Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV FM's locally-produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to our community. Every Monday through Wednesday, we reach listeners from Richmond to Emporia. Hosted by Cathy Lewis, who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.
Educationally Speaking, is part of the national American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative funded by the Corporation for public broadcasting. American Graduate focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today’s youth. This month, we will explore new career pathways for high-demand jobs. Educationally Speaking is a WHRV special, produced by Barry Graham, Kathy Martin and Paul Bibeau, that examines the current state ...
With every General Assembly seat on the ballot and some pivotal races right here in Hampton Roads, there's a lot at stake. Before you decide, be sure to listen to the candidates talk about the issues on HearSay with Cathy Lewis beginning Monday, October 22nd, from Noon – 1pm on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
Did you ever have a question you were too uncomfortable to ask? How about finding yourself in a socially awkward situation and being unsure of what to do next? Mind Over Manners is a tool that can help! Lisa Godley and Sondra Woodward’s podcast endeavors to raise your social IQ. Join us each week for insights ranging from proper wedding and funeral etiquette, to how to handle that workplace romance, and even that online interaction on social media. Email your comments or questions to mindove ...
A series of interviews and performances on Acoustic Highway on 89.5 WHRV. Acoustic Highway airs live every Sunday evening from 9-10pm eastern with acoustic music.
As the years move us further and further away from the realities of the Vietnam War and recognition of those who served, we must find ways to keep alive the memories of the those who sacrificed for us, and honor those who returned home to an unwelcome nation.
She's the White House correspondent for the PBS News Hour; the newly named moderator of Washington Week, named 2020 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and our very special guest on Another View. Yamiche Alcindor joins us with a "sneak peek" of her keynote address to members of WHRO Public Media's Hunter B…
A Moon rock has a place of honor in the Oval Office of the White House, on loan to the current administration.By WHRO
The deadline to file your tax returns approaches. We talk about how to meet this challenge at a unique time. We also discuss the results of the GOP Convention and the fight for local journalism.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock is a navigation shift that would allow us to more efficiently and precisely track spacecraft in flight.By WHRO
What does social mobility include, and how can the community build institutions that encourage it? We discuss these issues, and how social mobility has been impacted by the economic downturn. We also discuss what "hustle culture" is and then talk about the community of vet entrepreneurs in Hampton Roads, and how they have met the challenge of COVID…
It will be the first long-term orbiting outpost around the Moon.By WHRO
“Life By Misadventure” is the follow up to his immensely successful debut and he does it with a more subdued vocal approach.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
We discuss the issues surrounding children and COVID-19 vaccines. Then, we unpack the results of the GOP nominating conventions and look ahead to the Democratic primaries and the general election season.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
She’s the lead Mom for the OSIRIS-REx mission – NASA’s first ever asteroid sample return mission.By WHRO
During its flight demonstration, RainCube provided scientists with 3D pictures of what was going on inside storms around the world.By WHRO
How are you doing during these times of racial tension coupled with a pandemic? Finding yourself more anxious than usual? Lots of sleepless nights? Depressed? Angry? Yoyo-ing on the scale? Do you need some self-care? Hear advice from internal medicine specialist Dr. Indie Jones. She shares why it is more important that ever to get that yearly check…
No more communication blackouts while waiting for this spacecraft to pass over a ground station.By WHRO
The legendary plant guru joins Cathy one last time to answer your botanical questions and say goodbye to the show.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Even worms have to use it or lose it when it comes to muscles in space.By WHRO
We talk to Sen. Mark Warner about the issues facing the Commonwealth. Then, we discuss the prospect of tuition-free community college. We also talk about possible changes to rules about rentals at the Oceanfront.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Exactly how long is a day on Saturn? The answer, my friends, was hidden in the rings.By WHRO
“The Million Masks of God” is their most audacious and brilliant yet.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Dr. Robert McNab joins Cathy to discuss the prospects for recovery in Hampton Roads. Then we talk about the new guidelines from the CDC, and how they affect your summer plans. We also talk about the minimum wage increase, and its implications.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
The AZURE mission carried scientific instruments that deployed visible gases that ionized when exposed to sunlight.By WHRO
With more than seven thousand metric tons and millions of individual pieces of space junk orbiting Earth, tracking the debris is essential.By WHRO
In the first 24 hours after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd, there were 6 fatal police shootings across the United States. All of the victims were people of color with the exception of one. The conviction of one officer did not mitigate the stark reality of police violence, particularly against black and brown people. We…
