PRESS RELEASE — Thursday, April 11, 2013
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D4K Looks at Light and Color on This Month’s Show

—Airs Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT

How do light and color behave in the universe? Host Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by Henry Charlier, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and co-director of IDoTeach at Boise State University, and Kathryn Devine, assistant professor of physics at the College of Idaho, to discuss Light and Color.

The show airs Tuesday, April 16, at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT. Students from the Idaho Distance Education Academy will join in, asking questions during the show.

The award-winning, IdahoPTV-produced science program for grade-school students airs the third Tuesday of each month during the academic year. Scientists from various fields join Cartan-Hansen to share their expertise.

The D4K website ( provides educational materials throughout the year. Students can access more information and facts about each topic, links, reading lists and a glossary. They can download video shorts, full episodes, and special D4K Web-exclusive programming.