Innovation Now 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.
Innovation Now

Innovation Now

From WHRV

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.

Most Recent Episodes

Midsummer Day

Summer has just begun, so how can it be Midsummer Day already?

Biodegradable Drones

Expendable and biodegradable – these high-tech paper planes may just be the future of drone delivery.

ReachBot

Unexplored regions beneath Mars' surface may harbor secrets about the planet's past.

In Striking Distance

Micrometeoroid strikes are an unavoidable aspect of operating any spacecraft, and JWST just proved its mirrors could take the hit!

Summer Solstice

June 21st marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere this year.

The Need to Fail

As technologies become increasingly miniaturized, CubeSats could carry instruments to explore other worlds or communicate more efficiently.

Collaborative Robots

Amorphous metals are strong, elastic, and don't need lubrication. But they have another property that makes them attractive for Earth robots.

A Pulverized Puzzle

Not long after Perseverance's percussive drill pulverized the first rock selected for sampling on Mars, the rover successfully gathered a sample from a different rock.

Pinpointing Positions

The mercury ions in NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock make it the most stable atomic clock ever flown.

3D Printed Medical Instruments

Medical instruments that are 3D printed could help astronauts analyze medical samples in space.