Excursions In Science

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


53612. Excursions In Science. 1943. Program #125. General Electric syndication. "On A Piece Of Chalk". Sustaining. A lecture originally given by Thomas Huxley in 1868, and a brief biography of Huxley's life. Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53967. Excursions In Science. December 1947. Program #369. General Electric syndication. "Science In 1947". Sustaining. A summary of scientific progress during the year, which would date this program around December of 1947. Why does the force of magnetism act on certain metals while gravity acts on everything? Are there any artificial sources of gravity? Does the solar system revolve around some central part of the universe? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54017. Excursions In Science. 1948. Program #419. General Electric syndication. "Science and Technology, 1948". Sustaining. A summary of the year's achievements in science, possibly dated December 1948 or January 1949. Atom smashers and the transistor are among the advances detailed. Why does a person near a large explosion sometimes hear no sound? What causes the clicks heard in an electric iron when it's in use? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54003. Excursions In Science. 1948. Program #405. General Electric syndication. "Mt. Palomar Telescope". Sustaining. The disc label spells the program title: "Mt. Polomar Telescope." The program content implies the recording date of this program to be late 1948. Mr. Hubbell is quoted as saying that the telescope may be used in 1951 or 1952 to view Mars when it is closest to settle the question of the "canals" once and for all. When carrying a boat on top of a car, should the bow or stern be placed toward the front? How can a clock case be refinished? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54155. Excursions In Science. 1949. Program #437. General Electric syndication. "Future Mineral Supplies". Sustaining. What caused the strange U. S. weather patterns during the winter of 1948-1949? If the moon were smaller, would it be nearer the Earth? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54215. Excursions In Science. 1950. Program #498. General Electric syndication. "Space Travel". Sustaining. Multi-stage rockets seem to be the way to solve the mass/ratio problem. Atomic energy may also be the answer. What will a trip to the moon be like? "Electronic brains" will be required to make navigation possible. "We could establish an artificial satellite for the Earth." The date is approximate. Also questions about ice caves, Panama hats, volcanoes and invisibility. Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54190. Excursions In Science. 1950. Program #472. General Electric syndication. "Transistor". Sustaining. The program is based on an interview with Dr. William Shockley of the Bell Telephone Laboratories. A description of the newly invented amplification device. "In applications where size and power consumption are unimportant, and high quality of performance is the major factor, the vacuum tube looks safe for a long time to come." "The transistor would have to be greatly improved before it could outdo the vacuum tube on its home ground." The invention of the transistor had taken place less than two years ago. Planned applications for the future might be in "electronic brains and computing machines." How did the old fashioned crystal set pick up radio programs? Where does a rocket come back when it's shot straight up into the air? Is a meteor the same thing as a comet? Why does my voice sound different on a record when other people sound all right? The date is approximate. Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31588. Excursions In Science. 1952. Program #566. General Electric syndication. "Insecticides". Sustaining. How does lead stop radiation? Does a sundial ever tell the correct time? Why do worms appear after it rains? Where does helium come from? Is it Mississippi River runs uphill? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31587. Excursions In Science. 1952. Program #565. General Electric syndication. "Trans-Atlantic Radio". Sustaining. Why doesn't a falling ant get hurt? What is heavy water? What is Lichen? Why wasn't Ben Franklin electrocuted during his key & kite experiment? Why doesn't asbestos burn? The date is approximate. Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31581. Excursions In Science. 1952. Program #558. General Electric syndication. "Heat Transfer". Sustaining. What are the highest and lowest temperatures a human can stand? How many moons are there in the solar system? Will leaving the refrigerator door open cool off a room? The date is approximate. Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31609. Excursions In Science. 1953. Program #590. General Electric syndication. "It's A Colorful Life". Sustaining. Who discovered the atom? How do detectives determine how long a body has been dead? The date is approximate. Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31607. Excursions In Science. 1953. Program #588. General Electric syndication. "American Chemistry Has A Past". Sustaining. Why don't protons repel each other, since they are all positively charged? Is it possible for a radio listener to hear a speaker before the studio audience? The date is approximate. Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31618. Excursions In Science. November 1953. Program #604. General Electric syndication. "Alaskan Anthropology". Sustaining. What causes a radio to hum? Why doesn't the Earth lose its atmosphere? What causes baldness? The program was recorded before the date above. Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56938. Excursions In Science. Program #206. General Electric syndication. "Soldier's Fatigue". Sustaining. What is fatigue and how does it affect soldiers and human beings in general? Why do some songs strike the ear more pleasantly than others? Will covering a utensil cause the water inside it to boil faster? The first few seconds of the program have been deleted. Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 13:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

56937. Excursions In Science. Program #205. General Electric syndication. "Charting The War". Sustaining. A look at the great advances in map-making during the sixteenth century. A survey of the various types of maps being used today. Why does a balloon slow down as it rises in the air? What causes oil cook stoves to explode? Do atmospheric changes have any effect on the boiling of water? The first few seconds of the program have been deleted. Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 13:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

54268. Excursions In Science. Program #556. General Electric syndication. "Research In Textiles". Sustaining. How can a person recognize colors when wearing sun glasses? How is a bee attracted to a flower? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54266. Excursions In Science. Program #554. General Electric syndication. "Refraction In The Atmosphere". Sustaining. How big was the brain of a six ton dinosaur? What is a rare earth? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54267. Excursions In Science. Program #555. General Electric syndication. "Microclimate". Sustaining. What is the longest possible duration of a solar eclipse? How is weather predicted? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54265. Excursions In Science. Program #553. General Electric syndication. "Dietary Control Of Tooth Decay". Sustaining. Who was the first man to study living things under a microscope? What makes individual flakes of snow stick together in a snowball? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54264. Excursions In Science. Program #552. General Electric syndication. "The Soil". Sustaining. Does melting ice off a sidewalk with salt harm the concrete? What is meant by a red shift? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54263. Excursions In Science. Program #551. General Electric syndication. "Chemistry Saves Your Life". Sustaining. How long would a rocket trip to Mars take? How are the scientific names of animals formed? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54260. Excursions In Science. Program #539. General Electric syndication. "Rain Erosion On Aircraft". Sustaining. How far can radio waves travel under water? Will oil drippings harm a garage floor? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54261. Excursions In Science. Program #549. General Electric syndication. "Century Of Ice Cream". Sustaining. How much does a comet weigh? Why should home canned foods be boiled before serving? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54262. Excursions In Science. Program #550. General Electric syndication. "Synthetic Chemistry". Sustaining. How are fingerprints made visible? How does the Earth look from other planets? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54259. Excursions In Science. Program #538. General Electric syndication. "Scientific Hobbies". Sustaining. How do birds know when to start singing in the morning? Will a sunken ship fall all the way to the bottom? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54257. Excursions In Science. Program #536. General Electric syndication. "Aerial Photography". Sustaining. What causes the mushroom cloud in an atomic bomb explosion? How can stains be removed from a porcelain sink? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54258. Excursions In Science. Program #537. General Electric syndication. "Tomorrow's Leaders In Science". Sustaining. Were X-Rays ever detected before Roentgen discovered and identified them? How and why are volcanoes formed? Is water in a stream level from bank to bank? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54253. Excursions In Science. Program #531. General Electric syndication. "Modern Dental Research". Sustaining. Why does sterling silver tarnish faster than silver plate? How does a frog change color, and how do they live without breathing? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54254. Excursions In Science. Program #532. General Electric syndication. "Research In Cancer". Sustaining. How fast do we dream? What makes the noise of thunder? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54255. Excursions In Science. Program #534. General Electric syndication. "Plane Of The Future". Sustaining. How many constellations of stars are there? Is it possible to hear the sun? Is there more light from a one hundred watt bulb than there is from two fifty watt bulbs? What substance has the highest melting point? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54256. Excursions In Science. Program #535. General Electric syndication. "Romance Behind Nuclear Research". Sustaining. Is it alright to leave plants in a bedroom at night? Who really invented radio? How and when did the Egyptian process of mummification begin? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 13:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54250. Excursions In Science. Program #546. General Electric syndication. "Jet Aircraft". Sustaining. What does a balloon's lifting power depend on? Why should an AC flat iron should not be operated on DC? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54251. Excursions In Science. Program #547. General Electric syndication. "Modern Food Research". Sustaining. Can light move metal? What causes the rings around Saturn? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54252. Excursions In Science. Program #548. General Electric syndication. "Plastics In Modern Life". Sustaining. Could a person live on a diet of milk alone? How far away is the most distant star? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54249. Excursions In Science. Program #545. General Electric syndication. "Underwater Motion Pictures". Sustaining. Why all points on a locomotive driving wheel not moving constantly? What is the "frosting" that appears on stored window glass? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54248. Excursions In Science. Program #544. General Electric syndication. "Library Machines". Sustaining. How many different kinds of animals are there? Was there ever such a thing as a unicorn? What is the difference between horns and antlers? How common is color-blindness? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54247. Excursions In Science. Program #543. General Electric syndication. "Poisonous Plants". Sustaining. How many moons are there in our solar system? What is the highest temperature to which steam can be raised? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54246. Excursions In Science. Program #542. General Electric syndication. "Adhesives". Sustaining. Why doesn't the water from a spring freeze in the winter? What color is a lobster when it is caught? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54245. Excursions In Science. Program #540. General Electric syndication. "Big and Little Stars". Sustaining. Can water be considered a food? Does the International Date Line go all the way around the world? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54244. Excursions In Science. Program #530. General Electric syndication. "Flavor". Sustaining. What causes the phases of the moon? What is the celestial equator? What is the freezing point of gasoline? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54242. Excursions In Science. Program #528. General Electric syndication. "Electron Microscope". Sustaining. How did the sun get into the solar system, and what is its distance from the Earth? Is there any life on Mars? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54243. Excursions In Science. Program #529. General Electric syndication. "Electronics In Pharmaceutical Research". Sustaining. Why are some snowflakes larger than others? What affect does the northern lights have on the weather? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 13:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54241. Excursions In Science. Program #527. General Electric syndication. "Extended Weather Forecast". Sustaining. Could the wind ever be strong enough to blow over an automobile? Can insulin be taken by mouth? How many earthquakes are there each year? How are pearls formed? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54240. Excursions In Science. Program #526. General Electric syndication. "Science Education In The Netherlands". Sustaining. Why are power station insulators shiny? How much dust is there in the atmosphere? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54239. Excursions In Science. Program #525. General Electric syndication. "Chubb Crater". Sustaining. What are the basic differences between wool and cotton? What causes the apparent wet spot on the road as you drive along in your car? Is it possible to boil water on ice? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54238. Excursions In Science. Program #524. General Electric syndication. "Research For Fruit Genetics". Sustaining. What was the worst rain storm to ever occur in the United States? What is the largest known star? Why are babies' eyes always blue? Are cigar lighter flints really made of flint? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54237. Excursions In Science. Program #523. General Electric syndication. "Vertebrae Thyroid Gland". Sustaining. What makes a tadpole change into a frog? What was the greatest earthquake in history? What causes lightning? Is it possible to see ultraviolet light? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54236. Excursions In Science. Program #522. General Electric syndication. "Fish and Game Management". Sustaining. Why do some radio stations come in clearly at night but not in the daytime? Should furnace boilers be drained for the summer? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54235. Excursions In Science. Program #521. General Electric syndication. "Amber". Sustaining. How does the eye change its focus? How dark is it at the bottom of the ocean? The researcher for this program is Willy Ley. Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter, Willy Ley (researcher). 13:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54234. Excursions In Science. Program #520. General Electric syndication. "Sources and Uses Of Energy". Sustaining. Is the whale the largest fish? Where in the United States do the worst electrical storms take place? Why does a live electric wire jump around when it strikes the ground? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54233. Excursions In Science. Program #519. General Electric syndication. "The Elements". Sustaining. Why will a garden hose cling to the bottom of a water pail? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54232. Excursions In Science. Program #518. General Electric syndication. "Pressure Of Our Times". Sustaining. Why does sap rise in trees? How does an electric eye work? Why do some watches glow in the dark? What caused the ice ages? How fast does sound travel? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54231. Excursions In Science. Program #517. General Electric syndication. "Less Pain In Dentistry". Sustaining. How can the atomic energy of the sun be used? Why are minor electric shocks only felt at the point of contact? How can you get pine cones to burn in your fireplace with several different colors? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54230. Excursions In Science. Program #516. General Electric syndication. "Asteroids". Sustaining. How can the study of astronomy aid in bridge construction? When were lead pencils first used? How do water softeners work? Why is there no mechanical advantage in using just a single pulley? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:1`2. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54229. Excursions In Science. Program #514. General Electric syndication. "Research In Aromatics". Sustaining. Can a glass vase be shattered by a singer's voice? Is there such a thing as a brain wave? Why will asbestos not burn? Why does a light bulb light? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54227. Excursions In Science. Program #512. General Electric syndication. "Foams". Sustaining. Can an ocean freeze? How does lightning send out radio waves? Why can't we sleep with our eyes open? Why is the longest day of the year not the warmest? Is the inside of the Earth solid? How far out can the pull of Earth's gravity be felt? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

