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Caption: Doug Wiens in Antarctica
Prof. Doug Wiens describes his explorations of Antarctica. Wiens uses seismographs to study the physics behind ice movement and examine questions a...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:26
Caption: Theater of Dionysus, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Prof. Timothy Moore describes the historical context of Greek tragedies and shares his own research into the music of ancient Roman comedies.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:39
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Interview conducted by radio journalist Jake Feinberg with Roots Music Icon Taj Mahal. A discussion about the genesis of roots music and the music ...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 11:13
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How do our internal clocks stay synced to our environment? What exactly do they control? Prof. Erik Herzog explains how the brain's "master clock" ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 14:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Romero has worked with many international artists and organizations to bring awareness and knowledge about climate change, Credit: Project Protect, Native Children's Survival and Eagle Thunder Entertainment
Students from Roots and Wings Community School in Lama, NM interviewed World Recording Artist Robby Romero regarding his work and art in the strugg...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For the forth week of June (6/22): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at two brothers whose musical skills help take a popula...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of November (11/15): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a talented drummer whose career was almost dera...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of November (11/13): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a tejana singer who began fronting bands at th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
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For the fourth week of October (10/27): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a night club where a Texas icon was born.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the first week of September (9/3): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer whose biggest hits were based on a most...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of April (4/21): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at how one of the states most famous songs is based on...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of April (4/12): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who rode the rails to international stard...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the last week of March (3/31): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a young singer whose promising career ended tragical...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of March (3/24): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a musician who was nicknamed for his lively stage ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the fourth week of January (1/27): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a pioneering trumpeter who performed with some o...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of January (1/16): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a pioneering female R&B artist who is a triple th...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the third week of July (7/17): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a singer who had a minty fresh moniker.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:40
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For the second week of October (10/10): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at a popular artist who stopped making records in ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
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For the fourth week of November (11/22): This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman takes a look at an artist who could really sink his teeth into...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:41
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NASA's Chief historian, Bill Barry discusses the impact each generation has had on the space program.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: (CC) Jared Goralnick - http://sn.im/ignitedc1
The evolution of modern warfare suggests that robotics are here to stay. But what is the current status of drone use in the U.S.? Elliana Bisgaard...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Torbjörn Törnqvist says sea-level rise will overtake natural subsidence as a cause of land loss., Credit: Barry Yeoman
Most of us shudder to imagine the impact of another large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and for good reason. A spill in future decades could hav...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:36
Caption: Tom Malvetis, owner Unicorn Tavern. , Credit: Kyle Leppek
The number of older Americans working full time has been rising steadily for years. Many work because they have to. Some work because they want to ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brothers Justin and Derick Jewell, 22 and 24 years old. Justin is a two-tier worker and makes $16 an hour. As a traditional worker, Derick makes $28 an hour.
The American Dream is that each generation will do better than the last. But the families of auto workers no longer have that expectation. As Detro...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2011
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Fresh Greens 2.0
NHPR teams up with Generation PRX and the Terrascope Youth Radio group at MIT for another one-hour youth special. "Fresh Greens 2.0" examines what ...

Bought by WNIJ, KBRP Community Radio, WGBH Radio Boston, KSFR, WEKU and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2011
  • Length: 51:26
  • Purchases: 12