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Caption: Professor Serhii Plokhy
Twenty-five years before Fukushima the worst nuclear disaster occurred in the Soviet Union.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Robot for chronically ill children - On today’s show – can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher beh...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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People have been spying on each other for forever. This episode is about what changed when spies upped their game (literally), rising into the sky....

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:20
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SPOILER WARNING: Please listen to our first episode about Sheila, Episode 88: Cold Case, before you listen to this one. This episode contains descr...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:44
Caption: Is Social Media Good For Democracy?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Critics argue that social media deepens political divisions and erodes trust in the democratic process. Will the power of social media be used as a...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: A view of Oukaïmeden Observatory, with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey (MOSS) dome in the foreground., Credit: Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey
One of the Planetary Society’s 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to the astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the Nort...

Bought by KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Henk Ovink, Credit: Peter Magielsen
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:30

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:15
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer at the US Department of Health and Human Servi...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: During an Army training exercise, Capt. Fazari Mutalib demonstrates a laser system that tests aviators’ abilities to avoid detection., Credit: Michael Strassner/U.S. Army
Under the Trump administration, the military is shifting its strategy back towards more traditional warfare.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMUD, Texas Public Radio, and WUSF


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
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New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Living Planet: Strokes of genius - When it comes to protecting the environment, sometimes the most unusual ideas are the best ones. From using d...

Bought by KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Electric scooters, skateboards and bicycles are popping up all over in cities all over the country. Ride-hailing companies are also moving to two w...

Bought by NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, and KBBI


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 17:52
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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The Living Well Show presents Arthur Firstenberg. Mr. Firstenberg is the author of The Invisible Rainbow- A History of Electricity and Life. Mr. Fi...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brent Constantz
Most people wouldn’t guess it, but concrete is the single most widely used material in the world. And both production and consumption are on the ri...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst learns how to use a sextant in the ISS cupola., Credit: NASA
Sextants have helped sailors find their way across oceans for centuries. Now one is onboard the International Space Station so that astronauts can ...

Bought by KDNK, KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Vehicles expert Dr. Daniel Sperling walks us through the future of transportation and the multiple revolutions needed to make self-driving cars an ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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When you think of climate activism, Wall Street doesn’t immediately come to mind. But as investors are coming to realize, they do have a voice – an...

Bought by WUTC, MPR News Stations, KWIT, KBBI, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 6
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In this week's episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss publications, reports, and projects that are integral to the evolution of ocean policy and s...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:38
Caption: What Goes Around, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s not just tin cans and newspapers. One man says that everything can be recycled – cigarette butts, yoga mats, dirty diapers. Even radioactive...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KBBI, KCSB-FM, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: An orangutan mother and infant in heavily disturbed landscape dominated by oil palm plantations in the Lower Kinabatangan floodplain, Malaysia Borneo. , Credit: (HUTAN KOCP Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme)
Orangutans may be more resilient to human disturbance than once thought.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What’s so great about the human eye? Can we build something just like it? When would we need to design something better? Sadhan joins the podcast a...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 19:47