Here on Earth, the tiny honeybee pulls its weight, adding an estimated 15 billion dollars to crops each year. And their contributions haven’t gone unnoticed by NASA.By WHRO
State authorities are moving to shut down the Hampton Roads Regional Jail. We discuss that, and then talk about challenges and opportunities to economic growth in Hampton Roads following an unpredictable year.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Scientists are talking about a new form of diamond – one that exists in outer space.By WHRO
We discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr. Then, we preview a performance by Broadway actress and singer Laura Osnes at the Virginia Arts Festival's Bank Street Stage on May 2.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
This little black camera looks like something out of a spy movie, but it’s only going to keep an eye on what happens under a spacecraft as it lands on the Moon.By WHRO
She has been flying under the radar artistically since her debut in 2003 but her new album “Modern Age” should give her a serious foothold.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Virginia's mental hospitals are dealing with capacity issues, limiting care for patients and creating challenges for local law enforcement who have to keep people in custody while they await treatment. We explore the issue with local health professionals and law enforcement. Then, we discuss ways to address learning loss from the pandemic.…
Animals migrate all over the planet. Now NASA is partnering with universities and other global agencies to compare data about animals wherever they roam.By WHRO
An innovative satellite-based radar technology is allowing researchers at NASA to understand damage from natural hazards in new and powerful ways.By WHRO
Tensions ran high this week as we all awaited the decision of 12 Minneapolis jurors in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. On Tuesday, Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. There was a collective sigh of relief from many in the African American community that this time justice was served, followed quickly by the acknowledgement that t…
Take some time today to celebrate Earth Day 2021.By WHRO
We discuss the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd, as well as the dismissal of a Norfolk Police official who donated to a fundraiser for the accused Kenosha shooter. Then, we talk to First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam about the state's child-care subsidy program. And fina…
With the naming of the Headquarters building, NASA honors Mary Jackson’s legacy and affirms a commitment to diversity and inclusion.By WHRO
A lawsuit against the Virginia Employment Commission raises questions about benefits and economic justice. Then, Cathy Lewis talks about the issues driving the 2021 elections. Finally, we talk about the state of local journalism with two reporters ending their time at The Virginian-Pilot.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Get social with NASA on Earth Day 2021 and share how you’re connected.By WHRO
About the only thing she had not accomplished in her illustrious career was the release of a live album. “Til We Meet Again” checks that one off the list.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Last week, President Joe Biden announced the U.S. will withdraw its forces from Afghanistan. Did you or a family member serve in the war? What is your reaction to this decision? We discuss the impact on the Hampton Roads community and the possible geopolitical implications of the troop withdrawal. Then, we discuss the recent controversies surroundi…
Nano sensors are known to be highly sensitive and low-resource, however the fabrication process is very complex and labor intensive.By WHRO
Now scientists will be able to see how water droplets vary in size on a global scale and use that information to improve rainfall or snowfall estimates.By WHRO
Has the temporary pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine made you more hesitant about getting your coronavirus vaccine shot? Are you confused about how the vaccine works? Is one vaccine better than another? Are conspiracy theories about the vaccine keeping you up at night? An outstanding panel of experts answers your questions about the …
Researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab are using what they know about the miniaturization of electronics for CubeSats to create robotic probes that can map the water passages beneath a glacier.By WHRO
Sen. Tim Kaine joins Cathy Lewis to discuss the issues facing Hampton Roads in this crucial period of economic challenge. Then, we unpack Virginia's new marijuana law with reporters and lawmakers.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Now instead of waiting for updates with no information about flights on the ground at airports, air traffic managers have access to fast updates and end-to-end flight information.By WHRO
A police traffic stop results in a pepper spraying, and a $1 million federal lawsuit. We discuss race, justice, policing and safety with community leaders and our listeners.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Humming as they go, but softly to comply with noise limits on the space station, the Astrobees can take environmental readings or perform inventory.By WHRO
His new album “Be Here Instead” is a bold step forward instrumentally, maintaining his folkie style but experimenting with electronic effects that bring about a change in his approach to his already well proven talent for songwriting.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
We talk about how continuing unemployment is hitting people in Hampton Roads. Then we discuss how and where to get vaccinated.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
NASA is hoping to build on the success of the silicon-based integrated circuits used on Mars landers.By WHRO
A new virtual reality tool for pilots has adapted a system developed at NASA that can hook into an actual aircraft, replicating how a specific aircraft would behave.By WHRO