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Caption: Lloyd Alter
The industrial revolution ushered in an era of more efficient transportation. As history has shown us, the impact of our ability to move easily acr...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Artist concept of the Lucy spacecraft during one of its Trojan asteroid flybys., Credit: NASA
A rare alignment of planets and other objects will enable the solar-powered Lucy spacecraft to examine seven asteroids, six of which are among the ...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Bill McKibben
Environmentalists have been talking for a long time about the threat to the planet. Now, a prominent voice is directing our attention to a related ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Georgina Gustin
You may or may not have heard of the Farm Bureau but it is one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in this country, representing over six m...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Neptune, as seen during the brief Voyager 2 flyby in 1989, Credit: NASA/JPL
When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as s...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jeff Boehm
Oceans cover about 70% of our planet, and represent over 95% of all of the earth’s water. The human impact on the ocean includes temperature rise, ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kevin Walker
You’re walking the aisles of your local grocery store, picking out fresh ingredients for dinner — you get to the counter, pay for it, bag it, and y...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Minnesota Native News, the passing of two powerful tribal leaders leads to new elections, and urban Native leaders in Minneapolis seek...

Bought by KMSU, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sarah Hörst demonstrates the glove box in her Johns Hopkins University planetary science lab., Credit: Mat Kaplan
A conversation with Johns Hopkins University planetary scientist Sarah Hörst is capped by a tour of her fascinating lab. That’s where Sarah and her...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Joshua and Eric Preven
They say the squeaky wheel gets the grease. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to two brothers who are trying to make a little noise for the i...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: •	The Amoeba People on the Planetary Society stage at the March 16, 2019 Fairplex Extreme STEA2M Festival, at the start of Planetary Radio Live., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Planetary Radio Live goes on stage at the first ever Fairplex Extreme STEAM Festival in Pomona, California. Host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society C...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol Building as Planetary Society members wrap up their work advocating for space. The 2019 Day of Action saw 100 members from 25 states visit offices throughout Congress in support of space science and exploration., Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is...

Bought by KDNK, WYAP, KBUT, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Jeremy Hance
How do you usually react to the stream of dire warnings about climate change and wildlife extinction? Does it motivate you to do more to make a dif...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: An image of the Chang'e-4 lander from the Yutu-2 rover, during the mission's first lunar day., Credit: CLEP/CNSA
With missions like Chang’e 4 on the far side of the Moon, China has firmly established itself as a leader in space exploration. Space journalist An...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ash Kalra
What can we do to be better citizens, better consumers and better advocates for the planet? Fighting waste and saving forests are a good place to s...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: SpaceIL’s Beresheet lunar lander, Credit: SpaceIL
Non-profit SpaceIL’s Beresheet is on its way to the Moon. Only China, the Soviet Union and the United States have safely landed there before. Host...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Fatih Saat
Shelter is on the first rung of renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow‘s hierarchy of needs. And yet, as a society, we have not cracked the code for ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test or DART for short will test methods to make a dangerous asteroid miss Earth.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KBFG-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Atomo Coffee
Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — wha...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Back in the 1930s, when the US was in the midst of an economic crisis, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a set of policies to protect the...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the twenty disks that comprise ALMA's highest resolution survey of nearby protoplanetary disks. This image shows the millimeter-wavelength light emitted by the dust in the disk, giving astronomers a clearer understanding of the similarities and di, Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), S. Andrews et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello
Radio telescopes are delivering stunning images that, in some cases, current optical telescopes can’t equal. Witness the 20 beautiful protoplanetar...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KDNK, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KBUT, KWMR and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The DART spacecraft approaches Didymos A and B., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL
Why did the dinosaurs die? Because they didn’t have a space program! The upcoming DART mission will test our best thinking about how we may someday...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KBFG-LP, KDNK, KBUT, KWMR and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kendra Ulrich
Growing up watching “The Love Boat,” some of us thought of a cruise as a romantic and exciting way to see the world. New research out of Johns Hopk...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Carter Rubin
The first time you saw a fleet of rent-able electric scooters huddled together on a city sidewalk, what was your reaction? Annoyance at yet another...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00