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World in Progress: A lab for the future – Smart Cities in Finland - The "Smart cities" of the future will be digital and connected, using smar...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: InSight PI Bruce Banerdt in the cleanroom with the Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla and the spacecraft., Credit: The Planetary Society
No mission to Mars has done what InSight will do. The lander’s spectacularly sensitive instruments will use the Red Planet’s heat and marsquakes t...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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The CD is going the way of the cassette and 8-track and here is why.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, KSKQ, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: What Have You Got To Move, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world is an ocean of motion. Animal locomotion is necessary to survive, and evolution has provided a diverse means to do it: fins, feathers, a...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KCSB-FM, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Edward Tenner discussed the efficiency paradox.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 24:05
Caption: High Moon, Credit: Seth Shostak
“The moon or bust” is now officially bust. No private company was able to meet the Lunar X Prize challenge and arrange a launch by the 2018 deadli...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This week we talk with Frank Agricola of Agrim. As interim manager he is hired to accelerate product development by applying the LEAN methodology. ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 36:42
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What if a single policy could impact American democracy, culture, and competitiveness? The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to end net ...

Bought by WLPR, New Hampshire Public Radio, KCPW, and Indie3 Radio


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people, from Sandra Tsing Loh! Neanderthals start an art movement…a surprising health benefit fr...

Bought by KVSC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSQM 91.5 FM, KSKQ, and Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: https://www.hindustantimes.com/photos/world-news/photos-spotlight-on-reducing-plastic-waste-clogging-oceans/photo-OFMThFTnYNAAL9foFlgwcN.html, Credit: Andres Stapff/REUTERS
Waste and waste management are new and increasing challenges in recent decades. How do we dispose of toxic waste, plastic packaging, electronics, a...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Paul Gambill
If you ask most people what they think of blockchain applications or cryptocurrency, the response is usually a blank stare of utter bafflement. Wel...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: The cover of Emily Lakdawalla's new and fascinating book about Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Credit: Springer Praxis
Join us for an utterly fascinating live conversation with Emily Lakdawalla about her brand new book, The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How t...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Spectrum: 'Horizons' on the horizon - On this week’s show, we’re going to take a look ahead to German astronaut Alexander Gerst’s new space m...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we're interviewing Sulaiman Mustapha, that's the brother to Rayanne Mustapha who we interviewed recently. Sulaiman drove his sister to he...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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If you can resist concentrated attack and damage, maybe you've got some engineer-level hardness. This is Episode 62 of Engineering Word Of The Day,...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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The rise of synthetic fibers and the war on cotton

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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The disputed origin story of one of the 20th century’s most important inventions.

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with Saskia Peters, Smart Factory Lead of the rLoop project, which started as a group of enthusiastic people competing in Elon Musk's hyp...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Andrew Yang
According to a 2016 report by Business Insider magazine, three of the world’s largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How Apple's electronic health records feature works, and why it's concerning to privacy experts.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
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In an emergency, we’re told to “break the glass” and grab the fire extinguisher. If we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, is there a firehose ...

Bought by KUHF, KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KMUD, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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The bad news: roughly 70 percent of Americans are financially illiterate. The good news: all the important stuff can fit on one index card. Here’s ...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Benjamin Bergen discussed the science of swearing.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
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Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of the Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challeng...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The photo in this episode’s cover art was taken at the Austin Convention Center during SXSW EDU 2018. It shows a collaborative wall for attendees to write on and draw on during the conference., Credit: Pios Labs
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational techno...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 48:21