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Messing with this gas of a word isn't ideal. This is Episode 75 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
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Programming programs to program their own programs. This is Episode 74 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 03:50
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Engineers Sadhan and Pius continue an ongoing series of discussions on the fundamentals of mechanical engineering. Today they talk about what they ...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 41:26
Caption: Bernie Taylor
Bernie Taylor, naturalist and author discusses this myth and how it shapes religion and science.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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One is fun, and zero is a hero, in our engineering programming languages. This is Episode 73 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on fa...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:42
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Whip your brain into shape by studying trochoidal things. This is Episode 72 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinat...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:50
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Keep your data streams from going helter skelter with the help of a Kalman filter. This is Episode 70 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal s...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:01
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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HOUR ONE: "Roadtrippin'"' - What makes a road trip something special? It's not the destination. HOUR 2: "Artificial Creativity" - Scientists are ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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I tried ceramic glazing / The result was quite amazing / When I saw it cool / I touched not a tool / The surface showed cracks and crazing. ***This...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:57
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Now that states have written engineering into K-12 science and technology learning standards, more institutions are thinking about how to run stand...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:02
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She thought it was very fancy of her / to separate the two enantiomers / She looked in the mirror / It couldn't be clearer / The left one was bette...

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Berberis fremontii is in the Barberry family or Berberidaceae…that’s fun to pronounce. Fremont barberry has quite a range north of the Salt River i...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:16
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What is mechanical engineering? Engineer Sadhan Sathyaseelan joins the show again from The University of Texas to wonder out loud about all the imp...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 42:04
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I like the name sumac and I’ve known it since I was a kid in Kentucky. The most talked about sumac of my youth was poison sumac or poison ivy, but ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 05:42
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Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 31:00
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
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Engineers who study this know how to rub you the right way. This is Episode 60 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascin...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:18
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Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. This is Episode 58 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favor...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions? This is Episode 57 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
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Let's take a poll. Who knows what this engineering word means? This is Episode 56 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fas...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Andreas Weber
Biologist and Philosopher, Andreas Weber, reframes ecology as a tender practice of forging relationships, of yearning for connections, and of expre...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WETS, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Velvet mesquite is the predominate native mesquite of southern Arizona. If you go west toward California, you will start running into western honey...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:18
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I was incorrect about the species of Acalypha in this show. The correct name is A. phleoides (the former A. lindheimeri), not neomexicana as I stat...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 05:16
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I don’t think there is anything more heartbreaking than seeing a road killed pet. Well, honestly, I have a hard enough time with road killed wildli...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 05:28