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WhiteWave Buyout, Exoplanet Discovery, Frankenstein Guitar

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Behind liver, tofu was the most reviled food in the US back in the 1980s... It's mainstream today, in no small part because of Steve Demos. He founded the Colorado company "White Wave," maker of Silk. He joins us as White Wave is sold -- in a controversial deal -- to a French conglomerate. Then, studying exo-planets is en vogue these days in astronomy. One's been discovered that could support life. We hear from astronomer Doug Duncan, our regular guest from Boulder's Fiske planetarium. And, the dobrato is a "Frankenstein" instrument made in Gunnison, Colorado. It's played by some big name musicians. We meet the inventor.