54228. Excursions In Science. Program #513. General Electric syndication. "Paracelsus". Sustaining. The life story of the famous scientist, who transformed chemistry. What causes the winds? Why do explosions sometimes take place in flour mills? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54226. Excursions In Science. Program #511. General Electric syndication. "Chemical Corps Research". Sustaining. Why are the oceans salty? How does a seismograph work? How does the flying squirrel do what he does to be called what he's called? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54225. Excursions In Science. Program #510. General Electric syndication. "Bloodclot Therapy". Sustaining. How long would a trip to the moon take? How long will our supply of coal last? Is there food value in mushrooms? Does a sundial tell the right time. Why do eggs explode? Howard Tupper, Bill Carpenter. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54224. Excursions In Science. Program #509. General Electric syndication. "Permafrost". Sustaining. Why doesn't carbon monoxide collect and eventually kill us all? How can lightning do so much damage, even when it does not start a fire? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54223. Excursions In Science. Program #508. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Clock Of The Ages". Sustaining. How does a geiger counter work? Why do some people close enough to an explosion to be injured not hear the blast? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54222. Excursions In Science. Program #507. General Electric syndication. "Bats". Sustaining. What is the earth's atmosphere made of? How did the Indians make arrowheads? How much does a teaspoon of neutrons weigh? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54221. Excursions In Science. Program #506. General Electric syndication. "Air Blast Effects". Sustaining. Is there caffeine in chocolate? Why does the moon have no atmosphere? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54220. Excursions In Science. Program #505. General Electric syndication. "Chemical Control Of Plant Growth". Sustaining. Why does a fountain pen leak in an airplane? Are there any living fossils? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54218. Excursions In Science. Program #503. General Electric syndication. "Matches". Sustaining. How would an X-Ray look on color film? What is the temperature when it's "twice as cold as zero?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 13:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54219. Excursions In Science. Program #504. General Electric syndication. "Skyshooting". Sustaining. Can a man's race be determined by his blood? Are there organisms that can live without oxygen? Do the seasons always change at the same times each year? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54217. Excursions In Science. Program #502. General Electric syndication. "Protein Synthesis". Sustaining. What is the moon made of and how large is it? What is fool's gold? What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54216. Excursions In Science. Program #499. General Electric syndication. "Radioactive Iodine". Sustaining. How does the speed of electricity compare with the speed of light? Why do the spokes of a wheel in a movie sometimes seem to be spinning backwards? Why do some flowers bloom at night? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54214. Excursions In Science. Program #497. General Electric syndication. "Plants In Liberia". Sustaining. What does a taxonomist do? What much horse power can the average man develop? How much honey can a bee collect? What makes a gyroscope behave as it does? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54212. Excursions In Science. Program #495. General Electric syndication. "Sugar". Sustaining. Do all parts of the earth rotate at the same speed? Do fish drink? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54213. Excursions In Science. Program #496. General Electric syndication. "Rebuilding The White House". Sustaining. Why does a mirror reverse objects from left to right but not from top to bottom? Does pasteurizing milk destroy any of its food value? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54211. Excursions In Science. Program #494. General Electric syndication. "Frozen Foods". Sustaining. What keeps an airplane in the air? How far can you see with the naked eye? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54209. Excursions In Science. Program #491. General Electric syndication. "Adaptation To Arctic Climates". Sustaining. How do diesel engines differ from other kinds? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54210. Excursions In Science. Program #493. General Electric syndication. "Antibiotics". Sustaining. Is it true what they say about a blue moon? What is the difference between ultrasonic and supersonic? What is wet water? Is there such a thing as a universal adhesive? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54208. Excursions In Science. Program #490. General Electric syndication. "Aptitude Tests". Sustaining. Why is the dodo dead? Does light have weight? Can clocks run without winding? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54207. Excursions In Science. Program #489. General Electric syndication. "Limestone". Sustaining. Do flying fish really fly? Why do tea leaves pile up in the middle of a tea cup after they're stirred? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54206. Excursions In Science. Program #488. General Electric syndication. "Cancer Chemotherapy". Sustaining. What causes the northern lights? How were the vitamins discovered? Why does paper become translucent when grease is spilled on it? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54205. Excursions In Science. Program #487. General Electric syndication. "Shielding Modern Reactors". Sustaining. Are streams level all the way across? Why is sea water salty? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54204. Excursions In Science. Program #486. General Electric syndication. "Piezoelectricity". Sustaining. What happens to sound when it is absorbed in a wall? How are submarines detected under water? How can the ocean can be curved and level at the same time? Does it help to put bread in the refrigerator? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54203. Excursions In Science. Program #485. General Electric syndication. "Cosmic Radiation". Sustaining. Why is glass transparent? How do various finishes and covers affect the efficiency of iron radiators? How would a person's weight vary on each of the planets of the solar system? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54202. Excursions In Science. Program #484. General Electric syndication. "Human Fatigue". Sustaining. What causes the light that occurs when a person moves his hand between a plastic pillow case and a pillow in the dark? Why do we always see the same side of the moon? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54201. Excursions In Science. Program #483. General Electric syndication. "Dust In (The) Atmosphere". Sustaining. How should old pennies and dimes be cleaned? Why does the sun sometimes rise in the northeast, and other times in the southeast? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54200. Excursions In Science. Program #482. General Electric syndication. "Nuclear Fuel". Sustaining. Why do stars twinkle? How deeply does water penetrate into the ocean floor? Could anything possibly drop all the way through the Earth? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54199. Excursions In Science. Program #481. General Electric syndication. "Rain Making". Sustaining. What do mosquitos eat when we're not around to get bitten? Do animals need the same vitamins that we do? Does frost go deeper as the temperature goes higher? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54198. Excursions In Science. Program #480. General Electric syndication. "Work Of Breathing". Sustaining. If plants give off oxygen during the day, why don't they do it at night too? Will the sun ever use up all its energy and die out? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54197. Excursions In Science. Program #479. General Electric syndication. "Joseph Priestly". Sustaining. A biography of the famous scientist. What does ginger ale have in common with laughing gas? What's the smallest unit of length, what the largest? How can a larger amount of a substance weigh less than a smaller amount? What's a megaparsec? What's a parallax? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54196. Excursions In Science. Program #478. General Electric syndication. "Evolution Of Leather". Sustaining. How cold is it when there isn't any heat at all? What's a super-conductor? Is it possible to trisect an angle? How are piano keys cleaned? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54195. Excursions In Science. Program #477. General Electric syndication. "Science Of Man". Sustaining. Are oysters good only in months with an "R?" How many moons are there? Are there actually people who like raw seal blubber? How can you tell if an egg is fresh without breaking it? What keeps the planets turning on their axes? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54193. Excursions In Science. Program #475. General Electric syndication. "Dendrochronology". Sustaining. How can the scale inside a tea kettle be eliminated? Does a rifle bullet ever rise above the line of the gun's bore? Does pressure cooking have any effect on food vitamins? How much does the Earth weigh? How big are the stars? Why don't we see distant television programs before we hear them? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54194. Excursions In Science. Program #476. General Electric syndication. "Pharmaceuticals From Fishery By-Products". Sustaining. Why does the dye in cheap articles often stay fast, even though expensive socks will sometimes run every time they're washed? Why does oil show so many colors when it's dropped on a wet pavement? How large can a hailstone be? Does the moisture from rain go into the ground or into the air? Does a swan have the largest wing span of any living bird, and can one really kill a man? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54192. Excursions In Science. Program #474. General Electric syndication. "Research In Abrasives". Sustaining. If sandpaper is so rough, how can it make things smooth? Why do some people have straight hair and others curly hair? Is sea level always level? Do boys grow faster than girls? What makes a car radio noisy when you're driving? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54191. Excursions In Science. Program #473. General Electric syndication. "Exchange Reactions". Sustaining. Isn't table salt being made out of sodium chloride any more? Is it possible to smell carbon monoxide? Does it do a light bulb any harm to be turned on and off frequently? What is meant by "Squaring The Circle?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54189. Excursions In Science. Program #471. General Electric syndication. "Recent Trends In Equipment For, and Applications Of, X-Rays". Sustaining. Why do eggs tarnish silver? Why does a rubber ball bounce? How can a fly go two different speeds at once? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54188. Excursions In Science. Program #470. General Electric syndication. "The Calendar". Sustaining. Is it possible that Spring once arrived in December? Should a thermostat be turned up when it gets cold outside? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54187. Excursions In Science. Program #469. General Electric syndication. "Joseph Henry". Sustaining. The story of the famous scientist. How can you get bats out of a house? Are bats and insects really blind? How can a pair of drinking glasses that are stuck together be separated? Who made the first audible telegraph? How do whales differ from other fish? How does a gun's silencer work? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54186. Excursions In Science. Program #468. General Electric syndication. "Research In Fuels". Sustaining. What became of Edison's first incandescent lamp, his first motion picture projector, his first phonograph? What color is a red white and blue flag while it is lying in a totally dark drawer? Can earthquakes be felt by people in airplanes? Why do sweet potatoes turn black when they're peeled? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54185. Excursions In Science. Program #467. General Electric syndication. "Accident Prevention In Research". Sustaining. What causes drops of water to form inside of windows? Does lathering the face really help one to get a good shave? How can you obtain white by adding red, green and violet? If mercury vapor is so poisonous, how is it used to generate electricity? What happens to the microbes in water when the water evaporates? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54184. Excursions In Science. Program #466. General Electric syndication. "Rheumatic Disease". Sustaining. Can people be poisoned by food cooked in aluminum pots? What's a stroboscope? What's a Julian Day? How can you compute the number of people a swimming float will hold? Will the day and the month ever be equal? Why is it possible to light a fire on ice? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54183. Excursions In Science. Program #465. General Electric syndication. "Population Changes In The Animal World". Sustaining. What is heat lightning? Do other planets besides the Earth have eclipses? Why are cave fish blind, and how did they get that way? Why do scientists keep saying that a perpetual motion machine is impossible? What is a solar heater? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54182. Excursions In Science. Program #464. General Electric syndication. "Science Of The Lead Pencil". Sustaining. Was Columbus the first to believe that the Earth was round? What's the difference between a meteor and a meteorite? What causes a strange luminous glow sometimes seen in the woods? How can there be ice on the bottom of a stream and not on the top? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54181. Excursions In Science. Program #463. General Electric syndication. "Meteorology At Brookhaven National Laboratory". Sustaining. What is static electricity? What is the "perpetual motion machine" seen in optician's windows? Will moonlight spoil fish more quickly than sunlight? If big fish eat little fish, what do little fish eat? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54180. Excursions In Science. Program #462. General Electric syndication. "Early Science and Engineering Education". Sustaining. How can an egg support a heavy pressure? How many ordinary years are in a light year? Is there actually such a thing as hypnotism? Which are the wettest and driest states in the United States? Are Meerschaum pipes really made from sea foam? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54179. Excursions In Science. Program #461. General Electric syndication. "What Modern Petroleum Research Means To You". Sustaining. What is petroleum cracking? How hot is the tip of a burning cigarette? How cold is the inside of an ice cube? What chemicals make up the human body? Why do green leaves turn yellow and brown? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54178. Excursions In Science. Program #460. General Electric syndication. "The Scientific Uses Of Photography". Sustaining. What do the stars look like during the daytime? How does an atom disintegrate? What causes the rings around the moon? Was photography by invisible radiations prophesied more than a century ago? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54177. Excursions In Science. Program #459. General Electric syndication. "Biochemical Mutations and Chemo-Therapy". Sustaining. The format changes (for the better!) with the elimination of the one to two minute inane skit that began each previous program. Is it true that the main part of each lightning stroke comes up from the ground? What causes brilliant streaks of light across the sky? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54175. Excursions In Science. Program #457. General Electric syndication. "Isotopes". Sustaining. Does the second half of the twentieth century begin with January 1, 1950 or January 1, 1951? What is the "Snooperscope?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54176. Excursions In Science. Program #458. General Electric syndication. "Exploring The Molecule With Radar Waves". Sustaining. What causes fence and telegraph wires to vibrate and hum on a cold clear day? What fruits other than the banana should not be kept in the refrigerator? What is the difference between a ruby, sapphire, diamond and an emerald? Could human beings turn to stone the way trees do? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54174. Excursions In Science. Program #456. General Electric syndication. "Cosmetics As A Field For Scientific Research". Sustaining. What are the comparative advantages of incoming and outgoing tides for fishing? Is a modern automobile a safe place to be during an electric storm? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54173. Excursions In Science. Program #455. General Electric syndication. "Measuring Steel With X-Rays". Sustaining. Somewhere around this broadcast in the series (plus or minus a few shows), the free reprints of scientific papers began to be numbered using a new system that matched the number of the scientific report to the program number of the show. Because many of the earlier programs did not offer a scientific reprint, the numbers of the reprints eventually fell about one hundred behind the program number. When were lead pencils first used? What is "The Golden Section?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54172. Excursions In Science. Program #454. General Electric syndication. "Mice and Cancer Research". Sustaining. What happens to an atom's component parts when it is "smashed?" How is ocean salt water converted to fresh water? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54171. Excursions In Science. Program #453. General Electric syndication. "Microorganisms As Food". Sustaining. Why does a polar bear shake his head and walk backwards at the same time? Why are opossums sometimes found underground, since they are not digging animals? How are "Degree Days" computed? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54170. Excursions In Science. Program #452. General Electric syndication. "Minerals and Man". Sustaining. What treatment should be given an old brass bed before painting it? Do minnows grow to be large fish? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54169. Excursions In Science. Program #451. General Electric syndication. "Wood Preservation". Sustaining. What are the advantages of raw and boiled linseed oils in paints? Does air keep getting colder the higher you go? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54168. Excursions In Science. Program #450. General Electric syndication. "Exploring For Iron Ore In The Adirondacks". Sustaining. What is the value of lightning rods? Can seeds from Egyptian tombs still grow? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54167. Excursions In Science. Program #449. General Electric syndication. "Integration Of A Zeiss Planetarium With University Curriculum". Sustaining. How deeply does water seep into the ocean bottom? When was the first atom smashed? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54165. Excursions In Science. Program #447. General Electric syndication. "Problems Of Chronic Illness". Sustaining. How can the height of a tree be found from the length of its shadow? How do electric fly screens work? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54166. Excursions In Science. Program #448. General Electric syndication. "Science Puts Nothing To Work". Sustaining. Will a hollow rubber ball prevent freezing water from breaking its container? Why are white and red bags placed on the tops of trees? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 13:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54164. Excursions In Science. Program #446. General Electric syndication. "New Techniques In Psychiatric Treatment". Sustaining. How can tarnish be removed from silver? What is the proper way to lift a rabbit? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54162. Excursions In Science. Program #444. General Electric syndication. "Climatology". Sustaining. Is it true that rats can be repelled with the use of high frequency sound waves? Is the use of leaded gasoline in an automobile likely to gum the carbeurator jets? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54163. Excursions In Science. Program #445. General Electric syndication. "New Tools For Archeology". Sustaining. Why will asbestos not burn? What are the frequencies of vibration of the various colors of the spectrum? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54161. Excursions In Science. Program #443. General Electric syndication. "New Eyes To The Sky". Sustaining. Is it advisable to apply paint over a porcelain finish? Should distilled water be used in an auto radiator? Why is there no theoretical height reachable by a rocket engine, but there is with a jet engine? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54160. Excursions In Science. Program #442. General Electric syndication. "Mayan Culture". Sustaining. What causes the beautiful colors seen in a soap bubble? How can discolorations of chromium car parts be avoided? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54159. Excursions In Science. Program #441. General Electric syndication. "The Future Of Natural Resources". Sustaining. How can the salt-like coating be removed from brick buildings. When was DDT discovered? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54158. Excursions In Science. Program #440. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Energy As A Natural Resource". Sustaining. How can reflections in store windows be reduced or eliminated? What causes the sap to rise in trees? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54157. Excursions In Science. Program #439. General Electric syndication. "Solar Power As A Natural Resource". Sustaining. What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable body? When rocket ships someday travel to other planets, will there be much danger from meteorites? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54156. Excursions In Science. Program #438. General Electric syndication. "Minerals and Geological Research". Sustaining. What is the best way of cleaning old coins? Why doesn't a mean standing at the South Pole feel like he's standing heads downwards? