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SARS Update / Terrorism Drill / Earth Core Probe

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SARS Update / Terrorism Drill / Earth Core Probe

SARS Update / Terrorism Drill / Earth Core Probe

SARS Update / Terrorism Drill / Earth Core Probe

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This week, a fake "dirty bomb" was detonated in Seattle and a mock biological attack was launched in Chicago, both part of a terrorism drill. Join guest host David Kestenbaum and guests for a discussion about the simulated terrorism attacks. Plus, a discussion about a plan to send a probe on a journey to the center of the earth, and the latest on SARS from China.

Guests:

Richard Harris
*Science Correspondent, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.

John McCormick
*General Assignment Reporter, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Bernard Turnock
*Clinical Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
*Director, Illinois Public Health Preparedness Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago

David Stevenson
*George Van Osdol Professor of Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.