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An object is tracked in outer space, seen to explode in our atmosphere, and had a fragment of it discovered on the ground. Its analysis will help h...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Jul 29, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A 2000 foot diameter space rock has stories to tell about violent events long ago. Asteroid hunters are eager to track this huge collision fragment...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, Bandon Community Radio, and KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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LTR!s July showcase, Discover HAITI, offers an interesting sidebar to second most populous country in the Caribbean at 10.6 million. It was the fi...

Bought by KISA Digital Studios


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:13
  • Purchases: 1
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The second largest polluting industry in the world is the one that may have made the clothes on your back. Katia Hauser interviewed Sheryl Marcus, ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 2
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With Stocks Falling, Is It Time For Gold? Make Sure You're Safe From The Dark Web, America Voted: Real Estate Is The Most Favored Investment, How ...

Bought by WOUB, WETD, WLRN, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The San Francisco Wave Organ remains one of the Bay Area's most unknown, misunderstood and yet beloved landmarks. After listening, I hope you'll wa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The development of the large human head and broad shoulders provide many evolutionary benefits for our species but also require assistance for a sa...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Why is it that Thanksgiving is celebrated almost exclusively in the United States and Canada. How has it been celebrated and how is it celebrated now?

Bought by KRZA, RadioFreePalmer, KMUN, KMUN, and KVSC


  • Added: Nov 24, 2009
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sharon Isbin
Recording duets with yourself, meaning recording both parts of a duet, is not a new invention. You record the first part, and then record the seco...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julia Fischer
When violinist Julia Fischer performs with other musicians, she likes that opportunity to make personal connections on stage. When she plays the S...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :26
Caption: José Serebrier
You may have heard that the future of the recording industry is somewhat up in the air as new technologies make it possible to access music in new ...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2009
  • Length: :22
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When composer Jennifer Higdon accepts a commission from a performer to write a new piece, she takes a few steps before writing the very first note....

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :29
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Working without a conductor creates both creative and practical challenges for an orchestra: how do you get the music started? For the conductor-...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :32
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The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs without a conductor. We know they make it work, but how do they make it work? Long time Orpheus violinist ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :23
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Getting started, whether you're writing a term paper, a novel or a piano concerto, can be tough. But you have to get off to a good start. That's ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: :21
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The Canadian Brass knows their way around holiday music – they've made numerous holiday recordings in their 30 plus years. They're the first to ad...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2007
  • Length: :21