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54154. Excursions In Science. Program #436. General Electric syndication. "Coal, Petroleum and Modern Science". Sustaining. How much pressure would a forty mile per hour wind exert on the side of an automobile? Why is almost everything created in nature round or has curves and there are few or no squares or corners? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54153. Excursions In Science. Program #435. General Electric syndication. "Weather As A Natural Resource". Sustaining. What is meant by "squaring the circle" and why is it impossible? What causes the appearance of bright red streaks in the sky about an hour after sunset? Can home made grape wine that has turned sour, be brought back to its original sweetness? What is a "Schmidt Camera?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54152. Excursions In Science. Program #434. General Electric syndication. "Water Power". Sustaining. If an iron ring is heated, does the inside diameter increase, decrease, or remain the same? Does the compass need really point north, and why does it waver near the arctic circle? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54151. Excursions In Science. Program #433. General Electric syndication. "Ground Water". Sustaining. Does electric current travel along the surface of a wire? What is a logarithm? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54150. Excursions In Science. Program #432. General Electric syndication. "Wildlife Resources". Sustaining. Why can an ant be dropped from a considerable height without harm? What are the small red parachutes sometimes found on farms? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54149. Excursions In Science. Program #431. General Electric syndication. "Forest Conversation". Sustaining. What are neutrons and how are they produced? Is natural rubber a plastic? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54148. Excursions In Science. Program #430. General Electric syndication. "Soil Science". Sustaining. Why does it get colder when the moon is full? Is there such a thing as a spitting cobra? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54147. Excursions In Science. Program #429. General Electric syndication. "Science and Natural Resources". Sustaining. Which is stronger, a hollow or a stronger cylinder made of the same materials? What is the difference between radio signals and radio waves? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54146. Excursions In Science. Program #428. General Electric syndication. "Ion Exchange". Sustaining. Is it true that plants use oxygen and give off carbon dioxide, or is the opposite true? How does a dog follow a trail made by a human being? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54145. Excursions In Science. Program #427. General Electric syndication. "Bird Migration Patterns". Sustaining. What are the materials in flourescent lights? Does the pressure in a closed vessel increase if ultrasonic waves are passed through it? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54144. Excursions In Science. Program #426. General Electric syndication. "Research For The Blind". Sustaining. Of what use is the study of astronomy? Is water a food? How fast does a bowling ball travel? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54143. Excursions In Science. Program #425. General Electric syndication. "Biology Of Bikini". Sustaining. How does a seismograph detect earthquakes? How did the days of the week get their order? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54142. Excursions In Science. Program #422. General Electric syndication. "Low Temperature Physics". Sustaining. How can scientists know how large molecules, atoms, and electrons are, since they can't be seen? What was the giant meteorite that landed in Siberia many years ago? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54141. Excursions In Science. Program #421. General Electric syndication. "Chemotherapy". Sustaining. Can common small turtles be eaten? What is "hard" water and how can it be softened? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54018. Excursions In Science. Program #420. General Electric syndication. "Designing Research Laboratories". Sustaining. Does the presence of underground water or minerals in an area affect the likelihood of being struck by lightning more often? How is sauerkraut made? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54016. Excursions In Science. Program #418. General Electric syndication. "Fluorine and Dental Decay". Sustaining. What is wetter water? Is the path of an artillery shell a parabola or an ellipse? What keeps the planets turning on their axes? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54015. Excursions In Science. Program #417. General Electric syndication. "High Speed Events and Photography". Sustaining. What causes the moisture in a metal ash tray when a cigarette is left burning in it? What was the biggest earthquake to ever occur? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54014. Excursions In Science. Program #416. General Electric syndication. "Possibility Of Predicting Earthquakes". Sustaining. What is the average number of earthquakes per year? Why do only parts of some people's hands get tanned while other parts stay white? What makes lemon change the color of black tea? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54013. Excursions In Science. Program #415. General Electric syndication. "Science, Psychiatry, Survival". Sustaining. What causes the report when a gun is fired? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54012. Excursions In Science. Program #414. General Electric syndication. "Phosphors". Sustaining. What was the origin of dogs? Can one smell carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54010. Excursions In Science. Program #412. General Electric syndication. "Plastic Roads". Sustaining. How are pearls formed and what gives them their coloring? How are ice quakes formed? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54011. Excursions In Science. Program #413. General Electric syndication. "Insect Control With DDT/Aerosols". Sustaining. What did a mammoth look like and could they have survived the ice age? Could a light motor oil be used in the cooling system of an automobile instead of anti-freeze? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54009. Excursions In Science. Program #411. General Electric syndication. "Germ Free Animals and Their Use". Sustaining. What causes the colors that appear in a puddle of oil? Do film records keep as well as those on paper? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54008. Excursions In Science. Program #410. General Electric syndication. "Orion Heralds The Winter". Sustaining. What is the difference between vaccination and inoculation? What is an antibody? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54007. Excursions In Science. Program #409. General Electric syndication. "The Water Table". Sustaining. What is the principal cause of baldness? Is it possible to frost a plane glass window? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54006. Excursions In Science. Program #408. General Electric syndication. "Isotopes In Medicine and Biology". Sustaining. Is it true that rattlesnakes do not live where white ash trees grow? Does a flying fish really fly? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54004. Excursions In Science. Program #406. General Electric syndication. "Government In Research". Sustaining. What is meant by capillarity? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54005. Excursions In Science. Program #407. General Electric syndication. "Social Physics". Sustaining. Why does the moon look bigger when it is near the horizon? Does the frost formed on the freezing unit of an electric refrigerator pick up germs from the air? How far away can lightning be seen? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54001. Excursions In Science. Program #403. General Electric syndication. "Crystal Clocks". Sustaining. What are the essential elements of plant growth? If a ship leaves San Francisco heading for Japan, when does it stop heading west and start heading east? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54002. Excursions In Science. Program #404. General Electric syndication. "Occupational Marks". Sustaining. How can steel and aluminum cooking pans be cleaned? Will defrosting a refrigerator with pans of hot water harm it? How are tornadoes accurately tracked hundreds of miles from land? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

54000. Excursions In Science. Program #402. General Electric syndication. "Psychological Quacks". Sustaining. If the diameter of the earth is twenty six miles larger at the equator, do some rivers flow uphill? Why does a newspaper that has been used for pressing pick up hair? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53999. Excursions In Science. Program #401. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Power". Sustaining. Is it possible to hear the noise of the sun or stars with any of our sound amplifiers? Is the regular use of softened water likely to be harmful to the teeth or bones because of the removal of calcium? Why does the sun become red and loses its glare when setting? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53998. Excursions In Science. Program #400. General Electric syndication. "Atmospheric Atoms". Sustaining. How did energy originate? What keeps the planets in motion? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53996. Excursions In Science. Program #398. General Electric syndication. "Light Organ Of The Firefly". Sustaining. Is it true that children can be brought up by wolves? Which is more dangerous; high voltage or high amperage? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53997. Excursions In Science. Program #399. General Electric syndication. "Science Comes Of Age". Sustaining. What makes a volcano start to erupt? Why doesn't water from a spring freeze in cold weather? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53995. Excursions In Science. Program #397. General Electric syndication. "Power: What It Means, Where It Comes From". Sustaining. Why is sea water unfit for human consumption? If gravity cause warps in space, won't the Sun and Earth eventually collide? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53993. Excursions In Science. Program #395. General Electric syndication. "Radio Waves From Space". Sustaining. How does an electric eye work? We look up to see the planet Mars, if there were people on Mars, would they look down to see us? What are "sun dogs?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53994. Excursions In Science. Program #396. General Electric syndication. "Bone Bank". Sustaining. What keeps an airplane in the air? At what altitudes are "super chargers" used on airplanes? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53992. Excursions In Science. Program #394. General Electric syndication. "World Fuel Situation". Sustaining. Is white a color? Why is there a difference in the summer and winter ocean distances across the Atlantic? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53991. Excursions In Science. Program #393. General Electric syndication. "The Penguin". Sustaining. What are protons and neutrons? If things are heated when their molecules move faster, why does moving the air in a room faster cool it off? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53989. Excursions In Science. Program #391. General Electric syndication. "Ventilated Clothing". Sustaining. What are volts, amperes, ohms, and watts? Why are some grapefruit pink? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53990. Excursions In Science. Program #392. General Electric syndication. "Science and The Paper Industry". Sustaining. What causes the toy birds that dip their heads in a glass of water to operate? How far can one see with the naked eye? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53988. Excursions In Science. Program #390. General Electric syndication. "Science and Its Impact On Society". Sustaining. How can you eliminate creosote from running down a stovepipe? Are synthetic vitamins as good as real vitamins? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53987. Excursions In Science. Program #389. General Electric syndication. "The Salvage Of Coal Silt". Sustaining. Is it alright to use tap water in an automobile battery? Are there any special times when stars fall? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53986. Excursions In Science. Program #388. General Electric syndication. "Comparison Of English and American Research". Sustaining. Which is cooler in the summer, black or white clothing? What is chromium, where is it found, and what is it used for? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53985. Excursions In Science. Program #387. General Electric syndication. "How Long Will You Live?". Sustaining. How does the Earth manage to hold on to its atmosphere? Why must ice melt to cool anything? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53983. Excursions In Science. Program #384. General Electric syndication. "Frequency and Bandwidth". Sustaining. Why is it necessary to transfer food from an open can to a dish in a refrigerator? What happens when a woman's hair receives a permanent wave? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53984. Excursions In Science. Program #386. General Electric syndication. "Visual Science Education". Sustaining. If you weigh one hundred pounds on Earth, how much would you weigh on the Moon, on Mars, on Jupiter? Is the pressure of compressed air the same throughout its container? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53982. Excursions In Science. Program #385. General Electric syndication. "Project Cirrus". Sustaining. Is it possible to see the constellation Orion upside down from Argentina? Can the Southern Cross ever be seen in the northern hemisphere? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53980. Excursions In Science. Program #382. General Electric syndication. "Supersonic Wind Tunnel For Optical Studies". Sustaining. Would water pumped through a copper pipe turn green if allowed to sit? What are cirrus clouds? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53981. Excursions In Science. Program #383. General Electric syndication. "The Oneanta Science Congress". Sustaining. What causes sparks to jump from fingers to a metal object during the winter? Would a rocket ship going to the moon be in danger of colliding with a meteor? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53979. Excursions In Science. Program #381. General Electric syndication. "Sound Waves and The Upper Atmosphere". Sustaining. What is the action of an anaesthetic in numbing the tissues? Do the stars in the northern sky really revolve around the pole star? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53978. Excursions In Science. Program #380. General Electric syndication. "It's A Date". Sustaining. How accurate are the weather proverbs? What is the definition of heat? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53976. Excursions In Science. Program #378. General Electric syndication. "A New Vapor Detector". Sustaining. What principle of physics limits the range of big guns? Could a gun be built that could shoot one hundred miles? What is a cobweb? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53977. Excursions In Science. Program #379. General Electric syndication. "The Chemistry and Geometry Of Giant Molecules". Sustaining. Do salmon always die after spawning? Is it true that more baby boys are born after a war? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53975. Excursions In Science. Program #377. General Electric syndication. "The Pulse Beat Of Technical Publishing". Sustaining. What are the four types of blood? What happens when different types of blood are given during a transfusion? What is a blood count and what is its significance? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53974. Excursions In Science. Program #376. General Electric syndication. "Animal Behavior". Sustaining. Can a human being use up all the oxygen in a normal room during a night's sleep? How much does window glass deteriorate over time? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53973. Excursions In Science. Program #375. General Electric syndication. "New Uses For Rare Elements". Sustaining. What is meant by frequency modulation radio? What is the relationship between the wavelength and frequency of a radio wave? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53972. Excursions In Science. Program #374. General Electric syndication. "Be Your Own Weatherman". Sustaining. Is it possible to run a car on alcohol instead of gasoline? Is it possible to eat carrot greens raw or cooked without getting sick? Why didn't the early American Indians have any horses? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53971. Excursions In Science. Program #373. General Electric syndication. "Glass Comes Of Age". Sustaining. Why are television signals broadcast on the ultra high frequency band. Is it the speed or design of an airplane that allows it to reach great heights? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53970. Excursions In Science. Program #372. General Electric syndication. "Man Made Skies". Sustaining. How can you get rid of grass and weeds from of a gravel driveway? How many volts does a bolt of lightning have when it strikes the ground? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53969. Excursions In Science. Program #371. General Electric syndication. "Elementary Particles". Sustaining. What is radon? Why is coal tar so prolific in derivatives? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53968. Excursions In Science. Program #370. General Electric syndication. "Motorless Flight". Sustaining. Is an electron a molecule? What is an atom? How does the circumference and brightness of some stars compare to our sun? How far away is the most distant star that can be photographed? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53966. Excursions In Science. Program #368. General Electric syndication. "Your Nose Is A Radiator". Sustaining. Why must the eye focus at a distance of four feet when you're only two feet from a mirror? Does the dust picked up by a vacuum cleaner go through any of the moving parts? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53965. Excursions In Science. Program #367. General Electric syndication. "Chemical Forces Between Large Molecules". Sustaining. Who do certain elements form one atom molecules? Is there any connection between the moon and the weather, between the moon and our mental condition? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53964. Excursions In Science. Program #366. General Electric syndication. "Recent Developments In Medicinal Chemistry". Sustaining. How can you remove the crust that forms on the inside of the tea kettle? What is a chemical reaction produced by sound, by magnetic energy? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53963. Excursions In Science. Program #365. General Electric syndication. "Bridging The Gap". Sustaining. What does the term "harmonics" mean when applied to an electric circuit? How can you remove smoke stains from bricks around a fireplace? Why do fruit flies always seem to arrive when fruit is placed on a table? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53962. Excursions In Science. Program #364. General Electric syndication. "Industrial Laboratories and Medical Research". Sustaining. Do camel's wounds heal? Why does glass left on the desert or the seashore turn purple? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53961. Excursions In Science. Program #363. General Electric syndication. "The Approach To Absolute Zero". Sustaining. Why do we hear so much noise in a tunnel when a train is going through it? Why do the days get longer and the nights get shorter during summer? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53960. Excursions In Science. Program #362. General Electric syndication. "Hypnotism and Modern Medicine". Sustaining. Is there any harm in letting an electric refrigerator remain idle for several months? What chemicals should be sprinkled on a fire to obtain colored flames? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53959. Excursions In Science. Program #361. General Electric syndication. "Science and The University". Sustaining. Why can nitric and hydrochloric acid dissolve gold when mixed together but not by themselves? Why is snow called a "poor man's fertilizer?" What is fluorine? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53958. Excursions In Science. Program #360. General Electric syndication. "Meteorology At High Altitudes". Sustaining. Why are tomatoes poisonous to some people? What are the disappearing pools of water sometimes seen on a highway? