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Remembering a speech that changed world history. Author Erik Fogg talks about trends dangerous to the future of democracy in modern nations and th...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:55
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Music & Mans Self Discovery with Dj Spooky aka That Subliminal Kid aka Paul Miller explores the ways in which music documents, inspires, heals and ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 27:41
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A small asteroid, which could pass under a basketball hoop, missed the Earth by about 9,000 miles.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A ride under a balloon can give you several hours to enjoy the wonders of the Earth and its curvature against the back drop of space.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Chip Kahn, CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals which represents over a thous...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Twelve-year old Deamonte Driver died following brain surgery in February 2007. His original diagnosis was meningitis. After his death, the culprit...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Everyday Tech Talk, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jeremy Thompson talks about a few tech tools to have handy such as a portable battery pack and USB Drive.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
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Losing the sense of smell can have unexpected consequences.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
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Rare New Zealand parrots start playing spontaneously when they hear certain calls.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Greg Dalton
Today’s teenagers now have a new moniker: Greenagers. That’s because they are coming of age in an era plagued by the effects of climate change. Sev...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: H2O Radio is journalism about water
A mathematician says he's calculated a way to predict a tsunami's impact—and maybe even stop these destructive waves in their tracks.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Adam Kirian feeds livestock at his farm in Hancock County, Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
Algae blooms in western Lake Erie can contaminate drinking water in nearby cities. That happened as recently as 2014, when Toledo residents could n...

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WCPN, Interlochen Public Radio, WCMU and more


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: H2O Radio is journalism about water
What can an ordinary tea bag tell us about climate change? The answer could be steeped in mud. H2O Radio reports on the latest in water science.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Artist concept of LightSail in space, Credit: The Planetary Society
The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 solar sail spacecraft is ready to be packed away for its ride to orbit on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. Mat Kap...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP, and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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How can policymakers be persuaded to abandon the most widespread public policy goal on Earth? In our last episode, Brian Czech explained that econo...

Bought by WGRN-LP 94.1


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Germany's chancellor, Angela Merkel, officially opens the country's sparkling neurodegenerative research center - and DW's there look at how scient...

Bought by WYAP, KCHU, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Space science can help track what’s happening on Earth. In this episode, Orbital Path talks landslides and the satellites that monitor them for the...

Bought by KWMR, KUER, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 22:09
  • Purchases: 3
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This batch of Climate Connections features climate change murals, Las Vegas city buildings go renewable, a NASA app, and more.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KACU, Spokane Public Radio, Rhode Island Public Radio, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Episode topics: The "medicine of exercise" and socks.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Tuskless Elephants May Soon Be the New Norm

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Differences in Brain Activity May Determine How Smart You Are

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Born Legacy, Credit: Seth Shostak
We know how the stars shine, but how do you make a star? We take an all-night ride on SOFIA, a high-flying observatory, to watch astronomers inves...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, RadioFreePalmer, WRIR and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 6