Earth’s minerals, Fear of shootings

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Chert found in Ozaukee County
Chert found on the slope of an eroded hillside in Ozaukee County. Photo courtesy of Benji Johnson

We talk to a scientist who helped discover new minerals. Then, a psychologist helps us manage our fears after mass shootings.

Featured in this Show

  • This scientist helped nearly double the number of known minerals on Earth

    We talk to one of the scientists who helped discover that there are nearly twice as many minerals on Earth as previously thought about his work, including what all these terrestrial minerals might tell us about alien life.

  • Managing fear following mass shootings

    The number of mass shootings is increasing each year, and that can cause stress and fear. An expert joins us to talk about how to manage that fear as a parent, teacher or as part of the general public.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Robert Hazen Guest
  • Travis Wright Guest

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