Science Update: Explaining the chemicals released after the Ohio train derailment

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A black plume of smoke rises in the sky above a residental neighborhood.
A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of a controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern trains Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.

An Ohio train derailment earlier this month is causing environmental and health concerns for residents. We talk about the science behind the spill. Plus, we hear more about an artificial intelligence program that might have the ability to write essays and answer homework questions.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Bassam Shakhashiri Guest

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