Science http://redriverradio.org en What's Bugging You http://redriverradio.org/post/whats-bugging-you-5 <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Airs Tuesday, June 17 at 6 p.m.</strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist will join Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "<strong>What's Bugging You</strong>" at <strong>800-552-8502</strong>.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Dr. Beverly Burden 45813 at http://redriverradio.org What's Bugging You Independent Minds: Temple Grandin http://redriverradio.org/post/independent-minds-temple-grandin <div><strong>Airs Sunday, April 20 at 6 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Unable to speak until age four and diagnosed autistic in the </span>1950s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Temple </span>Grandin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> went on to defy expectations, becoming a&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">renowned author, activist and expert in humane livestock design. &nbsp;Honing her ability to see and think differently, this self-</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">described “anthropologist on Mars” has brought enlightenment to her field and a new understanding of autism to the world.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David </span>D’Arcy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosts this journey into a truly Independent Mind.</span></div><p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 42851 at http://redriverradio.org Independent Minds: Temple Grandin Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-particle-fever-robinson-film-center <h2 style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><strong>Aired Wednesday, April 16 at 12 noon</strong>. Bill Beckett talks with Alexandre Kent, the Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center and Dr. Lee Sawyer, a professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University about the film “<strong>Particle Fever</strong>,” a documentary which captures the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. “Particle Fever,” will be screened at the Robinson Film Center beginning Friday with a special showing Saturday, April 19<sup> </sup>at 5 p.m. followed by a talk with Dr. Sawyer who will field questions to help audience members understand why this unprecedented experiment matters to scientists and non-­scientists alike. If you’d like more information contact the <strong><a href="http://robinsonfilmcenter.org" target="_blank">Robinson Film Center</a></strong> online at or call <strong>318-459-4122.</strong><o:p></o:p></span></h2><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Alexandre Kent & Dr. Lee Sawyer 42678 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford http://redriverradio.org/post/bird-calls-cliff-shackelford-2 <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Aired Tuesday, &nbsp;March 18 at 6 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;Once again Ornithologist Cliff </span>Shackelford<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for a future show please send them to <strong><a href="mailto:wbeckett@lsus.edu?subject=Bird%20Calls%20Question">wbeckett@lsus.edu</a></strong> and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Our Next Bird Calls will be on Tuesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.</span></div><div> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Cliff Shackelford 41512 at http://redriverradio.org Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford Centenary College to host discussions on public school science education http://redriverradio.org/post/centenary-college-host-discussions-public-school-science-education <p>Centenary College’s annual symposium called "<a href="http://www.centenary.edu/forum/">Forum</a>" gets underway this week with a focus on science and religion in public schools.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three events are planned to spark a community conversation.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:48:02 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 39325 at http://redriverradio.org Centenary College to host discussions on public school science education