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In 1972 Apollo 16 astronauts took an ultraviolet image of the Earth from the Moon which shows that like the Sun ,the Earth too, has a faint corona...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Children's Fantasy Garden, Credit: ABQ Biopark
The Children's Hour broadcast live from the Albuquerque Biopark's Children's Fantasy Garden, exploring horticulture and entomology with park scient...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 59:47
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Traveling an additional billion miles beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is now sending back data on 2014 MU69, a strange snow man shaped ob...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: We look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutriti...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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In our Milky Way Galaxy alone there are probably 25 billion planets located within the habitable zone of its star where there could be air to breat...

Bought by KSFR and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s show, it’s all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-frequency, loud electronic music...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Without followup data, many if not most of the Earth approaching objects would be lost as they move away from us leaving us with no idea when they...

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small telescope makes a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the celestial visitors to our neighborhood.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WTIP


  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on the show: Sometimes it gets dark before it gets light - Want to feel joy? Listen to death metal, says a surprising new study. Also o...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On a recent training night with Teddy Pruyne at the controls of our 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, this duo discovered six new Earth Ap...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On a cold windy night, with clouds frustrating his search, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Alex Gibbs discovered 8 new celestial visitors while obs...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, KSFR, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A large fireball meteor which exploded over Cuba produced a number of interesting results.

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Drawing the line - What we smell influences our intestines, how a "smart school" in China spies on its pupils, and facial...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Miami-based sculptor Robert Chambers lived in Everglades National Park for one month in 2018, as a Fellow in the Artist in Residence in Everglades ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test or DART for short will test methods to make a dangerous asteroid miss Earth.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KBFG-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Groeller was asteroid hunting with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona when he discovered his fir...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, WTIP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This Valentine’s Day we could have just brought you some sappy love stories from science’s past. But instead we offer you three tales of lust, lone...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:17:06
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The object which the 2.3 mile diameter Gault hit is likely to have been a third of a mile diameter space rock. This celestial crash left Gault with...

Bought by KRWG, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WTIP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: In the heart of winter (at least in the northern hemisphere), we take a look this week at what the cold does to our bodies....

Bought by WNMU-FM and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Some people rely on Medicaid to access health care. Or they use other federal benefits, like food stamps and housing assistance, to build the found...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2019
  • Length: 05:52
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The extremely remote chance that a dangerous mountain sized space rock has our number on it is what keeps my team going to our four telescopes in t...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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For the first time in history, an asteroid hunting team, the Catalina Sky Survey, has discovered more than 1,000 Earth approaching asteroids in a s...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: It hurts to let your football team down - How can professional athletes who cause their team to lose by their blunders be ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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During Comet C/2018 V4 Africano's last visit to the inner solar system humans were erecting the outer ring at Stonehenge. At the rate human's are c...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Meat's delicious — but bad for our planet. The solution? Grow it in a lab. We also enter a German hospital to show you how ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1