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Caption: Artist concept of a performance aboard a SpaceX Big Falcon Spaceship (BFS), Credit: SpaceX
A mostly SpaceX episode as the ambitious company provides updated details regarding its huge new rocket and introduces its first astronauts. Mat Ka...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
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Green roofs in New York City attract birds.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Space Launch System leaves Earth in this artist's concept., Credit: NASA
Mat Kaplan’s Huntsville, Alabama trip wraps up with a tour of the historic and history-making Marshall Space Flight Center. Join him at the control...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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The metaphor of the Tortoise and the Hare can be applied to the speed of life of animals of all sizes, according to new research.

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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30 years of satellite data confirms that the Arctic is greening.

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Saturn V moon rocket on display inside the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Host Mat Kaplan begins a two-episode visit to Huntsville and the Marshall Space Flight Center, recorded this week at the US Space and Rocket Center...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: What sets a worker apart from a queen bee?, Credit: maggiedurch/Pixabay
The diet of baby bees activates genes that turn some into workers and others into queens.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption:  At the Lake Henshaw Overlook preparing for the Pluto occultation with an Unistellar eVscope prototype and a large Celestron C14 telescope. From left to right: Martin Costa, Franck Marchis, Joana Oliveira Marques and Mat Kaplan, Credit: Chris Hendren
Pluto passed in front of a star on the evening of August 14. Mat Kaplan joined pro and amateur astronomers on a mountain to observe this rare event...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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An animal that grows up, reproduces and dies of old age in just a few weeks.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers discover the genetic basis for elephants’ resistance to cancer.

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Zebra finches
Researchers have discovered that when songbirds dream, the vocal muscles they use for singing become active.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
The Importance of White Paint for Airplanes

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: This large scale simulation of galaxies represents the large-scale light distribution in the Universe., Credit: Max Planck Institute
It has been 20 years since we learned the expansion of the universe is accelerating due to the mysterious force called dark energy. Saul Perlmutter...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: This beautiful image of Mars’ south pole was captured by the Mars Express orbiter in 2015.  Now there’s good evidence for liquid water 1.5 kilometers below it., Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/Bill Dunford
Our world was rocked by last week’s announcement of good radar evidence for a liquid water “lake” under the Red Planet’s south pole. Senior Edito...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Asteroid Ryugu imaged by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, Credit: JAXA
Japan’s Hayabusa2 is just 6 kilometers from asteroid Ryugu as it prepares to snatch samples of the space rock for return to Earth. Mission Project...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: What makes horses sontent?, Credit: (JACLOU-DL Pixabay)
Horses snort when they’re content.

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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