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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: 2
Caption: Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown - Inventor of the Oscar-winning Steadicam - Rocky, The Shining, Philadelphia, Bulworth, La Traviata, The Forgotten

  • Added: Oct 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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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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
Caption: Still from PC game Auralux: Constiellations , Credit: E McNeill
In Time Out Of Joint, Phillip K. Dick envisioned the same future that NASA did, even if we didn't get there. San Diego Air and Space Museum provide...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 24:08
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This week on the show: Happiness, fear and our atmosphere - Our boiling hot planetary neighbor, Venus, might have once been similar to Earth. S...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew launch. The Bell Museum, Minnesota’s official natural history museum, is observing t...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 13:43
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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This week on the show: This is a conspiracy - Area 51, 9/11, the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists will happily tell you that only they know w...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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 modern company c...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 53:22
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Can we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been t...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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: Ian Stewart
We’re obsessed with predicting the future. Most of the time, though, we get it wrong. On the other hand, we can predict a specific event with near ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We spend the hour with science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist, Cory Doctorow. First, we talk with him about his terrific new boo...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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: Cory Doctorow
How we deal with the possibilities of tomorrow are very dependent on how we handle those possibilities today. Sounds simple, however, even when we ...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Photo of the robot from Every Kid Gets a Robot., Credit: Danielle Boyer, The STEAM Connection.
What do young people think about STEM fields today? Michigan STEM educator Danielle Boyer talks about her perspective as a recent high school grad...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 36:03
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Intercourse and the art of communication - People who are good with emojis have more sex, but hold your emoji horses befo...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Michael Patrick Lynch
We think we know a lot. Perhaps we do. On the other hand, an ongoing study at Yale University finds that today’s society thinks it knows more than ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on the show: Just imagine it - A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how to i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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This week on the show: My computer and me - Addicted to your smartphone? Just wait 'til you hear about what's coming next. Come follow us th...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1