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Bench Talk: The Week in Science

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This 30-minute show airs every Monday at 7:30 p.m. (ET) and repeats on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. on WFMP-LP, 106.5 FM, Forward Radio, Louisville, KY, USA. Music in this podcast is public domain.


Bench Talk: The Week in Science | August Sky; City on Science; Shellfish Culture | August 5, 2019

We're celebrating our 1st birthday this week! We've been on the air for an entire year!

On this week's episode, you can learn about the planets, stars, constellations and meteor showers that are visible in the night sky in August. Then hear about the unique 'City on Science' events being held in Louisville this year. This a free, city-wide journal club for anyone interested in the environmental health of our local community. Finally, Dr. Camilla Bertolini (a marine biologist at the University of Venice, Italy) discusses the promise of shellfish (bivalve) culture in the future. By the way, Dr. Bertolini's blog is 'The Holistic Fish' at: She can be contacted at:

Bench Talk is a weekly program that airs on WFMP Louisville FORward Radio 106.5 FM ( every Monday at 7:30 pm, Tuesday at 11:30 am, and Wednesday at 7:30 am.

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Bench Talk: The Week in Science | August Sky; City on Science; Shellfish Culture | August 5, 2019 by Forward Radio is licensed under a  Creative Commons License.

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