Adventures in Research

February 2, 1943 to March 8, 1955
631 episodes known to exist
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Adventures in Research
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Adventures in Research
February 2, 1943 - March 8, 1955
631 episodes known to exist
Host: Paul Shannon
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February 2, 1943 
For the Little World 
 
15:00 

 
February 9, 1943 
The Virus - Enemy of Life 
 
15:00 

 
February 16, 1943 
The Electric Smoke-Eater 
 
15:00 

 
February 23, 1943 
Laboratory Detectives 
 
15:00 

 
March 2, 1943 
Electronics - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
March 9, 1943 
Domestic Measures and Measuring Devices 
 
15:00 

 
March 16, 1943 
Telltale Atoms and the Tales They Tell 
 
15:00 

 
March 23, 1943 
The Principles of Electronics and Their Functions 
 
15:00 

 
March 30, 1943 
Steel That Floats 
 
15:00 

 
10 
April 6, 1943 
Sound 
 
15:00 

 
11 
April 13, 1943 
Why Smash Atoms 
 
15:00 

 
12 
April 20, 1943 
Replies to Questions From Listeners 
 
15:00 

 
13 
April 27, 1943 
Design For Substitutes 
 
15:00 

 
14 
May 4, 1943 
Bombs: Their Contents and Effects 
 
15:00 

 
15 
May 11, 1943 
Attack by Fire 
 
15:00 

 
16 
May 18, 1943 
Science As a Career - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
17 
May 25, 1943 
Science As a Career - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
18 
June 1, 1943 
Future Power Sources - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
19 
June 8, 1943 
Future Power Sources - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
20 
June 15, 1943 
Today's Ben Franklin 
 
15:00 

 
21 
June 22, 1943 
Engineering For Victory 
 
15:00 

 
22 
June 29, 1943 
Machines That Talk 
 
15:00 

 
23 
July 6, 1943 
Production Miracles 
 
15:00 

 
24 
July 13, 1943 
The Stuff Our World Is Made Of 
 
15:00 

 
25 
July 20, 1943 
Synthetic Rubber - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
26 
July 27, 1943 
Synthetic Rubber - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
27 
August 3, 1943 
Strange People of the Little Worlds - Pt 1 
 
15:00 

 
28 
August 10, 1943 
Strange People of the Little Worlds - Pt 2 
 
15:00 

 
29 
August 17, 1943 
Our Friend the Weatherman 
 
15:00 

 
30 
August 24, 1943 
How Good a Scientist Are You? 
 
15:00 

 
31 
August 31, 1943 
Let's Go Stargazing 
 
15:00 

 
32 
September 7, 1943 
Amber and Amperes - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
33 
September 14, 1943 
Amber and Amperes - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
34 
September 21, 1943 
Magnetism 
 
15:00 

 
35 
September 28, 1943 
The Air We Breathe 
 
15:00 

 
36 
October 5, 1943 
The Earth As a Treasure Chest 
 
15:00 

 
37 
October 12, 1943 
Science in Everyday Things - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
38 
October 19, 1943 
Science in Everyday Things - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
39 
October 26, 1943 
Sun in the Night 
 
15:00 

 
40 
November 2, 1943 
Sound 
 
15:00 

 
41 
November 9, 1943 
Electronics 
 
15:00 

 
42 
November 16, 1943 
Glass 
 
15:00 

 
43 
November 23, 1943 
Power Metallurgy - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
44 
November 30, 1943 
Power Metallurgy - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
45 
December 7, 1943 
Electronics For the Future - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
46 
December 14, 1943 
Electronics For the Future - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
47 
December 21, 1943 
Electronics At Work 
 
15:00 

 
48 
December 28, 1943 
How to Get More Light For Your Money - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
49 
January 4, 1944 
How to Get More Light For Your Money - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
50 
January 11, 1944 
Instruments For Victory 
 
15:00 

 
51 
January 18, 1944 
Story of Ignition 
 
15:00 

 
52 
January 25, 1944 
Research in Post-War Planning 
 
15:00 

 
53 
February 1, 1944 
Abcs of Eating Health - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
54 
February 8, 1944 
Abcs of Eating Health - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
55 
February 15, 1944 
Skyrockets Grow Up 
 
15:00 

 
56 
February 22, 1944 
Research and Protection 
 
15:00 

 
57 
February 29, 1944 
Pipelines to Fighting Power 
 
15:00 

 
58 
March 7, 1944 
Electrons by the Ounce Or Billions 
 
15:00 

 
59 
March 14, 1944 
Sound by Wire 
 
15:00 

 
60 
March 21, 1944 
The Use of Poison Gas in Warfare 
 
15:00 

 
61 
March 28, 1944 
New Use For Glass in War - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
62 
April 4, 1944 
New Use For Glass in War - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
63 
April 11, 1944 
More Power to the Farm - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
64 
April 18, 1944 
More Power to the Farm - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
65 
April 25, 1944 
Wireless Power and the Sun's Rival 
 
