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Caption: Artist concept of the Lucy spacecraft during one of its Trojan asteroid flybys., Credit: NASA
A rare alignment of planets and other objects will enable the solar-powered Lucy spacecraft to examine seven asteroids, six of which are among the ...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
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In this edition of The Onco’Zine Brief Peter Hofland talks with Dr. Kenneth Vega, chief of Gastroenterology and co-director of the Digestive Health...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 43:06
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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Solar energy has emerged worldwide as a serious and viable alternative to fossil fuels, and can now be found in many places around the world. In th...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Gained in Translation, Credit: Seth Shostak
Hey, Alexa, why don’t you laugh at my jokes? Teaching a computer to recognize humor is difficult because no clear definition of humor exists. Send...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KICI


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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If you could see inside my brain when I was looking at a piece of art, would you know what it was like for me to look at that art?

  • Added: Apr 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
HOUR ONE: "Hope: Where Does It Come From?” – We begin our three part series on hope. Is it something we’re innately born with or something we can c...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: "Charlotte’s Hope” was tagged and observed by scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and filmed by BBC 1 for Blue Planet Live, in Charlotte Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula on March 11, 2019. Charlotte's Hope was then adopted and named by Peter
There has never been a better time to be a citizen scientist--those individuals interested in the collection of data toward solutions, the expansio...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
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Did you know that genetically modified foods will be required to bear labels identifying them as “bioengineered” by January 1, 2022? Join Food Sleu...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Producer Josephine McRobbie visits the food science archives at North Carolina State and shares some interesting mid-century experiments.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Bram Cohen discusses sustainable blockchain for next generation digital currency.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 20:31
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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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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on trauma. Guests D...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 57:10
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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In this edition of The Onco’Zine Brief Peter Hofland talks with Padma Sundar. Ms. Sundar is Vice President of Strategy and Market Access at CellMa...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 45:19
Caption: John Wick
How does a virtue become a vice? How does a basic building block of life turn into a threat to life? And how do you turn that vice back into a virt...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: "Ponds on the Ocean" - Sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean. NASA image acquired July 12, 2011
Dahr Jamail asks us to begin to grieve for the world that is surely lost and to find a way toward adaptive change so that something may be salvaged...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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Two percent of the population has the almost uncanny ability to recognize and remember faces from chance meetings even years before. We talk about ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Free Range Dinosaurs, Credit: Seth Shostak
Dinosaurs are once again stomping their way across the silver screen. But these colossal beasts stole the show long before CGI brought them roarin...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WHCP-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMSU, KUMD, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Global demand for beef, chicken, and pork continues to rise. So do concerns about environmental and other costs. Will reconciling these two forces ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:29
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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 resilience in ab...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 47:12