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How overconfident are we in the truth of our own beliefs?

Bought by WYAP, KWMR, WRGY, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Land on the Run, Credit: Seth Shostak
Hang on to your globe. The arrangement of continents you see today is not what it once was, nor what it will be tomorrow. Meet our future superco...

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


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The Chairman of the powerful Science, Space and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives joins us for a talk about planetary science...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
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What exactly is a dream job? Is it one that pays a lot of money? One where you don’t have to do much work? Is it one that makes you famous? …Or, is...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
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Through out history humans have viewed the night sky and used it as a source of information and sense of wonder. There is a new place to view the ...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The small asteroid which entered the Earth's atmosphere and injured nearly 1500 people in February of 2013 had a history which can be traced back t...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Mason Tvert, Communications Director Marijuana Policy Project, tells us his group has taken the first step in getting a legalization initiative on ...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In his recently published study Oregon State University sociologist Seth Crawford estimates the size of Oregon’s informal marijuana economy. The re...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:10
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Jeremy Nemeth is an Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Planning and Design at the University of Colorado Denver. He and co-author E...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, or MAPS, won federal approval in March to conduct “whole plant” research on marijuana wi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:03
Caption: Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director, Energy and Sustainability, Credit: Rikki Ward
The global energy economy is undergoing tectonic shifts. America is poised to be an oil exporter - something unthinkable a decade ago - and severe ...

Bought by WUIS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Clean air is as valuable as clean water: both are essential requirements for human health and survival. Statistics and data on emissions from burni...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: As You Were, Credit: Seth Shostak
From memory storage to self-healing materials to stem cells - creative approaches to capturing things are they were. Plus, the arrow of time in re...

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


  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide has been linked to a mysterious fatal kidney disease among farmers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Join Food...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Rocks from the Moon can end up on the surface of the Earth and be worth more than diamonds or gold.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The Rosetta Spacecraft's arrival at a comet's nucleus has begun a process of discovery.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: http://www.arctic-council.org, Credit: The Arctic Council
In 1996, the high level intergovernmental Arctic Council was formed to promote cooperation and interaction among the Arctic states. In this episode...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Skeptic Check: Is It True?, Credit: Seth Shostak
We often hear fantastic scientific claims that would change everything if true. We examine news stories that seem too sensational to be valid, yet...

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


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jazz pianist Kenny Werner: the accidental guru of the musical self-help movement
Are jazz musicians more prone to mental illness? Can jazz be therapeutic? And what can musicians do to get over performance anxiety? We'll answer t...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KDRP Community Radio, KPVL, KSRQ, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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An American pediatric brain surgeon describes his remarkable recent journey to Africa and David Scheffer recalls his years of behind-the-scenes neg...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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How should the law respond to the findings of neuroscience?

Bought by KTRL, KWMR, WYAP, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A Sudden Change in Planets, Credit: Seth Shostak
A planet is a planet is a planet. Unless it’s Pluto. Scientists say that the unpopular re-classification of Pluto as a dwarf planet by astronomer...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KREV-LP, KSKQ, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WRGY and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In CRN #8 we hear back to school thoughts from Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Jane West owns and operates...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two Earth approaching asteroids were discovered on the same night.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Strong radio and TV transmissions from Earth will probably fade as human communications switches to satellites and fibers. Perhaps the way to dete...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1