15:00 

 
66 
May 2, 1944 
Something New in X-Ray - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
67 
May 9, 1944 
Something New in X-Ray - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
68 
May 16, 1944 
More About Glass 
 
15:00 

 
69 
May 23, 1944 
Engineering Progress 
 
15:00 

 
70 
May 30, 1944 
Feeding Our Production Army - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
71 
June 6, 1944 
Feeding Our Production Army - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
72 
June 13, 1944 
Aircraft Electrification 
 
15:00 

 
73 
June 20, 1944 
Rolling Power Plants 
 
15:00 

 
74 
June 27, 1944 
Post-War Appliances 
 
15:00 

 
75 
July 4, 1944 
Keeping Tabs On Temperature 
 
15:00 

 
76 
July 11, 1944 
Science Versus Malaria 
 
15:00 

 
77 
July 18, 1944 
Lightning Checker-Upper 
 
15:00 

 
78 
July 25, 1944 
Battle Against Rust 
 
15:00 

 
79 
August 1, 1944 
Engineering For the Navy 
 
15:00 

 
80 
August 8, 1944 
Electronics - Past, Present and Future 
 
15:00 

 
81 
August 15, 1944 
Heritage of the Soil - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
82 
August 22, 1944 
Heritage of the Soil - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
83 
August 29, 1944 
Aids to Aviation 
 
15:00 

 
84 
September 5, 1944 
Limited Measurements 
 
15:00 

 
85 
September 12, 1944 
Future Power Opportunities - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
86 
September 19, 1944 
Future Power Opportunities - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
87 
September 26, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
88 
October 3, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
89 
October 10, 1944 
America's Merchant Marine - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
90 
October 17, 1944 
America's Merchant Marine - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
91 
October 24, 1944 
Man's Heritage of the Skies - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
92 
October 31, 1944 
Man's Heritage of the Skies - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
93 
November 7, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
94 
November 14, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
95 
November 21, 1944 
Eyes and Ears For the Millions-Part 1 
History of the first regular radio broadcast. 
15:00 

 
96 
November 28, 1944 
Eyes and Ears For the Millions-Part 2 
The first successful electric telegraph 
15:00 

 
97 
December 5, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
98 
December 12, 1944 
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15:00 

 
99 
December 19, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
100 
December 26, 1944 
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15:00 

 
101 
January 2, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
102 
January 9, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
103 
January 16, 1945 
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15:00 

 
104 
January 23, 1945 
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15:00 

 
105 
January 30, 1945 
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15:00 

 
106 
February 6, 1945 
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15:00 

 
107 
February 13, 1945 
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15:00 

 
108 
February 20, 1945 
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15:00 

 
109 
February 27, 1945 
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15:00 

 
110 
March 6, 1945 
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15:00 

 
111 
March 13, 1945 
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15:00 

 
112 
March 20, 1945 
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15:00 

 
113 
March 27, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
114 
April 3, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
115 
April 10, 1945 
Magnesium - Glamour Metal 
 
15:00 

 
116 
April 17, 1945 
New Motors For Bombers 
 
15:00 

 
117 
April 24, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
118 
May 1, 1945 
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15:00 

 
119 
May 8, 1945 
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15:00 

 
120 
May 15, 1945 
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15:00 

 
121 
May 22, 1945 
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15:00 

 
122 
May 29, 1945 
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15:00 

 
123 
June 5, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
124 
June 12, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
15:00 

 
125 
June 19, 1945 
Seagoing Ice Breakers 
 
15:00 

 
126 
June 26, 1945 
Seagoing Life Preservers 
 
15:00 

 
127 
July 3, 1945 
What's New in Synthetic Rubber? 
 
15:00 

 
128 
July 10, 1945 
A New Kind of Match 
 
15:00 

 
129 
July 17, 1945 
The Strange Metal - Copper - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
130 
July 24, 1945 
The Strange Metal - Copper - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
131 
July 31, 1945 
Air-Sea Rescue 
 
