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Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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My first experience with Baltimore City Jail, I think I was 17 years of age, and it just seems like it’s been repeatedly ever since. I’ve been in a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Can AI Change Your Mind? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Intelligence Squared U.S. has debated Artificial Intelligence (AI) before – the risks, the rewards, and whether it can change the world – but for t...

Bought by NPR Illinois and WGCU


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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They've tried us all different kids of ways, but they know that we are strictly professional.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Among the various STEM education organizations that have developed throughout the last several years, there is ChickTech. The local Austin chapter ...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 35:42
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A philosophical examination about the nature of religious belief, using the example of creationist and a woman who left fundamentalism.

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 41:20
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Richmond California is a working class town that grew up in the shadow of a Chevron refinery. The company ran both the economy – and the local gove...

Bought by KUOW, KUNM, WFAE, WAMU, WUTC and more


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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She's tired of undoing harmful changes to El Dorado County that are voted into effect by the chamber darlings...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:40:35
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Documentary on a developmental affliction called "Sensory Processing Disorder."

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 24:44
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For many, belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness and the soul of social, political, and scientific progress. Some claim,...

Bought by KISU, NPR Illinois, WNYC, WGCU, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Recorded in the middle of South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU 2018, this episode features educator Rachel and engineer Pius. They discuss their immediate...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 25:09
Caption: Stephen Hawking
Celebrating the world's most famous theoretical physicist, author of A Brief History of Time and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Camb...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Every day millions of people turn to dating apps to find love. To date, more than 49 million Americans have given digital dating a try and the comp...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KTSW 89.9, WGCU, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week, we look at how a religious cult of number worshipers on the Italian coast gave rise to modern science, mathematics, philosophy, and musi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Recorded during CPhI World Wide, October 24 - 27, 2017 in Frankfurt Germany, Peter Hofland and Sonia Portillo interview Charlie Johnson, the CEO of...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 26:42
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Recorded during the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), being held June 2 - 6, 2017 in Chicago, Ill, the team ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 27:47
Caption: Greg Dalton, Executive Producer and Host
On the front lines of climate change, the Inuit of the high Arctic - together with scientists, educators and policymakers – are fighting a battle f...

Bought by KBBI, KUHF, NPR Now, and KWIT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Born and raised in Curaçao NA, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, Bob Pinedo, MD, PhD, now professor emeritus and a consultant to the Board o...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 20:34
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This episode of The Onco'Zine Brief is an interview with Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This program was originally recorde...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 24:22
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As video games gain prominence, some game creators are turning to global issues, such as poverty alleviation, international diplomacy, and combatin...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, Boise State Public Radio, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Documentary film and science do not appear to have much in common, except that, philosophically, they have everything in common. Two men met in 197...

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 48:08
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After years of unusual episodes dating back to her childhood, Anita went to the doctor and was told there was nothing medically wrong with her. "Sh...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 42:40