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A close approaching asteroid was observed as it passed between the Earth and our Moon.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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By drilling into a crater rim, researchers hope to discover how the Earth and it's life forms recovered from an asteroid impact.

Bought by KKRN and KRWG


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A careful study of the Earth's motion in space is a key to understanding past climate change and enables us to predict future patterns of flooding ...

Bought by KRWG and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lonnie Dupre
Local explorer Lonnie Dupre stopped by Studio A recently to chat with WTIP's Dave TerSteeg about his next adventure--climbing Begguya, the steepest...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 15:25
Caption: "Dreaming of Lions: My Life in the Wild Places"
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing other creatures and other cultures, from the African savannah to her own backyard. You may...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 20:31
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A gentle method of causing an asteroid to miss planet Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A pair of possibly related comets pass unusually close to Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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What motivates asteroid hunters?

Bought by KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We may be able to learn about the possibilities of life on Mars by studying land forms on the Tibetan Plateau here on Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Pound for Pound Enceladus is the brightest object in our solar system. Could it be the home of alien life forms?

Bought by KRWG, KENW, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The salty oceans of Europa may be very similar to the seas of planet Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, WYAP, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Wild vultures in Mongolia are key components of sky burials., Credit: Totajla/iStock
Student reporter Reade Levinson travels to Mongolia in hopes of witnessing a practice known as sky burial, in which the bodies of the dead are prep...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 16:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tippy, Credit: Karen Oothoudt
Beltrami County has 274 lakes and Cate Belleveau intends to kayak all of them, and write a book about her journeys.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 07:49
  • Purchases: 1
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The Cosmic Campground is one of the last places where one can experience the natural night sky in the lower 48.

Bought by KRWG, KMXT, KENW, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Paddle MN producer Jim Gallagher from the center of Canada, Credit: Jim Gallagher
Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher shares an audio postcard from a canoe trip he took during the summer of 2015 in the barren lands at the cen...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 07:39
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A mysterious piece of space hardware comes back to Earth.

Bought by KRWG, KENW, KKRN, and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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With miles of beautiful beaches, the sound of ocean waves often touch a deep part of California residents. For some, it’s not about the physical wa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Borders separate us, but they also define us. Creating your identity means defining what you are in relation to what you are not. This episode is a...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 29:31
Caption: Roy Scranton
When we try to visualize the Arctic, we usually think of ice as far as the eye can see. But, unfortunately, that’s changing. This week’s guest on S...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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How we change nature and nature changes us, from wildflower picking in Israel to ayahuasca retreats in Peru.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:33
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Episode topics: Hiking survival and contact lenses.

  • Added: Jan 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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On Paddle Minnesota today Jared Munch talks with Jim Gallagher about his 1400 mile, 49 day circumnavigation of Lake Superior on a stand-up paddle b...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 12:50
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Grand Marais-based explorer Lonnie Dupre recently returned from Nepal, where he and his team explored newly-opened areas for possible climbs in 201...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 20:35
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Reporter Andrew Poirier takes a ride on the A train from beginning to end and discovers that there is more to this train than meets the eye.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 04:22
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A special evergreen edition of HumaNature formatted for air: a man in the wilderness searches a lake for a missing boater, a recovering alcoholic s...

Bought by KSUT


  • Added: Dec 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1