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What would a space alien receive if it pointed its radio antennas towards our Sun?

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA is planning a new Mars rover which will be based on the successful Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity Mars rovers. It will be able to directl...

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Audience members at Climate One, Credit: Ed Ritger,
The Red/Blue divide in American politics is really a rainbow of perspectives. And they are colored by who you are, where you live and what you beli...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Paintings by Craig Moran, Credit: Jenny Chen
Visual stylometry is a new branch of mathematics that uses mathematics to determine the style of a particular artists' body of work. In this piece ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In the summer monsoon season, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills., Credit: Aengus Anderson
In the wake of a catastrophic fire, researchers use Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains to look centuries into the future of climate change and ask "wha...

Bought by KAWC


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill uses lyrics composed by a 20th century musical legend to reflect upon the challenges we face...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: ZZZZZs Please, Credit: Seth Shostak
The science of why we sleep and technology that may allow us to record dreams.

Bought by WRGY, WYAP, WRIR, and Accessible Media Inc. Station Account


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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The beverage industry spends billions of dollars each year convincing us that sugary beverages will make us “happy.” In reality, sugar-laden drink...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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By looking at a star as one of its planets passes in front of it, astronomers are able to learn about its atmosphere.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Men may be from Mars but women are exploring it.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Rosetta Spacecraft's arrival at a comet's nucleus has begun a process of discovery.

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  • Length: 02:00
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Renewable energy is rapidly shifting to a higher profile sector of the way Americans derive electricity and "green jobs" expert Van Jones offers hi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Know Laughing Matter, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why we evolved to laugh plus side-splitting jokes about electrons and relativity.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ultimate Hook Up, Credit: Seth Shostak
Our love-affair with computers marches on: if we wire human brains directly to them, where does the mind end and the machine begin?

Bought by KREV-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Moving Right Along, Credit: Seth Shostak
Find out why modeling the swirl of hurricanes takes a roomful of mathematicians and supercomputers, and how galaxies can move away from us faster t...

Bought by WYAP, WRGY, and KAZU


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, in Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
On this episode of BackStory, we’re taking on space. From Cotton Mather’s list of every comet since the beginning of time (415, to be exact), to th...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm. , Credit: Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
Americans have had an ongoing fascination with the skies above us, so in this episode, we’re taking on space. How have people made sense of meteors...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, and WRGY


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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High speed debris from comets may pose a threat to our spacecraft.

Bought by WYAP and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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SpaceShipTwo will carry 6 passengers and two pilots and be launched from the 18,000 acre SpacePort America in New Mexico.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: URS Corporation archaeologists excavate at a site beside I-95 in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia., Credit: Mariel Carr
Where can you find a teacup, the molar of a goat, and an arrowhead all in one place? At an urban archaeology site, that’s where.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 36:50
Caption: Depiction of the 1833 Leonid meteor storm, in Bible Readings for the Home Circle (1889).
30-second promo for "Starry-Eyed: A History of the Heavens," with a 5 second hole for station-specific time/date tag

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: De-Extinction Show, Credit: Seth Shostak
Maybe goodbye isn’t forever. Get ready to mingle with mammoths and gaze upon a ground sloth. Scientists want to give some animals a round-trip ti...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents Rebel WITH a Cause - Dr. Tyrone Hayes is a Harvard trained biologist that has courageously stuck to his research find...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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The Hubble Space Telescopes finds a surprising lack of water on three planets outside of our solar system.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The NASA Deep Space Network is celebrating its 50th birthday. It is the way all of our spacecraft phone home.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1