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Our knowledge of the solar system now includes many objects out near and past Pluto.

Bought by KRSC, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KALH, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Jeremy N. Smith talks about his book Epic Measures, the true story of a 20-year, 500-scientist, $100-million moonshot attempt to track and quantify...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KGLT, Spokane Public Radio, KSJD and more


  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 6
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Caffeine Powder, or the purest form of caffeine, is a very lethal substance in small amounts. Many people do not know about the dangers of the prod...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
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download and stream available at http://aaronleeder.bandcamp.com/album/feelings

  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 12:03
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High schooler William Whittenbury attacks the dire situation of the endangered porpoise - the vaquitas. William hopes to change the fate of the vaq...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Biohackers grow their own ink from soil-dwelling bacteria., Credit: La Paillasse
What does it mean to live in a world where biotech is done for and by the people? How long might it be until we are all growing our own ink, laund...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1
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They rock and roll them. We're talking about those boulders we all see in the woods. Geologists call them "erratics."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
The best of what's new in Electronica, Deep House, Indie Dance/Nu Disco, Drum & Bass, House, Tech House, and Techno. Plus, Mongo Speaks!

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A telescoped version of NASA audio as it tells the public specifics about the shuttle as it glides in for a landing.

Bought by KPIK-LP and KMUZ


  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Sliman Bensmaia explains the sense of touch.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMUD, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on State of the Human we’re investigating how people use joking to create new realities for themselves and the people around them.

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 2
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On August 6, 1991, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, announced the debut of the World Wide Web, marking...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For the past fifty years physicists around the world have been trying to create a fusion power reactor, harnessing the processes deep inside of sta...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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An exploration of the causes behind honeybee population declines, featuring discussions with beekeepers and scientists.

Bought by WNIJ, Boise State Public Radio, KSFR, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 57:48
  • Purchases: 11
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Conservationists in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica describe their relationship with birds. Excerpted from "Pura Vida: Costa Rica's Culture of Conservation."

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring how parents of children diagnosed with Autism experience their children and child-rearing.

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You're listening to Culture Clique, and our series on the Winona State University Winona Works Project. With interviews conducted by students from ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 21:12
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Where there is tuna, there are dolphins.... not always a good thing,

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
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Julie Sabatier interviews Dr. Peter Goodwin, who was instrumental in creating Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law (sometimes referred to as "assisted...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 17:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Denise Kiernan
In her new book, journalist Denise Kiernan shares the never before told story of the young women who played a crucial role in one of the most signi...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 04, 2013
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
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In mid-May, more than 1500 high school students competed in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The winning projects included a p...

Bought by Radio Newark, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Mining provides the resources for many products we use every day, but it's more than just a big corporate enterprise. Listen in for a look at some ...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:34
Caption: Mr Naipal at work in the rainforest, Credit: Anton Foek
Suriname heeft voor verdere economische ontwikkeling energie nodig. Dat brengt een dilemma teweeg en het land in een spagaat. Dr. van Dijck praat o...

  • Added: May 19, 2013
  • Length: 19:01
Caption: Bevin Parks
Women chemists who are also trying to raise a family can get a lot of heat, even from other women, says Bevin Parks. It helps, she says, to get to ...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 04:12