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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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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...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Over the years, listeners have asked for short-form distillations of On Being — something to listen to while making a cup of tea. Our podcast Becom...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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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My first experience with Baltimore City Jail, I think I was 17 years of age, and it just seems like it’s been repeatedly ever since. I’ve been in a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Deserts are characterized by having limited amounts of water. The plants that live in these dry climates are there because the soil holds onto just...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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....

  • Added: Dec 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:24
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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
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How could the smartest, most observant people around believe for millennia that the sun and all the planets and stars all revolved around the Earth?

Bought by KRJF-lp


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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Rachel Naomi Remen’s lifelong struggle with Crohn’s disease has shaped her practice of medicine, and she in turn is helping to reshape the art of h...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Dr. Anthony Ferrante is a physician scientist at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, where he studies fat and its effects on the ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 34:49
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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 KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Oct 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KUPR low power FM, KRWG, WTIP, and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WTIP, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What is the mind of a truly evil person really like?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
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What exactly is it that frightens us about death?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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