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Caption: Artist concept of a performance aboard a SpaceX Big Falcon Spaceship (BFS), Credit: SpaceX
A mostly SpaceX episode as the ambitious company provides updated details regarding its huge new rocket and introduces its first astronauts. Mat Ka...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
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This week on the show: Can an electronic dog nose perform better than the biological one? Also, why sweat smells, a dip into perfume and Cambodia's...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:58
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Redo your living room with hi-tech “smart walls”…spy on the neighbors with R-Ray Spex…an...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A giant insect gobbles up guppies – and other small animals.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Coastal Port, Barcelona, Spain , Credit: Photo by Tobias A. Müller on Unsplash
"The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected." So states the sixth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to help us b...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
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In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:32
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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Skeptic Check: Heal Thyself, Credit: Seth Shostak
Do we need doctors? There are umpteen alternative sources of medical advice, including endless health tips from people without medical degrees. Wh...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This Superfood Is Even Better Than We Thought. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRZA, and KKFI


  • Added: Sep 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Ten years ago a dream was born. That was when Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), was founded by...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2018
  • Length: 42:02
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September 22 was the official start of autumn, and those along the North Shore are already seeing the early signs of the changing season. WTIP’s ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:12
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Science writer Mary Roach talks with author and actor Benjamin Busch.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:31
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Celebrating 30 years of Pulse of the Planet! November Program 2018 Highlights • The First Thanksgiving • Sylvia Earle on the Earth's Last Frontier ...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 40:00
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HOUR ONE: "Magical Thinking" - Does a magician have anything to teach us? We'll explore magical thinking this hour, on stage and in our lives. HO...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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Although small space rocks pose no threat to humans, they are an interesting part of our environment, offer a chance for asteroid hunters to develo...

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and KSFR


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Did you know that the first flag on the Moon was Swiss? Well, kind of. But, the international community has contributed more to the exploration of...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 13:32
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela take in a Boz Scaggs concert and meet the fans. Then we walk down the street and chat with a young amateur astronomer. ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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Dollar-wise, the sports industry is surprisingly small, about the same size as the cardboard-box industry. So why does it make so much noise? Becau...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:28
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-South Carolina banned the sale of alcohol in 1915. But the state itself had established its own dispensary system more than a decade earlier. -Moo...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, Royalton Community Radio, KXCV, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Cozumel, Mexico , Credit: Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash
"The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems." So states the fifth Ocean Literacy principle, a series of fundamental concepts to he...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:58
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Asteroid hunters were able to discover a small Earth approaching asteroid after 57 nights of continuous rain and clouds.

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Investigative journalist Beth Macy talks with Interlochen Public Radio executive director Peter Payette about her latest book, "Dopesick: Dealers, ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:29
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Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. And there is a lot of both these days in the American West Wildfires have always been part of the landscape in...

Bought by KCPW and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Psychotherapists and trauma researchers can contribute to the understanding of how and why sexual assault victims remain silent and why that silenc...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: Ben Knight
A new wave of technologies designed to regenerate people, planet and democracy is emerging in ingenious ways. Designers are creating online softwar...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:30