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53957. Excursions In Science. Program #359. General Electric syndication. "The Living Substance". Sustaining. Is it true that food placed in an electric refrigerator in a room that is below the freezing point would freeze? Can a metal roof be grounded to protect the building from lightning? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53956. Excursions In Science. Program #358. General Electric syndication. "New Uses For Coal". Sustaining. How can you remove silver stains from china? Why does a car burn more gas going up a hill in second gear than it does in high gear? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53955. Excursions In Science. Program #357. General Electric syndication. "Light In The Night Sky". Sustaining. How can white metal automobile parts be remelted? Why does water from a gas water heater look cloudy and milky? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53954. Excursions In Science. Program #356. General Electric syndication. "Report From Japan". Sustaining. Is it possible to build a perpetual motion machine? How much atomic fuel would be needed to run a machine? Who invented liquid air and is it really air? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53953. Excursions In Science. Program #355. General Electric syndication. "Ceramics On The Wing". Sustaining. What are fingernails? How should one clean oil paintings? Is it true that seismographs detect earthquakes far away without detecting small disturbances nearby? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53951. Excursions In Science. Program #352. General Electric syndication. "Elastomers". Sustaining. What is the normal amount of sugar in the blood? Why are foods rich in iodine not recommended for people with tuberculosis? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53952. Excursions In Science. Program #351. General Electric syndication. "Hydrotherapy". Sustaining. Can year old water glass be used to preserve eggs? What is the name of the gas that makes a person's voice change? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53950. Excursions In Science. Program #354. General Electric syndication. "Diamonds". Sustaining. Why are diamonds so different from graphite, since both are pure carbon? Will absolutely pure water conduct electricity? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53948. Excursions In Science. Program #350. General Electric syndication. "Bird Navigation". Sustaining. Why is the air colder at higher altitudes despite being closer to the sun? Do insects feel pain? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53949. Excursions In Science. Program #353. General Electric syndication. "Research In Iron and Steel". Sustaining. What is coke? What is the speed of rotation of the sun about its own axis? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53947. Excursions In Science. Program #349. General Electric syndication. "The Heat Pump". Sustaining. Why does distant radio reception seem to be better at night than during the day? What does the doctor's insignia mean? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53946. Excursions In Science. Program #348. General Electric syndication. "Fossilizing Snowflakes". Sustaining. How can you care for a snapping turtle during the winter? Why is it dangerous to use a copper penny in a fuse box? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53945. Excursions In Science. Program #347. General Electric syndication. "Science and Pictorial Art". Sustaining. Is it possible to operate an automobile powered by charcoal? Does orange juice lose any of its value when stored overnight in the refrigerator? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53943. Excursions In Science. Program #345. General Electric syndication. "Aircraft Communications". Sustaining. Is the level of the ocean affected by the number of ship on the seas? What is the recipe for a "Depression Plant?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53944. Excursions In Science. Program #346. General Electric syndication. "A Clue, A Spectrum, and The F.B.I.". Sustaining. Where on a baseball bat is the best place to hit the ball? Will a bullet fired straight up travel further than one shot horizontally? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53942. Excursions In Science. Program #344. General Electric syndication. "The Northwest Passage". Sustaining. How does a fly walk on the ceiling? How can whales live under water if they have to breath air? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53941. Excursions In Science. Program #343. General Electric syndication. "Natural Science and Social Problems". Sustaining. How can you make a sun dial? What does a mole look like? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53940. Excursions In Science. Program #342. General Electric syndication. "Margin For Survival". Sustaining. Why do you see sparks when you first pull off a strip of friction tape? What would be the effect of gravity if you were in a hole in the exact center of the Earth? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53939. Excursions In Science. Program #341. General Electric syndication. "Housing Through The Ages". Sustaining. Is blinking a voluntary or involuntary action? Can you return the gold color to a ring after it came into contact with mercury? How is white gold made? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53937. Excursions In Science. Program #337. General Electric syndication. "The World Is Unfinished". Sustaining. What is the voltage of the electric eel, and how is it generated? Is it possible to see electrons flow in a conductor, can you taste electricity? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53938. Excursions In Science. Program #338. General Electric syndication. "Appointment With A Shadow". Sustaining. Is there a risk of spontaneous combustion when using newspapers for insulation? What causes the "Continental Shelf?" Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53935. Excursions In Science. Program #333. General Electric syndication. "The Significance Of Petroleum". Sustaining. How much caffeine is there in tea? What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53936. Excursions In Science. Program #334. General Electric syndication. "Shouting From The Sky". Sustaining. What is quicksand and what causes it? What makes a person sneeze when looking at the bright sun? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53934. Excursions In Science. Program #332. General Electric syndication. "Modern Science Teaching". Sustaining. Which contains the most potential power: kerosene or gasoline? How are grades of milk determined? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53933. Excursions In Science. Program #331. General Electric syndication. "Snow and Clouds". Sustaining. What causes thunder? How is it possible for water to freeze in a hot oven? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53932. Excursions In Science. Program #330. General Electric syndication. "Future Atomic Research". Sustaining. Should the water in a hot water heating system be drawn off and replaced before the start of the heating season? What are the uses of solidified alcohol, gasoline, turpentine? Why is the Earth a magnet? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53931. Excursions In Science. Program #329. General Electric syndication. "The New Elements". Sustaining. The researcher for this program is by Glen Seaborg, professor of chemistry at the University of California. How does our voice travel from one place to another over the telephone? What causes the common cold? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper, Glen Seaborg (researcher). 14:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53930. Excursions In Science. Program #328. General Electric syndication. "Seeing With Sound". Sustaining. Do rivers that run to the north go uphill? Why are some people immune to mosquito bites? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53929. Excursions In Science. Program #327. General Electric syndication. "Natural Science and Education". Sustaining. What is the greatest ocean depth ever recorded? How long after a baby is born, can he see? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53928. Excursions In Science. Program #326. General Electric syndication. "What's New On The Party Line?". Sustaining. How many ice ages were there? What causes yellow stains in a sink? Why does an induction motor cause radio interference? Why do some compasses have four hundred degrees marked on them? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53927. Excursions In Science. Program #325. General Electric syndication. "Scientific Computation". Sustaining. Is it true that the lit end of a cigarette is twelve hundred and seventy degrees? What are sun spots and what causes them? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53926. Excursions In Science. Program #324. General Electric syndication. "New Light On The Old Masters". Sustaining. How can you prevent the walls in a steam heated house from "sweating?" What is the metals explosions test, and what happens to the atoms and molecules of the metal during such a test? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53924. Excursions In Science. Program #322. General Electric syndication. "Geophysical Prospecting". Sustaining. How can you separate a china dish from a glass bowl? How can you prevent vapor or steam from forming in a drug store window? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53925. Excursions In Science. Program #323. General Electric syndication. "Polar Navigation". Sustaining. Why do sweet potatoes blacken when peeled and exposed to the air? What is a solvent for carnauba wax? How are snowfall measurements made? Frank Singiser, Howard Tupper. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53923. Excursions In Science. Program #321. General Electric syndication. "Motive Power For Tomorrow's Trains". Sustaining. Is there any way to vacuum pack a cake batter? Is there any reason not to give raw milk and butter to children? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53922. Excursions In Science. Program #320. General Electric syndication. "Tycho Brahe". Sustaining. The story of the famous Danish astronomer. How small is an atom? How does the fluid in a barometer work? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53921. Excursions In Science. Program #319. General Electric syndication. "Responsibilities Of Technical Authors". Sustaining. How can you waterproof a pottery vase? What causes the Earth to incline on its axis to make the seasons? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53920. Excursions In Science. Program #318. General Electric syndication. "Fossil Man". Sustaining. Will a heavy coating of paraffin preserve a hard boiled egg? Will plants kept near a radio cause them to die more quickly? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53919. Excursions In Science. Program #317. General Electric syndication. "Plastics and The Consumer". Sustaining. Is it possible for snow and rain to fall at the same time? Can dog fleas live any place other than on a dog? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53918. Excursions In Science. Program #316. General Electric syndication. "Manufacturing Techniques In Plastics". Sustaining. How does the stroboscope work? How can table salt be refined from sea salt? Where does Halley's comet go between appearances? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53917. Excursions In Science. Program #315. General Electric syndication. "Plastics Research and Development". Sustaining. What causes "rings" around the moon? Does radio travel on light waves? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53916. Excursions In Science. Program #314. General Electric syndication. "The History Of Plastics". Sustaining. Can onions be used to prevent colds? What causes a teapot to ooze a brown oily liquid? Does perfume lose any odor when it is transferred from a large bottle to small one? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53915. Excursions In Science. Program #313. General Electric syndication. "Natural Science and Industry". Sustaining. Does the ice that forms at the bottom of the Bering Sea come to the top? What causes leaves to turns colors? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53838. Excursions In Science. Program #310. General Electric syndication. "Meteor Showers". Sustaining. How is it possible for rhubarb leaves to be poisonous if the rest of the rhubarb is edible? How can you eliminate a fungus caused by a cistern in a cellar? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53837. Excursions In Science. Program #309. General Electric syndication. "The Planet Neptune". Sustaining. What would happen to the age of a man in a plane going twelve hundred miles per hour going around the world and crossing the International Date Line? How can old gold jewelry be cleaned? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53836. Excursions In Science. Program #308. General Electric syndication. "Silent Death". Sustaining. The usual opening skit has not been used for this program "because of the serious nature of today's topic" (bacteriological warfare). Do the sun's rays affect blondes more than brunettes? What is the best way to get rid of wasps in the house? How does a rainbow look from an airplane? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53835. Excursions In Science. Program #307. General Electric syndication. "Progress In Safe Flying". Sustaining. What is "activated charcoal?" Why do stars or city lights seen from a great distance seem to flicker at night? How can rust stains be removed from a porcelain bathtub? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53834. Excursions In Science. Program #306. General Electric syndication. "Science Fiction". Sustaining. The researcher for this program is John Campbell Jr., editor of "Science Fiction" magazine. Why can a person remember forgotten thoughts by returning to the place associated with the original memory? Is there any chemical that will surely kill clothes moths and their eggs? Al Zink, Bob Stone, John Campbell Jr. (researcher). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53833. Excursions In Science. Program #305. General Electric syndication. "The Energy Of The Sun". Sustaining. Why is it that lines of blue and red are seen on a book when reading with a flourescent light and rapidly turning the pages? How can you remove modeling cement from fabrics? Could a man outwalk a horse? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53832. Excursions In Science. Program #304. General Electric syndication. "Typhus Control In World War II". Sustaining. How can I get city water piped into a trailer so that it might not freeze? How is bubble glass created? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53831. Excursions In Science. Program #303. General Electric syndication. "The Giant Eye Of Palomar". Sustaining. What is the distance to the nearest suns? What voltage and amperage is used by mental hospitals for shock treatment therapy? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53830. Excursions In Science. Program #302. General Electric syndication. "Keeping Comfortable With Clothing". Sustaining. What kind of water softeners should be used for water used for drinking and cooking purposes? What would happen to a helicopter if the rotor were to stop when the craft was in the air? Would a second propeller in a helicoptor add to the safety? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53829. Excursions In Science. Program #301. General Electric syndication. "Seventy Five Miles...Straight Up". Sustaining. By what reasoning were thirty two and two hundred and twelve degrees chosen as freezing and boiling points? What is the advantage of the Centigrade scale? Would the speed of a large ship be increased if airplanes on the ship's deck use their propellers to assist? Is the water in a wave out at sea the same water when the wave comes to shore? Which seed germinates the quickest? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53828. Excursions In Science. Program #300. General Electric syndication. "Amateur Scientists In The War". Sustaining. How high will capillary action carry liquids? Why do cyclones travel faster in the winter? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53827. Excursions In Science. Program #299. General Electric syndication. "So You Want To Live In A Cave?". Sustaining. How can you get rid of a bat from a screened porch? Which members of the frog family actually sing in the Spring? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53826. Excursions In Science. Program #298. General Electric syndication. "Human Progress". Sustaining. Will vaseline placed on a black light will glow, is this true? How is black light made? How can you remove varnish and tarnish from the brass handles of a chest of drawers? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53825. Excursions In Science. Program #297. General Electric syndication. "No Harvest For Bugs". Sustaining. How can you tell if a snail out of its shell is dead or alive? What causes a stream of water to come through a cement basement wall? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53824. Excursions In Science. Program #296. General Electric syndication. "Aviation Fuels". Sustaining. What is the best formula for cleaning silver? What is the nature of lightning and thunder? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53823. Excursions In Science. Program #295. General Electric syndication. "Proteins In Health and Disease". Sustaining. What chemicals can be used to make a fog or smoke screen? Why does a huge ship float while a tiny pebble sinks? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53822. Excursions In Science. Program #294. General Electric syndication. "Ring Around A Tree Trunk". Sustaining. What causes fevers and temperatures that come with colds? Is there anything to "Feed a cold and starve a fever?" In what month do turtles lay their eggs? Can helium be made radioactive? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53821. Excursions In Science. Program #293. General Electric syndication. "Sofar At Sea". Sustaining. What causes flourescent bulbs to hum when lit? How deep would the water be all over the Earth be if the Earth were level? Is there a powder that removes soot from a chimney when applied to coal embers? How can you remove the brown stain on a iron caused by ironing cellophane? When white laundry freezes, why does it seem to bleach the clothes? How does a cream separator work? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53820. Excursions In Science. Program #292. General Electric syndication. "Radio's Contribution To Electronics". Sustaining. Can more than one message be relayed on a telephone wire at the same time? Why do Necco wafers flash when they are snapped in the dark, and why do white wafers work better? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53819. Excursions In Science. Program #291. General Electric syndication. "Penicillin's Third Cousins". Sustaining. If electricity will not pass through glass and magnetism will go through glass, how can magnetism be considered a form of electricity? Do the different phases of the moon affect the temperature outdoors? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53818. Excursions In Science. Program #290. General Electric syndication. "Folk Remedies". Sustaining. How are the distances to the sun and stars measured? How long would it take to freeze everything solid if the sun were suddenly to stop shining? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53817. Excursions In Science. Program #289. General Electric syndication. "Guba: Ship Of Discovery". Sustaining. Is it possible for unseen lightning causes hair standing on edge while ice fishing? Is it true that the atomic bomb generates a temperature of one hundred million degrees? Why does water expand when it freezes? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53816. Excursions In Science. Program #288. General Electric syndication. "A Piece Of Stone". Sustaining. Is there any process that can return rusted iron back to its natural form? How do astronomers figure that the universe is moving? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53815. Excursions In Science. Program #287287. General Electric syndication. "Visible Speech". Sustaining. Is it possible to cut down a tree with electricity, and with what kind of wire? Is there any chemical used in homogenizing milk? What causes aluminum pots to pit? If pigs are killed with the moon at a certain stage, will there be less grease? In what direction is the Earth traveling around the sun? