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Caption: The cover of Emily Lakdawalla's new and fascinating book about Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Credit: Springer Praxis
Join us for an utterly fascinating live conversation with Emily Lakdawalla about her brand new book, The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: Yuri’s Night founder Loretta Whitesides presents an award to Anousheh Ansari, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Host Mat Kaplan once again attends the worldwide party for space. Join him at the Los Angeles celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour. You’ll h...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mark Plotkin, Credit: Courtesy Richie / Amazon Conservation Team
As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodive...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill, Credit: (c) AP Images
Recent data breaches hitting big companies such as Facebook have cause people to go into a frenzy. However, the generation that goes online the mos...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: Artist concept of the planets circling the star known as Trappist-1, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
We have begun to understand the composition of worlds that are hundreds of trillions of kilometers from Earth. Astronomer Nikole Lewis is co-leader...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Author and futurist David Brin, Credit: Cheryl Brigham
The multi-award winning science fiction author, futurist and speaker returns to Planetary Radio for a wide-ranging conversation about robots and hu...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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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 modern mind hack...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 49:47
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Recorded in the middle of South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU 2018, this episode features educator Rachel and engineer Pius. They discuss their immediate...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 25:09
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Tiny fibers from our washing machines could harm marine life.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers learn about aggression and conflict by watching Formula One races.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Artist concept of the Tiangong-1 space station, Credit: CMSA
By the time you hear this week’s episode, China’s Tiangong-1 may have spectacularly re-entered our planet’s atmosphere, raining metal on an unpredi...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Is Stem Cell Therapy for you? Maximum Health shares why now may be the time to reap the benefits from years of research and technological innovatio...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 27:17
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In the future one can envision a space mining family boarding a descendent of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle for a trip into low Earth orb...

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, WVTF, KRWG, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Physicist Stephen Hawking enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. (Zero G), Credit: Jim Campbell/Aero-News Network
He is known for his breakthrough physics and popularizing of science, but Dr. Hawking also wanted to fly in space. Erik Viirre led the medical team...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Scientists decode the genome of a rare, primitive mammal with a venomous bite.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers use sonar to locate lost fishing gear that harms sealife.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laysan albatross eye plastic lighters picked up during a beach cleanup, Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument in the Hawaiian Islands., Credit:  NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Scientists tally up the burden of plastic trash on U.S. coastlines.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. This is Episode 58 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favor...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Infants use an early form of deductive reasoning.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Australian astronomer Julian Oey has just been awarded a second Shoemaker Near Earth Object grant., Credit: Blue Mountains Observatory
Seven astronomers have been selected to receive Shoemaker NEO (Near Earth Object) grants from the Planetary Society. They and their observatories ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A wrasse "cleans" a larger fish. , Credit: Simon Gingins
Reef fish make better decisions when smaller fish keep them clean.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions? This is Episode 57 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
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Why false news spreads faster than the truth on social media.

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 3D-printed PlanetVac prototypes at Honeybee Robotics., Credit: Bruce Betts
Space is hard. Sample collection and return is harder still. That’s why the radically-simplified PlanetVac system from Honeybee Robotics is so in...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8