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Caption: Real Heroes comic book from 1942
How do you show what the inside of an atom looks like? Or how a scientist feels in the moment of discovery? We decided to approach the human storie...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 21:15
Caption: A Stellar Job, Credit: Seth Shostak
Stars do more than just twinkle. These boiling balls of hot plasma can tell us something about other celestial phenomena. They betray the hiding ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Politicians and analysts mark progress by quarterly earnings, but scientists who study life cycles in the real world may need years to document cha...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Asteroid hunters find find 5 large asteroids in our neighborhood. Fortunately none of them is on a collision course with planet Earth.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode, Bo interviews Chris Stedman, interfaith leader, author, and Humanist. Chris Stedman is the the author of Faitheist: How an Atheist...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
Caption: Skeptic Check: About Face, Credit: Seth Shostak
Humans are pattern seeking animals – and the silhouette of Elvis appears in our burrito. Does that mean The King is speaking to us through TexMex?...

Bought by WYAP, WRIR, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Can you taste a touch? Or smell a sight? Cooper McClain can.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:09
Caption: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
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A small asteroid, capable of causing human injuries if it entered the Earth's atmosphere, passed between the Earth and Moon. It was detected only a...

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Travelers In The Night from outer space are closer than you may imagine.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: http://www.globaloceancommission.org/, Credit: Global Ocean Commission
In Part One of a multi-part series, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill outlines and explains the Global Ocean Commission Final Report, beginning w...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Our Ocean 2014 Conference, Credit: State Department, Washington D.C.
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will highlight some of the major announcements made during the Our Ocean 2014 Conference hos...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: Deep Time, Credit: Seth Shostak
Think back, way back. Beyond last week to what was happening on Earth 100 million years ago or earlier. It’s hard to fathom such enormous stretch...

Bought by KVSC, WRIR, KFOK-LP, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental health condition that affects 1-2% of us. Now neuroscientists at University of London have ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
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Look for and find a celestial Traveler In The Night.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Organizers, attendees, and panelists of the Chicago chapter of Women in Bio discuss precision medicine and the role of women in this rapidly develo...

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 24:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Time for a Map, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s hard to get lost these days. GPS pinpoints your location to within a few feet. Discover how our need to get from A to B holds clues about wh...

Bought by KFOK-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What’s so funny? In this week’s show, the Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, analyze laughter until it cracks you up. Why i...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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The size of a nanometer -- one billionth of a meter – is hard to imagine, but a sheet of newspaper is 100,000 nanometers thick. Nanoscale materia...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A newly discovered near Earth object is either a huge asteroid or a comet. We will just have to wait and see.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA RADAR Telescopes obtain spectacular images of a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill will discuss how pervasive plastics have become by describing microbeads, particulates found ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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What does it really mean to worship nature?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KWMR, and KSKQ


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: What Do You Make Of It?, Credit: Seth Shostak
You are surrounded by products, and most of them are factory-made. Yet there was a time when building things yourself was commonplace. Participan...

Bought by KFOK-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Paul Deiro, Energy Lobbyist, KP Public Affairs, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has changed the energy landscape across America by making natural gas abundant and cheap. To some it’s a blessin...

Bought by WCQS


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1