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Wouldn't it be nice if wanting something to be so made it so?

  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Poppy Northcutt in Apollo Mission Control, circa 1969., Credit: TRW
Poppy Northcutt was a pioneer—the first woman to work as an engineer in Apollo Mission Control. The program she helped to create got the astronauts...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it?

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

Bought by KSQD Santa Cruz, Maine Public Radio, and KBBI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Artist concept of Dragonfly over the surface of Saturn's moon Titan., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL
NASA has given the go-ahead for Dragonfly, a flying rotorcraft that will explore Saturn’s mysterious moon Titan. Mission Principal Investigator Eli...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Do all views have a place on university campuses, or are there some views that should never be given a platform?

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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The weather has been nice to The Rough Draft Diaries so we're heading outside yet again for this week's episode. We're at Woodlawn Cemetery and Arb...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 06:16
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What should you be reading this summer—and how should you be reading it?

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Launch attendees look up in wonder at the ascending SpaceX Falcon Heavy, carrying LightSail 2., Credit: Navid Baraty/The Planetary Society
A giant SpaceX Falcon Heavy lifted off in the early hours of June 25th. One week later, the LightSail 2 solar sail was released to begin its epic m...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Should any person or institution who has benefited from our sorry history of racism be required to compensate the victims of racism?

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: A false-color image mosaic shows Daphnis, one of Saturn's ring-embedded moons, and the waves it kicks up in the Keeler gap. Images collected by Cassini's close orbits in 2017 are offering new insight into the complex workings of the rings., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
It has been many months since the great Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere and fiery death. Yet the mission lives on as the reams...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Is it better to choose a life of suffering or live happily in somebody else's vision?

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Is it better to choose a life of suffering or live happily in somebody else's vision?

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of San Antonio and the 2018 winner of the Texas Institu...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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: Jonathan A. Rodden
The path to political victory should be simple: accrue more points that your opponent, and you will win. Not so fast. U.S. elections aren’t nearly ...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Is college really for everyone? Is there really a college for everyone?

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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
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Four years ago, 21 student plaintiffs sued the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property by failing ...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit ha...

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  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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John Dewey is regarded by some as the quintessential American philosopher.

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  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • 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