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53814. Excursions In Science. Program #284. General Electric syndication. "Taste: The Forgotten Sense". Sustaining. Al Zinc is the "science reporter" heard, even though Emerson Markham is given credit on the disc label! Why does the moon, when it appears as a crescent, sometimes look upright and sometimes look tilted? What causes white shirts to turn yellow when they are stored? Al Zink, Bob Stone. 14:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53813. Excursions In Science. Program #283. General Electric syndication. "Weather Forecasting". Sustaining. Is there any correct measurement for a "drop?" Have the pyramids ever been drilled to find any hidden chambers? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53812. Excursions In Science. Program #282. General Electric syndication. "Music: From Magic Into Science". Sustaining. When did the twentieth century begin? Why doesn't the water of the Gulf Stream mix with the waters of the rest of the ocean? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53811. Excursions In Science. Program #281. General Electric syndication. "Meteors and The Earth's Upper Atmosphere". Sustaining. How can large oil-like spots that appear on the walls of a house be removed or prevented? Why do coffee grounds settle to the bottom of the pot after cold water is added? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53810. Excursions In Science. Program #280. General Electric syndication. "Tropical Diseases Brought Home By Servicemen". Sustaining. What photographic film uses dyes as the sensitizing material? Why did the American Indian not know about the horse? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53809. Excursions In Science. Program #279. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Radar, Chapter Three". Sustaining. The program topic is listed on the disc label as "Story Of Radar, Chapter Three: Now and Future." What is the greatest height that man has ever gone off the surface of the Earth? Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53808. Excursions In Science. Program #278. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Radar, Chapter Two". Sustaining. The program title is listed on the disc label as "Story Of Radio, Chapter Two: Modern." Are there two kinds of electricity? Is there any difference in the heat put out by a coal, oil, or gas stove? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53807. Excursions In Science. Program #277. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Radar, Chapter One". Sustaining. The program is listed on the disc label as "Story Of Radar, Chapter One: History." If two identical vats have an equal amount of water, but one has a longer drain pipe, which one would empty first? Why did mercury from a broken thermometer break a wedding ring? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53806. Excursions In Science. Program #276. General Electric syndication. "Electronic Warfare". Sustaining. How are the atomic weight of nuclei determined? Did the war have anything to do with the amount of rainfall we had? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53805. Excursions In Science. Program #275. General Electric syndication. "Superstition Is A Business". Sustaining. How can you properly use a 5% solution of D. D. T.? How can you save the peeling paint on the glass portion of a clock? If you're on the rear of a train traveling one hundred and fifty miles per hour and fire a bullet backwards at one hundred and fifty miles per hour, where would the bullet land? Where did the terms "acre" and "mile" come from? Are the walls of a soap bubble crystalline? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53804. Excursions In Science. Program #274. General Electric syndication. "A Mighty Tool Of Science". Sustaining. How can you clean a tarnished copper bathtub? Is it true that a well won't run dry if enough water is drawn from it? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53803. Excursions In Science. Program #273. General Electric syndication. "Scientific Exploration and War". Sustaining. If traveling from point A to point B, do you do more work walking or bicycling? How can you take a shoot from an African Violet plant? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53802. Excursions In Science. Program #272. General Electric syndication. "Post-War Jobs For The Nucleus". Sustaining. When a curling stone is thrown on ice, does sweeping the ice make it go faster or further, and if so, why? Is there a device that would prevent electric devices from interfering with radio reception? How do the atoms in coal change when coal is burned? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53801. Excursions In Science. Program #271. General Electric syndication. "Nuclear Fuel". Sustaining. How is the oxygen that aviators use put into tanks? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53800. Excursions In Science. Program #270. General Electric syndication. "Sieves For Sorting Nuclei". Sustaining. Why do combs break after a short period of usage? What can prevent ice forming on the cooling tower of a power plant? What causes storm windows to steam up and how can it be prevented? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53799. Excursions In Science. Program #269. General Electric syndication. "Splitting The Uranium Nucleus". Sustaining. How can you keep moisture from accumulating on the walls of a home? Are different colors of visible light just different vibrations of the same thing? Are there any harmful ingredients in baking powder? Do all electrons travel at the same speed? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53798. Excursions In Science. Program #268. General Electric syndication. "Energy From Mass". Sustaining. Is it true that there is as much heat in a room with a radiator with objects on top of it as in a room with an unobstructed radiator? Why will water not soak into very dry soil, but will stand or run off of it? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53797. Excursions In Science. Program #267. General Electric syndication. "Within The Atom". Sustaining. Where do the clouds go when we can't see them any more? How do light waves allow the eye to see in three dimensions? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53796. Excursions In Science. Program #264. General Electric syndication. "The Reptilian Aristocracy". Sustaining. Is the moon seen in the United States the same one seen in Egypt and Palestine? Is the North Pole or the South Pole colder? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53795. Excursions In Science. Program #263. General Electric syndication. "Prevention Of Air and Sea Sickness". Sustaining. Is lightning more apt to hit elm trees than other trees? How are sunrise and sunset times calculated? How can you keep bait alive in small quantities during the fishing season? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53794. Excursions In Science. Program #258. General Electric syndication. "How Much Do We Inherit?". Sustaining. Are there any theories to explain capillary action? At what angle from the vertical should the vane of a sun dial be set? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53793. Excursions In Science. Program #257. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Power". Sustaining. A discussion of future electric power generation plans, using atomic energy. No questions from listeners. Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53792. Excursions In Science. Program #256. General Electric syndication. "What Is A Soil?". Sustaining. The program title is listed on the label as "What Is Soil?" What is "air" and how does it different from "atmosphere?" Can moisture condense in the atmosphere without the presence of dust? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53791. Excursions In Science. Program #255. General Electric syndication. "Collecting Butterflies". Sustaining. How can the heart of an unhatched chicken be removed? Can it be put into a chicken that has just died and have the bird live? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53790. Excursions In Science. Program #254. General Electric syndication. "Earth's Oldest Fossils". Sustaining. Is there any temperature in a perfect vacuum? What are the characteristics of the isotopes of hydrogen? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53789. Excursions In Science. Program #253. General Electric syndication. "Indian Knowledge Of Nature". Sustaining. Why is there condensation on the top surfaces of objects only? Does radio travel on light waves? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53788. Excursions In Science. Program #252. General Electric syndication. "Photographing The Ocean Bottom". Sustaining. Why does the Earth's magnetic pole shift? Where do the worms found on a road come from during a heavy rain? Which travels faster, a bullet from a .30 caliber rifle or a radio sound wave? Why is "Cream Of Tartar" used in cookies? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53787. Excursions In Science. Program #251. General Electric syndication. "What We Know About Polio". Sustaining. If a rifle barrel is rotated while the gun is being fired, would the bullet then spin like a gyroscope? What is the cycle of chemical changes on the Earth that causes water and rain? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53786. Excursions In Science. Program #250. General Electric syndication. "New Uses Of Wood". Sustaining. If a color-blind person is taught to call a color by its right name, how can he tell when to call each color by its right name? Where does Halley's comet go when it leaves the area near the sun? Does hair grow after death? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53785. Excursions In Science. Program #249. General Electric syndication. "The Child's Toy That Became A Deadly Instrument Of War". Sustaining. The program title is listed on the label as "Child's Toy To Deadly Instrument Of War." What is a "coco de mer?" What is curly hair and why does it get tighter when wet? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53784. Excursions In Science. Program #248. General Electric syndication. "Why Do Ice Ages Occur?". Sustaining. What happens to the neon in the sealed tubes of a neon sign? By the constant friction of wiping it, how long would it take to wear out a piece of silver? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53783. Excursions In Science. Program #247. General Electric syndication. "Orchids, Adventure and Science Go Hand In Hand". Sustaining. What is a radiosonde? Will plants kept near a radio die quickly? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53782. Excursions In Science. Program #246. General Electric syndication. "Possible Private Uses Of Aircraft After The War". Sustaining. How can the magnifying power of a microscope be determined? Why does thunder and lightning seldom happen during a sleet storm? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53781. Excursions In Science. Program #245. General Electric syndication. "Rockets and Rocket Weapons". Sustaining. Research for this program by Willy Ley, Director of Engineering of the Burke Aircraft Corporation, Atlanta. Is it possible to "cedarize" maple chests to moth-proof them? How can you remote graphite stains from fabrics? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone, Willy Ley (researcher). 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53780. Excursions In Science. Program #244. General Electric syndication. "Safe and Sane Reducing". Sustaining. Why "moisture content" and "dampness in the atmosphere" can still be discussed when the temperature is below freezing? What tool can be used to cut a blackboard slate? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53779. Excursions In Science. Program #243. General Electric syndication. "Radio Transmission and The Moon". Sustaining. What is "terminal velocity" and how is it figured? How long can a moth or butterfly live without water? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53778. Excursions In Science. Program #242. General Electric syndication. "Nature, The Repairman". Sustaining. Why do pine and evergreen trees stay green all winter, and how far into the ground to their roots go? Is wool warmer than silk? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53777. Excursions In Science. Program #241. General Electric syndication. "New Advances In Army Medicine". Sustaining. How we can tell if the other planets are made of materials similar to those on Earth? What causes paint to jump from a brush to a candle when painting on candles? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53776. Excursions In Science. Program #240. General Electric syndication. "The Nearest Stars". Sustaining. What causes the report of a gun when a bullet is fired? Why does salt make coffee percolate faster? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53775. Excursions In Science. Program #239. General Electric syndication. "Chlorophyl, Key To Survival". Sustaining. Is it possible to improve the acoustics of an auditorium with the use of wires? Why is the Earth a magnet? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53774. Excursions In Science. Program #238. General Electric syndication. "The Archeological Detective". Sustaining. Why a match continue to smoke after it stops burning? Can plastic be substituted for lead in bullets? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53773. Excursions In Science. Program #237. General Electric syndication. "Brain Waves". Sustaining. What is frequency modulation and how is it produced by radio equipment? What is the advantage of FM? What causes the similarities in patterns of frost on a window and ferns? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53772. Excursions In Science. Program #236. General Electric syndication. "Lesser Known Effects Of Light". Sustaining. What is the possibilities of lightning striking twice in the same place? How many miles does a light year equal and how is it measured? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53771. Excursions In Science. Program #235. General Electric syndication. "The Astronomical Detective". Sustaining. Where did the Earth come from? Of what was it made? How can you make a "hydroscope?" Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53770. Excursions In Science. Program #234. General Electric syndication. "A Window On A New World". Sustaining. What is the difference between pig iron and cast iron? Is it true that a well aired room will heat up more quickly than a room filled with stale air? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53769. Excursions In Science. Program #233. General Electric syndication. "The Attack On Stuttering". Sustaining. Where does iron rust quicker...the air, the ground, or in water? What was the long narrow cloud that follows an airplane? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53768. Excursions In Science. Program #232. General Electric syndication. "The Lost Continent Of Atlantis". Sustaining. Is ethyl gas any better for starting automobiles than regular gasoline? Does evaporation of ice take place? Is there more draft in the chimney of a house on a hill or in a valley? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53766. Excursions In Science. Program #230. General Electric syndication. "Lichens". Sustaining. What is the "nepherscope?" How can the fungus that grows from spilled vinegar be eliminated? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53767. Excursions In Science. Program #231. General Electric syndication. "Diseases Of Metals". Sustaining. How are snowfall measurements made for the official record? How can you remove all traces of sulphuric acid from an automobile battery? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53765. Excursions In Science. Program #229. General Electric syndication. "Allergies". Sustaining. Which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of gold? Is there a simple apparatus that can be used to make black gunpowder? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53764. Excursions In Science. Program #228. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Vitamin C". Sustaining. How do mosquitos and flies survive when there are no humans around? What happens to microscopic organisms in water when the water evaporates? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53763. Excursions In Science. Program #227. General Electric syndication. "Science and The Race Problem". Sustaining. Why does a drugstore display window become covered with steam on cold days? How has the increased consumption of gasoline, gunpowder and other chemicals in the last few year affected the oxygen content of the atmosphere? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53762. Excursions In Science. Program #226. General Electric syndication. "Homicide Investigate". Sustaining. If it were possible to see the stars during the day, would we see different constellations? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53761. Excursions In Science. Program #225. General Electric syndication. "The Armament System For The B-29". Sustaining. What is the coating on squares located inside a refrigerator? Is there any way of coating a rubber gas hose? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53760. Excursions In Science. Program #224. General Electric syndication. "Natural Radar: The Flying Bat". Sustaining. Is it true that horses and cats attract lightning? Is it true that lightning follows the path of least resistance? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53759. Excursions In Science. Program #223. General Electric syndication. "Quartz, The Ubiquitous Mineral". Sustaining. How can permanent magnet be strengthened? When a six volt auto battery dies, does the cell at the positive end go first? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53758. Excursions In Science. Program #222. General Electric syndication. "Silicone Rubber". Sustaining. Why are no two snowflakes alike? Why do they all have five points? If spinach and Swiss chard contain oxalic acid which is harmful to humans, why are these foods beneficial? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53757. Excursions In Science. Program #221. General Electric syndication. "From Mysticism To Science In Pharmacy". Sustaining. Why is dry cleaning? What is the concise definition of a weed? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53756. Excursions In Science. Program #220. General Electric syndication. "Mobile Power Plants". Sustaining. Why do glass objects explode suddenly for no apparent reason? Is an ivy vine detrimental to a brick house? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53755. Excursions In Science. Program #219. General Electric syndication. "Insects Of Two Hundred Million Years Ago". Sustaining. Does the air contain salt? Why does water freeze at thirty two degrees, even though frost forms at over forty degrees? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53754. Excursions In Science. Program #218. General Electric syndication. "The Miracle Life Saver". Sustaining. Why does glass turn a deep violet color when left out in the desert? Are earthquakes felt by those on ships at sea or in an airplane in the air? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53753. Excursions In Science. Program #217. General Electric syndication. "Science In Germany". Sustaining. If the sun doesn't contain oxygen, how did water form on the earth? Will water arriving in a household turn green if it comes through an electric pump and a copper pipe? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53752. Excursions In Science. Program #216. General Electric syndication. "Wartime Uses Of Psychology". Sustaining. What is dog bite serum made of and how was it developed? Why does a pane of window glass throw a "light" shadow, but eyeglass glass throw a "dark" shadow? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53751. Excursions In Science. Program #215. General Electric syndication. "Penicillin". Sustaining. Can one planet ever eclipse another? What are the rings of Saturn made of? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53750. Excursions In Science. Program #214. General Electric syndication. "Liquid Air". Sustaining. What is known about plant chlorophyl? Why does the road ahead sometimes seems wet and slippery? