The Mars InSight Mission

The Mars InSight Mission

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Ukraine/Russia, Closing GM Factories, Mars InSight

Episode: Ukraine/Russia, Closing GM Factories, Mars InSight

  • Nov 29, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 16:36 mins

(Originally aired April 3, 2018)  Guest: Tom Hoffman, InSight Project Manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory This week, NASA’s Mars InSight Lander successfully touched down on the surface of the red planet. For the next two years, the lander promises to give the most in-depth analysis of Mars ever. And you’re probably thinking, well NASA’s had Martian rovers for a long time. 14 years, to be exact. But those rovers just roamed around searching for signs of life and scoping things out for the day when humans will ultimately arrive.

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The Fight Against Factory Farm Pollution

Nov 29, 2018

(Originally aired July 25,2018) Guest: Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor of Applied Environmental Health University of Maryland Earlier this month, jurors in Raleigh, North Carolina settled down for a month-long federal lawsuit about pig poop. In August, a North Carolina jury in another federal trial handed down a $470 million dollar judgment against one of these massive pig farms. If you’ve ever passed a large pig farm or cattle operation and rolled up your windows to keep out the stench, imagine living next door to it. Neighbors believe the regulations that govern how smelly and messy a hog farm can be haven’t kept pace with just how huge these farms have become. So they’ve been suing the farms under nuisance laws – and winning those cases. What will that mean for meat production in the US.

(Originally aired July 25,2018) Guest: Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor of Applied Environmental Health University of Maryland Earlier this month, jurors in Raleigh, North Carolina settled down for a month-long federal lawsuit about pig poop. In August, a North Carolina jury in another federal trial handed down a $470 million dollar judgment against one of these massive pig farms. If you’ve ever passed a large pig farm or cattle operation and rolled up your windows to keep out the stench, imagine living next door to it. Neighbors believe the regulations that govern how smelly and messy a hog farm can be haven’t kept pace with just how huge these farms have become. So they’ve been suing the farms under nuisance laws – and winning those cases. What will that mean for meat production in the US.