save on energy costs.

Tinabeth Pina talks with Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound, to explore the ecological history of Greater New York.

Ari Goldberg discovers a team at City College, featuring Professor John Fillos, that has developed an ingenious way to purify NYC wastewater.

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Gotham Unbound -
Nature's Fury -

Guest List

Dr. Elizabeth Alter Marine Biologist, York College/Graduate Center/CUNY

Dr. Nicholas Coch Professor of Earth & Environmental Science, Queens College/CUNY

Fabien Cousteau Ocean Explorer

Wendy Dessy Former Director, NYC Cool Roofs

Prof. John Fillos Professor, City College/CUNY

Stuart Gaffin Professor, Columbia University

Ed Mathez Curator, American Museum of Natural History

Mahsa Mehrdad Ph.D. Student, City College of New York/CUNY

Malcolm Punter Executive Vice President, Harlem Congregation for Community Improvement

Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, PhD Wildlife Conservation Society

Morgan Scott Former Sustainability Manager, Con Edison

Ted Steinberg Author, “Gotham Unbound”

Geraldine Sweeney Chief Strategy Advisor, The Mayor’s Office of Operations NYC

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