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Caption: James Hoggan
Has this ever happened to you: You are talking with a friend or family member, and as the topic moves to politics, things start to get a little hea...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: The Allen Co. drilling site in South Los Angeles., Credit: Photo by Claire Heddles
Generation Z has been called a lot of things: The internet generation. The Instagram generation. And as some say: the activist generation. Claire H...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 08:29
Caption: Seth Itzkan
To meat or not to meat? That is the question. Recent innovations in lab-grown meats seem to be making non-meat burgers and tacos a tastier option t...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Adam Sobel
It’s summertime! That means county fairs, stone fruit, and hopefully a cool body of water in which to dip one’s toes. Of course, it also means reco...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mat Kaplan (far left) at UC San Diego with guests David Brin, Brian Keating, Andrew Friedman and Jason Gallicchio, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Even though his own work led to it, Albert Einstein never cared for quantum mechanics concepts like entanglement, which he called “spooky action at...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: •	The Williams College Eclipse Expedition was in Salem, Oregon, for the total solar eclipse that occurred on August 21, 2017., Credit: •	Jay Pasachoff and the Williams College solar Eclipse Expeditions
Jay Pasachoff visits Planetary Society headquarters for a conversation about the latest edition of his and Alex Filippenko’s monumental textbook Th...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ramez Naam
If you've been wondering what people mean when they talk about a Green New Deal, today's episode of Sea Change Radio should help. This week we air ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Reporter Kamilah Kashanie looks into the controversy behind a statue in a historically Black neighborhood on Martha's Vineyard.

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 10:40
Caption: Ramez Naam
Whether or not we use the name Green New Deal to describe a set of aggressive long-term policies that will help humanity in the fight against clima...

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artist's concept of humans exploring Mars, Credit: NASA/JPL-CALTECH
This year’s Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC once again ended with a panel of Martian all-stars talking about their hopes for a future that i...

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  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Welcome to indigenous in Music! This week Larry welcomes back into our Spotlight from Billings, Montana, award winning Blues musician Mr. Cary Mori...

Bought by WFHB, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: May 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:56:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Credit: NASA
The former Oklahoma congressman and Navy aviator stepped into the leadership role barely a year ago. Now he wants to see humans back on the Moon by...

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Roger Gottlieb
When you see someone littering a plastic bag into the street how do you judge that person? What about the person who stands by watching the littere...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: LightSail 2 in the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo clean room, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Mat Kaplan visits Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for a last, clean room visit with LightSail 2, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing cubesat. While the...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Warren Washington
Since 1973, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement has been bestowed upon people who have made a significant impact in the fight for a susta...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
This week, we hear about a radical plan to end poverty: Universal Basic Income. Lauren talks to the team behind an experiment with Guaranteed Incom...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, WNIN, WLPR, KCSB-FM, KWIT and more


  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Michael Mann
Back in 1999, a team of scientists published a graphic depiction reconstructing northern hemisphere temperatures for the previous 1000 years. The s...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Mat Kaplan and his Planetary Radio Live panel at the Planetary Defense Conference public event.  From left to right:  Mat, Nancy Chabot, Gerhard Drolshagen, Kelly Fast, Rüdiger Jehn, and Carrie Nugent, Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
Leaders of the global effort to avoid a catastrophic Near Earth Object impact gathered at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference. On the evening of ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on the show: All about greener transport around the world — from eco-motorbikes in Uganda to the cycle-mad city of Utrecht. And we talk...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, and WFIU


  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: John Stoehr
We have our hands full at Sea Change Radio just trying to cover important stories relating to the environment and social justice. But we also recog...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artist’s impression of a recently discovered super-Earth that orbits the nearby star GJ 1214. Discovered with the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-meter telescope at La Silla, GJ 1214b is the second super- Earth exoplanet for which astronomers have det, Credit: ESO / L. Calcada
There appear to be more mini-Neptunes (also known as Super Earths) across our galaxy than any other type of planet. Hannah Wakeford wants to learn...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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On this week's show, you’ll learn about the Turkish children who are living in jail. Because their moms were imprisoned for opposing President Erdo...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 54:01
Caption: Lloyd Alter
The industrial revolution ushered in an era of more efficient transportation. As history has shown us, the impact of our ability to move easily acr...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artist concept of the Lucy spacecraft during one of its Trojan asteroid flybys., Credit: NASA
A rare alignment of planets and other objects will enable the solar-powered Lucy spacecraft to examine seven asteroids, six of which are among the ...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6