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Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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A black hole revealed, and unsuccessful lunar landing, and a very successful Falcon Heavy launch.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 06:30
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Research with commuters in Durham, NC shows what gets them to leave their cars behind and take alternate transportation.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Neptune, as seen during the brief Voyager 2 flyby in 1989, Credit: NASA/JPL
When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as s...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jeff Boehm
Oceans cover about 70% of our planet, and represent over 95% of all of the earth’s water. The human impact on the ocean includes temperature rise, ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kevin Walker
You’re walking the aisles of your local grocery store, picking out fresh ingredients for dinner — you get to the counter, pay for it, bag it, and y...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Hörst demonstrates the glove box in her Johns Hopkins University planetary science lab., Credit: Mat Kaplan
A conversation with Johns Hopkins University planetary scientist Sarah Hörst is capped by a tour of her fascinating lab. That’s where Sarah and her...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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This week’s topics include best medicines for atrial fibrillation when a stent is used, the an envelope for cardiac devices to reduce infection ris...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:58
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This week’s topics include vaccines and autism, the effects of low-dose aspirin after prostate cancer diagnosis, wearable technologies and surgery ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 10:43
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This week’s topics include testing for breast cancer mutations, peanut allergy treatment, aspirin use for prevention, and FIT testing for colorecta...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 12:20
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This week’s topics include complications of shoulder surgery, induction of labor, sepsis and death and bag ventilation at intubation.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:15
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This week’s topics include push-ups and mortality, primary care physicians and mortality, osteoporosis in men and early initiation of MS therapy.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:37
Caption: •	The Amoeba People on the Planetary Society stage at the March 16, 2019 Fairplex Extreme STEA2M Festival, at the start of Planetary Radio Live., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Planetary Radio Live goes on stage at the first ever Fairplex Extreme STEAM Festival in Pomona, California. Host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society C...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KDNK, KBUT, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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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
Caption: The sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol Building as Planetary Society members wrap up their work advocating for space. The 2019 Day of Action saw 100 members from 25 states visit offices throughout Congress in support of space science and exploration., Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is...

Bought by KDNK, WYAP, KBUT, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Jeremy Hance
How do you usually react to the stream of dire warnings about climate change and wildlife extinction? Does it motivate you to do more to make a dif...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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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
Caption: An image of the Chang'e-4 lander from the Yutu-2 rover, during the mission's first lunar day., Credit: CLEP/CNSA
With missions like Chang’e 4 on the far side of the Moon, China has firmly established itself as a leader in space exploration. Space journalist An...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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My Catalina Sky Survey Teammate Brian Africano discovered his 4th comet while asteroid hunting in the constellation of Ursa Major with our Schmidt ...

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: SpaceIL’s Beresheet lunar lander, Credit: SpaceIL
Non-profit SpaceIL’s Beresheet is on its way to the Moon. Only China, the Soviet Union and the United States have safely landed there before. Host...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Many patients arrive in the emergency room as a result of violence or car crashes—events in which police have an investigative interest. Sometimes,...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 17:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Atomo Coffee
Many people around the world wouldn’t dream of starting their day without their coffee ritual. And they tend to be pretty particular about it — wha...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: With a model of NASA's Opportunity rover behind him, John Callas, project manager of the Spirit and Opportunity Mars rovers, speaks about the rovers' achievements at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Deputy Project Scientist , Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechMars Exploration Rover - Opportunity
The Mars Exploration Rover mission was declared complete on February 13, 2019. On the very next day, MER Project Manager John Callas and Deputy Pr...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
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This week’s topics include decolonizing people with MRSA, perinatal depression guidelines, active surveillance for prostate cancer and reducing opi...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 12:56