Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV FM's locally-produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to our community. Every Monday through Wednesday, we reach listeners from Richmond to Emporia. Hosted by Cathy Lewis, who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Educationally Speaking, is part of the national American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative funded by the Corporation for public broadcasting. American Graduate focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today’s youth. This month, we will explore new career pathways for high-demand jobs. Educationally Speaking is a WHRV special, produced by Barry Graham, Kathy Martin and Paul Bibeau, that examines the current state ...
This fall, HearSay is your resource for local election coverage. We'll be bringing you conversations with all the Hampton Roads candidates running for the House of Delegates. We will also interview candidates for Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor. HearSay airs from Noon-1PM on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
With every General Assembly seat on the ballot and some pivotal races right here in Hampton Roads, there's a lot at stake. Before you decide, be sure to listen to the candidates talk about the issues on HearSay with Cathy Lewis beginning Monday, October 22nd, from Noon – 1pm on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
A series of interviews and performances on Acoustic Highway on 89.5 WHRV. Acoustic Highway airs live every Sunday evening from 9-10pm eastern with acoustic music.
Did you ever have a question you were too uncomfortable to ask? How about finding yourself in a socially awkward situation and being unsure of what to do next? Mind Over Manners is a tool that can help! Lisa Godley and Sondra Woodward’s podcast endeavors to raise your social IQ. Join us each week for insights ranging from proper wedding and funeral etiquette, to how to handle that workplace romance, and even that online interaction on social media. Email your comments or questions to mindove ...
As the years move us further and further away from the realities of the Vietnam War and recognition of those who served, we must find ways to keep alive the memories of the those who sacrificed for us, and honor those who returned home to an unwelcome nation.
NASA is finding ways to merge new technologies with those being readied for flight demonstration missions.By WHRO
As a professional NASCAR driver, he knew the suit he wore while racing used NASA spacesuit technology. Could that same technology be modified to protect cell phones from extreme heat or cold?By WHRO
The new album, “Animal” is the sound of folk singer Laura Marling going down the rabbit hole with Tunng’s Mark Lindsey.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
A NASA spinoff of the Groth Algorithm can be used to match the unique spots on animals.By WHRO
Beekeepers, and other agricultural managers, can use NASA’s Earth science information to make sound decisions that will keep the bees buzzing all across the globe.By WHRO
Night after night in Black and Brown communities in Hampton Roads it's the same story - multiple shootings, oftentimes involving our youth. Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone says gun violence is a public health crisis. Citizens in Portsmouth have taken to the streets in protest to stop the violence. Hampton residents are installing solar lights on t…
The Ascension Island telescope has a unique feature, a double horseshoe mount, designed to track fast moving objects, giving astronomers eyes on orbital debris.By WHRO
A team of scientists recently conducted field tests off the coast of Santa Barbara, California. The goal? Use satellites in space to not only map oil spills, but to understand where the slicks are thickest.By WHRO
The Hubble Space Telescope has returned to full operation, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended the telescope’s observations for more than a month.By WHRO
This twenty two year old blues phenom's 2019 debut was nominated for a Grammy and makes his new one, “662” highly anticipated. With fiery solos, soulful vocals and great songs, he doesn’t disappoint.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
A detailed elevation map will help VIPER search for ice on the Moon.By WHRO
The FAA is working with partners, like NASA, to increase the efficiency of our national airspace system.By WHRO
Almost 400 bills in 48 states have been introduced this year proposing voting restrictions ahead of the 2022 elections. Seventeen states have enacted laws that tighten restrictions around casting ballots and running elections. Democratic legislators in Texas have literally left the state to stop that legislature from enacting voting rights restrict…
Scientists observe some space weather events with coronagraphs to reveal information about the sun’s atmosphere.By WHRO
A new virtual reality tool, developed in collaboration with NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, has adapted a system that hooks into real aircraft.By WHRO
Two identical spacecraft were built, each consisting of a lander and an orbiter designed to explore Mars.By WHRO
“Sob Rock” stylistically emulates a much maligned genre of music known as yacht rock.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
An inclined wall and ingenuous system of slings and cables meant that a suited astronaut walking sideways, could experience what it would be like to walk on the Moon.By WHRO
