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A new appreciation for our Sun is growing as we learn more about other suns and their families of planets.

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


  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Hermann Rorschach’s inkblot test has become ubiquitous in pop-culture as shorthand for both psychiatry and the subconscious. The first biography of...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 1
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“If you’re listening to this while driving a car, obviously, leave your eyes open.” In this special appendix to our recent episode on psychoacousti...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:35
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The “body farm” at Texas State University is a place almost no one except researchers and law enforcement is able to see, because it’s one of very ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 31:13
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A first-person account of being a standardized patient and discovering the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 1
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“We could be having so much fun that there just isn't time to consume resources on a quantity, or produce waste on a quantity that would be problem...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with biologist Frans de Waal about his bestseller, "Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?"

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: stories of animal encounters. A scientist risks his reputation to pursue Bigfoot; pigeons save t...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 4
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A very close approaching asteroid is observed to pass through the Earth's shadow.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRWG and more


  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Asteroid hunters have discovered two more asteroids which could become a threat to planet Earth.

Bought by WTIP, Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A rock blasted from the Moon by the impact of an asteroid or comet may be on its way to Earth.

Bought by WTIP, Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Ittai Eres and Unjin Lee discuss past winners of the Ig Nobel prizes, and build up hype for this year's awards!

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 34:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Astronomers have discovered an Earth sized planet orbiting the closest star to our Sun.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, Radio Newark, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 10
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A given piece of ground on Mars is more likely to be hit by a space rock than is an equal sized area on planet Earth.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, Radio Newark, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Experience the age old sense of wonder which happens when a human looks into deep space and thinks about what might be out there.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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On a dwarf planet, ice volcanos appear to have shaped the surface of Ceres.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This is the story of the big one that got away.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A giant telescope, under construction, will give us a picture of how objects in the Universe change with time.

Bought by WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KALH and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Opals from space are likely to have brought some of the water we drink to planet Earth.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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You will need long woolies and a spacesuit to survive on Mars.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An engineless glider will take two humans and scientific gear to the edge of space.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The discovery of an object which travels out to well beyond Pluto.

Bought by KRSC, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Research Vessel Atlantis
An American scientific research ship responds to a sinking boat full of refugees in the Mediterranean.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 1