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Dr. Gary Griggs, Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and director of the Institute of Marine Sciences talks abo...

Bought by KFOI Radio and WGRN-LP 94.1


  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 2
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My friend Jimmy Fingerbutton invented a perpetual motion machine. I was the first person he showed it to. I guess he figured I had the right qual...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:38
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Animals are easy to love - most of them. But it takes a special breed of human to fall for one particular type animal.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 08:18
Caption: Rick Tumlinson of Deep Space Industries and Dr. Glenn Lightsey discuss future missions at the Texas Spacecraft Lab, Credit: Audrey Quinn
It currently costs $10,000 a pound to transport material from Earth into space. If humans want to live in space someday, those transport costs alon...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Speech Accent Archive is the brainchild of GMU's Steven Weinberger, Credit: Rebecca Sheir
A look -- and listen -- inside the world's largest online database of English accents.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 5
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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A group of ordinary people ponder a dairy question.

  • Added: May 02, 2011
  • Length: 03:33
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The idea of keeping shopping close to home is picking up speed, with local foods increasing in popularity and availability. Harder to understand mi...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:37
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Every four years, February packs a whole extra day... but why?

Bought by KHNS, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, KISU, KZYX and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2008
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 6
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In Alaska, sometimes it isn't "Go Fish"; it's "Go Mouse"...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 02:59
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What's the real stuff dreams are made on? Depends whom you ask...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 24, 2007
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Inside Technology
Visit to New York City's Only Robot Toy Store

  • Added: May 25, 2007
  • Length: 14:33
Caption: Inside Technology
Inventor designs robots that are starting to think like humans

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KRFC


  • Added: Jan 07, 2007
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Why we might not look the way we sound -- and vice-versa.

Bought by KZSC


  • Added: Nov 19, 2006
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Inside Technology
Melding art and technology to creat emusical robots

  • Added: Sep 18, 2006
  • Length: 10:33
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An stroll through the gory depths of a UC Berkeley Museum preparation lab -- the place where animals are skinned and stuffed for posterity -- in th...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: 11:44
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A poem that relates chemistry to relationships.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2005
  • Length: 01:22
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An interview with David Wilson, the creator and curator of the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2004
  • Length: 13:23