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Caption: Science Fiction True, Credit: Seth Shostak
Don’t believe everything you see on the screen. Science fiction film is just a guess as to how our future might unfold. But sometimes fantasy be...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Aarthi Narayanan is studying the power of curcumin, made from turmeric roots, in stopping the spread of potentially deadly viruses. She grew up in ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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What’s it like to hear voices? Are they hallucinations or a normal human experience?

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 52:22
Caption: Remember the toxic red sludge chemical disaster, 2010, in Hungary? This photo shows a reservoir containing red mud of an alumina factory near Ajka, Hungary, 2006., Credit: EPA | Sandor H. Szabo
Toxic chemicals released into watersheds and waterways remain a persistent problem despite the sounding of alarms, which for decades have railed ag...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Shocking Ideas, Credit: Seth Shostak
Innovation in the use of electricity continues long after the days of Edison and Tesla. Find out why the invention of the blue LED was worthy of a...

Bought by KRPS, WYAP, WRIR, WRGY, Accessible Media Inc. and more


  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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• Fruitflies are helping to improve cancer treatments • Your smart phone is about to get a lot smarter • Bicycles – poised for a comeback • Plus – ...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio and WNED


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Jupiter Trojan asteroids can masquerade as near Earth Objects.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Climate Cartoons by Joel Pett, Credit: Joel Pett
At a recent conference and planning workshop sponsored by the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, participants took part in a clim...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
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Nobody wants to be infinitely tall. Nobody wants to be infinitely heavy. Why would anybody want to be infinitely old?

Bought by KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WRNC-LP, WYAP, KWMR and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Living Computers, Credit: Seth Shostak
19th century mathematician and Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace was a pioneer of the computer age. But she said that machines would never outstr...

Bought by KMUD, KRPS, WYAP, WRIR, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A small asteroid will make close approaches to Earth, our Moon, and Venus.

Bought by KMXT, WYAP, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We are discovering many small asteroids which pass closer to us than the Moon. Very rarely one of them crashes into the Earth or Moon.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Delray Beach, Florida ocean outfall discharges 13 million gallons per day of treated sewage, up-current of a coral reef. , Credit: Steve Spring | Marine Photobank
Externality refers to a disconnected or unconsidered consequence. Hydrofracking, mountaintop removal, filled wetlands, carbon emissions, and plasti...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Long Live Longevity, Credit: Seth Shostak
The science of sticking around: The latest in aging studies, why there's a silver lining for the silver-haired set (older people are happier), and ...

Bought by KAZU, WRGY, WRIR, Accessible Media Inc., WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In Colorado the state’s Medical Marijuana Scientific Advisory Council chose 8 research grant proposals to fund with a total of 9 million dollars. ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:05
Caption: East Bay Muslims pray atop a UC Berkeley hill, Credit: Hana Baba
About 20 Muslim families are gathered on a hilltop outside the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, just after sunset. A water fountain bubbles, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
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It appears that the human population is at more at risk from smaller rather than larger Earth impacting asteroids.

Bought by KENW and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KCPW


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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 KREV-LP, WRGY, WYAP, Accessible Media Inc., and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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