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Einstein's Messengers, LIGO Documentary
Einstein's Messengers, LIGO Documentary

This video examines how LIGO, NSF's Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, is spearheading the completely new field of gravitational wave astronomy and opening a whole new window on the universe.

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Show hosts Jordan and Charlie
Read between the lines -- Science360 Extra

In episode 59, Jordan and Charlie take a look at new research about how we read. Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have come up with a way to observe brain activity during natural reading. This marks the first time researchers have been able to study the brain while reading actual texts, instead of individual words.

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Funding for research that advances science education.

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