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53749. Excursions In Science. Program #213. General Electric syndication. "The Meaning Of Intelligence". Sustaining. What is the deepest man has descended into the depths of the ocean? What popular fruits, meats and vegetables are unchanged since the beginning of recorded time? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53748. Excursions In Science. Program #212. General Electric syndication. "A Paleontological President". Sustaining. A portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Why does bread become moldy in a few days, whereas corn flakes lasts a lot longer? Is the voice of a person using a telephone actually heard at the other end of the line? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53747. Excursions In Science. Program #211. General Electric syndication. "Medicinal Gardening". Sustaining. Why can steam be seen rising from a pot of boiling water some times and not other times? Why does the "singing" noise of hot water stop when the water starts to boil? How long will one gram of radium last? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53745. Excursions In Science. Program #209. General Electric syndication. "Scientific Research In Japan". Sustaining. What causes cloud bursts? Can steam ever become so hot that it will set wood on fire? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53746. Excursions In Science. Program #210. General Electric syndication. "Homing Pigeons". Sustaining. What are government plans for milkweed pods and kapok? How deep is the deepest part of the Pacific ocean? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53744. Excursions In Science. Program #208. General Electric syndication. "Creative Design". Sustaining. Is the old saying "The Sun is drawing water" true? What is the lizard-like animals seen during rain storms? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53742. Excursions In Science. Program #204. General Electric syndication. "An Encyclopedic Mind". Sustaining. The story of Rene de Reaumur, a French scientist born in 1683. Why do ducks keep scratching their bills while they're in the water? What is time? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53743. Excursions In Science. Program #207. General Electric syndication. "Wartime Nutrition and The Teeth". Sustaining. Why cannot stainless steel be magnetized? What is the red growths on the bodies of some mosquitos? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53741. Excursions In Science. Program #203. General Electric syndication. "The History Of Motion Pictures". Sustaining. What are electrons? Why does compressed air become cold and become liquid air, but it becomes hot when compressed in an engine? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53740. Excursions In Science. Program #202. General Electric syndication. "Some Fables From Nature". Sustaining. What does "one thousand watts" mean on an electric iron? What is a kilowatt hour? What would happen if the world stopped rotating? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53738. Excursions In Science. Program #200. General Electric syndication. "Is Heat A Substance?". Sustaining. Is a true that the spider is not an insect? Is there any substance or material that can act as a shield for a magnetic field? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53739. Excursions In Science. Program #201. General Electric syndication. "Jet Propulsion". Sustaining. Why are our bodies salty? Other questions about biological salt. Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53737. Excursions In Science. Program #199. General Electric syndication. "Singing Insects". Sustaining. Do climbing plants like ivies twists around their supports one way in the northern hemisphere and the other way in the southern hemisphere? Does water running out of a sink rotate in different directions in the different hemispheres? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53736. Excursions In Science. Program #198. General Electric syndication. "A Geologist Looks At The Mediterranean". Sustaining. Do eggs preserved in water glass and preserved for years have the same food values as fresh eggs? Do the four phases of the moon appear in the lands of the "midnight sun?" Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53735. Excursions In Science. Program #197. General Electric syndication. "Fossil Forests Of The Past". Sustaining. Which is colder, the Antarctic region or Siberia? Is there any way to test water for chemicals harmful to goldfish? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53717. Excursions In Science. Program #195. General Electric syndication. "Ebb and Flow In Animal Numbers". Sustaining. Why are tears generated when we cry? Which weighs more, a rusty piece of iron or a piece of iron that is not rusty? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53718. Excursions In Science. Program #196. General Electric syndication. "Yardstick In The Sky". Sustaining. What happens to a ship when it is sunk into the ocean? How is a ship's shape altered by sinking? How do you make wood sugar from sawdust? Emerson Markham, Earle Pudney. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53715. Excursions In Science. Program #193. General Electric syndication. "Parasitic Dangers In The Black Market". Sustaining. How does electricity govern the moving of the index on a Oija board? Is a mouse or rat capable of flattening itself out to squeeze under small openings? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53716. Excursions In Science. Program #194. General Electric syndication. "Ethnology Of The Pacific Area". Sustaining. Is there any value to six small pearls found in an oyster stew? Are there any uses for broken glass? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53714. Excursions In Science. Program #192. General Electric syndication. "Some Elementary Ideas Of Physics". Sustaining. What is the significance of "Aquarius" in astrology? What is the stratosphere? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53712. Excursions In Science. Program #190. General Electric syndication. "Human Heredity". Sustaining. If a pack of cards are divided in two, what are the odds of pulling a red card out of each half? Is the use of aluminum cooking utensils injurious to health? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53713. Excursions In Science. Program #191. General Electric syndication. "Radiology and X-Ray In Wartime". Sustaining. Is a true that fresh eggs and stale eggs can be detected by dipping them in salt water? Is there any difference between "damp cold" and "dry cold?" Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53711. Excursions In Science. Program #189. General Electric syndication. "Mexico's New Volcano". Sustaining. Events that took place in October 1943 are described, dating the program some time after that. Is a possible to build an accurate barometer (or a hydrometer)? What happens to materials thrown into the air by anti-aircraft guns? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53709. Excursions In Science. Program #187. General Electric syndication. "The Birth Of A Planet". Sustaining. Can a tooth be transplanted from an animal to a human. Who invented the steam roller and when? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53710. Excursions In Science. Program #188. General Electric syndication. "Plain Michael Faraday". Sustaining. The story of the famous scientist. What is the difference between red and pink salmon? If carbon is organic, why does a diamond seem so inorganic? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53708. Excursions In Science. Program #186. General Electric syndication. "Spirit Of Scientific Research". Sustaining. How can scientists claim that the universe is boundless and has no form? If one jumped from the top of the Empire State building, would you be dead before you hit the sidewalk? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53707. Excursions In Science. Program #185. General Electric syndication. "Japanese Life and Culture". Sustaining. If the earth were to stop rotating on its axis but kept on revolving around the sun, what would happen? Why is lightning jagged? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53705. Excursions In Science. Program #183. General Electric syndication. "Hitch Your Rocket To A Star". Sustaining. How do eye glasses aid one's sight? What are contact lenses? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53706. Excursions In Science. Program #184. General Electric syndication. "Shadows". Sustaining. Why does milk used in baking always curdle? Does it take any time for a person's voice speaking into a microphone to get to a radio receiver five hundred miles away? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53704. Excursions In Science. Program #182. General Electric syndication. "Psychology: The Hope Of The Future". Sustaining. Which is faster: lightning, nitroglycerine or the explosive power of gasoline? Does it costs more to run an electric refrigerator in the winter or the summer? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53703. Excursions In Science. Program #181. General Electric syndication. "The Ancestry Of A Bar Of Soap". Sustaining. If you move a jug filled with space and water, you move the water, but do you also move the space? How much water is there in a cubic mile of fog? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53702. Excursions In Science. Program #180. General Electric syndication. "A Quaker Schoolmaster". Sustaining. The story of John Dalton. Is it true that the Norsemen in Greenland suffered hardships and became Eskimos? What is the effect of smoking on a person's breathing? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53701. Excursions In Science. Program #179. General Electric syndication. "Australian Mammals". Sustaining. Which stars are the hotter, white stars or blue ones? What causes the different colors of the stars? When cloth loses its color in the sunlight, is it a chemical or physical action? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53700. Excursions In Science. Program #178. General Electric syndication. "How To Find Your Way Without Instruments". Sustaining. The disc label indicates the program title to be "Finding Your Way Without Instruments." How can you treat newspaper so that you can preserve it between panes of glass? Does the cutting of paper do any harm to a pair of scissors? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53699. Excursions In Science. Program #177. General Electric syndication. "Solomon's Seaport". Sustaining. Why is a kettle of boiling water cooler on the bottom than the water inside or even the fire below the kettle? What is alnico? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53698. Excursions In Science. Program #176. General Electric syndication. "Patterns". Sustaining. How can one get rid of a brown film that has covered silverware. Why do steam and frost appear on storm windows? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53697. Excursions In Science. Program #175. General Electric syndication. "Clues To The Past". Sustaining. Program title listed on the disc label as "Clues Of The Past." Are newspapers used in a house attic as insulation subject to spontaneous combustion? Can you take a picture of a mirage? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53696. Excursions In Science. Program #174. General Electric syndication. "Talking Wire". Sustaining. New developments in the newly invented wire recorder. Why do people yawn? What causes a person to hiccup? What causes a cough? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53695. Excursions In Science. Program #173. General Electric syndication. "High Blood Pressure". Sustaining. Why does a light bulb flicker from the inside when wiping the bulb with a cloth, even if it's not plugged in? Why does the shadow of the moon's eclipse turn red? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53694. Excursions In Science. Program #170. General Electric syndication. "Chemical Liquid Fertilizers". Sustaining. How can you care for a snapping turtle during the winter? What is poker spine? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53693. Excursions In Science. Program #169. General Electric syndication. "Scientific Instruments In Modern Warfare". Sustaining. How can you test anthracite coal to determine the ratio of coal to impurities? Why can you hear a sound over the radio before the actual sound could be heard if you were close enough to hear it? Does Saturn have nine or ten moons? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53692. Excursions In Science. Program #168. General Electric syndication. "Molecules In The Kitchen". Sustaining. Does ones fingerprints change as one gets older? Is it possible for two people's prints to be identical? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53691. Excursions In Science. Program #167. General Electric syndication. "Strange Diseases Of The Tropics". Sustaining. Is there any limit to numbers? What can you use to clean zinc? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53689. Excursions In Science. Program #165. General Electric syndication. "How To See In The Dark". Sustaining. Why are there two separate impacts when a depth charge explodes? Do insects feel pain? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14;28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53690. Excursions In Science. Program #166. General Electric syndication. "Smugglers Of Insects". Sustaining. Is there any difference between summer and winter at the equator? Is it possible to analyze the ashes of a fire to see if spontaneous combustion took place? Why can I still see a light bulb after I close my eyes? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53688. Excursions In Science. Program #164. General Electric syndication. "Second Fiddle To Genius". Sustaining. The story of Robert Hooke, who happened to be born at the wrong time. How do you resilver a mirror? How can you get rid of spiders from the home. Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53687. Excursions In Science. Program #163. General Electric syndication. "Microbes and Man". Sustaining. How do you remove an iodine stain from a yellow flannel blouse? What is an I. Q. test? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53686. Excursions In Science. Program #162. General Electric syndication. "Evolution Of A Secret Weapon". Sustaining. Can the structure of the universe be compared to the structure of an atom? Why don't electrons and protons unite by themselves and form a neutron? Why is June 22nd called the beginning of summer, shouldn't it be called the middle of summer? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53685. Excursions In Science. Program #161. General Electric syndication. "Who's Crazy Now?". Sustaining. Why does distant radio reception appear to be better at night? Is a radio program broadcast from California heard in New York at exactly the same time as it is heard in California? What is the difference between a cloudburst and a very heavy rain? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53684. Excursions In Science. Program #160. General Electric syndication. "Experiments With A Bottle". Sustaining. Is electricity a liquid? Where do electrons come from? Why does a rainbow appear after a rain storm? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53683. Excursions In Science. Program #159. General Electric syndication. "Emergency Foods". Sustaining. Have there been at least three Ice Ages in the past? What caused them? If a man were to go up in the air and remain stationary for twenty four hours, would he come down in the same place? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53682. Excursions In Science. Program #158. General Electric syndication. "Snakes Are Where You Find Them". Sustaining. Why is it said that the freezing and melting point of water are both 32 degrees? How do scientists know the temperature of the interior of the Earth? Why doesn't a person die when portions of the brain are removed? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53681. Excursions In Science. Program #157. General Electric syndication. "Physics and War". Sustaining. How can a vacuum exist, is there any such thing as a space filled with nothing? If you go around the Earth heading East, would you ever start going West? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53680. Excursions In Science. Program #156. General Electric syndication. "Visit With A Great Science Teacher". Sustaining. The story of John Tyndall and the teaching of science. Do all sounds travel at the same speed? What keeps an airplane in the air? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53679. Excursions In Science. Program #155. General Electric syndication. "Future Sources Of Power". Sustaining. How big and how far away would a model of the sun be in a scale to a 12" terrestrial globe? When a navigator plots a course, does he have all the variations and deviations on the chart? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53678. Excursions In Science. Program #154. General Electric syndication. "The Secret Of Mechanized War". Sustaining. Has anyone with lead poisoning ever had cancer? What causes a loud shrill noise in water pipes? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53677. Excursions In Science. Program #153. General Electric syndication. "Things Izaak Walton Never Knew". Sustaining. Does using tap water harm an auto battery? Why do the blades of a fan seem to be standing still when viewed with a flourescent light? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53676. Excursions In Science. Program #152. General Electric syndication. "Experiments With Time". Sustaining. How can you eliminate the odor of moth flakes from a refrigerator? How much air do we breath in a minute? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53675. Excursions In Science. Program #151. General Electric syndication. "Glass Goes To War". Sustaining. What will remove the yellow stain on fingers caused by smoking? How do you use copper chloride to make "weather flowers?" Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53674. Excursions In Science. Program #150. General Electric syndication. "Meteorites: Man's Earliest Alloys". Sustaining. Are they any chemical reactions brought about by sound? When horse radish is bottled, why does it lose its color and loss of strength after a while? Does river ice ever sink? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53673. Excursions In Science. Program #149. General Electric syndication. "The New Catalogue Of Plastics". Sustaining. Are the green tops of carrots all right to eat? How many volts does a bolt of lightning contain? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53672. Excursions In Science. Program #148. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Copernicus". Sustaining. How does wood become petrified? What is the gelatin used in medical capsules made of? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53671. Excursions In Science. Program #147. General Electric syndication. "It's In The Barrel". Sustaining. Why does a strong breeze put out a match but not a bonfire? Could a frog live in cement for fifty years? Is it true that a few drops of whiskey given to a puppy stunt his growth? Can gunfire light up the sky? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53670. Excursions In Science. Program #146. General Electric syndication. "Railroads and Their Wartime Research". Sustaining. What can make hair grow faster? What gas will make one's voice higher after inhaling it? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53669. Excursions In Science. Program #145. General Electric syndication. "Adventures Of An Amateur Diver". Sustaining. When did the last meteor fall to earth? What are meteors made of? What is atabrine used for? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53668. Excursions In Science. Program #144. General Electric syndication. "The Ocean In Which We Live". Sustaining. What is the liquor that is found on oysters? Is blue light or red light more visible from the air? Why is there such a din in a tunnel when you go through it on a train? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53667. Excursions In Science. Program #143. General Electric syndication. "Things That Go Bang". Sustaining. What causes a dark cup to "sing" when filled with hot water? Why doesn't junket thicken if you use milk that is too warm? Is a pointed or spherical tipped lightning rod better? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53666. Excursions In Science. Program #140. General Electric syndication. "Discoverer Of The Human Body". Sustaining. The story of Andreas Vesalius. Is it true that the Northern Lights are a sign of rough weather? Does sap go up the trunk of a maple tree during the day and go down to the roots at night? