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30-second promo for Closer To Truth Radio Hour Series

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Our universe began far smaller than a proton. Today we have galaxies, stars, planets, people. How does Complexity Come from Simplicity? The laws of...

Bought by KWMR, KPIP-LP, KSUT, WRGY, and CFBX


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dumbbells, Credit: Runs With Scissors
Psychologist Tim Bono describes how willpower is like a muscle and provides some research-driven tips for resisting temptation.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:54
Caption: Mixed Emotions, Credit: roboM8
Psychologist Tammy English discusses a few common strategies for managing emotions and working toward long-term happiness.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
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Some atheists claim that the existence of evil is inconsistent with an all-powerful, all-good God. Does Evil Disprove God? God-believers invoke the...

Bought by KSUT, WRGY, and CFBX


  • Added: Mar 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 3
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We explore Atheism, from classical arguments against God to latest scientific thinking showing no need for God. In recent years, a new wave of aggr...

Bought by KSUT, WRGY, and CFBX


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Are Science and Religion they compatible? Are they at war? Can Science Deal With God? Both Science and Religion pursue big truths and offer total s...

Bought by KSUT, WRGY, CFBX, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 4
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Suppose intelligent, self-conscious, knowledge-seeking aliens do exist? What Would Intelligent Aliens Mean? Whether or not we are alone in the univ...

Bought by KSUT and CFBX


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Why does it “feel like something” to see, hear, taste and think? What’s our private, inner experience all about? Why is Consciousness So Mysterious...

Bought by KSUT, Prairie Public, CFBX, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 4
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Science can describe everything about the physical world, but can it say anything at all reliable about God? Can Science Talk God? For centuries, S...

Bought by KQED, KSUT, CFBX, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 4
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The Cosmos is overwhelming. We humans stand between astonishingly large galaxies and the vanishingly small atoms. What does it all mean? What about...

Bought by KSUT, CFBX, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 3
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Consciousness is a mystery. What is private, inner experience all about? What is the meaning of consciousness? Is mind only an accident of biology ...

Bought by KSUT, CFBX, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 3
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The idea that we might encounter aliens seems like the stuff of science fiction, but the possibilities demand serious thought. Could our existence ...

Bought by Boise State Public Radio, KSUT, CFBX, and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 4
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Glenn Stone explores the controversies around genetically modified crops and the effects of biotechnology on farmers in India.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 10:30
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Split into three clips for your own programme schedules If you think you are in charge of your Life; forget it You are controlled by 3 billion che...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2015
  • Length: 13:51
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To understand rocks like banded iron formations, researcher Steven Chemtob has to approach the ancient formations in a variety of ways.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 09:12
Caption: Dr. Alan Eaton checks deer registration stations for the Black Legged Tick, Credit: Dr. Alan Eaton
Have you ever found a tick on you after a day in the field or deep woods? Most of us have and many hunters have been bitten by ticks. Ticks carry s...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:35:39
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The fish-farming of the future! Aquaculture specialists Jim Held and Chris Hartleb share their knowledge about this exciting trend in modern aquacu...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 21:28
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Yellow perch present significant hurdles to aquaculturists but also promise rich rewards for those who can master the art of raising them. Aquacult...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
Caption: Golden Holocaust cover, Credit: jacket design by Jackie Drooker
The CIGARETTE is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. Few discoveries have been so consequential. So begins the work by his...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
Caption: Janisse Ray
Across the country, a renaissance of local food, local farming and place based culinary traditions is taking hold. Yet, something small, critically...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:57
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The history of aquaculture from the mid-20th century to the present.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Michael E. Mann
In its 2001 report on global climate, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations prominently featured the “Hockey Stick,” ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Bernice Osborne Pollard and her 74-year-old mother, Mary Osborne, who is in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, Credit: Deb Becker/WBUR
Alzheimer’s is the incurable disease that destroys memory, speech and function. Scientists say the number of Americans with Alzheimer's may triple...

Bought by KOSU, WNYC, KQED, KZYX, and Maine Public Broadcasting Network


  • Added: Nov 18, 2011
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jeff Hoffman working in the shuttle's cargo bay, Credit: Nasa
In an extended interview, former Nasa astronaut Jeff Hoffman reflects on 30 years of the space shuttle

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:53
  • Purchases: 1