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Caption: What makes horses sontent?, Credit: (JACLOU-DL Pixabay)
Horses snort when they’re content.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A view of Oukaïmeden Observatory, with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey (MOSS) dome in the foreground., Credit: Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey
One of the Planetary Society’s 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to the astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the Nort...

Bought by KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst learns how to use a sextant in the ISS cupola., Credit: NASA
Sextants have helped sailors find their way across oceans for centuries. Now one is onboard the International Space Station so that astronauts can ...

Bought by KDNK, KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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What’s so great about the human eye? Can we build something just like it? When would we need to design something better? Sadhan joins the podcast a...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 19:47
Caption: This simulated perspective view shows Occator Crater, measuring 57 miles (92 kilometers) across and 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) deep, which contains the brightest area on Ceres. This region has been the subject of intense interest since Dawn's approach to th, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Ceres is the queen of the asteroid belt. Her first Earthly visitor is nearing its last days in spectacular style. Dawn Mission Director and Chief...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: A Moment of Science
Can We Find Aliens by Their Satellites?

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Human Brains May Begin with Less "Stuff" Than Other Mammals' Brains

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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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 constructive con...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 47:51
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Graphene is a sheet of carbon atoms that is light, flexible, stronger than steel and a better conductor of electricity than copper. It's still in t...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 20:25
Caption: Kathryn Sullivan receives the National Space Society’s Space Pioneer Award, Credit: National Space Society
Freeman Dyson wasn’t the only space star at the ISDC. Mat talks with former astronaut and NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan and leaders of the C...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KDNK, KMRE-LP, KWMR, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
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  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Freeman Dyson speaks at the 2018 International Space Development Conference after receiving the National Space Society’s Heinlein Award., Credit: National Space Society
There’s so much more to Freeman Dyson than the Dyson Sphere. The mathematician, scientist and author is one of the greatest and most original mind...

Bought by KDNK, KMRE-LP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac in flight with PlanetVac as one of its feet, Credit: Bruce Betts
Join Mat Kaplan in California’s Mojave Desert for special coverage of not one but two rocket flights and a real world test of PlanetVac, the innova...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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High levels of CO2 may reduce levels of crop nutrients.

Bought by KENW and KRZA


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mat Kaplan and National Air & Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Planetary geologist Ellen Stofan has just become Director of the most popular museum in the United States. The NASM protects and shares the greate...

Bought by KDNK, KWMR, KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Some lizards thrive despite a toxic pigment that turns their blood green.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Are ape beds cleaner than ours?

Bought by KENW


  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Around the world, technology is disrupting the workforce, with automation poised to displace humans in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and bey...

Bought by Prairie Public, WNYC, and KUNM


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: New Horizons PI Alan Stern, Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan and astrobiologist/science communicator David Grinspoon , Credit: Alan Stern
The New Horizons mission was a triumph, revealing Pluto as an utterly unique and beautiful world. The entire, surprisingly dramatic tale has now b...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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What if you could have someone else’s memories?

Bought by KENW, WLPR, and WYAP


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “Why Mars?” closing panel at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit.  (l. to r.) Mat Kaplan, Saralyn Mark, Jeff Bingham, Jim Garvin, Keri Kukral, Janey Ivey, Nicholas Agnew, “Astronaut Abby,” Artemis Westenberg, Credit: ©CherylNemazie.com
The great adventure awaits! Mat Kaplan hosts an entertaining panel discussion at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC. Eight guests pro...

Bought by KDNK, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8