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Emerging Science: New television series features Vermonters on the frontiers of science

Release Date: 03-19-2008

Author: CEMS Communications

Emerging Science on VPTVermont Public Television (VPT) and Vermont EPSCoR (The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) are partnering on a new television series called Emerging Science. It will feature Vermont scientists, including many faculty members of the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS), conducting a diverse array of research and applied science projects.

The four-part series is set to premiere April 30th at 7:30 pm on Vermont Public Television.Steve Arms

Podcast Previews

As a lead-up to the broadcast premiere, a series of eight short weekly podcasts on topics in the series will be available for downloading at Emerging Science.

The newest podcast, available now, is "Remote Sensing of Mechanical Stress." Steve Arms, President of MicroStrain, Inc. in Williston, Vermont and member of the CEMS Board of Advisors, describes one example of remote wireless sensing.

You can also view a video clip of the program at Emerging Science.

Mark Your Calendar

Tune into Vermont Public Television on Wednesday, May 14, at 7:30 pm for the full Emerging Science episode on "Remote Sensors and Information Technology."

At the same time, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm, MicroStrain's Steve Arms will join VPT for an online chat to answer your questions. Log on at www.vpt.org to join the discussion.