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Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Professor Michael Summers discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 18:28
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The theme of this episode is, "Dieting".

  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 51:59
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The novelist Marilynne Robinson and the physicist Marcelo Gleiser are both passionate about the majesty of science, and they share a caution about ...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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This week on the show: Sat up - As we enter the age of satellite mega-constellations, it’s time to celebrate an unsung satellite hero that’s wa...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla visits Mars rover Curiosity at JPL., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Our own Emily Lakdawalla, Planetary Society senior editor and book lover, shares her 2019 list of favorite space books. She also presents a list of...

Bought by KRZA, WXAV 88.3FM, KCNP, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
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I can’t believe I almost let November go by without at least mentioning desert broom (Baccahris sarothroides). It is the native plant the folks lo...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:52
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Energy analyst Joe Daniel explains why seasonal shutdowns can save utilities, and customers, money.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:03
Caption: Stopping Ebola, Credit: Seth Shostak
A new vaccine may help turn Ebola into a disease we can prevent, and a new drug may make it one we can cure. But the political crisis in the Democ...

Bought by KICI, WAMC, WMUU-LP, KMUN, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Weather Whiplash Will Get Worse in a Warmer World. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSFR, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKFI, KRZA and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2019
  • Length: 06:38
  • Purchases: 6
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In the space of less than 13 hours four small space rocks zipped through the Earth-Moon neighborhood. All of them were discovered by my team, the N...

Bought by KRWG


  • Added: Nov 16, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Books We Can't Forget" - Is there a book that changed your life? Celebrated authors share their favorite reads to launch our new podcast...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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If humans have human rights because they’re persons, are there some nonhumans who are also persons with nonhuman rights?

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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Late fall offers a chance to see some birds that we normally don't see along the North Shore. Some late migratory birds include eagles, northern h...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 10:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Moose contribute to the nutrient cycle in the forest in many ways. WTIP's CJ Heithoff learns more from naturalist Chel Anderson in this edition of...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1

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  • Length: 02:00

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
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Caption: Shannon McCarty on April 26, 2018 before all her teeth were pulled., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
For Shannon McCarty, two things were crucial in her recovery: connections and timing. It started with timing – a key encounter just when she wanted...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:30
Caption: Medical Staff in the Snohomish County Jail., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
Opioid withdrawal is like the worst flu you’ve ever had. Now, imagine you’re responsible for dozens of people as sick as can be. What do you do? ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:33
Caption: Social worker Lauren Rainbow and police reaching out to man who may be struggling with addiction., Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
Marshmallows in Kevlar and a foul-mouthed social worker. Coffee dates, mac n’ cheese, and body wash. The county reimagines police work and helps hu...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:07
Caption: Sheriff Ty Trenary, Credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes
Addiction hits home for the top dog of a disaster-prone county. An old-school cop gets a wake-up call and learns “handcuffs and a trip to jail” jus...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 26:39
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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
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WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the fall season so far, including what reasons may have contributed to the spectacular...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 1