Murray Carpenter


European cycling race

In the Geo Quiz, we're searching for the Doyenne. La Doyenne means "the oldest". It's also the French nickname for one of Europe's most famous bike races. The race starts and ends in a Belgian city we want you to to name.

Rock Snot

A brown, fuzzy alga called didymo is invading cold trout and salmon streams. Didymo, better know as rock snot, and perplexed scientists are trying to figure out how and why it's rapidly spreading in North America.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer postcard

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked what direction you're traveling in if you're crossing the Panama by train from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The answer is northwest. Reporter Murray Carpenter recently took the train ride and sent us an audio postcard.

Buckets of Trout

Brook trout are in trouble throughout much of their native range in the eastern United States ?but they're alive and well in the waters of Maine.