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Caption: This artist's sketch is based on the Curiosity rover in NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission, with proposed modifications based on the science definition team's recommendations. , Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The 2020 Mars Rover may be years away, but determining where it will land is already a hot topic among scientists and engineers. Many of the former...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Should regulations that limit genetic engineering research be modified to allow GMO trees?

  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
Caption: The NEEMO 20 crew poses for a group shot., Credit: NASA
NEEMO is a long-running NASA project that is helping to prepare us for mission to Mars and other destinations. Mat Kaplan talked with engineer and ...

Bought by KMUD, KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Is DNA the answer to our data storage limitations?

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A book that purifies water could help reduce waterborne illnesses in developing countries.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A new paint made up of the constituents of glass is durable, resilient, and environmentally friendly.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Screen shot of SETI@Home at work, digging through data for ET’s call., Credit: SETI@Home
We follow last week’s conversation with Ann Druyan about the $100 million funding of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence by visiting two o...

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


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Computer-based design software could speed the creation of cancer-fighting viruses.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Ategeka, CEO and founder of Rides for Lives, discusses bringing access to healthcare and employment opportunities to rural, remote locations ...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 34:21
Caption: The Green Bank Telescope is the world's largest, fully-steerable telescope. It will be used in the Breakthrough Listen SETI initiative over the next 10 years., Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF
The Breakthrough Initiatives will pump $100 million into the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence in the next 10 years, vastly expanding humani...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Come with us on a visit to the home of the prime meridian for a conversation with the curator of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich about the race to...

Bought by WQCS, KMUD, WXAV 88.3FM, KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jumping spiders have excellent vision, making them good candidates for virtual reality., Credit: Rowan McGinley
Virtual reality helps researchers study animal behavior and learning.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Can computer programs help people feel more comfortable sharing their personal problems?

Bought by WLPR and WABE


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Satellite image of a plankton bloom in green, off the coast of Patagonia. , Credit: NASA
Marine microorganisms make clouds brighter and more reflective.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mat Kaplan and guests at KPCC waiting for New Horizons to phone home from Pluto., Credit: Southern California Public Radio
Join our live audience for highlights of an amazing evening, featuring Jim Bell, Bruce Betts, Mike Brown, Emily Lakdawalla and Bill Nye the Science...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFCF FM, WXAV 88.3FM, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Scientists take a close look at a single celled creature with a complex eye.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Frank Wilczek discussed the concept of beauty in physics.

Bought by KPVL and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 32:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An artist’s conception of what Kepler 138b, its sister planets and its star might look like., Credit:  Danielle Futselaar, SETI Institute
SETI Institute scientist Jason Rowe returns to tell us about the smallest exoplanet so far that has had its size and mass determined. Jason also ta...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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REM sleep shapes the brain by replaying the day’s experiences.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Coordinating brain activity between patients and therapists could be the future of treatment for brain injuries and diseases.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The echo of a pitcher plant helps bats find safety and helps the plant get food.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: July 6, 2015 color image of Pluto from New Horizons., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
Two visits with the Planetary Society Senior Editor this week, as Emily first provides an update on the Rosetta comet mission and then returns with...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Researchers look for harbingers of old age in thirty-somethings.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Extraction of rose scents,, Credit: A. Cheziere/Université Jean Monnet
When it comes to their scent, not all roses are created equal. Now researchers have identified the gene responsible for how fragrant a flower will ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1