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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Rachel Laudan, food historian and the author of Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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A number of malfunctioning spacecraft have been reprogrammed so that they can produce useful results.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Two 50 foot diameter asteroids, which can make very close approaches to planet Earth, were discovered slightly more than a day apart.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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More than 50 years of searching for signals from alien civilizations has produced a deafening silence. My money is on the concept that there are m...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Women's History Month, NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features a special program about four important feminist poets who led the next generations into...

Bought by KRZA, KVSC, WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, KUT and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Objects in the Universe which dim instead of brighten have an interesting story to tell.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An asteroid the size of three city blocks was spotted 50 million miles from Earth. Someday it will make a close approach to our planet.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A tiny space rock comes unusually close to Earth.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KENW


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Comets are one of nature's most spectacular displays. They are in most cases named for their discoverer.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When what appeared to be a single moving point of light in the night sky made a close approach to Earth, NASA RADAR found it to be a small asteroid...

Bought by KENW and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Todd Rundgren shares his thoughts on his own music educational experience as well as the strong need to bring back a dynamic music educational prog...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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In less than three and a half hours 3 Potentially Hazardous asteroids were discovered.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A new plan for a space trip to Mars will be able to deliver a steady stream of supplies to a human space colony on the red planet.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ceres is a small dwarf planet in our solar system which contains a large proportion of water. NASA is about to begin to explore it.

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A board encouraging attendance greets students and parents as they walk into Garfield Elemantary School, Credit: Isabel Angell
Oakland schools have a dropout rate that’s higher than the state average. So, the district made solving the problem a priority. Officials started t...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
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2014 was a record year for the asteroid hunting community with more than 1,450 new objects being discovered.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Green Meteors which have long been attributed to alien spacecraft or spy devices are in reality beautiful natural events.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Asteroid hunters have discovered nearly 100 small objects which are accessible by astronauts.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Jan 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The NASA New Horizons Spacecraft is on a voyage of discovery to the distant parts of our solar system.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Jan 01, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Mining asteroids may seem farfetched, however, some on our planet are actively pursuing this goal.

Bought by KMXT, Radio Newark, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Jupiter Trojan asteroids can masquerade as near Earth Objects.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small asteroid will make close approaches to Earth, our Moon, and Venus.

Bought by KKRN, Radio Newark, KMXT, WYAP, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We are discovering many small asteroids which pass closer to us than the Moon. Very rarely one of them crashes into the Earth or Moon.

Bought by KKRN, Radio Newark, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Bennett and Porter do their cooking in a shared kitchen that’s part of a transitional house in West Oakland. But they met many years ago. “Well, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:42
Caption: Amelia Martinez and Elizabeth Montiel hit the streets to survey Mission residents, Credit: Melanie Young
With the start of a new school year, families all around San Francisco are sending their children off with hopes for a good year and a bright futur...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:00