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July 24, 2014

  • Bill Thompson, aka “Wallace”  |   Video
    • Former kids show host Bill “Wallace” Thompson has died. Thompson created the “Wallace and Ladmo Show,” which reigned for 35 years on local television. One of the show’s co-stars, Pat McMahon, will talk about the man he calls his brother.

February 18, 2014

  • Krauss on Science  |   Video
    • Arizona State University physicist Lawrence Krauss makes his monthly visit to the Arizona Horizon set to discuss the latest science news, including news about the oldest star.

September 5, 2012

  • Technology & Innovation: A Working Tricorder  |   Video
    • In the television series “Star Trek,” the character Spock used a “tricorder” to take measurements after being transported to a planet. A University of Arizona researcher, Dr. Peter Jansen, has developed a working tricorder. His model can measure temperature, humidity, magnetic fields, atmospheric pressure, ambient light levels, distances, and contains a colorimeter, GPS, accelerometer, and gyroscope. It is also open-sourced, with plans available for anyone to build one.

April 11, 2012

  • Technology & Innovation: A Working Tricorder  |   Video
    • In the television series “Star Trek,” the character Spock used a “tricorder” to take measurements after being transported to a planet. A University of Arizona researcher, Dr. Peter Jansen, has developed a working tricorder. His model can measure temperature, humidity, magnetic fields, atmospheric pressure, ambient light levels, distances, and contains a colorimeter, GPS, accelerometer, and gyroscope. It is also open-sourced, with plans available for anyone to build one.

October 3, 2011

  • The Future of Media   |   Video
    • The Federal Communications Commission is meeting in Phoenix to examine information needs of communities and the future of news media in a changing media landscape. Join us for a look at the issues with Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications; and Tim McGuire the Cronkite School’s Frank Russell Chair for the business of journalism and former editor and Senior Vice President of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis.

February 14, 2011

  • Arizona Diamondbacks  |   Video
    • Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall talks about the team’s new spring training facility and hosting the All-Star game.

August 21, 2009

July 31, 2009

July 6, 2009

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Horizon Special  |   Video
    • Ted Simons interviews a shining star in the universe of astrophysics, Neil deGrasse Tyson. The author and host of PBS’ NOVA ScienceNOW talks about what sparked his interest in the cosmos. Ted also asks what Tyson has against Pluto, the celestial body that was discovered at Flagstaff's Lowell Observatory.

June 19, 2009

May 29, 2009

April 2, 2009

  • ASU Origins Symposium  |   Video
    • From April 3 through April 6, Arizona State University will host a conference to discuss the origins of everything from the universe to humanity. Scientific luminaries such as Stephen Hawking and Richard Dawkins will take part in the Origins Symposium. Lawrence Krauss, an internationally known theoretical physicist and ASU professor, will give a preview of the event.

March 20, 2009

October 31, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

April 18, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 18, 2007

May 31, 2007

  • Republican Party Split
    • Immigration has split the Republican party like a border fence. We'll talk about why some of those in the party are upset. Daniel Scarpinato, a reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, will talk about the issue.
  • Bee Mystery
    • It's called "Colony Collapse" the sudden disappearance of millions of bees worldwide. No one is sure what is causing it, or what it might mean for the future. Beekeeper Dennis Arp joins us.
  • Curves of Steel
    • We take a peek at some amazing vehicles that are on display at the Phoenix Art Museum through June 3, 2007.

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