RADIO Frontier Channel

RADIO Frontier Channel is now defunct.

RADIO Frontier Channel was a podcast from Frontier Channel hosted by Richard Leis in 2005 that included science and technology news and interviews with scientists at the University of Arizona.

History

RADIO Frontier Channel podcast logo with transparent text over dark image of radio telescope array

The podcast launched on February 20, 2005. It initially recapping recent science and technology news. The music was composed by a coworker and the audio for each episode was recorded on an Apple iPod and edited using Audacity.

With the fourth episode, RADIO Frontier Channel added interviews of scientists and educators at the University of Arizona. Later episodes also focused on covering a single topic in more details, participated with other podcasts, and added a multimedia dimension.

The podcast went on hiatus later in 2005 and did not return.


Episodes


RADIO Frontier Channel Posts

Deep Impact Slide 10

Slide 10 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 9 < Introduction > Slide 11

Deep Impact Slide 8

Slide 8 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 7 < Introduction > Slide 9

Deep Impact Slide 11

Slide 11 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 10 < Introduction

Deep Impact Slide 9

Slide 9 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 8 < Introduction > Slide 10

Deep Impact Coverage: RADIO Frontier Channel Episode 09 – Let’s Bomb the Hell out of a Comet

The Frontier Channel is proud to announce a brand new format for the RADIO Frontier Channel podcast. Because science and technology news is usually better presented visually, I will begin adding a presentation of images and movies you can click through while listening to the podcast. “Episode 09 – Let’s Bomb the Hell out of […]

Deep Impact Slide 7

Slide 7 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 6 < Introduction > Slide 8

Deep Impact Slide 6

Slide 6 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 5 < Introduction > Slide 7

Deep Impact Slide 5

Slide 5 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 4 < Introduction > Slide 6

Deep Impact Slide 4

Slide 4 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 3 < Introduction > Slide 5

Deep Impact Slide 3

Slide 3 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 2 < Introduction > Slide 4

Deep Impact Slide 2

Slide 2 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Slide 1 < Introduction > Slide 3

Deep Impact Slide 1

Slide 1 for RADIO Frontier Channel episode 09, “Let’s Bomb the Hell Out of a Comet“ Introduction > Slide 2

An Interview with Geologist Jay Quade – Page 1

The Desert Laboratory sits on Tumamoc Hill overlooking the city of Tucson, Arizona. Rainfall amounts here have been above normal this winter and the desert is in bloom. I am sitting in the office of Dr. Jay Quade, from where the view of both Tucson and the desert is spectacular. A faculty member in the […]

An Interview with Geologist Jay Quade – Page 2

(Continued from Page 1.) Meanwhile, volcanoes in Ethiopia lay down layers of ash, pumice and other fragments through frequent eruptions. As this material begins to cement over time, it becomes tuff. Tuff sticks out from other layers because it is so light in color. The river and volcano activity are preserved in the varying layers […]

An Interview with Geologist Jay Quade – Tools of Time

Geology is like forensic work; it requires time, patience, and the right tools. To the layperson, rock sedimentary layers sometimes seem to blur together. The geologist uses common sense to determine how each layer is related to the other layers, what it is made of, and how it got there. Then, using this data, the […]

An Interview with Geologist Jay Quade – Geology, Famine and War

Embarking on a geology expedition might sound exciting or boring, depending on your interests. However, there is more going on behind the scenes than just scientific research. Sometimes scientists find themselves in the middle of suffering and violence, and they begin to question why they are there, even as their heart reaches out to those […]

Radio Frontier Channel

The Frontier Channel is launching a podcast called Radio Frontier Channel on Sunday, February 20, 2005. Podcasting is the emerging phenomena of audio broadcasts on the Internet. The audio feeds can be automatically downloaded using podcast subscription software like iPodder using the RSS standard. Wikipedia has an article explaining what podcasting is all about. Radio […]

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