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Somewhere in the midwest are two of the most unnatural sounding rooms in the world, which some say were used to test the hearing of rabbits.

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 22:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode 3 - 2/23/13 - What would happen if someone stole the One True Kilogram? How would the world go about replacing – or displacing – it? Today,...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 12:52
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Episode 1 - 10/16/12 - The latest headlines in academia, a bake sale for planetary science, and The Thesis Defense: A game show where the questions...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 15:41
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The German “eiswein” tradition was created almost by accident. This sweet, powerful wine was discovered when winemakers tried to save grapes that f...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
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An interview with Pinback founders Zach Smith and Rob Crow featuring music from their latest release "Information Retrieved" and all mixed up in th...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2012
  • Length: 58:31
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Elena Bodnar, founder & president of the Trauma Risk Management Research Institute in Chicago, about her...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 21:16
  • Purchases: 1
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This was a good week for NASA and to have your eyes on Mars.... a bad week in Campaign 2012, as the presidential candidates actually started calli...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2012
  • Length: 58:43
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A "newsical" look at the weather...the extreme weather as we enter July...how the mainstream media report the weather...told thru narration, music ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 55:14
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Preppers are a unique group of people united by the belief that they must prepare for future catastrophes.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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And Turn Down Your Schizophonia

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
In this episode, we visit Leah Wade at San Francisco's Quiet Science Taxidermy Studio to learn about the art of making the dead live again ... sort...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 27:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Genesis mission set out to bring pieces of the sun back to the Earth. Unfortunately, luck favored the literal interpretation. , Credit: NASA/Genesis Mission
What is the most expensive thing in the world?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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AMA Approved Radiation

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 07:08
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What do the poisoned Emperor Claudius, the Aztec storm deity Quetzacotl and a 5,500 year old Ice Man have in common? They were all crazy about mush...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:02:07
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Caption: Clockwise and counterclockwise galaxies from the Hubble Telescope, Credit: NASA, ESA, M. Livio and the Hubble Heritage Team, STScI/AURA
Astronomers re-evaluate origins of our solar system and entertain the idea that the universe is shaped like a small doughnut.

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2012
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 6
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Meet the world's most successful tumbleweed saleswoman.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Speech Accent Archive is the brainchild of GMU's Steven Weinberger, Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A look -- and listen -- inside the world's largest online database of English accents.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 5
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What is disgust, and where does it come from? Host Gabriel Spitzer explores why we've evolved with this emotion and what it says about us.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:45
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Caption: Alexander Karczmar, at 93, is an authority on the brain and a student of the self.
How our brains age, and why some people manage to cheat death and stay sharp.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
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Caption: La Chaire Trepidante: the 19th century vibrating chair invented to relieve Parkinsons's symptoms., Credit: Christopher Goetz
Treating Parkinson's with a vibrating chair; reading the rumblings of the earth; and a hip-hop battle of cosmic proportions.

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What do colors sound like? Sound and light are both waves or vibrations, but light is vibrating much faster. The frequencies of the visible colors ...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: James Webber, Boston Marathon 2010, Credit: Emily Corwin
The recent publication of convincing scientific research has elevated barefoot running from the athletic fringe to a full-on fitness revolution. I...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: 05:57
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Ruminations on legacy, death, and imperial policy.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2010
  • Length: 01:54

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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After Texas Horned Lizards were found living at Tinker Air Force base, government biologists and private researchers began to study the animal. Pi...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, YouthCast, and KUT


  • Added: Jun 11, 2009
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 3