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Caption: Ernest Shakelton British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, Credit: Public Domain Review
Antarctica, terra nullius--nobody's land, has long been a place apart, once explored only by intrepid and resourceful individuals willing to risk f...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: DESERT ORACLE RADIO
If Oumuamua is a "scout," then for what cosmic army? And other dealings with strange things in the skies.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Tapping into the science of Oktoberfest!!! Just why DO so many people go to Oktoberfest? And how does nearly 8 million l...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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From the time 3 million years ago that our ancestor Lucy walked in what is now Ethiopia until the widespread use of electric lighting began in the ...

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KSFR, KKRN, WTIP and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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There are likely to be hundreds smaller than softball sized and perhaps several dozen football to beachball sized, natural Earth mini moons, which ...

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KRWG, KKRN and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Exciting new research indicates that there could be a lake of liquid water beneath the south Martian polar cap. Further research will be required t...

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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It has been 20 years since the world woke up to the news that a half mile diameter asteroid, 1997 XF11, discovered by Space Watch on Kitt Peak, had...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KRWG, KKRN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Imagine a spacecraft traveling at a speed that would take it from New York to Tokyo in less than a minute, a mere 4 million miles from the surface ...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KKRN, KSFR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In a few weeks ,as Earth and Mars moved closer together, a dust storm engulfed most of the red planet making it impossible to see its surface featu...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A huge Earth approaching asteroid is discovered right before the 2018 monsoon rains settled into the American Southwest. This weather imposed bre...

Bought by KRZA, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KSFR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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HOUR ONE: "Roadtrippin'"' - What makes a road trip something special? It's not the destination. HOUR 2: "Artificial Creativity" - Scientists are ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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The life of an asteroid hunter on Mars will be interesting and exciting. The double planet, our Earth and Moon, in the Martian night sky will be a...

Bought by KRWG, WTIP, KKRN, KSFR, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Looking out into space takes you back in time. To experience time travel go to a natural night sky location like the Cosmic Campground Internationa...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KSFR, KKRN, and KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Modern technology provides us with stunning views of objects in the Universe in wavelengths invisible to our eyes, however, nothing is as moving an...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KSFR and more


  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on wanderlust and h...

  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 55:02
Caption: a few members of the cuyuna rock club
The Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society will host the 16th annual Agate and Mineral Show this Saturday and Sunday (May 5-6) at the Crow Wing County ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 14:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Wherever vacation time takes us, Dr. Lori Dengler encourages researching and exploring regional geology.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Starman and Tesla will continue to orbit the Sun for millions of years to come as a physical testament to human ingenuity and our sense of humor.

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The hypothesis that Oumuamua, the interstellar space rock, is an alien probe is pretty farfetched, however, how it came to have it's current shape ...

Bought by WTIP, WEJP-LP 107.1, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Bleached Anemone at Gab Gab II, Guam, Credit: Corri Gobin
Something happened to one of my favorite places this year. On Wavelengths Ocean Podcast I take you to the island of Guam where coral bleaching impa...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 12:30
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A large asteroid barely missies being classified by NASA as potentially hazardous.

Bought by WTIP, WEJP-LP 107.1, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Aten asteroids can make close approaches to Earth. They are difficult to discover because they spend most of their time inside our orbit with thei...

Bought by WTIP, WEJP-LP 107.1, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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To cut the mission time to Mars, the risks, and the mass of supplies required for such a prolonged space mission NASA is looking at alternative mea...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KKRN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On it's gravitational leash, Earth's pet space rock, 2016 HO3, accompanies us at a distance of between 38 and 100 times the Moon's distance from Ea...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The plants that Mars explorers take with them will provide a source of fresh fruits and vegetables , fresh air to breathe, and perhaps a psychologi...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3