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How accurate was Vonnegut when he described the end of the world? We tackle climate science with climate researchers from the Scripp’s Institute of...

  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 24:57
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A Buddhist philosopher of ecology, Joanna Macy says we are at a pivotal moment in history with the possibility to unravel or create a life-sustaini...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Reading Literature Makes Us More Open-Minded

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Ben Goldfarb shares his enthusiasm for the largest rodent in North America via a discussion about his book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Lives of ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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HOUR ONE: "Imagining Climate Change" - We have lots of facts about climate change. What we need is more stories. Can imagination save the planet? ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Celebrated author Sy Montgomery talks with us about the essays she and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas have written and collected in a wonderful new book...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:34:38
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Karen Joy Fowler talks about her compelling and heart breaking novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
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What will New York City look like in 2140? Scifi author Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel explores a possible future in which NYC is partly subme...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 40:50
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Bob King, creator of the Duluth News-Tribune's Astro Bob blog, has written a great new book about how to find planets, constellations, satellites, ...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 18:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Think of the Anthropocene as a science fiction thought experiment. We imagine future geologists looking back into the rock record, and trying to pi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 36:22
Caption: Angie Coiro, author Beth Pratt Bergstrom and California mountain lion P-22, Credit: Gordon Whiting
Did you know that a mountain lion, known as P-22, lives in the middle of Los Angeles, that the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley provided a home fo...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on how a small town fought against pollution and the polluters. -Marc Edwards who helped uncover the water...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on his book "Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation" that tells the story of a how small town fough...

Bought by WSKG, KEDT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Biologist Sean B Carroll talks to Craig Barfoot about his latest book, The Serengeti Rules. We find out how wolves can change the physical shape of...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Biologist Sean B Carroll talks to Craig Barfoot about his latest book, The Serengeti Rules. We find out how wolves can change the physical shape of...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 07:21
Caption: Ideas Books: Frank Wilczek
Nobel Prize winning physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pionee...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 27:26
Caption: Ideas Books: Ernest Naylor, Moonstruck
Interview with biologist Ernest Naylor about his book, Moonstruck. Throughout history, the influence of the full Moon on humans and animals has fea...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 27:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dan Fernandez with a fog-catcher in Santa Cruz. Writer Andrew Leonard sees in fog-catchers a real-world analog to the fictional dew-catchers of Dune., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
The sci-fi epic of "Dune" takes place on a desert planet. There, the water in even a single tear is precious. Can Dune offer lessons for the drough...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: World Ocean Journal | Volume I
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will introduce World Ocean Journal, a new bi-annual e-magazine on ocean culture, issues and ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:55
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with bear researcher Ben Kilham, whose work has been compared to Jane Goodall's research on chimps, about what he...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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During this program, Christopher White talks about and reads from his book 'The Melting World: A Journey Across America’s Vanishing Glaciers.'

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WCWP, KSJD, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Why do you buy what you buy? What do you hope to gain from it and will it make you a happier, sexier and more successful person? In these days of e...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2009
  • Length: 29:00