Science

Tune in to Cool Science Radio Thursday at 9:06 am directly after The Local News Hour and NPR National News. John and Lynn's first guest will be Steve Burns, CEO, and President of the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. Steve will talk about what you can see both in person and virtually at the zoo and about the July 6 birth of  a baby girl gorilla. This is the first successful birth of a Western Lowland Gorilla in the Zoo’s 89-year history.

Weather data and online security are a few of the topics on this episode of KPCW's Cool Science Radio. Hosts John and Lynn were first joined by Mark Hurst, Executive Vice President with Tempus Global Data. They talked about some new systems being put together by Tempus to help deliver the next generation of weather data. Alain Ghiai, CEO of the Swiss company GlobeX Data then joined the show to to talk about online security and how you can improve yours.

Park City resident Ted McAleer will be honored by Utah governor Gary Herbert Thursday as one of ten recipients of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.