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It all started out as a plan to steal some comic books, sell them and split the cash. That was before a busted lip, a heart attack, and federal pro...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:34
Caption: Apollo astronaut and engineer Buzz Aldrin, Credit: Gage Skidmore
He walked with Neil Armstrong on the moon, but that may not be his greatest legacy. Buzz Aldrin was joined by other space stars at the recent Human...

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  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist’s concept of Brane Craft about to wrap itself around space debris. The paper-think spacecraft will then slow and deorbit the potentially dangerous object., Credit: The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation has been innovating since 1960. Now it’s headed by a former leader of “New Space” company Virgin Galactic. President and...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bacteria samples in the Pegasus Mars chamber., Credit: University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas grad student Rebecca Mickol and her team have demonstrated that some Earth bacteria can survive in the extremely thin atmosp...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
A live Groks Science talk show from June 15th, 2016! Various science news topics are discussed.

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld and Mat Kaplan show off their space ties., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld closes our coverage of the Space Foundation’s 32nd annual Space Symposium in Colorado Spr...

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  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), Credit: NASA/GSFC/Conceptual Image Lab
NASA has given the go-ahead for creation of the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope. It might help reveal the nature of dark energy and point the ...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
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And it hasn't slowed down.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Artist's conception of the view above Mars, Credit: NASA
Scott Hubbard and John Logsdon led the Humans Orbiting Mars Workshop last spring. They return with Casey Dreier as the report on that workshop is ...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ice Giant Neptune, Credit: NASA
They are the most neglected planets in our solar system, but that status may be changing. Planetary scientist Elizabeth “Zibi” Turtle celebrates NA...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: PI Dante Lauretta (r.) and Kevin Walsh in the Lockheed Martin clean room with OSIRIS-REx, Credit: Dante Lauretta
Dante Lauretta heads the most ambitious mission to an asteroid ever mounted. With one year left till launch, he returns to Planetary Radio with an ...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Early plan for the lenses in a Mastcam-Z camera planned for the 2020 Mars rover., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS
Our reporting from the 2nd Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site Selection Workshop continues as we talk with Jim Bell and Justin Maki, leaders of the devel...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Some of the attendees at the 2015 Planetary Defense Conference in Frascati, Italy., Credit: ESA CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
We’ve already brought you Planetary Radio Live from the 2015 PDC near Rome, Italy. Now you’ll hear a small sampling of the scientists, engineers, p...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Image of Ceres and its mysterious “bright spots” taken by the Dawn spacecraft from 13,600 km (8,400 miles) above the surface., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
It’s the biggest dwarf planet between here and Pluto, and it has a new permanent resident. The Dawn spacecraft is orbiting Ceres in the asteroid be...

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  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Artist’s concept of the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015., Credit: JHUAPL/SwRI
Humankind’s arrival at Pluto is barely two months away. The science and images have already started to flow from New Horizons, according to the mis...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bat-eared foxes
Bat-Eared Foxes have a unique method of raising their pups - teamwork...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: Screen shot from the FoldIt protein folding "game"
Far from being a waste of time, computer games have become a cutting-edge scientific tool. Scientists have enlisted the help of gamers to solve pr...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tadpole with ectopic eye in tail under microscope
Scientists at Tufts University graft an eye onto the tail of a tadpole and discover that without any direct connection to the brain, the tadpoles c...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Cliff the C. diff sniffing dog
Think you only look bad when you’re sick? Well it turns out you stink too. That distinctive sick smell, however, could just save your life. Medical...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Parasitic worm eggs of species Trichuris trichiura and Trichuris vulpis
Take 2 parasite worm pills and call me in the morning - Parasites are a new treatment being prescribed for a number of conditions like inflammatory...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe standing by the robo-gut that creates RePOOPulate
Interview of Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe: Creating fecal transplants without the poop, Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe at the University of Guelph designed RePOOPu...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:34
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Engaging, inspiring and informational clips from episodes featured on Peace Talks Radio, the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resoluti...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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From "Gridlock" (6/25/10): War News Radio talks to a marine sniper who has fought in the Iraq War.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2010
  • Length: 06:57