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Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers hope for quiet, sustained culture shift through the "endless shared conversation" of friendship. The writer...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Larry Sabato of the University of Virginia helps breakdown the key Senate races up in 2020. Carl Cannon, the Washington bureau chief of RealClearP...

  • Added: Jul 11, 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...

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  • 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: 6
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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
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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Ron Rapoport of the College of William & Mary takes us on a tour of some of the significant independent presidential candidates starting with Gary ...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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NPR Senior Editor Ron Elving analyzes this week's Democratic debates. Plus, does it matter that Joe Biden made nice with a Senate segregationist ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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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Dave Weigel of the Washington Post offers a look at what to -- and what not to -- expect from the Democrats first presidential debate of the 2020 c...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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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
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Brianne Pfannenstiel of the Des Moines Register offers up the Democratic lay of the land in Iowa, with just two weeks to go before the first debate...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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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Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is the only candidate who has made stopping climate change his top priority. The Washington state Governor is a not...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we look at the impact of arts funding as Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Car...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
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Melanie Mason of the L.A. Times offers her observations and analysis of the fourteen candidates who showed up this weekend at the California Democr...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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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Janet Hook of the Los Angeles Times discusses whether Robert Mueller’s decision to put President Trump’s future in the hands of Congress puts more ...

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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As a young priest, he sexually abused boys in his parish. In high school, she was sexually abused by her Catholic teacher, a former nun. Today, the...

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:43
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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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Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News offers a history of abortion in politics. Todd Spangler of the Detroit Free Press discusses Michigan Congressma...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:58