PRESS RELEASE — Thursday, October 11, 2012
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D4K Listens to ‘Sound’ on This Month’s Show

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

Steve Shropshire, a professor of physics from Idaho State University, and Kathryn Devine, an assistant professor of physics from the College of Idaho, will join host Joan Cartan-Hansen to answer questions about Sound on this month’s D4K.

Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about what this form of energy can do and how it fills our ears with sensations that can be both soothing and enjoyable or annoying and painful. Sound airs Tuesday, October 16, at 2:00/1:00 p.m. MT/PT.

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.