Granite Geek
Episode 29: Science in the State House

Episode 29: Science in the State House

February 7, 2019

David Brooks gives an overview of some of the geeky bills going through the state Legistlature this session. 

Episode 28: Determining toxicity of water pollutants

Episode 28: Determining toxicity of water pollutants

January 18, 2019

Determining limits of toxins in the water can be a tricky thing - but important - to do. 

Episode 27: Aviation Museum seeks teletype repairer

Episode 27: Aviation Museum seeks teletype repairer

January 8, 2019

Is fascination with aviation fading? The Granite Geek answers. Also, the Aviation Museum of New Hampshire is looking for someone to help repair teletype machines. 

Episode 26: N.H. Historical Marker recognizes BASIC invention

Episode 26: N.H. Historical Marker recognizes BASIC invention

December 31, 2018

Granite Geek is getting it's BASIC historic marker in 2019! Hooray! Now he's looking for suggestions on other geeky N.H. people or things that deserve some attention. 

Episode 25: Municipal Broadband

Episode 25: Municipal Broadband

December 27, 2018

Granite Geek David Brooks looks into Bristol, N.H.'s, efforts to create a municipal broadband network to bring high-speed internet to a rural community. 

Episode 24: There’s something fishy going on

Episode 24: There’s something fishy going on

December 19, 2018

Efforts to help restore salmon to the Merrimack River have helped out another species, herring. 

Episode 23: The art of road salting

Episode 23: The art of road salting

December 13, 2018

Granite Geek David Brooks discusses what road crews have to consider when winter's snow and wet make driving difficult. 

Episode 22: Rethinking the power grid

Episode 22: Rethinking the power grid

December 5, 2018

Boothbay, Maine, saved $12 million dollars by rethinking how to create and store energy instead of building a larger transmission line. 

Episode 21: Challenges in climate modeling

Episode 21: Challenges in climate modeling

November 29, 2018

Climate change will cause less snow to fall on New England in the future. Just how much less? It's a bit hard to pin down. 

Episode 20: How DNA technology will erode your privacy

Episode 20: How DNA technology will erode your privacy

November 16, 2018

Granite Geek David Brooks explains how DNA technology was used to track down a serial killer, but someday, it could be used to track you. 

 

Read more: https://www.concordmonitor.com/gnetic-geneaology-NHPR-public-radio-Bear-Brook-21420103