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Get the inside science scoop with new Carnegie Science Center podcast

Shirley McMarlin
| Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
The Carnegie Science Center at Pittsburgh's North Shore on July 3, 2015.
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The Carnegie Science Center at Pittsburgh's North Shore on July 3, 2015.

Carnegie Science Center is launching a new biweekly podcast with the aim of making science education fun and accessible to everyone.

“Science News and Qs,” or “SNaQ” for short, is intended as a fun way to get current science headlines, delve more deeply into cool science topics and get answers to burning science questions, according to a press release.

Hosted by veteran science educators Charissa Sedor and Ralph Crewe, each half-hour program includes a discussion of current science events, as well as information on subjects like space telescopes, dragonfly wings and even coffee.

Listeners can submit show ideas and questions to be discussed on future episodes at 412-237-3327 or

New episodes of SNaQ will be released on the first and third Tuesday of every month and are available for free download on iTunes, snaq.podbean or .

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5750, or via Twitter @shirley_trib.

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