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EXCURSIONS IN SCIENCE

 Excursions in Science

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Science!Beginning in 1936, the good folks at General Electric began a syndicated radio program, Excursions in Science. The program tried to present the meaning and scope or “modern” scientific endeavor in language that laymen could understand. The program was produced through the war years and into the 1950's.

Most episodes in the collection are hosted by Bob Stone, who acts as a questioner/moderator. Stone's counterpart is Emerson Markham, a science enthusiast who shares the knowledge he has gained by talking to experts at various research institutions.

Many of the quarter hour programs are introduced with a man and woman actor in a short drama which demonstrates the need for the scientific concept in the program. The classic example is the girl who threw away the compass because it was no good for their expedition--it only pointed in one direction, and they were not going that way!

See also: Adventures in Research, Better Living Theater, Captains of Industry, Doctor Fights, Encore Theater, Men of Vision,Our Freedoms Blessings, and Science Magazine of the Air.
All text on OTRCAT.com are ©2014 OTRCAT INC - All Rights Reserved. Reproduction is prohibited.



MP3 DISK CONTENTS: [Help]
15 recordings - total playtime 3 hours 34 minutes

Excursions In Science 123 Solomon's Seaport
Excursions In Science 124 How Find Way Without Instruments
Excursions In Science 143 Birth Of A Planet
Excursions In Science 144 Plain Michael Farraday
Excursions In Science 145 Mexico's New Volcano
Excursions In Science 146 Human Heredity
Excursions In Science 147 Radiology And X-ray In Wartime
Excursions In Science 148 Elementary Ideas Of Physics
Excursions In Science 148 Simple Experiments For The Home
Excursions In Science 231 Superstition Is A Business
Excursions In Science 232 Electronic Warfare
Excursions In Science 261 The Energy Of The Sun
Excursions In Science 262 Science Fiction
Excursions in Science Climate and Industrial Activity
Excursions in Science Diseases of Metal

 


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