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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...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Without followup data, many if not most of the Earth approaching objects would be lost as they move away from us leaving us with no idea when they...

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small telescope makes a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the celestial visitors to our neighborhood.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WTIP


  • Added: Mar 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Therapist Keith Smith demonstrates virtual reality equipment at the University of Central Florida. Smith uses virtual reality to help treat veterans' post traumatic stress disorder., Credit: Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront
The University of Central Florida is using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. It's worked well enough that the Pentagon will ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, North Country Public Radio, KPBS, Colorado Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 7
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On a recent training night with Teddy Pruyne at the controls of our 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona, this duo discovered six new Earth Ap...

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On a cold windy night, with clouds frustrating his search, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Alex Gibbs discovered 8 new celestial visitors while obs...

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


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Tirana Vertical Forest designed by Stefano Boeri
Some think that “green growth” would be unlikely to stop global warming, and would only worsen numerous other global environmental crises. While a ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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A large fireball meteor which exploded over Cuba produced a number of interesting results.

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Problem-solving, technology, and public service all combine when you work as an engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Dr. Michael St...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2019
  • Length: 19:56
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My Catalina Sky Survey Teammate Brian Africano discovered his 4th comet while asteroid hunting in the constellation of Ursa Major with our Schmidt ...

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


  • Added: Mar 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Many patients arrive in the emergency room as a result of violence or car crashes—events in which police have an investigative interest. Sometimes,...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 17:30
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test or DART for short will test methods to make a dangerous asteroid miss Earth.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KBFG-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Groeller was asteroid hunting with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona when he discovered his fir...

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


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The object which the 2.3 mile diameter Gault hit is likely to have been a third of a mile diameter space rock. This celestial crash left Gault with...

Bought by KRWG, Bandon Community Radio, KKRN, WTIP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 32:16
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An environmental success story.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 24:10
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Recently, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Growler discovered an Earth approaching asteroid which has a speed consistent with it being eject...

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


  • Added: Jan 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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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The discovery of a Jupiter family comet whose fate is to become a garden variety main belt asteroid.

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


  • Added: Dec 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Dec 16, 2018
  • Length: 27:14
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On Halloween night while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona I discovered 21 space rocks streaking th...

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


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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As asteroid hunters equipment and skills continue to improve we will be able to find and track some of these tiny impactors and perhaps be able to ...

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


  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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