space exploration http://iowapublicradio.org en Fireworks, Finding Exo-Planets, and More http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fireworks-finding-exo-planets-and-more <p>On this News Buzz edition of the program, hear about a legislative shouting match, legalizing fireworks, the ACLU lawsuit against the Iowa Secretary of State, a survey of Iowans' thoughts on gay marriage, the Kepler mission, and a push to increase studying abroad.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislative shouting match and and other legislative fireworks:</span></p><p>ACLU lawsuit:</p><p>Same-sex marriage opinions:</p><p>Finding exoplanets:</p><p>Studying abroad:</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:18:18 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 37225 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fireworks, Finding Exo-Planets, and More News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-voter-fraud-dot-cameras-transgender-homecoming-and-space-exploration <p>NASA&#39;s Juno spacecraft passed within about 350 miles of Earth&#39;s surface this week, before slingshotting off into space on a historic exploration of Jupiter.</p><p>On this news buzz version of River to River, hear from a University of Iowa research engineer about Juno, and from the president of the University of Iowa Amateur Radio<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Club about why they waved to Juno electronically, as it whizzed by.</span></p><p>That, and many other items in our news worth buzzing about.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:49:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 30460 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration Reaching Outer Limits http://iowapublicradio.org/post/reaching-outer-limits <p>It’s taken more than three decades for NASA’s Voyager 1 to travel about 11 billion miles to reach the outskirts of our solar system and continue on into interstellar space. Today on River to River, we hear from research scientist, Bill Kurth, about his work on some of the spacecraft’s equipment that was built and operated by the University of Iowa.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:07:42 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Ben Stanton & Emily Woodbury 29229 at http://iowapublicradio.org Reaching Outer Limits News Buzz: Gun Permits for the Blind, Astronaut at ISU, and Superstitions http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-gun-permits-blind-astronaut-isu-and-superstitions <p>For this News Buzz version of 'River to River' we hear about legally blind Iowans&nbsp;and gun permits, astronaut Clayton Anderson will join the Iowa State University faculty, the Cyclone/Hawkeye game is tomorrow, and hear about superstitions on this Friday the thirteenth.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 19:31:03 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Emily Woodbury & Ben Stanton 29060 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Gun Permits for the Blind, Astronaut at ISU, and Superstitions