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This week on the show: The world's largest airport, an gigantic bridge, an new canal: ambitous infrastructure projects are supposed to make Istanb...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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How Apple's electronic health records feature works, and why it's concerning to privacy experts.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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: Bob Hoffman and Bill Galary of Nye Lubricants, Credit: Mat Kaplan
You may never hear their names, but there are thousands of small to medium-sized companies without which space exploration and development wouldn’t...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • 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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In this first episode of Upstream, a radio documentary series, we look at the darker side of the "sharing economy" and explore the conditions that ...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:44
  • Purchases: 2
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
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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
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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: LightSail voyages across the cosmos., Credit: The Planetary Society
The road to space has been a rocky one for most spacecraft, and LightSail is no different. Challenges remain even with the May 20th launch of a tes...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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With the help of Don Maue, a sound designer and Duquesne University professor, we examine the role of sound in video games.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:19
Caption: Computer Talk Radio, Credit: Computer Talk Radio
Computer Talk Radio weekly show for the broadcast week starting January 25, 2014. Benjamin Rockwell, our host and nerd, starts off with the weeks ...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Computer Talk Radio, Credit: Computer Talk Radio
Computer Talk Radio weekly show for the broadcast week starting January 25, 2014. Benjamin Rockwell, our host and nerd, starts off with the weeks ...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Computer Talk Radio, Credit: Computer Talk Radio
Computer Talk Radio weekly show for the broadcast week starting January 18, 2014. Benjamin Rockwell, the nerd with the glasses, starts off with th...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Computer Talk Radio, Credit: Computer Talk Radio
Computer Talk Radio weekly show for the broadcast week starting January 18, 2014. Benjamin Rockwell, the nerd with the glasses, starts off with th...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Computer Talk Radio, Credit: Computer Talk Radio
Computer Talk Radio weekly show for the broadcast week starting January 11, 2014... from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. Benjamin Rockwell, o...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00