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53665. Excursions In Science. Program #139. General Electric syndication. "Astronomy and War". Sustaining. Do ships that sink in three thousand, five thousand or eight thousand feet of water or are they suspended part way down? What is dry ice? What causes a robin's egg to be blue? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53664. Excursions In Science. Program #138. General Electric syndication. "How Doth The Little Busy Bee". Sustaining. Is there any evidence that the Earth has a second "dark" moon? When a bomb explodes, is the concussion felt before or after the sound? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53663. Excursions In Science. Program #137. General Electric syndication. "How Dry I Am". Sustaining. How do you determine the height of a mountain above sea level when the mountain is fifty miles from the sea? How can you keep an automobile battery in good condition when you're not going to use it for some time? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53617. Excursions In Science. Program #134. General Electric syndication. "Wars Of North Africa". Sustaining. How can a drop of water pass through a bubble without breaking it? Why can't we see individual molecules? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53616. Excursions In Science. Program #133. General Electric syndication. "The Energy Of Sunlight". Sustaining. Are a person's lungs filled with water when he is drowned? How can you tell from the pictures in the almanac when the moon is filling? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53615. Excursions In Science. Program #136. General Electric syndication. "Fooling Ourselves". Sustaining. What should the driver of a car do if the car strikes a live wire? How should you remove a live wire from a victim's body? How can you time the amount of time an oil burner is on? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53613. Excursions In Science. Program #126. General Electric syndication. "Rubber: New Style". Sustaining. Is a true that cows are color blind? Are there such things are prevailing winds? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53614. Excursions In Science. Program #135. General Electric syndication. "Surgery At The Front". Sustaining. What causes airplane vapor trails and why are they seldom seen in America and often seen in England? Why does the water in a gold fish bowl turn green? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53611. Excursions In Science. Program #130. General Electric syndication. "Wheels Within Wheels". Sustaining. How can I tell if a room is dry? How can a clear colorless fluid instantly turn blue when poured into an empty container? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53610. Excursions In Science. Program #129. General Electric syndication. "Earthquakes In Japan". Sustaining. How do scientists know that "middle C" vibrates at 256 times per second? What are positrons? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53608. Excursions In Science. Program #121. General Electric syndication. "The Bank The Doctors Built". Sustaining. Why do some infants with blonde hair become brunettes when the reach adulthood? What is flint? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53609. Excursions In Science. Program #122. General Electric syndication. "Extending Man's Vision". Sustaining. If all plants were to die, would mankind die of starvation or asphyxiation? What can you treat cardboard with to make it stronger? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53607. Excursions In Science. Program #120. General Electric syndication. "How Heat Travels". Sustaining. Does gas from a furnace cause a greasy film in a food store? Why don't meteors change our orbit around the sun when they hit? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53606. Excursions In Science. Program #119. General Electric syndication. "Plastics At War and Thereafter". Sustaining. If the tone of a violin improves with age and playing, why isn't this true of a piano? Do snow or ice ever get below the freezing point? What would happen if the velocity of light were ever reduced? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53605. Excursions In Science. Program #118. General Electric syndication. "Googols and Googolplexes". Sustaining. How are synthetic diamonds made? Do dogs dream? How is the grade of a highway determined? What is heat lightning? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53604. Excursions In Science. Program #117. General Electric syndication. "Wartime Influence On Architecture". Sustaining. What is the cause of a knife with a magnetized blade failure to hold an edge? Why don't people have to think about their steps when they walk? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53603. Excursions In Science. Program #116. General Electric syndication. "The Genius Of The Cavendish". Sustaining. The story of James Clark Maxwell. Why does a photograph of a sunrise look like a sunset? Is there any way a person just regaining consciousness could tell whether he was seeing a sunrise or a sunset? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53602. Excursions In Science. Program #115. General Electric syndication. "Man's Small Relations". Sustaining. If a bullet were shot vertically upward, would it return to the ground at the same speed at which it left the gun? What makes a volcano start erupting and why are there quiet periods between eruptions? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53601. Excursions In Science. Program #112. General Electric syndication. "Experiments By Candlelight". Sustaining. What are day and night each of twelve hours length? Why are the hours divided into sixty minutes? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53600. Excursions In Science. Program #111. General Electric syndication. "Man and The Climate". Sustaining. What is the difference between a cyclone and a tornado? Why does a gallon jug half filled with water attract bees? What causes the discoloration of silverware after coming in contact with corned beef or eggs? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53598. Excursions In Science. Program #107. General Electric syndication. "Behavior: Man vs. Animal". Sustaining. Why does an electric wire lash about when it strikes the ground? Does a horse know if you are afraid of him and if so, how? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53599. Excursions In Science. Program #108. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of John Winthrop Jr.". Sustaining. Will light reflected from a mirror produce a tan? What is neon and what else can you use it for besides signs? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53597. Excursions In Science. Program #106. General Electric syndication. "Electronics In Wartime". Sustaining. Can fish hear above water? Does it hurt fish to catch them on hooks? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53596. Excursions In Science. Program #105. General Electric syndication. "Roman Numerals vs. Decimals". Sustaining. Why do we have cold weather when the moon is brightest? Do electric heaters use up the oxygen from the air in a room? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53595. Excursions In Science. Program #104. General Electric syndication. "A Scientist In Wartime". Sustaining. Would it possible to make a solution for preserving wood from creosote or soot from the chimney? Is fish meat? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53594. Excursions In Science. Program #103. General Electric syndication. "Plagues, Pestilences and Epidemics". Sustaining. Is density alone responsible for gravitation? If a man were in a chamber made of invisible glass and were observed through a filter that blanked out his suit, could he still be seen? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53593. Excursions In Science. Program #102. General Electric syndication. "Camouflage In Nature". Sustaining. What is the cause of the common cold? What makes the bones of canned salmon so soft? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53592. Excursions In Science. Program #101. General Electric syndication. "Science vs. Folklore". Sustaining. Does age affect the performance of light exposure meters? Why are glass plates brittle after they've been through a fire? Does a scratch weaken glass? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53591. Excursions In Science. Program #100. General Electric syndication. "Wartime Morale". Sustaining. What is the temperature of the middle of an iron bar if one end of the bar is in a furnace and the other end in a refrigerator as cold as the furnace is hot? Why does iron rust more easily in water than in air? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53590. Excursions In Science. Program #99. General Electric syndication. "Liquid Motor Fuels". Sustaining. If two radios are tuned at the same time to the same station, why can you only hear one at a time? How do coffee companies take the caffeine out of the coffee? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53589. Excursions In Science. Program #98. General Electric syndication. "Man, The Mechanical Misfit". Sustaining. What would happen if a man in a train moving at sixty miles an hour were to jump straight up in the air? Why isn't saccharine a good substitute for sugar in canning? How far is it possible to see with the naked eye? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53588. Excursions In Science. Program #97. General Electric syndication. "Geography Of The Pacific". Sustaining. Of what are diamonds made? Will a watch run faster if it's wound twice a day instead of once a day? Do battles cause storms? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53587. Excursions In Science. Program #95. General Electric syndication. "Chronology Of The Calendar". Sustaining. Is there a difference between poison ivy and poison oak? Why does a full bottle of distilled water freeze when a half bottle of the same water won't? Will a bullet shot through a water spout break it up? A question answered in program #94 is corrected on this broadcast. Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53586. Excursions In Science. Program #94. General Electric syndication. "Drugs: Crude and Synthetic". Sustaining. How much higher is the Pacific than the Atlantic at Panama? Why do some eggs have darker yolks than others? (there is a mistake answering this question which is corrected in program #95). Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53552. Excursions In Science. Program #92. General Electric syndication. "Stratosphere Equipment". Sustaining. How can you make wallpaper stick to a previously waxed or painted surface? What is the difference between fluorescence and phosphorescence? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53553. Excursions In Science. Program #93. General Electric syndication. "Warfare, Aztec Style". Sustaining. Why do you see the sun's rays shining on dust particles when you're indoors but not when you're outdoors. Where does jade come from? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53551. Excursions In Science. Program #91. General Electric syndication. "Vestpocket Victuals". Sustaining. Does putting a spoon in a glass before you pour in hot water prevent the glass from cracking? Will the rays of the sun destroy germs if they are exposed to it? Is the sun well past middle age or still fairly young? Emerson Markham, Luther Rowland. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53549. Excursions In Science. Program #89. General Electric syndication. "The Bomber's Back-Seat Driver". Sustaining. Will the use of saccharine in coffee harm the body in any way? When is the best time of year to put down eggs in water glass? Can cold roll steel be case hardened? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53550. Excursions In Science. Program #90. General Electric syndication. "Aerial Gunners". Sustaining. How can you store an automobile battery so that it will be preserved? Why is there an extra tooth in a cat's jaw? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53547. Excursions In Science. Program #87. General Electric syndication. "The Bombardier and His Job". Sustaining. When did the twentieth century begin? Does the ocean have a bottom? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53548. Excursions In Science. Program #88. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Airplane Engines". Sustaining. What ever became of Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser? Do flies live only a few weeks or do they hibernate? What becomes of the light from the sun? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53546. Excursions In Science. Program #86. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Wind Tunnels". Sustaining. Does the heart ever rest between beats? What is absolute zero and how is it determined? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53545. Excursions In Science. Program #85. General Electric syndication. "The Bomber's Boss". Sustaining. Why are some people immune to mosquito bites? Is there any animal other than man than sleeps on his back? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53544. Excursions In Science. Program #84. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Propellers". Sustaining. Why do radium numbers on a watch shine at night but not in the daytime, and why do they shine brighter in the dark after a flashlight is shined on the watch? Does a person standing close to a bomb get blown to such small pieces that nothing can be found? Was the WWI flu epidemic caused by man-made gasses released into the atmosphere? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53543. Excursions In Science. Program #83. General Electric syndication. "Iron Mike: The Robot Pilot". Sustaining. Is the reading of an indoor barometer as accurate as an outdoor barometer? Can you make glass break so that you can see out but people cannot see in? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53541. Excursions In Science. Program #81. General Electric syndication. "It Floats Through The Air". Sustaining. Can an infant see a few hours after birth? What makes hair curl? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53542. Excursions In Science. Program #82. General Electric syndication. "Mata Hari With A Glass Eye". Sustaining. Do rivers that run to the north run uphill? Should the drip pan to the side of a hot air furnace be kept filled? How does dirt get into rain? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53540. Excursions In Science. Program #80. General Electric syndication. "A Field By The Side Of The Road". Sustaining. Why is it easier to balance a bicycle when it's moving fast than when its moving slow? How do you make Depression Plants? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53539. Excursions In Science. Program #79. General Electric syndication. "Camouflage In Aerial Warfare". Sustaining. Does horsetail grass draw gold particles into its roots? How can you get rid of birds roosting on public buildings? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53538. Excursions In Science. Program #78. General Electric syndication. "Bombs and Bomb Shelters". Sustaining. If matter is made up of atoms, which are mostly empty space, why can't you stick your finger through a piece of copper? If you dropped a baseball from the top of the Washington monument, could you catch it? How can you get rid of interference on a radio receiver? What is the best way of producing ultra-violet and infra-red rays? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53537. Excursions In Science. Program #77. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Lightning". Sustaining. Is there is any way of finding hidden underground caves by using electrical devices? Why doesn't the water in the Gulf Stream mix with the ocean water? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53536. Excursions In Science. Program #76. General Electric syndication. "Made With Milk". Sustaining. Could you live on nothing but vitamins pills and water? Why can some weather predictions can be made two days in ahead and others only hours in advance? Will a bullet fired straight up travel further than one fired horizontally? Is it possible to vaporize water by cooling it off towards absolute zero? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53535. Excursions In Science. Program #75. General Electric syndication. "Magnesium: The Lightweight Champion". Sustaining. Is there any truth to the saying "When the days begin to lengthen, the cold begins to strengthen?" Can the Northern Lights and the Southern Lights be hooked up together, and if so, what would happen? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53534. Excursions In Science. Program #74. General Electric syndication. "The Most Tragic Figure In Science". Sustaining. The story of Julius Robert Mayer, who formulated the law of the conservation of energy. Which animal is the longest lived? What is a sun dog? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53533. Excursions In Science. Program #73. General Electric syndication. "Cosmic Rays". Sustaining. What is the ascension force of each cubic meter of hot air in a hot air balloon? Is a Bunsen burner the same kind of burner used in a gas range, and what makes the flame blue? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53532. Excursions In Science. Program #72. General Electric syndication. "Experimenting With Rust". Sustaining. Could whales live any length of time on land if they were fed properly? Why do celestial bodies move from east to west and not the other way? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53531. Excursions In Science. Program #71. General Electric syndication. "Sparkplugs Of The Human Body". Sustaining. Is June 21st the longest day in the year (yes, no, and maybe!). Why does the sun look larger and have a reddish color at sunset? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53530. Excursions In Science. Program #70. General Electric syndication. "The Birth and Death Of The Sun". Sustaining. If you focused on a bird with a telescope with a tree in the way, why wouldn't the tree completely block the bird? Will modern scientific devices help us discover more fundamental elements? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper, George Gamow (script researcher). 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53529. Excursions In Science. Program #69. General Electric syndication. "The Life Of Louis Agassiz". Sustaining. No questions from listeners. Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53528. Excursions In Science. Program #68. General Electric syndication. "Soaring and Gliding". Sustaining. Can ringworm spread to the inside of the nose or ear? Are there bumblebee workers, drones, and queens? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53527. Excursions In Science. Program #67. General Electric syndication. "The Intensity Of Light". Sustaining. What is the definition of a dream? Have astronomers been able to obtain any information about the terrain of Jupiter or the other planets? How do ultra-violet rays harm the eyes? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53526. Excursions In Science. Program #65. General Electric syndication. "Let The Bee Take A Bow". Sustaining. Why does lightning strike between cloud layers? Will coal deteriorate if stored in an ordinary bin? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53525. Excursions In Science. Program #65. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Christopher Wren". Sustaining. What principle of physics limits the range of big guns? Can you see through an electron microscope or must you take a photograph? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53524. Excursions In Science. Program #64. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Sulpha Drugs". Sustaining. Why does solder melt at a lower temperature than lead or tin? Is white gold really gold? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53523. Excursions In Science. Program #63. General Electric syndication. "The Mechanics Of Skiing". Sustaining. Is it true that the next moonless month will come in 2 1/2 million years? Where and when do eels go to spawn their young? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53522. Excursions In Science. Program #59. General Electric syndication. "The Earth and Its Motions". Sustaining. What is dry ice? If glass isn't a solid, what is it? