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Caption: Angus Gillespie, VP for CO2, Shell Oil Company, Credit:  Rikki Ward
Low gas prices are pumping up sales of SUVs and trucks. And since transportation accounts for almost a third of America’s greenhouse gasses, that’s...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
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People are seriously preparing for the discovery that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this wide-ranging interview, our host David Dault talks with Nancy Ellen Abrams, author of A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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What evidence is there to support the claims of economic science?

Bought by KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WYAP, and KWMR


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Life in Space
Discovering bacteria on Mars would be big news, but a novel telescope might find intelligent life by detecting the heat of a large alien city. Plu...

Bought by KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WRGY, WRIR and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 54:06
  • Purchases: 6
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we hear about the decision of a federal judge in California to not remove cannabis from the list of most...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Asteroids which travel outside the plane of our solar system are likely to have been involved in a collision sometime in the past.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA is proposing that the next step towards the human exploration of Mars be a manned mission to an asteroid which has been placed into orbit arou...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sylvie Rokab, San Francisco, CA 4/14/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sylvie Rokab talks unexpected relatives, the hidden dangers of city life, and dancing with Liam Neeson.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 20:50
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: Skeptic Check: Monster Mashup, Credit: Seth Shostak
Monsters don’t exist. Except when they do. And extinction is forever, except when it isn’t. From Bigfoot to the coelacanth to the wooly mammoth:...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, KRPS, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we go inside the Texas state legislature and hear from the author of a bill that would remove all crimin...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, about half of all Americans believe in human-caused climate change, and yet, few Americans modify their behaviors in any serious ways. Allis...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 1
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by KPVL, KAWC, WTJU, KUNV, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 5
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are our "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by KVSC, WKCC, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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A small asteroid visits the vicinity of both Earth and Mars.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Earth's atmosphere make our life possible as well as keeping us from seeing objects in space clearly.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ascaris lumbricoides, Credit: Sustainable sanitation https://www.flickr.com/photos/gtzecosan/15701719491
Why you should keep your biology textbooks

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: NASA's pathways to the Red Planet., Credit: NASA
A human mission to orbit Mars might be possible by 2033, and it might be accomplished at reasonable cost and with existing or nearly-ready technolo...

Bought by KWMR, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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 KSKQ, KRPS, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer, WRIR and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The largest satellite in our solar system, Ganymede, has more liquid water on its surface than is contained in Earth's oceans, rivers, and lakes. ...

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hidden History, Credit: Seth Shostak
Archeologists continue to hunt for the city of Atlantis, even though it may never have existed. And paleontologists now suspect that it wasn’t jus...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KSKQ, KRPS, WYAP, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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How do we measure learning? Hear neuroscientists and teachers describe how it's done in the lab and at school.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Two 50 foot diameter asteroids, which can make very close approaches to planet Earth, were discovered slightly more than a day apart.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Minnesota's moose are on the decline. Dr. Seth Moore, director of biology and environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, ta...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:29