Engineers of the New Millennium: The Energy Revolution

Energy is at once the greatest motive force in the world economy and the principal environmental challenge for policymakers. The engineers who work on getting energy, storing it, moving it about, consuming it, and conserving it are the focus of this report. Listen to the individual segments, which are now airing on public radio stations across the United States, and check this page frequently to see if and when a show will air on a public radio station in your area.

 

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Engineers of the New Millennium: The Energy Revolution

 

City

State

Station

Day

Date

Time

Las Vegas

Nev.

KNPR—88.9 FM

Sat

4/3/10

3:00 p.m.

New York

N.Y.

WNYC—93.9 FM

Sat

4/10/10

6:00 a.m.

New York

N.Y.

WNYC—820 AM

Sat

4/10/10

2:00 p.m.

Winston Salem

N.C.

WFDD—88.5 FM

Sun

4/11/10

7:00 p.m.

New York

N.Y.

WNYC—820 AM

Sun

4/11/10

8:00 p.m.

West Palm Beach

Fla.

WXEL—90.7 FM

Sun

4/18/10

2:00 p.m.

Chapel Hill/Durham

N.C.

WUNC—91.5 FM

Sun

4/18/10

6:00 p.m.

Springfield

Mass.

WNNZ—640 AM

Sun

4/18/10

5:00 p.m.

Buxton

N.C.

WBUX—90.5 FM

Sun

4/18/10

6:00 p.m.

Rocky Mount

N.C.

WRQM—90.9 FM

Sun

4/18/10

6:00 p.m.

Elizabeth City

N.C.

WUND—88.9 FM

Sun

4/18/10

6:00 p.m.

Manteo

N.C.

WURI—90.9 FM

Sun

4/18/10

6:00 p.m.

Richmond/Lexington

Ky.

WEKU—88.9 FM

Mon

4/19/10

6:00 p.m.

Hazard

Ky.

WSKG—90.9 FM

Mon

4/19/10

6:00 p.m.

Corbin

Ky.

WSKG—88.5 FM

Mon

4/19/10

6:00 p.m.

Richmond/Lexington

Ky.

WEKU—88.9 FM

Tue

4/20/10

6:00 p.m.

Hazard

Ky.

WSKG—90.9 FM

Tue

4/20/10

6:00 p.m.

Corbin

Ky.

WSKG—88.5 FM

Tue

4/20/10

6:00 p.m.

Binghamton

N.Y.

WSKG—89.3 FM

Tue

4/20/10

1:00 p.m.

Ithaca

N.Y.

WSQG—90.9 FM

Tue

4/20/10

1:00 p.m.

Oneonta

N.Y.

WSQC—91.7 FM

Tue

4/20/10

1:00 p.m.

Corning/Elmira

N.Y.

WSQE—91.1 FM

Tue

4/20/10

1:00 p.m.

Hornell/Alfred

N.Y.

WSQA—88.7 FM

Tue

4/20/10

1:00 p.m.

Buffalo

N.Y.

WNED—970 AM

Wed

4/21/10

1:00 p.m.

Norfolk

Va.

WHRV—89.5 FM

Wed

4/21/10

1:00 p.m.

Washington

D.C.

WAMU—88.5 F M

Thu

4/22/10

9:00 p.m.

Buffalo

N.Y.

WNED—970 AM

Fri

4/23/10

1:00 p.m.

Sister Bay

Wis.

WHDI—91.9 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Highland

Wis.

WHHI—91.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

LaCrosse

Wis.

WHLA—90.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Menomonie

Wis.

WHWC—88.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Auburndale

Wis.

WLBL—930 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Wausau

Wis.

WLBL—91.9 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Appleton

Wis.

WLFM—91.1 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

River Falls

Wis.

WRFW—88.7 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Oshkosh

Wis.

WRST—90.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Sheboygan

Wis.

WSHS—91.7 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Middleton

Wis.

WAQ—90.9 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Ashland

Wis.

WAF—102.9 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Central Madison

Wis.

WBM—107.9 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Park Falls

Wis.

WHBM—90.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Madison

Wis.

WHA—90.7 AM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Milwaukee

Wis.

WFPL—89.3 FM

Sat

4/24/10

3:00 p.m.

Louisville

Ky.

WHAD—90.7 FM

Sat

4/24/10

9:00 p.m.

Heathsville

Va.

WCNV—89.1 FM

Sun

4/25/10

6:00 p.m.

Chase City

Va.

WMVE—90.1 FM

Sun

4/25/10

6:00 p.m.

Richmond

Va.

WCVE—88.9 FM

Sat

4/25/10

6:00 p.m.


“Engineers of the New Millennium: The Energy Revolution” is a coproduction of IEEE Spectrum magazine and the Directorate for Engineering of the National Science Foundation.