15:00 

 
132 
August 7, 1945 
Sweating It Out 
 
15:00 

 
133 
August 14, 1945 
Electrical Test Farm 
 
15:00 

 
134 
August 21, 1945 
The Farm of Tomorrow 
 
15:00 

 
135 
August 28, 1945 
Wonder Weapons 
 
15:00 

 
136 
September 4, 1945 
An Insect Zoo 
 
15:00 

 
137 
September 11, 1945 
Lamps For Health 
 
15:00 

 
138 
September 18, 1945 
Lamps For Tomorrow 
 
15:00 

 
139 
September 25, 1945 
Photographic Miracles - Part 1 
 
15:00 

 
140 
October 2, 1945 
Photographic Miracles - Part 2 
 
15:00 

 
141 
October 9, 1945 
Street Lighting 
 
15:00 

 
142 
October 16, 1945 
A New Kind of Movie 
 
15:00 

 
143 
October 23, 1945 
Fundamentals of Electricity 
 
15:00 

 
144 
October 30, 1945 
Twenty-Five Magic Years of Radio 
 
15:00 

 
145 
November 6, 1945 
Stratovision 
 
15:00 

 
146 
November 13, 1945 
The Gas That Won't Burn 
 
15:00 

 
147 
November 20, 1945 
New Steel Horizons 
 
15:00 

 
148 
November 27, 1945 
Contributions to Victory 
 
15:00 

 
149 
December 4, 1945 
Blueprint For Tomorrow 
 
15:00 

 
150 
December 11, 1945 
Roentgen, the Discoverer of the X-Ray 
 
15:00 

 
151 
December 18, 1945 
Wakeless Torpedoes 
 
15:00 

 
152 
December 25, 1945 
The Human Side of Radar 
 
15:00 

 
153 
January 1, 1946 
The Story of Paricutin 
 
15:00 

 
154 
January 8, 1946 
Ethyl Gasoline 
 
15:00 

 
155 
January 15, 1946 
The Story of Nylon 
 
15:00 

 
156 
January 22, 1946 
The Story of Aluminum 
 
15:00 

 
157 
January 29, 1946 
Nikola Tesla - Super Genius 
 
15:00 

 
158 
February 5, 1946 
Michael Faraday 
 
15:00 

 
159 
February 12, 1946 
The Story of Dentistry 
 
15:00 

 
160 
February 19, 1946 
The Radium Hound 
 
15:00 

 
161 
February 26, 1946 
Man-Made Weather 
 
15:00 

 
162 
March 5, 1946 
Johnny Appleby's Knot 
 
15:00 

 
163 
March 12, 1946 
The Story of the Phonograph 
 
15:00 

 
164 
March 19, 1946 
Food Preservation 
 
15:00 

 
165 
March 26, 1946 
The Radium Hound (same As 160) 
 
15:00 

 
166 
April 2, 1946 
The Story of Fingerprinting 
 
15:00 

 
167 
April 9, 1946 
Beloved Lens Maker 
 
15:00 

 
168 
April 16, 1946 
Waterproofed Roads 
 
15:00 

 
169 
April 23, 1946 
Ezra Cornell 
 
15:00 

 
170 
April 30, 1946 
William Henry Perkin 
 
15:00 

 
171 
May 2, 1946 
Transcriptions 
 
15:00 

 
172 
May 9, 1946 
Wonder Worker with Plants 
 
15:00 

 
173 
May 16, 1946 
George Westinghouse 
 
15:00 

 
174 
May 23, 1946 
The Time Capsule 
 
15:00 

 
175 
May 30, 1946 
Television 
 
15:00 

 
176 
June 4, 1946 
Polarized Light 
 
15:00 

 
177 
June 11, 1946 
Balloon Tires 
 
15:00 

 
178 
June 18, 1946 
The Story of the Electron 
 
15:00 

 
179 
June 25, 1946 
The Electron Tube 
 
15:00 

 
180 
July 2, 1946 
Electronics in Communications 
 
15:00 

 
181 
July 9, 1946 
Electronics in Transportation 
 
15:00 

 
182 
July 16, 1946 
Electronics in Industry 
 
15:00 

 
183 
July 23, 1946 
Electronics in Health and Personal Enjoyment 
 
15:00 

 
184 
July 30, 1946 
King of Clocks 
 
15:00 

 
185 
August 6, 1946 
The Paper Invention That Worked 
 
15:00 

 
186 
August 13, 1946 
Golden Jubilee 
 
15:00 

 
187 
August 20, 1946 
The First American Patent 
 
15:00 

 
188 
August 27, 1946 
Typewriter History 
 
15:00 

 
189 
September 3, 1946 
Science in Recreation 
 
15:00 

 
190 
September 10, 1946 
The Story of Metal X 
 
15:00 

 
191 
September 17, 1946 
Birth of the Balloon 
 
15:00 

 
192 
September 21, 1946 
Story of the English Locomotive 
 
15:00 

 
193 
September 28, 1946 
Rails For America 
 
