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Caption: Sasha Sagan and Mat Kaplan enjoy a moment in the Planetary Society studio., Credit: Planetary Society/Merc Boyan
Bill Nye says of Sasha Sagan’s new book, “Sagan finds the meaning of life everywhere—with her family, around the world, and especially among the st...

Bought by KCNP, KDNK, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 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 the balance of m...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 48:25
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: The timeless "Earthrise" image captured by the Apollo 8 astronauts as they circled the Moon., Credit: NASA/Sean Doran
This is the 50th anniversary of the most audacious space mission in history. Apollo 8 blazed a path for the first moon landing seven months later, ...

Bought by KDNK, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Moon Mission 3D: A New Perspective on the Space Race, Credit: MIT Press
You haven’t seen the best pictures from the Apollo era and other great space achievements till you’ve seen them in 3D. Queen guitarist and astroph...

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


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Saturn V moon rocket on display inside the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Host Mat Kaplan begins a two-episode visit to Huntsville and the Marshall Space Flight Center, recorded this week at the US Space and Rocket Center...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KDNK, KCSB-FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: New Horizons PI Alan Stern, Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan and astrobiologist/science communicator David Grinspoon , Credit: Alan Stern
The New Horizons mission was a triumph, revealing Pluto as an utterly unique and beautiful world. The entire, surprisingly dramatic tale has now b...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Whether it's soldiers returning from war or youngsters recovering from mass shootings, or any other kinds of sudden or on-going trauma, the need fo...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Liza Mundy
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter is cemented in America’s history and imagination. Meanwhile the book and movie Hidden Figures ignited an inte...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Glenn on his historic Friendship 7 orbital mission., Credit: NASA
Space historian John Logsdon remembers American hero John Glenn. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye was a big fan of the Friendship 7 astronaut. Then w...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, Credit: Patrice Gilbert
Walter Isaacson, author of "The Innovators", is in conversation with Janes Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 58:08
Caption: Denise Kiernan
In her new book, journalist Denise Kiernan shares the never before told story of the young women who played a crucial role in one of the most signi...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carl Stiansen and Sir Patrick Moore
Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: :18
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Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Certainly not wildlife lovers in eastern Germany...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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Have you ever wondered where migratory birds get all the energy for such long, grueling flights? Well, there are pit stops along the way, like the ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sir Harold Evans looks at the lives, times and ideas of the innovators that shaped America.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2005
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 11