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Caption: The interior of the target chamber at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The object entering from the left is the target positioner, on which a millimeter-scale target is mounted. Researchers recently used NIF to stu, Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
The most bizarre things happen to matter at pressures millions of times higher than what we feel on Earth’s surface. Physicist Rip Collins of the L...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Using origami techniques to make real life Transformer robots.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers are developing a technique to attack cancer cells with animal venoms.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Three stories about inventors who have done some pretty amazing things before even graduating from high school. From cats to semiconductors, these ...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Earth-like planet  In this artist's conception, the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet displays a brownish haze - the result of widespread pollution. New research shows that the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope potentially could detect certain polluta, Credit: Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Harvard’s Henry Lin led work that determined the soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope may be able to detect an alien civilization by anal...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 4 of Recording your own demo- Joe Burns and David Perricone will be giving tips on finalizing that demo of yours. This includes information on...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Venus Express Enters the Venusian Atmosphere, Credit: European Space Agency
Venus Express Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem tells us about the spacecraft’s harrowing descent into the Venusian atmosphere, what it is currently ...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Internet search engines have no way of taking context into consideration. The closest Google has come is to hone the search by user’s zip code, wh...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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With hundreds of Earth-like planets discovered over the past few years, it’s fair to say we’re on the verge of finding alien life. Two new programs...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
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They have generated excitement, enthusiasm and support throughout the world. The ISEE-3 Reboot Project has succeeded in gaining control over the 36...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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A new hypothesis ties domestication in mammals to “cute” physical features.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The outcome of a medical test could be affected by the time of day.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Your friends may be as closely related to you as a fourth cousin.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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We're living in a surveillance state, in the eerie transparency of our words and deeds, 24/7, all of us, under suspicion or not; the presumption of...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Fritz Pleitgen is a journalist who covered the Stasi in East Germany during the 1980s. He explains how one lives and acts in a surveillance state.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Benjamen Walker, radio producer/host of the Theory of Everything podcast, explains how the book "1984" started in the year 1984.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 2
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How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars? WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Grace Douglas, project scientist on A...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:55
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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It’s the artists — from Orwell of Nineteen Eighty-Four, to Philip Dick and Margaret Atwood, to Trevor Paglen and Banksy — who raise the big questio...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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3-D scaffolding in cells helps scientists understand a patient’s cancer cells and personalize treatments.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Today on our show, four stories of people who tried to see themselves clearly

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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This week on State of the Human, an 18th century historian, a poet, a computer scientist, a composer, and a mysterious future being confront data.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: David Gottfried
When David Gottfried come up an idea for green environmental building 20-years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What should consumers do who worry their data is being misused?Whose job is it to educate people about their responsibilities?Does privacy mean any...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In the past few years medical companies have been producing a range of devices to help aging people keep track of their vital statistics: pulse rat...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00