15:00 

 
194 
October 8, 1946 
Dynamite 
 
15:00 

 
195 
October 15, 1946 
Sofar 
 
15:00 

 
196 
October 22, 1946 
Hurricane Maker 
 
15:00 

 
197 
October 29, 1946 
Oil From Shale 
 
15:00 

 
198 
November 5, 1946 
The Cash Register 
 
15:00 

 
199 
November 12, 1946 
Uncle Sam's Attic 
 
15:00 

 
200 
November 19, 1946 
Toothpowder Mountain 
 
15:00 

 
201 
November 26, 1946 
Gustaf Dahlen 
 
15:00 

 
202 
December 3, 1946 
The Sting of Death 
 
15:00 

 
203 
December 10, 1946 
The Dread Scourge - Typhus 
 
15:00 

 
204 
December 17, 1946 
The Oil Hunter 
 
15:00 

 
205 
December 24, 1946 
Burglar-Proof Lock 
 
15:00 

 
206 
December 31, 1946 
Time Through the Ages 
 
15:00 

 
207 
January 7, 1947 
Beauty in Clay 
 
15:00 

 
208 
January 14, 1947 
Plague Conqueror 
 
15:00 

 
209 
January 21, 1947 
Man of Destiny 
 
15:00 

 
210 
January 28, 1947 
The Rain Wizard 
 
15:00 

 
211 
February 4, 1947 
Stone That Gave Light 
 
15:00 

 
212 
February 11, 1947 
The Perfect Clock 
 
15:00 

 
213 
February 18, 1947 
The Golden Mold 
 
15:00 

 
214 
February 25, 1947 
The Lost Chemical 
 
15:00 

 
215 
March 4, 1947 
The Modern Road 
 
15:00 

 
216 
March 11, 1947 
The Flight That Failed 
 
15:00 

 
217 
March 18, 1947 
Science Will Out 
 
15:00 

 
218 
March 25, 1947 
Power From Steam 
 
15:00 

 
219 
April 1, 1947 
Boy Inventor 
 
15:00 

 
220 
April 8, 1947 
The Blacksmith and the Magnet 
 
15:00 

 
221 
April 15, 1947 
The Adventure of the Sunken Submarine 
 
15:00 

 
222 
April 22, 1947 
The Red Plague 
 
15:00 

 
223 
April 29, 1947 
The Last Continent 
 
15:00 

 
224 
May 6, 1947 
The Discarded Formula 
 
15:00 

 
225 
May 13, 1947 
Nicolas Leblanc 
 
15:00 

 
226 
May 20, 1947 
The Place Where Time Begins 
 
15:00 

 
227 
May 27, 1947 
Shanghai Lullaby 
 
15:00 

 
228 
June 3, 1947 
Man's Greatest Enemy 
 
15:00 

 
229 
June 10, 1947 
The Royal Disease 
 
15:00 

 
230 
June 17, 1947 
The Weaver and the Wasp 
 
15:00 

 
231 
June 24, 1947 
The Missing Planets 
 
15:00 

 
232 
July 1, 1947 
Otto Von Guericke 
 
15:00 

 
233 
July 8, 1947 
Something New Under the Sun 
 
15:00 

 
234 
July 15, 1947 
A Stone That Talked 
 
15:00 

 
235 
July 22, 1947 
Killer of Pain 
 
15:00 

 
236 
July 29, 1947 
The Prompt Comet 
 
15:00 

 
237 
August 5, 1947 
The Cardiff Giant 
 
15:00 

 
238 
August 12, 1947 
The Window in the Stomach 
 
15:00 

 
239 
August 19, 1947 
King Coal's Kingdom 
 
15:00 

 
240 
August 26, 1947 
The First Iceman 
 
15:00 

 
241 
September 2, 1947 
The Impractical Poet 
 
15:00 

 
242 
September 9, 1947 
Repeat Performance 
 
15:00 

 
243 
September 16, 1947 
The Spirit of Fire 
 
15:00 

 
244 
September 23, 1947 
The Ghost Pilot 
 
15:00 

 
245 
September 30, 1947 
The Moving Finger 
 
15:00 

 
246 
October 7, 1947 
The Long-Distance Eye 
 
15:00 

 
247 
October 14, 1947 
The Piano Man 
 
15:00 

 
248 
October 21, 1947 
Man of Syracuse 
 
15:00 

 
249 
October 28, 1947 
The Emperor's Reward 
 
15:00 

 
250 
November 4, 1947 
Hunter of Hearts 
 
15:00 

 
251 
November 18, 1947 
Stone of Magic 
 
15:00 

 
252 
November 25, 1947 
The Oldest Man 
 
15:00 

 
253 
December 2, 1947 
The Girl Blushed Blue 
 
15:00 

 
254 
December 9, 1947 
The Nineteenth Mosquito 
 
15:00 

 
255 
December 16, 1947 
The Bite of Sure Death 
 
15:00 

 
256 
December 23, 1947 
The Glass Sandwich 
 
15:00 

 
257 
December 30, 1947 
Pictures in the Sky 
 
15:00 

 
258 
January 6, 1948 
The Earth's History Book <