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On August 6, 1991, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, announced the debut of the World Wide Web, marking...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Today, we hear increasing talk about Big Data, supposedly about to revolutionize everything from the way wars are fought and policies are shaped to...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For most of human history, famine was only a single bad harvest away. Now, thanks to modern agriculture and fertilizers, we’ve almost eliminated hu...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Back in 1958 Popular Science published an article about General Motor’s plan to build self-driving cars guided by electrical cables in roadways. Gi...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The most common element in all accidents is the human element. In the quest to eliminate driver error and make our roads safer, we’ve been searchin...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Believe it or not, electric vehicles used to be more popular than gasoline engines. The first practical electric car in 1884, and for decades many ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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For the past fifty years physicists around the world have been trying to create a fusion power reactor, harnessing the processes deep inside of sta...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The Exosuit at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, May 2014., Credit: Annie Costakis
The Exosuit is a next-generation suit for deep-sea diving. It could mean big things for underwater research. But first, they have to test it. This ...

  • Added: May 31, 2014
  • Length: 05:36
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An in-depth exploration of the history and cultural implications of the enigmatic world of Impossible Music and Black MIDI.

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 18:52
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You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doin...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 17:42
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From bells to restaurants, and glasses to songwriting this episode explores the people and sounds of London's East end.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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The story of the church bells in England during WWII. (Note: This is the intro to episode 13: The Sounds of East London)

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Graphics in video games are undoubtedly one of the most talked topics in gaming. By speaking with Dr. Dennis Woytek, I hope to give the audience a ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2014
  • Length: 07:56
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Randall Coleman and I talk about the impact video game communities have on the development of new titles.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: March 3, 2014 launch from Poker Flat Research Range, Credit: NASA/Christopher Perry
Join Mat Kaplan and other Aurora “virgins” as they seek the Northern Lights in Fairbanks, Alaska, and meet retired rocketeer and Director of the Po...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 3
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The introduction to each episode of "The Art of Video Game Design"

  • Added: Mar 08, 2014
  • Length: :36
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Dr. Bradley Jolliff describes how lunar samples and orbiters provide insights into the history of Earth's closest neighbor.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 13:12
Caption: Dr. Jacob J. Podber
Based on oral history interviews, this 29-minute radio documentary examines the effects early radio had on rural America. The program includes inte...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Bobby Pickles (left); Nicole Raymondi (right)
Bobby speaks, on location, from Columbus Circle (the literal epicenter of New York City) with Nicole Raymondi, creator of Quotiful, an iPhone app, ...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2013
  • Length: 36:58
Caption: Pinball the Humpback whale, Credit: Craig Shank
52 Hz is the name given to a mysterious whale that vocalizes at a different frequency than other whales. Some refer to him as "The World's Lonelies...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2013
  • Length: 15:17
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Caption: Fenwood Ranch, Credit: Minnie Sagar
This feature looks at the greening of Prather Ranch, a sustainable cattle hay and farming operation in Northern California. Through a partnership ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2013
  • Length: 10:25
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This month on War News Radio, “Forward Thinking”, we first discuss the future of Iraq in light of the ten year anniversary this past March. Then, w...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 30:01
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This episode will cover seven different photographic styles and elements that make each of them unique and interesting.

  • Added: Apr 02, 2013
  • Length: 08:49
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Somewhere in the midwest are two of the most unnatural sounding rooms in the world, which some say were used to test the hearing of rabbits.

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 22:01
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From bells to restaurants, and glasses to songwriting this episode explores the people and sounds of London's East end.

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2013
  • Length: 16:25
  • Purchases: 1