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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 KRZA


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 15:19
  • Purchases: 1
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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 guarded prisoners in Sing Sing. Considered the master of imm...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 09:54
Caption: Delaware Avenue., Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Put-In-Bay, on an island in Lake Erie, is a summer destination for vacationers and tourists. But when winter comes and ferry service to the mainlan...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WCMU, WKSU, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 5
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Sam won’t tell you this, but he’s a really great athlete. He has another secret, too. There’s this photo of him leading a ski race, and it’s plaste...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 17:19
  • Purchases: 1
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man walks from Mexico to the tip of South America with his best friend, a donkey; a man crosse...

Bought by KHNS, KUT, KSUT, and KSKA


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Amy & Dave Freeman spent the last year living in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to call attention to the value of wilderness in the face...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 19:03
Caption: Jordan Fisher Smith
This year marks the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park system, an idea worth celebrating. But over the past century, there has been a gro...

Bought by KZYX and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this edition of Gus' Wild Side, we learn about the marbled murrelet....and also hear about Gus and his wife's encounter with a biologist who see...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:52
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Today, we take a step back to imagine a world without a web of GPS satellites telling your smartphone where you are every second of the day. While ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 24:33
  • Purchases: 1
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The Rosetta spacecraft visited a comet and obtained interesting unique data and images.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Millions of children will never see the Milky Way or a meteor streaking across the night sky.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 9
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A rock blasted from the Moon by the impact of an asteroid or comet may be on its way to Earth.

Bought by Radio Newark, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Three friends from Northland College, Andy Butter, Evan Flom, and Allissa Stutte, set out to run all the way around Lake Superior this summer. The ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 18:54
Caption: Pulling up the Dinghy, Credit: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
“Blue Water” sailing is the kind where there’s no land to be seen, hopefully for days or weeks on end, and there’s a rare group of people who contr...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 22:39
  • Purchases: 1
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A given piece of ground on Mars is more likely to be hit by a space rock than is an equal sized area on planet Earth.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, Radio Newark, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: J.B. Gaskill, Credit: Charles McGuigan
On the Scotch Bonnet Republic islanders have called this place home since before the American Revolution. They are independent and had always made...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 24:37