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On October 7, 2018 the moonless night sky became 25% brighter and reached the point where it is at a small light polluted city, all without human ...

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, WLPR, KRZA, and KRWG

  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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
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The UnCommonCore Podcast is about the ideas, experiences and perspectives that make us different from each other. Content includes live to tape rec...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:02
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Do we behave rationally? You might be surprised how often our decision-making deviates from what is in our best interest. Behavioral economist Dan ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, Indie3 Radio, and KTRL

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The Living Well Show presents Donovan Hohn author of Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea & of the Beachcombers, Oceanographer...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: field recording
Thunder storm early evening hours. St Augustine, FL. Original clip with no effects, no alterations. Stereo mic/track. No Effects: No EQ.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 09:55
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Doug Miles talks with Tristan Gooley author "How to Read Water"

  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 08:42
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Small close approaching space rocks are part of our environment.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more

  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A rare nearly tailless comet has been discovered. It could be made of the primitive materials which came together to form our Earth.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The light reflected by a distant planet can tell us if we could live there.

Bought by KRSC, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KENW and more

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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USDA has found a fungi to kill the tumbleweed

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Flying Blind book cover
When a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department approaches Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell about tracking endangered India...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Apr 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: High Tide book cover, Credit: jacket design by Kata Jancso
One week before super storm Sandy hit, oceanographer John Englander released his book about the short, medium and long term scenarios we can expect...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gordon Howard in conversation with a Blue Jay, Credit: Gerald Zahavi
A profile of two master bird banders (and their trainees) who converge every May on the Crown Point State Historic site along the shores of Lake Ch...

Bought by WRPI and WRPI

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 26:43
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Daniel Botkin
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 46 percent of Americans believe in creationism. Is this belief hurting our planet? In his new book, professor, ...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Oct 27, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rose-breasted grosbeak
: One of the showiest birds at the feeder, as well as one of the most vocally proficient is the rose-breasted grosbeak. Jay Andersen of WTIP North...

Bought by KSRQ, KSRQ, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bill McKibben
Into the national conversation about climate change and our planet's natural resources comes The Global Warming Reader: A Century of Writing About ...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2012
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: Otter
Beavers have fat as well as fur to keep them warm in cold water, but otters have a different technique for dealing with frigid winters and spring. ...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Apr 03, 2012
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Early spring scene
March was a warm one. Spring seemed to be in a hurry to get here. As such many birds and plants also started early. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shor...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: North Shore ice
Moving from February into March, there are many natural phenomena occurring as we edge to spring. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2012
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Black-capped chickadee
Are chickadees being fussy when they pick up a seed at your feeder and drop it for another? What to blue jays do with all those seeds they gulp dow...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 07:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Beavers in winter
Some mammals like beavers and muskrats can get wet in the winter with no apparent problems. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke ...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Feb 14, 2012
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black bear
True hibernators and especially black bears, are giving birth this time of year. They have a special feature that helps them birth in winter. Jay A...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Male pine grosbeak
Unlike their raucous evening grosbeak relatives, pine grosbeaks are calm, melodious and are generally better mannered. Jay Andersen of WTIP North S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2012
  • Length: 08:02
Caption: Bobcat
The Arrowhead has three large cats, and one of them seems to be more apparent this winter. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke t...

Bought by KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, and KUMD

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 3