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HOUR ONE: "Pick Your Poison" - A weapon? A medicine? A murder mystery plot? Take your pick. HOUR TWO: "Sentimentality For Silicon" - When does a ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KDNK, KCSB-FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
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-Making musical pieces with the sounds that got stripped out of MP3s. -There is a rich sonic landscape that defines New York City. -Andrew Kaufman'...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, WTJU, WRGY, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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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If I read through a thousand invention patents, I hope I'd learn something, too. This is Episode 63 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal sho...

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 1
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we put the mic in front of the speakers and hear the beauty of feedback.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we explore the vast innovations of Les Paul.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSRQ, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week we feature rock songs that were recorded without an amplifier.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSKQ, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KUHF and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUHF, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 11
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Cataloguing one of the world's few remaining melodic forms of language - Seeing, feeling, and smelling a city built 3000 years before the pyramids ...

Bought by KRZA, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN, WVAS, Radio Phoenix and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we crack the case of the first song with distortion.

Bought by KSKQ, WOUB, WYAP, KWIT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Voyager image of Jupiter's moon Io taken as the volcano called Loki erupted., Credit: NASA/JPL/USGS
It is most space fans’ favorite planetary science mission, and with good reason. We visit with the man who has been in charge of Voyager mission sc...

Bought by WTJU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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How women's friendships sustained the British Empire - Getting aggressive in the job market in the digital age

Bought by WNSB, WCQS, WJCU, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Tom Crossmon of Hermantown, who hunts for shipwrecks, found something very unusual at the bottom of the Big Lake--an old locomotive. He joined WTIP...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 12:42
Caption: Declassified artist's concept of the 1960s Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Credit: National Reconnaissance Office
Rod Pyle reveals bizarre yet fascinating space projects of the past in his new book. Pyle also exposes previously classified information about mis...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: John Glenn on his historic Friendship 7 orbital mission., Credit: NASA
Space historian John Logsdon remembers American hero John Glenn. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye was a big fan of the Friendship 7 astronaut. Then w...

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


  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores the very thing that makes St. Cloud the “Granite City” as he heads out at the Stearns Count...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Scale rendering of the Soviet LK moon lander next to the US Lunar Module., Credit: Eberhard Marx
Space historian and policy expert John Logsdon joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating conversation about how the US could have lost the race to the moo...

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


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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In today's episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley wraps up the story of Deep In Design's stamping press. Last week we heard how the company inhe...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:14
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Host Bob Kustra interview Michael McCarthy about his book, "Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck that Shook America."

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:41
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While the media affect our vocabulary, our accents are a product of our community.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: An extinct glyptodont., Credit: Carl Buell
DNA evidence reveals that the enormous armored glyptodont, an extinct South American mammal, was a close cousin to modern armadillos.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957, as told to Mike Wallace

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 11:10
  • Purchases: 2