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Caption: 2)	Astronaut Mae Jemison and Planetary Society Founder and Executive Director Emeritus Lou Friedman on stage at the 2019 NIAC Symposium’s banquet., Credit: Mat Kaplan
The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program gathers its “fellows” each year to share what they’ve learned about some of the most fascinating scie...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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We conclude our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month with the second part of our interview with poet Xanath (shaw-nath) Caraza, featurin...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparabl...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
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While Spanish painter and printmaker Francisco de Goya and Russian writer Leo Tolstoy were separated by time and space, the two created incomparabl...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 31:19
Caption: This artist’s view shows the hot Jupiter exoplanet 51 Pegasi b, sometimes referred to as Bellerophon, which orbits a star about 50 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse). This was the first exoplanet around a no, Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser/Nick Risinger
Astronomer and astrophysicist Michel Mayor has just been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for physics. Listen to Mat’s 2016 conversation with this reve...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on horror and happi...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 50:28
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Dangers Details and Benefits of Stem Cell Transplantation with Regenerative Medicine Pioneer Dipnarine Maharaj MD of the Maharaj Institute of Immun...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:47
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Author Jeffrey Eugenides talks with Jeremy Chamberlin.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
Caption: A large asteroid narrowly misses Earth., Credit: NASA
Planetary scientist Vishnu Reddy studies space objects ranging from satellite debris to planet-killing asteroids. He shares the status of our effo...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Brad Pitt in the new science fiction film, Ad Astra., Credit: 20th Century Fox
Brad Pitt sets out across the solar system to save Earth in the new space epic. Host Mat Kaplan enjoys a far-reaching conversation with the co-scre...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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The science writer Erik Vance says that present-day brain scientists are like the astronomers of old: They unsettled humanity’s sense of itself by...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Science fiction author David Brin made a presentation at this year's Starship Congress in San Diego, California, Credit: Icarus Interstellar
Science fiction writer and futurist David Brin is one of our favorite guests. Finding him at the just-completed Starship Congress in San Diego, Cal...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on modern company c...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 53:22
Caption: Artist concept of a black hole emitting gamma-ray bursts., Credit: NASA
This US research center has been part of more than 200 space missions, but it’s not a NASA facility! The Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexi...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, pictured with the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter and Philae lander, Credit: ESA
First we return to JPL for an update on the Mars Helicopter that has just been attached to the belly of the 2020 Mars Rover. Then it’s across the p...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Artist concept of the Astrobotic Peregrine lander on the lunar surface., Credit: Astrobotic
Astrobotic is one of several companies that are building small, robotic landers to take commercial payloads to the surface of the Moon. With a new ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Big triumphs are often followed by bigger letdowns. Our series premiere is about hitting a snag.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 16:11
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on mind and gut hea...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 48:16
Caption: Artist concept of humans exploring Mars, Credit: NASA/Pat Rawlings, SAIC
Rick Davis is the perfect person to co-lead NASA’s Mars Human Landing Sites Study. No one is more devoted to putting human bootprints on the Red Pl...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Sharma Shields discusses her novel, The Cassandra. She also reads a short passage.

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Buzz Aldrin is protected by his fabric moonsuit in this classic photo by Neil Armstrong., Credit: NASA
Host Mat Kaplan in a long and fascinating conversation with Nicholas de Monchaux, author of Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo. This great book is about ...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra, Credit: Steve Rouch
The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lak...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on long-lasting rel...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 46:28
Caption: Lee McIntyre
We now live in what’s called “The Post-Truth Era.” That means feelings carry more weight than evidence, and alternative facts replace actual facts....

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye with host Mat Kaplan during Planetary Radio Live show at Science Museum Oklahoma., Credit: Science Museum Oklahoma
Join Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye and host Mat Kaplan as they visit Oklahoma City’s outstanding public science museum. You’ll meet University of...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9