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A brief explanation of why ET has yet to show up on humanity's doorstep.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: They Know Who You Are, Credit: Seth Shostak
You’re a private person. But as long as you’re on-line and have skin and hair, you’re shedding little bits of data and DNA everywhere you go. Fin...

Bought by WRGY, KREV-LP, KAZU, KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This is a special fundraising edition of "On Being" featuring Krista Tippett’s conversation with social researcher Brené Brown. Courage is borne ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 44:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Does it even make sense to ask what happened before the Big Bang?

Bought by KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WMUU-LP, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times, teems with life., Credit: Credit: David Liittschwager | National Geographic
A rebroadcast of a popular episode from August 2015: Life in a Drop About this episode: What do we see in a single drop of ocean water? An image ca...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Are We Over the Moon?, Credit: Seth Shostak
Astronaut Gene Cernan’s reaction to being the last man on the moon and private plans to turn our satellite into a cash cow. Plus, why the small st...

Bought by WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KREV-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Rachel Toor explains the origins of our misunderstandings about rats and reads from her book 'Misunderstood: Why the Humble Rat May Be Your Best Pe...

Bought by KSJD and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that our industrial methods of food production were developed for efficiency, but neglected to take into consideration the unintended ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with longtime ABC broadcaster Lynn Sherr about her book, "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space."

  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 30:31
Caption: After the Hereafter, Credit: Seth Shostak
There are few enduring truths, but one is that no one gets out of life alive. What’s less certain is what comes next. Does everything stop with d...

Bought by KREV-LP, KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still out there.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Astronomers are finding thousands of planets orbiting distant stars. Your home the Earth is still the only one where you could live without a space...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is there some knowledge we'd be better off without?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, XRAY.fm, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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e·thos / ??THäs noun. the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. The environmental and...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: On Defense, Credit: Seth Shostak
The military is a dangerous calling, but researchers are trying to make it safer for troops. Writer Mary Roach investigates how scientists work to...

Bought by KREV-LP, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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An Audio postcard highlighting the tiny, beautiful and behaviorally unique three-spined stickleback fish.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:30
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-An electronic musician who uses the sound of melting glaciers in his compositions. -Documenting the 1,000 years of the movements of the Tahitian p...

Bought by KMRE-LP, WNMU-FM, KKRN, and WUGA (part of GPB)


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Science...in 90 seconds
Eclectic and unusual interstitials from science

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
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Evidence is mounting that a Planet 9 exists in the outer region of our solar system.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Looking out for you
Challenges come in many forms both personal and professional. An expert in the field of emotional intelligence, Geetu Bharwaney, has combined the k...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:09
Caption:  Caroline Cochran, Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Oklo, Credit: Ed Ritger
For decades, environmentalists battled against nuclear power, claiming it was an uncontrolable peril to the planet. So it’s ironic that today some ...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Musical Universe, Credit: Seth Shostak
In space, no one can hear you scream, but, using the right instruments, scientists can pick up all types of cosmic vibrations – the sort we can tur...

Bought by KREV-LP, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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-American men and women have maintained close friendships since our country’s founding. -When it comes to racism or sexism, why aren’t good intenti...

Bought by KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, Radio Phoenix, and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Xavier Le Pichon, one of the world's leading geophysicists, helped create the field of plate tectonics. A devout Catholic and spiritual thinker, he...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Raising the Minimum Age, Credit: Seth Shostak
We all try to fight it: the inexorable march of time. The fountain of youth doesn’t exist, and all those wrinkle creams can’t help. But modern sc...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMRE-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7