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Small Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Sheila Consaul purchased the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light in 2011 – and since then, she’s renovated and refurbished her unique summer home.

Bought by WAMC, WLPR, WXXI, WCMU, WKSU and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 7
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Astronomers have found the basic ingredients of life in an infant solar system.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WOUB, KKRN, KRWG, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Amy & Dave Freeman, Credit: Bryan Hansel
Explorers & adventurers Amy and Dave Freeman, who recently spent a year living in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, are back in Cook Count...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 21:39
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A tiny space rock which can pass closer to us than the communications satellites may have been ejected from our Moon.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jim Gallagher talks with Jay Gustafson about his dream to improve Minnesota's lakes and rivers and to paddle all 4,500 miles of Minnesota's water t...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 11:17
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The story of two explorers chased down—well, technically up—by a jaguar.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
Caption: The Wine Fellers
What are the Best Wine Inventions for 2017? Some of these are Hilarious.

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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It is possible for a habitable planet to exist in a solar system with two suns.

Bought by KENW, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KTRT RADIO INC, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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With its harbor closed because of silt and other sediment -- and no help in sight from the federal government -- the town of Leland found an unusua...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WXXI, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 4
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A snap shot of the kinds of objects which constantly streak past our Earth.

Bought by KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Holding an object older than any other rock on the ground which is billions of years old and has traveled an unimaginable distance to be with you w...

Bought by KENW, KTRT RADIO INC, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Death Valley, the hottest place on earth and the driest and lowest place in North America is a spectacularly beautiful 3.4 million acre National Pa...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With 1,200 pages and hundreds of color photographs, this classic sourcebook has had many praised spin-offs from calendars to tv shows. In this upda...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
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The mystery of the missing Antarctic meteorites.

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Mike Klein is an artist working in drawing, sculpture, and community murals. When he's not creating art, he's an assistant professor in the Departm...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 08:41
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Melbourne, Australia wanted its residents to help keep an eye on its trees. So they gave every tree an email address. But then the trees started to...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 15:20
  • Purchases: 2
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In 2013, Neil Hayward was depressed. He had just left the biotech company he helped start, and he was getting over the end of a very serious relati...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán have a great time at California WorldFest, an annual music festival dedicated to cultural diversity, peace ...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:48
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Riding the surface of the asteroid that my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski recently discovered would be an incredible experience.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It is intriguing to consider that deep inside Mars all of the necessary ingredients for life may be present together.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Psyche is a small world about 116 miles in diameter and is composed of almost pure nickel-iron metal.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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2017 will be a good year to view comets with your unaided eye or a pair of binoculars.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, KRWG, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Patrick Robinson goes to catch a fish in Elk Creek, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
As winter sets in, Americans who live along the Great Lakes are bundling up. But another season is underway – and it brings an economic bump to an ...

Bought by WXXI, WCMU, and WCPN


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Ted has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, and sliced beef in a meat-packing plant. Considered the master o...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:54