NASA’s Mosquito Habitat Mapper gives citizen scientists the option to identify mosquito species that could transmit diseases.By WHRO
Only 15% of Black Virginians have had at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Why? What is keeping Black folks from protecting themselves against this deadly virus? And what can be done to change hearts and minds? We welcome back cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, but this time in a new role - Medical Director of Health Equity with Sentara. He is …
Cloud patterns can be used to determine the size and location of specific plant and animal habitats.By WHRO
Astronomers are enlisting the help of machines to reveal the basic traits of stars.By WHRO
Stellar Echo Imaging is an idea to try to get actual images of exoplanets.By WHRO
Jakob Dylan is the only original member and has released his first album since he officially turned his band into a solo project, the aptly titled “Exit Wounds.”By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
A team of NASA engineers are investigating the feasibility of shaping portions of an airplane’s wings in flight.By WHRO
From the famous Earthrise photo to stunning pictures of other worlds, NASA has captured millions of images that help us learn more about the universe around us.By WHRO
The AV Round Table takes a closer look at a few of the topics capturing the headlines. Coronavirus hospitalizations are on the rise, particularly in states where people are declining to be vaccinated. According to the Virginia Department of Health about half of all Virginians are fully vaccinated, but among African American's the number drops to le…
Thanks to cameras and microphones on the Perseverance rover, you can experience both the sights and sounds of Mars.By WHRO
The Space Canary is a NASA spinoff worth tweeting about.By WHRO
NASA’s Orion spacecraft is designed to accommodate astronauts of all sizes who may need to spend weeks at a time in the capsule.By WHRO
These Hubble images are stunning representations of cosmic fireworks that can be enjoyed by all.By WHRO
The gases, made up of substances similar to those found in fireworks, created colorful clouds that allowed researchers to track the flow of neutral and charged particles within the auroral wind.By WHRO
On July 1, 2021 adults 21 and older will legally be allowed to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. Owning more than an ounce up to a pound is a civil offense with a $25 fine. But outside of medical dispensaries, it is illegal to sell marijuana until 2024. So many questions. So much confusion. So much you need to know before you legally smoke weed.…
It’s her job to understand the different components of a spacecraft and then pull those all together in a simulation to give an estimate of how the vehicle’s going to perform during flight.By WHRO
NASA continues to lead the preparation for planetary defense, looking for asteroids we know are out there waiting to be found.By WHRO
SCALPSS data will help future landers safely deliver the larger, heavier payloads needed to put Artemis astronauts, and their equipment, on the Moon.By WHRO
Exploring comets, asteroids, and small moons can be a difficult task.By WHRO
Researchers supported by NASA’s Applied Sciences Disasters Program use satellites in space to gauge damage that natural hazards such as hurricanes and earthquakes cause on Earth.By WHRO
Owning your own home - it's the American dream. For many Black and Brown people it was a dream deferred because of laws that allowed redlining of neighborhoods and discrimination in lending. Today, housing discrimination is against the law, but reality tells a different story. It's a cautionary tale of one African American homeowner who's appraisal…
In short flights from there, the Dragonfly rotorcraft will fly to dozens of promising locations on Titan.By WHRO
The Venus rover is one of the visionary ideas currently being funded for study by NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program.By WHRO
During the successful hot fire test, the core stage fired the engines for a little more than eight minutes, just like it will during every Artemis launch to the Moon.By WHRO
Now, thanks to an off-the-shelf microphone that was added to capture sounds during touchdown, we can hear Perseverance as it begins to make tracks across the surface of Mars.By WHRO
When choosing a crop for this hydroponic experiment, the company zeroed in on duckweed, better known now as space lentils.By WHRO
June 19, 1865 - the day that the enslaved in Texas finally got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the United States ...two and a half years after the proclamation went into effect! The commemoration of that day is called Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day and Emancipation Day. We learn the…
NASA is using big data techniques to revolutionize biomedical research.By WHRO
NASA will pair a mass spectrometer with a drill mounted on a rover to go out and look for resources on the Moon.By WHRO
When NASA’s Orion spacecraft takes off, astronauts inside will be wearing new and improved, high-tech space suits.By WHRO
“Catastrophe and Hope” is this Hampton Roads' artist's fourth album. It was written and recorded during the pandemic and chronicles many of the emotions we all shared during that time.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Sometimes the most compelling locations on a planet’s surface are extreme landscapes that can be challenging for astronauts to investigate.By WHRO