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HOUR ONE: "Books We Can't Forget" - Is there a book that changed your life? Celebrated authors share their favorite reads to launch our new podcast...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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During the monsoon rainy season, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate, Hannes Groeller took a vacation in his native Austria. Returning to begin the fa...

Bought by WLPR, KRWG, and WTIP


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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HOUR ONE: "If Your Clothes Could Talk" - Unless you're a nudist, you probably wear clothes. But if they could talk, what would they say about you? ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about humans in n...

Bought by KVSC, WUFT, KCPW, Wisconsin Public Radio (ops), and KWMU


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:22:41
  • Purchases: 5
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HOUR ONE: "Why Do We Meet?" - Studies show we're all disappointed with our friendships. Is it time to rethink the way we gather? HOUR TWO: "Worsh...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: John and Molly Chester's Farm
The award winning documentary The Biggest Little Farm is the focus of Dave's conversation with film maker turned farmer John Chester. He and his wi...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: 'Loving Bees' - Bees are endangered, but all over the world, people are stepping up to save them — in backyards, science labs, and the ur...

  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
Can hope co-exist with cataclysmic realities like climate change? We conclude our "Hope" series with a look at the future.

  • Added: May 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
HOUR ONE: "Hope: Are We Really Doomed?" - Can hope co-exist with cataclysmic realities like climate change? We conclude our "Hope" series with a lo...

  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: "The Secret Language of Trees" - When was the last time you listened to a tree? Biologists are just beginning to unravel their vast netwo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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My team, the Catalina Sky Survey, would not find a single asteroid without Steward Observatory's Mountain Lemmon Operations, or Mtn Ops for short. ...

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


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: Your breath smells like emotional tension - Follow us into a darkened German cinema to talk about how the stuff we breathe...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. John Hausdoerffer is dean of the Western Colorado University School of Environment and Sustainability.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: How do you "graduate" astronaut school? We ask Europe's newest astronaut. Also, the strange story of a roaring Himalayan flo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

Bought by KZYX, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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HOUR ONE: "Our Invisible Universe" - From our narrow vantage point on Earth, how can we see what's out there, beyond our skies? HOUR TWO: "Harass...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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HOUR ONE: 'Loving Bees' - Bees are endangered, but all over the world, people are stepping up to save them — in backyards, science labs, and the ur...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Spectrum: Inside out - On the show this week: Hike Elba's trails without ever leaving the armchair, Germany's young hackers aren't really hack...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s show, it’s all about insects… An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that the bio...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Thinking With Animals" - Stories of animal intelligence, from birds and bees to the strange and wonderful mind of the octopus. HOUR TW...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:57
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On Saint Patrick's Day I discovered a comet which I share with my wife Annie Grauer.

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


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the future one can envision a space mining family boarding a descendent of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle for a trip into low Earth orb...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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HOUR ONE: "Imagining Climate Change" - We have lots of facts about climate change. What we need is more stories. Can imagination save the planet? ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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It was in 1970, under President Nixon, that the Environmental Protection Agency was founded. While the Agency enjoyed tremendous bipartisan support...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KUNM, KWIT, KBBI and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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In 2017 my team the Catalina Sky Survey led the world in the discovery of Earth approaching objects by identifying 987 of them as they whizzed by us.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WEJP-LP 107.1 and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8