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"Project: Ice" views the Great Lakes through the prism of ice, at the crossroads of history, science and climate change. The film's director and ex...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 19:50
Caption: Deepak Chopra, M.D., Author, The Soul of Leadership, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Talks about protecting the climate are peppered with Megawatts and BTU’s; parts per million and fugitive methane; wind velocity and crop yields. Al...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: This Land is Island, Credit: Seth Shostak
There are many kinds of islands. There’s your iconic sandy speck of land topped with a palm tree, but there’s also our home planet – an island in ...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Light, the Universe, and Everything, Credit: Seth Shostak
Universe, cosmology, technology, invention, Big Bang, dark matter, dark energy, time

Bought by WRGY, KREV-LP, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Blame it on Bacterio, Credit: Seth Shostak
Think small! Microbes are tinier than the dot at the end of this sentence, yet they can make humans sicker than dogs, dogs sicker than humans, jum...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A.I. Caramba!, Credit: Seth Shostak
When the IBM computer, Watson, snatched the “Jeopardy” title from humans, that raised the question: could artificial intelligence ever beat humans ...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Every month we discover small asteroids which come closer than the Moon.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This is a great time of year to reflect on gratitude. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, founder and director of the Center for Spi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. David Kaplan, San Francisco, CA  10/27/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Theoretical particle physicist David Kaplan talks the observer effect, the importance of the throw-out option, and why failure is sometimes success

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 31:49
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Radio Curious visits with Dr. Jerome Groopman, author of "The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness,” a book about hope and it...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Orphans in Romania., Credit: Mike Carroll for Harvard University
What makes some people able to cope with life's challenges better than others? A growing field of science is peering into the brain to find an answer.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:13
Caption: Surfeit of the Vitalest, Credit: Wikipedia Commons
In the century and a half since Charles Darwin wrote his seminal On the Origin of the Species, our understanding of evolution has changed quite a b...

Bought by KREV-LP, WYAP, WRIR, WRGY, and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jennifer Steinkamp's video installation"Kelly 1" at Cleveland Clinic, Credit: Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic
What happens when innovative medical practitioners join with a lively arts community? Find out from Maria Jukic, executive director of Cleveland’s ...

Bought by KVSC and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Students have the opportunity to do original scientific research and to discover and name asteroids.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Observations of what appeared to be different objects, over the time span from 1819 to the present, are likely to be manifestations of the same tra...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Mike Magner, author of A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:36
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The Living Well Show presents: A two part interview with Mike Magner, author of A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoni...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 25:39
Caption: John Adams presented to King George III, in 1785, as first American ambassador to the English court. Wood engraving, 19th century., Credit: The Granger Collection, New York.
From BackStory's episode on reconciliation in American history. Anthropologist Orin Starn tells us about the the battle between the Smithsonian and...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 10:14
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will argue that the energy industry has transformed the American landscape and cannot be tru...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
Caption: Skeptic Check: Are You Sure You're Sure?, Credit: Seth Shostak
You know what you know. But you probably don’t know what you don’t know. Few of us do. Scientists say we’re spectacularly incompetent at recogni...

Bought by KREV-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, WRGY, WYAP and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dr. Ralph Moss and Eric Merola, San Francisco, CA 9/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Eric Merola and Dr. Ralph Moss talk deliberate misdirection, the relativity of statistics, and going for the gold.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 49:38
Caption: NASA
Outer space is not far from you, it just takes a lot of energy to get there.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A unique program allows students to discover and name asteroids.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: First powered flight of SpaceShipTwo, Credit: Virgin Galactic
It was a terrible, tragic week for commercial space development. Historian and space policy analyst John Logsdon helps up understand the greater m...

Bought by WYAP and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Abound, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world abounds in sound. Now we know what the fuss is about. With computers we can analyze the song of birds (they give each other nicknames) ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WYAP, Accessible Media Inc., and WRGY


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4