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The incredible never-before-heard sounds of the AFSMPT (Amazing Futuristic Scanning Machine Process Technology) :48

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: :47
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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been be reading it?

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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How can we harness the power of games for education? In Part 1 of the episode, the podcast explores how the PAX South 2017 gaming conference inspi...

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 40:18
Caption: Stephen Hawking
Celebrating the world's most famous theoretical physicist, author of A Brief History of Time and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Camb...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
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March 14th is Pi Day! The irrational number that is the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Its Pi day! 3.141592.........

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
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The star... the origin and history of the Christmas tree... and oh, it's a wonderful life!

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:27:46
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A sci-fi television series that debuted ahead of Star Trek in 1966... and a settlement constructed by gold miners in 1850 in a brand new state, sti...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:22:46
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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Biocontrol feels like the pinnacle of human arrogance. We’re trying to play God, taking a delicately balanced ecosystem and stomping all over it w...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Psychologist Jeffrey Zacks explains why people (even psychologists!) get so emotionally involved in movies.

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's the sequel! Psychologist Jeff Zacks returns to explain how our eyes and brains make sense of continuous movie edits.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 11:39
  • Purchases: 3
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He developed a prevailing theory of gravity and labored over calculations concerning the end of the world, but had no use for women! Sir Isaac Newton

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:52:14
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Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak our...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Human beings are a social species. Part of our natural programming, which has evolved as we’ve evolved with the rest of the planet into our current...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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So how do we define delusion? Well, actually, like most other things, that definition can be left up to the person who is doing the defining. Mer...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
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Failure is a scary word that carries a very negative connotation. “I’m a failure.” “He’s a failure.” “I don’t want to be a failure.” The word ‘...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One month after the Mayan apocalypse of 2012, the Generation Anthropocene team of Leslie Chang, Mike Osborne, and Miles Traer chat about the relati...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:30
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Prerna Gupta, a vocalist and the Chief Product Officer of Smule, a startup that creates digital tools for singers like Songify and AutoRap, talks a...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
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Episode 3 - 2/23/13 - What would happen if someone stole the One True Kilogram? How would the world go about replacing – or displacing – it? Today,...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 12:52
Caption: Into Autumn, Credit: L. Sponsler
A sound picture of nature's restful season of change and anticipation, along with its accompanying human happenings, all framed by music as varied ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KREV-LP, Red River Radio Network, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 59:37
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: On the Importance of Education!, Credit: Sheri Quinn
Temple Grandin is considered one of the 100 most influential people in the country. SQ Radio presents an interview with Temple Grandin at her home ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 24:56
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Cincy Paranormal Radio 12-20-10

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 01:02:45
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Cincy Paranormal Radio episode 12-27-10

  • Added: Jan 30, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:13
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Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: 11:01