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Satellite shoot-down

Denton Ebel, a geologist and meteorite expert with the American Museum of Natural History, and John Pike, the Director of GlobalSecurity.org, discuss the Navy's plan to shoot down a failed US spy satellite.

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The new black

Faith talks to Washington Post reporter Rick Weiss about the recent discovery of a new paper-thin material that is the blackest substance ever created.

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Martin Riddle

Scientist Martin Riddle talks to Faith about his recent discovery of several new kinds of giant deep sea creatures on the ocean floor off Antarctica.

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Neil Shubin

Faith talks to University of Chicago paleontologist Neil Shubin about his new book Inner Fish, which details the many biological traits that humans and fish have in common.

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Rick Weiss

Faith talks to Washington Post reporter Rick Weiss about new ways in which genes themselves are testifying in court and the future of DNA testing in the criminal justice system.

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William Crawford

Faith talks to William Crawford, the co-creator of Concrete Canvas, a unique fabric that can be used to create a bulletproof shelter.

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Carol Diebel

Carol Diebel, the Director of Natural Environment at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Center, talks about the rare colossal squid captured off the coast of Antarctica that her lab is about to dissect.

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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist at the University of Indiana in Indianapolis, talks about her experience having a stroke and her new book, "My Stroke of Insight."

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Bad weather

Faith talks to Stefanie and J. Eggleston, a Missouri father-daughter duo who did a study that showed weather forecasts aren't as accurate as you might think.

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Mary Roach

Science writer Mary Roach talks about her new book, "Bonk," in which she discusses the strange history of scientific research into the mechanics and physiology of sex.