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In this episode we look back at what was once known as, "The Great San Francisco Earthquake." But it isn't the famous disaster from 1906. On Octobe...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Graeme MacQueen and Elizabeth Woodworth
The 23-member 9/11 Consensus Panel is building a body of evidence-based research into the events of September 11, 2001.

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA's Golden Record, Credit: NASA
We wanted to know what's out there. We wanted to tell our stories, too. So we sent a message in a bottle out into interstellar space. The NASA Voya...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:47:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Asteroid hunters are able to find small space rocks before they make a close approach to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Walter Koenig, Credit: Richard Solomon
Live from the floor of the Javitz Center for Star Trek 50 New York

  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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How did the sixth James get first in line? It happened when his job description changed from Scottish king to monarch of all Britain...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:25:25
Caption: Helicopter Landing, Credit: Richard A. Solomon
Arriving on a Super Stallion Helicopter in the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Solomon meets the crew of the USS Bataan (LHD-5) and is granted behind the s...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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The nuclear industry pays a fraction of the cost of an accident and in Canada taxpayers pick up the balance.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: Dainicia, Naomi, and Nya are 7th graders at Benjamin D. Foulois Creative and Performing Arts Academy in Maryland.
Imagine Katrina was just the first of a series of ever-more devastating hurricanes. New Orleans has been walled off because of a deadly disease. Th...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 21:10
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Today, Dr. Gary Slutkin's effort to treat violence like an infectious disease and a conversation with former U.S. intelligence officer Ray McGovern...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Though June 1st marks a day to honor the Heimlich Maneuver, experts continue to disagree on just how effective it can be. Judith Lavelle has the st...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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"Climate Deniers School the Pope on Global Warming." That and other stories on H2O Radio's weekly news report about water around the globe.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
Caption: Gas mask exercise, Scott Field, Illinois.1942. , Credit: Library of Congress
Chemical weapons have played a chilling role in human history ever since World War I. As accounts of recent uses permeate the news, we decided to f...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 44:21
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First, MIT's AgeLab is developing technologies that improve health and mobility as we age. Director Dr. Joseph Coughlin explains some of their brea...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When the U.S. space program was launched, women were tested for astronaut duty -- and passed.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA flight director Eugene F. Kranz at his console in Mission Control in Houston on May 30, 1965, during a Gemini-Titan IV simulation to prepare for the four-day, 62-orbit flight., Credit: NASA
NOTE: This interview has two versions, one short (3:42), one long (12:11). Forty-five years ago this Sunday [July 20, 2014], Apollo 11 became the ...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:11
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fukushima Survivor, Kenichi Hasegawa, Credit: Greenpeace
March 11 marks three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. It might be more accurate to say it marks three years since the start of this ongo...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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First, Carlotta Walls Lanier, the youngest of the "Little Rock Nine," chronicles her personal story of perseverance and courage in "A Mighty Long W...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Robert Jevne lives, works, and talks about himself in the third person in the greater Jacobson area. This manner of speaking is most likely an outg...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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New research shows one key to curtailing West Nile disease may lie in increasing the diversity of birds.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 53:26
  • Purchases: 3
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Instructions for how to hold your breath while your life's work is subject to a controlled explosion.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2013
  • Length: 10:48
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Radio Rounds hosts discuss the events that took place on September 11, 2001 with two physicians whose perspectives offer unique insight into the de...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2012
  • Length: 29:30
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400 years (and a little bit) ago, Arctic Explorer Henry Hudson set out from England on one of the most lavishly financed expeditions of his time. ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2012
  • Length: 11:57
  • Purchases: 2
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A simple chimpanzee from Cameroon makes space history and becomes a national hero.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2011
  • Length: 01:59
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The author of the new book, Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam, is interviewed at the 50th anniversary of the first military u...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2011
  • Length: 59:46