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53521. Excursions In Science. Program #58. General Electric syndication. "The Curious Costs Of Water". Sustaining. Why does a person's body seem full of electricity in the winter but not in the summer? Will it ever be possible to refine oil so as to make it last indefinitely? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53520. Excursions In Science. Program #57. General Electric syndication. "Oliver Wendell Homes". Sustaining. Is wearing a pair of rubbers during a lightning storm protection from a lightning bolt? Why don't double windows keep out hot air in the summer as they keep out cold air in the winter? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53519. Excursions In Science. Program #56. General Electric syndication. "Biography Of A Bivalve". Sustaining. What makes telephone wires hum on a cold morning? Why does a car run smoother in damp weather? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53517. Excursions In Science. Program #54. General Electric syndication. "A Scientific Approach To Propaganda". Sustaining. Why does a cat purr? Has a mammoth really found frozen and preserved in Russia? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53518. Excursions In Science. Program #55. General Electric syndication. "Superchargers". Sustaining. How does a neon sign work? Why does the new day begin at midnight instead of noon? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53516. Excursions In Science. Program #53. General Electric syndication. "Waves and Vibrations". Sustaining. What evidence has been found to show petroleum comes from animal instead of vegetable origin. Why does milk sour in a thunderstorm? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53515. Excursions In Science. Program #26. General Electric syndication. "Lessons On Elements In The Soil". Sustaining. Why do bubbles get bigger when the near the top of the fluid? Why are people sensitive to tickling by others but cannot tickle themselves with the same reaction? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53514. Excursions In Science. Program #25. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Nathaniel Bowditch". Sustaining. Why can't a person write just as well with his left hand as with his right? Emerson Markham, Howard Tupper. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31649. Excursions In Science. Program #647. General Electric syndication. "The Tablets Of Nipper". Sustaining. How can you color flames? How are milk stains removed? Can insects be killed with sound? Why does it only thunder in the summer? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31648. Excursions In Science. Program #646. General Electric syndication. "Climate and Industrial Activity". Sustaining. Why does wool shrink? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31647. Excursions In Science. Program #645. General Electric syndication. "Air Flow Over Mountains". Sustaining. Can sound be transmitted by a beam of light? How was the Piltdown skull proved a fraud? What is a controlled experiment? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31646. Excursions In Science. Program #644. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Devices". Sustaining. Do all meteorites contain iron? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31644. Excursions In Science. Program #641. General Electric syndication. "Physics and Cancer". Sustaining. How does seismograph work? What is sidereal time? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31645. Excursions In Science. Program #643. General Electric syndication. "Petroleum Processing". Sustaining. Why is snow called "The Poor Man's Fertilizer?" Why do stars change in brightness? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31643. Excursions In Science. Program #640. General Electric syndication. "The Noble Gasses". Sustaining. Does the Empire State Building sway in the wind? If cream is heavier than milk, why does it float to the top? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31642. Excursions In Science. Program #638. General Electric syndication. "The Scale Of The Universe". Sustaining. Where on a wire do the electrons travel? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31641. Excursions In Science. Program #637. General Electric syndication. "Chemical Change From High Energy Beams". Sustaining. What is Stonehenge? What causes gooseflesh? Howard Tupper(host), Bill Carpenter(announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31640. Excursions In Science. Program #636. General Electric syndication. "Why and What About Whiskers". Sustaining. Does it ever rain frogs? Why do onions make you cry? What are neutrons? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31639. Excursions In Science. Program #635. General Electric syndication. "Breeding Of Atomic Fuel". Sustaining. What is relative humidity relative to? Is the center of the Earth solid or liquid? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31638. Excursions In Science. Program #634. General Electric syndication. "Understanding The Sense Of Smell". Sustaining. Would a bear hibernate in Florida? Why does iron get red when it's hot? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31637. Excursions In Science. Program #633. General Electric syndication. "Nineteen Seventy Five". Sustaining. What's the difference between incandescent and fluorescent lights? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31636. Excursions In Science. Program #632. General Electric syndication. "Periodical Cicada". Sustaining. Can you save money by turning down the thermostat at night? What was the most severe Earthquake? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31635. Excursions In Science. Program #631. General Electric syndication. "The Scientific Mission Of Captain Bligh". Sustaining. Who does snow stick together in snowballs? Why do some people get shorter in old age? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31634. Excursions In Science. Program #630. General Electric syndication. "Atomic Clocks". Sustaining. Why do hurricanes have girl's names? What's the difference between a rock and a stone? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31633. Excursions In Science. Program #628. General Electric syndication. "Modern Day Detergents". Sustaining. Why do yellow lights keep insects away? Is it possible for a planet to be at the center of the solar system? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31632. Excursions In Science. Program #625. General Electric syndication. "Superconductivity". Sustaining. How does a speedometer work? How far can a candle be seen at night? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31631. Excursions In Science. Program #622. General Electric syndication. "The Motions Of The North Pole". Sustaining. Is there metal light enough to float in air? How is it possible to measure the size of the Earth? Did elephants ever live in the Americas? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31630. Excursions In Science. Program #618. General Electric syndication. "Polymers". Sustaining. How are fragrances extracted from the soil? How can we prove the Moon causes tides? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31629. Excursions In Science. Program #617. General Electric syndication. "The Conquest Of Malaria". Sustaining. Have scientists ever changed lesser metals into gold? How is milk pasteurized? What does Greenland look so big on some maps? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31627. Excursions In Science. Program #614. General Electric syndication. "Lightning Research". Sustaining. Does lightning strike upwards? Would the Earth look as bright from the Moon? What is a logarithm? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31628. Excursions In Science. Program #615. General Electric syndication. "The Early Woodland Period". Sustaining. How much light should be on while watching television? What is meant by ionization? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31626. Excursions In Science. Program #613. General Electric syndication. "A Native Liberian Village". Sustaining. A description of social life in the African jungle. What is the Brownian Movement? What is whispering gallery? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 14:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31625. Excursions In Science. Program #612. General Electric syndication. "A Geologist Looks At The Sky". Sustaining. Is it possible for a car to coast uphill? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31624. Excursions In Science. Program #611. General Electric syndication. "The Story Of Geranium". Sustaining. An early discussion about transistors, and the possibility of making tiny radios! Why do telephone wires hum? What's the difference between ultra-sonic and supersonic? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31621. Excursions In Science. Program #607. General Electric syndication. "Fitting Men To Machines". Sustaining. How do you bend copper and brass tubing without kinking? Why are we more interested in rocketing to Mars than Venus? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31622. Excursions In Science. Program #609. General Electric syndication. "Illusions". Sustaining. Optical tricks with the eye. How can stars be balls of fire if there's no oxygen in space? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31623. Excursions In Science. Program #610. General Electric syndication. "Tuna Research In The Pacific Ocean". Sustaining. How fast does a comet travel? How are Bonsai trees made? Why does a jewel phonograph needle sound better than a steel one? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31620. Excursions In Science. Program #606. General Electric syndication. "Cortisone". Sustaining. Do the stars move? What is the latest age attained in modern times? How many volcanoes are there? How does a storage battery "store" electricity? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31619. Excursions In Science. Program #605. General Electric syndication. "Medical Uses For Radioactive Materials". Sustaining. How often are babies born in the U. S. A.? Is it true an automobile engine runs better at night? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31617. Excursions In Science. Program #603. General Electric syndication. "Snake Facts and Fallacies". Sustaining. Can submarines transmit radio signals while submerged? Does the Empire State Building sway? In dice, what are the chances of rolling a 7? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31615. Excursions In Science. Program #601. General Electric syndication. "Cosmic Rays". Sustaining. Dr. Kaplan of the University of Rochester discusses postwar developments in nuclear physics. Why would a small egg be deposited inside a larger egg? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31616. Excursions In Science. Program #602. General Electric syndication. "Photographic Glass". Sustaining. What is the smallest star? What causes light flashes when you press on your closed eyeball? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31614. Excursions In Science. Program #600. General Electric syndication. "Research On Natural Rubber". Sustaining. The vice president of the Natural Rubber Bureau talks about rubber roads! Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31612. Excursions In Science. Program #595. General Electric syndication. "Hypertension". Sustaining. Does the speed of sound vary? What was a weasant? How do you keep brown sugar from hardening? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

31613. Excursions In Science. Program #597. General Electric syndication. "Medical Education". Sustaining. A talk by the dean of the Albany Medical College. How can you add fluorine to your own water supply? Why do only some kinds of corn pop? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31610. Excursions In Science. Program #591. General Electric syndication. "New Search For Old Minerals". Sustaining. What are toothpaste tubes made of? What has the highest melting point? How does neon tube glow different colors? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31611. Excursions In Science. Program #594. General Electric syndication. "Automatic Controls". Sustaining. What is the difference between shaving soap and regular soap? What is a prime number? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31608. Excursions In Science. Program #589. General Electric syndication. "Alloys". Sustaining. How fast do glaciers move? How many elements are there in sea water? Why do lemmings commit suicide? What is black lightning? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31606. Excursions In Science. Program #587. General Electric syndication. "Chemistry's Next Decade". Sustaining. How do yellow bug lights keep insects away? Can snakes poison themselves? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31603. Excursions In Science. Program #584. General Electric syndication. "Bird Migration". Sustaining. Why does an atomic bomb form a mushroom shaped cloud? How far can a candle be seen at night? How hot is the Earth's interior? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31604. Excursions In Science. Program #585. General Electric syndication. "Our Search For Uranium". Sustaining. What's the difference between hot and cold lightning? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31605. Excursions In Science. Program #586. General Electric syndication. "Science and Speculation". Sustaining. What is "pre-stressed" concrete? What is vapor lock? Why do potatoes turn brown after peeling? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31602. Excursions In Science. Program #583. General Electric syndication. "Biological Engineering". Sustaining. What's the difference between a toxin and an anti-toxin? What will cut glass beside diamonds? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31600. Excursions In Science. Program #581. General Electric syndication. "The Fastest Ten Years In History (The history Of Jet Aircraft)". Sustaining. Can aluminum utensils cause poisoning? How much electricity can the human body stand? Is it warm enough to live on Mars? What makes the ocean salty? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31601. Excursions In Science. Program #582. General Electric syndication. "Synthesis Of Antibiotics". Sustaining. Why does the temperature of the air rise at high altitudes? How long can one go without sleep? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31599. Excursions In Science. Program #579. General Electric syndication. "Dating The Oceans". Sustaining. What causes a wet looking spot on a hot road? Where does a compass point south of the equator? Where did the human race originate? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31598. Excursions In Science. Program #578. General Electric syndication. "Developments Of Agricultural Research". Sustaining. How deep is the ocean? How long can a solar eclipse last? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31597. Excursions In Science. Program #576. General Electric syndication. "Chemicals Against Tuberculosis". Sustaining. What makes paper translucent when fat is placed on it? Are there tides at the equator? Why do stars twinkle? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31596. Excursions In Science. Program #574. General Electric syndication. "Work Of Developmental Engineers". Sustaining. How was the length of the meter decided? If a mirror reverses left to right, why doesn't it reverse top to bottom? How fast do hummingbirds fly? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31595. Excursions In Science. Program #573. General Electric syndication. "Volcanic Explosions". Sustaining. Why are some ice cubes clear and some cloudy? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31594. Excursions In Science. Program #572. General Electric syndication. "How Big Is An Animal's Living Space?". How can you keep squirrels out of your house? What was the population of the Western Hemisphere when Columbus arrived? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31592. Excursions In Science. Program #570. General Electric syndication. "Photosynthesis". Sustaining. How does quicksand suck down objects? What causes tree trunk rings? How are pearls formed? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31593. Excursions In Science. Program #571. General Electric syndication. "The Walter Reed Volunteers". Sustaining. What does relative aperture 4.5 mean on a lens? How much pressure can a tree root exert growing downward? Why can salt be used for both freezing and melting? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31591. Excursions In Science. Program #569. General Electric syndication. "Preserving Our Documentary Heritage". Sustaining. How many pounds per square inch are required to cut off a whisker? Do TV picture tubes emit X-Rays? What causes twilight? What's the difference between organic and inorganic chemicals? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31589. Excursions In Science. Program #567. General Electric syndication. "The Day and The Date Line". Sustaining. How far away can lightning be seen? How many years are there in a light year? Why is it impossible to "square the circle?" What are ice quakes? Why do leaves change colors? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31590. Excursions In Science. Program #568. General Electric syndication. "Alcoholism". Sustaining. What is touchtone? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

31586. Excursions In Science. Program #564. General Electric syndication. "Furan Chemistry". Sustaining. How are the sizes of germs measured? How far into the ground do radio waves penetrate? How fast do fingernails grow? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31583. Excursions In Science. Program #561. General Electric syndication. "Food Science". Sustaining. Do radio transmitters confuse homing pigeons? Can you sniff the odor out of a flower? What is litmus paper? How much air does a person breathe each minute? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31584. Excursions In Science. Program #562. General Electric syndication. "Our Debt To The Indians". Sustaining. Who first decided the planets revolve around the sun? How do spiders spin webs? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31585. Excursions In Science. Program #563. General Electric syndication. "Earthworms". Sustaining. What is polarized light? What happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31582. Excursions In Science. Program #559. General Electric syndication. "Pharmaceuticals Of Animal Origin". Sustaining. How is dry ice made? Will evaporated milk spoil in a can if it's left alone? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31580. Excursions In Science. Program #557. General Electric syndication. "Artificial Kidney". Sustaining. A syndiated series produced and syndicated by General Electric in much the same way as "Adventures In Research" was done by Westinghouse. The programs were produced during approximately the same period with a similar format. Howard Tupper is the host in much the same way Dr. Phillips was for Westinghouse. These programs are done just as well and are as interersting as the rival series. One major difference is the multiple topics on each program. The topics listed for each program are just a sampling of those heard on each show. There are many more topics on each show, covering a wide range of science topics. Bill Carpenter is heard as the announcer and provider of questions. The shows are not dated, the approximate years of broadcast are indicated when an internal fact made dating the program obvious. This program: the state of the art of dialysis. What causes the crest of foam in the middle of a river? Does the horned jack rabbit really exist? Howard Tupper (host), Bill Carpenter (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

111562. Excursions In Science. Program #261. General Electric syndication. "Celestial Shadows". Sustaining. An explanation of solar eclipses that begins with a door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. As an example of "simplified Science" this expanation is very complex. For example, "What is 'Syzygy'" (besides being a great word in Scrabble")? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

111563. Excursions In Science. Program #262. General Electric syndication. "Lightning and Lightning Protection". Sustaining. How "dirty" is a "dirty" commutator? How is a paper straw made? Why does fresh water evaporate faster than salt water? Emerson Markham, Bob Stone. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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