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Caption: Apollo 11 on a 1969 Small-Screen TV
In the 1960's some in our nation craved more answers about our universe. Here you'll witness the realities that surrounded us then, and the effort...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, WRVO Public Media, KVSC, KMSU and more


  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Pico Iyer is one of our most eloquent explorers of what he calls the "inner world" — in himself and in the 21st century world at large. The journal...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Dr. Homi Bhabha at the Oxford bookstore in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The CEO of Tech Mahindra said that the top 10 IT companies in India only take 6% of the engineering graduates. What happens to the other 94% he won...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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
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Tabby's star varies in brightness suggesting that it swallowed one or more of it's planets in the very recent past.

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Concept Art for "The Old Man and Death", Credit: Karl Warnke
Area Voices producer Alauna Yust covers the arts in our region. And she’s got some pretty close connections to the arts. Her husband, Karl Warnke, ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 10:10
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David Holtzman, professor and chairman of the neurology department at the Washington University School of Medicine, explores Alzheimer's disease an...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 2013 flood in Estes Park, Credit: Town of Estes Park
Recent floods in Texas and Oklahoma cost the country over $3 billion in economic losses. In some areas of the country, floods are growing in intens...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Airplanes in department stores? There was a time in U.S. History when people experienced this reality. But are we any closer today to realizing the...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:22
Caption: Rise of the Robots jacket cover, Credit: Basic Books Jason Gabbert
We’re on the cusp of another revolution: A technology revolution. This one, however, is vastly different from its predecessor: The industrial revol...

Bought by WDBM, KVSC, and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Will the woolly mammoth face another day?, Credit: Tyler Ingram
A group of scientists are now trying to bring extinct animals - like the woolly mammoth and passenger pigeon - back to life, in a movement called D...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 3
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We're getting closer and closer to making fusion power a reality - limitless energy created by fusing hydrogen into helium, the same process that p...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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You must be accountable for your actions.

  • Added: May 01, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
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We’re trying also to locate Aaron Swartz as a landmark in the culture and the age.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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In which I interview someone who believes video games can cause violence in children.

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 23:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Without their beeps and chimes, all of your modern conveniences would be very hard to use

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KZYX, WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 05, 2012
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 19

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Better (and less expensive) cancer treatment started with a sensei and ball of blue yarn...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 10:20
  • Purchases: 11

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 12
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I bet you think could pantomime changing lanes with an imaginary steering wheel. But you'd be very, very wrong. You’d probably kill a bunch of imag...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Spokane Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 16
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What happens to a city when its purpose is stripped away virtually overnight?

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Spokane Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, WBEZ and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 12
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A building’s worth is an infinitesimal fraction of the worth a person’s life. But a building is still a living thing in a way.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, Spokane Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service, WABE and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 10