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An amateur radio operator tracks down a lost spacecraft.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Today we take you to the intersection of nature, art and technology to meet Amsterdam-based artists Ralph Nauta and Lonneka Gordjein of Studio Drif...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
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Learning about how the human body moves from anatomically accurate humanoid robots.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The CubeSat industry is making relatively low cost exploration of space possible and is creating heretofore undreamed of opportunities for the hum...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, WTIP, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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BERG, Health Biologics, Genetics & Artificial Intelligence CEO Niven Narain on the Future of Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment. Berg is a Bost...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 22:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Martian Trojan asteroids appear to have been created by a tremendous impact early in the history of the solar system.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A fast-approaching asteroid will help space scientists practice their tracking skills.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tomorrow’s space pioneers will be very different from the explorers of yesterday.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Giant robotic 3D printers can rapidly construct whole buildings, and could build moon bases, remote research stations, and more.

Bought by KSFR, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Biolite is a company that produces clean, portable stoves for cooking off the grid in developing countries as well as for camping. The stove reduce...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
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Tune into our Innovate interview with Nina Dudnik of Seeding Labs on equipping scientists worldwide to maximize their full potential to battle glob...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 41:18
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WorldCanvass tackles informatics—also known as big data—on its final program of the 2015-2016 season. Guests from the diverse fields of computer sc...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 27:10
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WorldCanvass tackles informatics—also known as big data—on its final program of the 2015-2016 season. Guests from the diverse fields of computer sc...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 25:15
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A government laboratory works to maintain supplies of some little-known metals.

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cross-section of a prickly pear cactus, Credit: Susanne Bard
The drought-defying interior of the prickly pear cactus holds a secret to purifying water.

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A trickle of data from the New Horizons spacecraft is building into a flood of new findings.

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


  • Added: Mar 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chris Ategeka, CEO and founder of Rides for Lives, discusses bringing access to healthcare and employment opportunities to rural, remote locations ...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 31:10
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2014 Science Breakthroughs of the Year: The rise of the pint-sized satellite.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Fritz Pleitgen is a journalist who covered the Stasi in East Germany during the 1980s. He explains how one lives and acts in a surveillance state.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Which robot do you prefer? One that looks like a machine, or one with lifelike features? , Credit: (Left: Phasmatisnox/CC BY-SA 3.0 ; Right Gnsin/CC BY3.0, on Wikipedia)
Different cultures have different expectations and preferences when it comes to robot design.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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So do you think you’re modern? Well, only if you’re 100 years old. Is it history that repeats itself, or do we simply not move forward in the ways...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Radio Curious revisits a two-part 1999 conversation with Mike Frost, a retired Canadian spy and author of “Spy World:  Inside the Canadian and Amer...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:02