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SNN (Science News Network)

A 24 hour Science News Channel
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SNN could pehaps be done in 30 min segments by discipline with cut ins for breaking news.
A ticker at the bottom gives updates on the day's scientific news.
(Perfect for [Sunstone]'s Science Bar)
Zimmy, Dec 16 2006

Science Bar Science_20bar
Cool! [Zimmy, Dec 16 2006]

Furry Lobsters http://news.bbc.co....ci/tech/4785482.stm
This just in! [Cuit_au_Four, Dec 18 2006]

The Science Channel http://science.discovery.com/
Not far off the mark. All science, all the time. [jurist, Dec 18 2006]

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       I like it!
Chefboyrbored, Dec 16 2006
  

       I get three music video channels, two with nothing but reality TV, and the women's network, and I would gladly exchange all of them along with a dozen others for SNN.
Cuit_au_Four, Dec 17 2006
  

       [+] Definite bun, especially if you can promise it won't succumb to the temptation to run hyped-up, bad-science 'science' stories.
imaginality, Dec 17 2006
  

       Does science news "break" that often?
Ian Tindale, Dec 17 2006
  

       No, that's why the science channel has so many really old re-runs...
BJS, Dec 17 2006
  

       There always seems to be something in the science section of yahoo news. Much cool stuff, too. Furry lobsters and whatnot.
bungston, Dec 17 2006
  

       +very cool+
xandram, Dec 18 2006
  

       (+) I am really surprised; I always thought it was existing at least in the US.
vedarshi, Dec 18 2006
  

       [+] Actually SNN might be the only network where having a reality show would'nt suck as bad.
nomadic_wonderer, Dec 18 2006
  

       A great series for this channel would be "Mad Scientists". I envision a team of 4 or 5 nerds who tackle some wild scheme each week - build a railgun, make liquid sodium depth charges, homemade thermite, etc. Sort of Mythbusters meets Jackass: science slaved to the service of spectacular mayhem.   

       For once I would like the camera person to be a part of the team, too. Offering witty off camera comments, poking a face around into the lens from time to time, etc.
bungston, Dec 18 2006
  

       I'd imagine there would always be a phD student somewhere willing to get his work on the air.
Cuit_au_Four, Dec 19 2006
  

       We get Brainiac here (AU) too. It's lame. Rough Science was better - drop a group of working scientists on a deserted island and let them use their skills in survival related tasks.
BunsenHoneydew, Dec 19 2006
  

       //No, that's why the science channel has so many really old re-runs...//   

       Cool, they're reshowing the one where Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.
phundug, Dec 19 2006
  

       How did this get so many buns, and my Nerd Radio idea got boned? :*(
Voice, Jun 29 2007
  
      
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