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Cool Science Radio | June 30, 2022

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On today's Cool Science Radio, Lynn Ware Peek and John Well's guests include:

(01:02) National Geographic explorer, TED talker, and award-winning documentarian Lucy Cooke who explores a fierce, funny, and revolutionary look at the queens of the animal kingdom in her new book: Bitch: On The Female of The Species.  

Then, (25:39) Senior Editor at Scientific American Magazine, Tanya Lewis, who will discuss how an advisory committee voted unanimously to recommend authorizing the Moderna and Pfizer shots for the youngest children. What does this mean for summer, the upcoming school year, and how parents, in general, make their decisions surrounding the vaccine.

Tune into Cool Science Radio every Thursday at 9am here on KPCW Park City.

Lynn Ware Peek is a long-time contributor to KPCW. She joined the station in 2008 with Tales from the Wasatch Back, was a reporter from 2012 to 2016, and co-hosts and produces two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life, on health and lifestyle, on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology every Thursday.
John's curiosity with science and technology began at the age of 7 with the country's space program. With a subscription his parents gave him to Popular Science and Popular Mechanics along with other periodicals and Walter Cronkite's evening broadcast he studied everything space. He followed the lives of America's test pilots and astronauts who piloted Mercury, Gemini and Apollo spacecraft. His curiosity in how things were built led him to dismantling the family's window fan, toaster and lawnmower. Taking apart things was easy. Putting them back together, well, not so much. John grew up in New York state and Massachusetts with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He received a BA in Economics and Sociology from the University of Maryland.