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    The Machine Age

    Andrew McAfee, author of, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, was interviewed by David Brooks. Topics included employees being…

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    Salt Creek Museum

    Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield workers, and talked about why the development of Casper, Wyoming, was integral to the…

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    Book Discussion on Shores of Knowledge

    Joyce Appleby talked about her book, Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination, in which she looks at the impact of explorers during the Age of Discovery on…

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    Teapot Dome Scandal

    Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, Wyoming, and the impact it had on oil production. The scandal was a bribery incident that…

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    Salt Creek Oilfield

    Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered there, and talked about what life was like for the people who worked in the fields during the…

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    History of Yosemite National Park

    Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first…

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    Carbon Dioxide Scrubbing

    Klaus Lackner talked about carbon dioxide scrubbing, the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from ambient air. Topics included available technologies and potential developments…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Closing Keynote

    Garrett Reisman delivered the closing keynote address at the 2014 Air Safety Forum. He spoke about the future of human space flight and technology

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Business Leaders

    Business leaders talked about investment and development in Africa. This is the first panel only, “Energy and Electrifying Africa.” “CEOs Dialogue Sessions” was…

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    Solar Energy Policy

    Panelists talked about the development of solar energy systems, including technological developments and public policies that affect solar energy’s marketability and…

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    Newsmakers with Senator David Vitter

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA) talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and it’s Clean…

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    Clean Power Plan

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Book Discussion on The Frackers

    Gregory Zuckerman talked about his book, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, in which he looks at the wildcatters who founded the fracking industry…

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    Book Discussion on Empire of Ice

    Professor Edward J. Larson talked about his book, An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science, in which he looks at the scientific enterprises that drove…

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    1962 Telstar Newsreel

    A Day in History. Telstar Brings World Closer was a 1962 Universal newsreel about the development and launch of the Telstar communications satellite.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Steve Daines (R-MT) delivered the Republican weekly address. He talked about the effect of energy policies on employment.

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    History and Future of NASA

    Robert Cabana talked about the history and future of NASA. He focused on NASA’s space exploration projects, its effort to put a man on Mars, and the commercialization of space…

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    International Space Station

    Commander Steven Swanson and flight engineer Reid Wiseman appeared live via satellite from the Destiny Lab in the International Space Station (ISS) to testify at a House Science, Space, and…

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    Senator Mikulski on Emergency Spending Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced a $3.5 billion emergency supplemental spending bill. It included $2.7 billion for unaccompanied children…

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    The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed

    This 1969 NASA documentary detailed the first NASA mission to land two men on the moon.

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