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If you could see inside my brain when I was looking at a piece of art, would you know what it was like for me to look at that art?

  • Added: Apr 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Does it even make sense to ask what happened before the Big Bang?

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: "Charlotte’s Hope” was tagged and observed by scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and filmed by BBC 1 for Blue Planet Live, in Charlotte Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula on March 11, 2019. Charlotte's Hope was then adopted and named by Peter
There has never been a better time to be a citizen scientist--those individuals interested in the collection of data toward solutions, the expansio...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Bram Cohen discusses sustainable blockchain for next generation digital currency.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 20:31
Caption: SpaceIL's Beresheet takes a selfie as it passes over the far side of the Moon., Credit: SpaceIL
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again. D...

Bought by KBUT, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: "Ponds on the Ocean" - Sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean. NASA image acquired July 12, 2011
Dahr Jamail asks us to begin to grieve for the world that is surely lost and to find a way toward adaptive change so that something may be salvaged...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMSU, KUMD, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

Bought by NPR Now, MPR News Stations, KHSQ, WLPR, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: 2018 Yuri's Night Los Angeles, Credit: Yuri's Night
The Los Angeles celebration of Yuri’s Night came six days early this year. It attracted hundreds of space party animals, along with record-breaking...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Neptune, as seen during the brief Voyager 2 flyby in 1989, Credit: NASA/JPL
When will we return to Uranus and Neptune? Planetary scientist Amy Simon explains why a mission to the so-called ice giants is a high priority as s...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sarah Hörst demonstrates the glove box in her Johns Hopkins University planetary science lab., Credit: Mat Kaplan
A conversation with Johns Hopkins University planetary scientist Sarah Hörst is capped by a tour of her fascinating lab. That’s where Sarah and her...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Therapist Keith Smith demonstrates virtual reality equipment at the University of Central Florida. Smith uses virtual reality to help treat veterans' post traumatic stress disorder., Credit: Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront
The University of Central Florida is using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. It's worked well enough that the Pentagon will ...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Kate Howells discussed her new book, Space is Cool as F***.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 17:45
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Steffanie Strathdee discussed the Perfect Predator.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 11:01
Caption: The sun sets behind the U.S. Capitol Building as Planetary Society members wrap up their work advocating for space. The 2019 Day of Action saw 100 members from 25 states visit offices throughout Congress in support of space science and exploration., Credit: Antonio Peronace for The Planetary Society
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Michael Matthews discussed the scientific principles behind building muscle.

  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: An image of the Chang'e-4 lander from the Yutu-2 rover, during the mission's first lunar day., Credit: CLEP/CNSA
With missions like Chang’e 4 on the far side of the Moon, China has firmly established itself as a leader in space exploration. Space journalist An...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Climate Change Could Make Some Clouds Disappear. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KKRN, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSFR, KKFI, KMXT and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2019
  • Length: 06:38
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: SpaceIL’s Beresheet lunar lander, Credit: SpaceIL
Non-profit SpaceIL’s Beresheet is on its way to the Moon. Only China, the Soviet Union and the United States have safely landed there before. Host...

Bought by KDNK, KBUT, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7