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That frog is not frenetic; it floats and is diamagnetic. This is Episode 79 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinati...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 06:09
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Stop everything! We've hit a breakpoint, and things are gonna get dicey. This is Episode 65 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on fav...

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2018
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Wish I handled the dishes in real time, too. This is Episode 59 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:49
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Let's take a poll. Who knows what this engineering word means? This is Episode 56 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fas...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
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Don't you dare impede my learning.

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Quick! Blow out the candles so we can cut the cake!, Credit: Nathan D. Friend
OUCH! Keano's mouth gets burned — by chocolate! Michelle Dutro and Keano Martinez first hear from Lizzie Kirchner's family who explains the process...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Bryce Ellis enjoys a day at the park, just like in his earliest childhood memories, Credit: Molly Anderson
Molly Anderson and Bryce Ellis explore human memory through a story told by intern Lizzie Kirshner. They also interview Jessica Sommervile on the f...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
Caption: A mid 20th century hearing aid from CHF’s collections.
Part three in our series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a look at how brain con...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cartoon from an AIDS comic book. , Credit: the National Museum of Health & Medicine.
Join us for the second installment of The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. We start by lookin...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children have been coloring in with crayons for almost 100 years. , Credit: Sruthi Pinnamaneni.
This episode kicks off a three-part series, The Stages of Life, spotlighting the chemistry found in childhood, adulthood, and old age. First, a loo...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 17:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The midnight sun., Credit: Louisa Jonas
We wrap up the three-part series A Day in the Life, spotlighting the common chemistry of morning, noon, and night. Today, how popular insomnia trea...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2012
  • Length: 15:42
Caption: What's hidden in your lunch?, Credit: Flickr user ilovememphis.
We continue the three-part series A Day in the Life, spotlighting the common chemistry of morning, noon, and night. In this episode, a look at the ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 15:38
Caption: When it comes to kids and adults, the debate over fluoridated water has waged for decades., Credit: Flickr user sean dreilinger.
Today we begin the three-part series: A Day in the Life, spotlighting the common chemistry of morning, noon, and night. First, a look at what's lur...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 14:21
Caption: Field Trip Podcast icon, Credit: Mike Smith
This week Field Trip Correspondent Becky Palmstrom takes us to a festival in Taung Byone, Myanmar, where we learn how to run a ferris wheel … using...

Bought by KUER and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 10:28
  • Purchases: 2
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In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, Distillations produced a four-part series called Our Chemical Landscape. These shows look at how s...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2011
  • Length: 12:39
Caption: A perfectly pastoral farm. , Credit: Image courtesy of Flickr user chefranden
We continue the four-part series: Our Chemical Landscape. These shows look at how science has shaped the city, the suburb, the farm, and the wild. ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 15:18
Caption: Commuters taking the highway to downtown Austin., Credit: Image courtesy of Flickr user Rutlo.
We continue the four-part series: Our Chemical Landscape. These shows look at how science has shaped the city, the suburb, the farm, and the wild. ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2011
  • Length: 14:36
Caption: Philadelphia skyline., Credit:  Image courtesy of Flickr user Kevin Burkett.
In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, today we begin the four-part series Our Chemical Landscape. These shows look at how science has sh...

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 14:35
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The tiny secret within Damascus steel

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 02:37
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The chemistry of fireworks

Bought by KFAI and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 2
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A scientific take on the perfect egg

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 02:12
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Performance clothing explained.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 02:37
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Pressure cookers explained.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
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Secret and invisible inks, explained.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 01:45
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The sizzling science behind Pop Rocks

  • Added: Aug 20, 2008
  • Length: 01:54