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If humans have human rights because they’re persons, are there some nonhumans who are also persons with nonhuman rights?

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: :59
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An object the size of this huge space rock enters the Earth's atmosphere every 180,000 years with an energy of 5,800 megatons of TNT. The only pla...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Siding Spring Observatory, Credit: www.destinationsjourney.com
One of the most frustrating situations for an asteroid hunter is a night when the stars are shining bright above the mountain but the humidity is s...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, and KRWG


  • Added: Oct 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The race to explore the Moon by robots and eventually human lunar colonists is on. Near the lunar south pole human space colonists could use solar ...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KKRN, KSFR, and KRWG


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brennan Byrd holding a piece of Cob building material
On the fifth and final episode of California Burning, we look for solutions that address the many different factors associated with the wildfires p...

Bought by WJFF, KCBX, KUSU, KWMR, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
Naturalist Terry Tempest Williams brings meaning and direction to the grief around ecological loss and climate change. She's a self-described "citi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Statistically, asteroid hunters are thought to have discovered 90 to 95% of the Earth approaching asteroids larger than about 3,000 feet in diamete...

Bought by WTIP, KRWG, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In 2018 Asteroid Hunters discovered 1839 previously unknown space rocks as they passed through our celestial neighborhood. The largest and most dan...

Bought by WTIP, KRWG, WLPR, and KSFR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Fortunately, on its current path, the most dangerous asteroid discovered in 2018 cannot come closer than 12.5 times the Moon's distance to humanity...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: May 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Being a near Earth asteroid is already a lonely existence since the paths of these small space rocks seldom bring them near any other material obje...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KKRN, KRZA, and KRWG


  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A Buddhist philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy says we are at a pivotal moment in history with the possibility to unravel or create a life-sustaini...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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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 KRWG, WTIP, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The late Wangari Maathai was a biologist, environmentalist, and the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. She was born under British colo...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Sergio Avila Villegas always loved big cats. But his faith in his scientific research was shaken when he discovered its true cost.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 15:33
  • Purchases: 2
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The impacts of climate change can be complicated and far reaching. Here we are speak with Ryan Choi about the influence that climate change has on ...

Bought by KRZA and KSKA


  • Added: Feb 03, 2019
  • Length: 18:17
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

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


  • 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...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

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


  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Unexplored caves can store a wealth of information about the past. Here we talk with Dr. Tim Heaton who studies the Ice Age mammals found in caves....

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:24
  • Purchases: 1
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An interstellar traveler visits our neighborhood on its tour of the Milky Way.

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


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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Don't count on the decrease in solar activity to save you from human produced global warming, however something potentially important to you is hap...

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


  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Recently my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski was asteroid hunting in the constellation of Pegasus with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bi...

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


  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Recently my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Carson Fuls discovered his third comet, Comet C/2018 R4 (Fuls). It is now on its way back into deep space...

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


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Exciting new research indicates that there could be a lake of liquid water beneath the south Martian polar cap. Further research will be required t...

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


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5