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NASA's Scout and Sentry software systems allow asteroid hunters to study and keep track of potentially dangerous asteroids.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A 33 foot diameter asteroid has about a 1% chance of impacting the Earth in the distant future.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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HOUR ONE: "Falling For It" - Fake news, conspiracies, misinformation. Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you. Question is:...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: :00
Caption: (Photo courtesy of Ben Klocek on Flickr)
The prolonged fall was accountable for unusual late season events. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the strange fall.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 07:54
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Not all insects swarm in summer. Some come out during the winter. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about stone flies and cra...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 07:19
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This is the first episode in a three-part summer series, called Science Camp, where we’re exploring the human side of science. Ryan Haupt had a lot...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 24:03
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 17:03
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June is ramping up toward full-fledged summer. Plants are flowering, trees are leafing out and insects are buzzing about. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:40
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They’re our second smallest mammal, but they’re common, though secretive. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about shrews.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 07:28
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More signs point to a sharp economic downturn in the near future. Five ways to maintain a positive outlook when times are tough. A synthetic biol...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 57:55
Caption: "American Eclipse" by David Baron, Credit: Liveright/W.W. Norton
The great inventor was just one of many men and women who made their way across the American West to view and document the total solar eclipse of 1...

Bought by KMRE-LP and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Dr. Michelle Thaller visits the NASA lab that discovered that meteorites contain some of the very same chemical elements that we contain. Then, Mic...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 16:55
Caption: H2O Radio is journalism about water
Twice a day, hundreds of people around the globe release large, tan balloons into the air. Weather balloons are still the go-to tool for meteorolog...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:54
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This batch of CurrentCast features gravity and groundwater, mud puppies, causes of erosion, and more...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 20:00
Caption: Release Date: October, 2017, Credit: Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm by Dr. Gregory Stone & Nishan Degnarain
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York in June, each attending delegate was presented with a new book by co-authors Dr. Gregory Stone a...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 05:06
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Would you try Cow Urine Soda? How about Baby Mice Wine?

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Episode topics: Tick borne diseases and nut and seed butters.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Tipton, poet, Credit: Stephanie Tipton
John Tipton looks at the Rosetta Spacecraft’s September 2016 landing on a comet orbiting Jupiter.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Award-winning scientist Dr. Guy McPherson has concluded that for human civilization, the end is near. He advises the rate of change of our climate ...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nalini Nadkarni
“Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the fores...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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A wristband to stop depression / Another wristband that zaps you straight / eSports in the classroom in Scandinavia / France battles a Lyme disease...

Bought by KCHU, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A Moment of Science
Autocannibalism: Animals Eating Themselves

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
The Difference between a Square and a Diamond

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:00