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Caption: Physicist Stephen Hawking enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. (Zero G), Credit: Jim Campbell/Aero-News Network
He is known for his breakthrough physics and popularizing of science, but Dr. Hawking also wanted to fly in space. Erik Viirre led the medical team...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Australian astronomer Julian Oey has just been awarded a second Shoemaker Near Earth Object grant., Credit: Blue Mountains Observatory
Seven astronomers have been selected to receive Shoemaker NEO (Near Earth Object) grants from the Planetary Society. They and their observatories ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: 3D-printed PlanetVac prototypes at Honeybee Robotics., Credit: Bruce Betts
Space is hard. Sample collection and return is harder still. That’s why the radically-simplified PlanetVac system from Honeybee Robotics is so in...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • 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 feminism. Guests Kr...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:06
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HOUR ONE: "Why Make Art?" - Most of us stop making art around middle school. What can we learn from the people who never stopped? HOUR TWO: "Gate...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Guests explore the critical role of archives in our everyday lives and historical experience. Panelists open the virtual doors of archival cabinet...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:04
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about simplicity ...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:21:32
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: •	The cover for the Voyager Golden Record, headed into interstellar space on Voyagers 1 and 2, Credit: NASA/JPL
It has been 40 years since Carl Sagan and others shared the best of humanity with the stars. A new online multimedia project has been created as a ...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist Concept of the Mars 2020 Rover, with Mastcam-Z, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Mat Kaplan attended a meeting of the science team for the zoom lens camera that will be atop the Mars 2020 rover mast. Planetary Scientist Jim Bel...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Robots, role models, rap, and more all stood out at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival. Pius highlights products, programs,...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:05
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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 love. Guests Sai...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2018
  • Length: 47:56
Caption: Starman in his Tesla Roadster bids farewell to Earth after being launched by the first SpaceX Falcon Heavy., Credit: SpaceX
Republican Randy Hultgren and Democrat Derek Kilmer celebrate formation of the new bipartisan, bicameral caucus of US representatives and senators....

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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The Living Well Show presents Dr. Anita L. Sanchez, author of The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times. During these times of grea...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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 spirituality. Gu...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 46:01
Caption: The SETI Institute’s Allen Telescope Array in northern California searches the sky for radio signals from an alien intelligence., Credit: The SETI Institute
Where is everybody? That was the question physicist Enrico Fermi asked when he wondered why we hadn’t yet met ET. What will happen if we do? Will ...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • 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 motherhood. Gues...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 47:08
Caption: US Navy divers assist NASA and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD-23) in recovery of a mock-up capsule designed to roughly simulate the size, shape, mass and center of gravity of the Orion crew module., Credit: US Navy
Join Mat Kaplan on a visit to Naval Base San Diego and the USS Anchorage, the amphibious ship that has just completed a round of Orion spacecraft r...

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Shane Loeffler is a grad student in the Earth Science department at the U of MN, as well as a Finland, Minn. native. He recently came up with a mob...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 14:43
Caption: Happiness [is an inside job]...
Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on love and joy. Gu...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 48:28
Caption: The Skruffians, Credit: Dick Parker
The Skruffians is a group of experienced Twin Cities players that combine Jamaican reggae and ska with jazz chops. It’s always a playful combinatio...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Skruffians, Credit: Dick Parker
The Skruffians is a group of experienced Twin Cities players that combine Jamaican reggae and ska with jazz chops. Creating musical surprises is th...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
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Sean Sherman is an Oglala Lakota chef and founder of The Sioux Chef. His new cookbook, "The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen," shares award-winning ...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 17:12
Caption: Will humans in the distant future build and live in tremendous space habitats like the one picture here?  The first steps are being taken by NASA, SpaceX and many other organizations., Credit: Skyframe Research & Development/Peter Rubin, Iron Rooster Studios
Mat Kaplan talks with participants in the National Space Society’s recent Space Settlement Summit about human destiny in space. There’s a consensus...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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How can we deal with data better? How can we teach kids to deal with data better? Sarah Morris from the nonprofit Nuclear Learning Network has some...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: Happiness [is an inside job]...
Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on tough love and e...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 49:47