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Caption: Durwood Zaelke
The White House has been spewing some pretty foul policy lately. It can be difficult to identify something hopeful about our struggling planet. May...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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The mysterious Earth approaching object Phaethon does not fit neatly into our definition of either an asteroid or a comet.During it's close approac...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Recent scientific studies have begun to shed light on the interesting mystery of how the small number of what we now call electrophonic meteors pro...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal many lakes on Titan's surface, some filled with liquid, and some appearing as empty depressions. The data were obtained by Cassini's radar instrument from 2004 to 2013., Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / ASI / USGS
A computer model based on our best data about Saturn’s cloud-shrouded moon says that torrential liquid methane pounds the surface far more frequent...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
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Rose discovers 8 new interesting asteroids in a single night using the Catalina Sky Survey's Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona.

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Inventor, genius, visionary – who was Nikola Tesla and why did he die in poverty?

  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 06:38
Caption: Artist concept of uneven dust ring surrounding “Tabby’s Star” KIC 8462852, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
It may not host an alien “megastructure” but Tabby’s Star still guards many mysteries of science. Astronomer and astrophysicist Tabetha “Tabby” Boy...

Bought by KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jane Goodall
World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall talks about her life’s work, the link between deforestation and climate change and wh...

Bought by KWIT, NPR Berlin, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A new therapy could provide relief for people with severe tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An array of seismographs provides an unprecedented look at the earth beneath the United States.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Engineers create animal-inspired muscles for robots.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fizi, an adult male bonobo at Lola ya Bonobo sanctuary., Credit: Christopher Krupenye
One of our closest relatives, the bonobos, may have very different attitudes toward altruistic behavior in others.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Sound Ecology, Ornithologist Mark Colwell features one of our dynamic coastal residents, the western snowy plover.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Marine Protected Areas conserve the diversity and abundance of marine life, the habitats they depend on and the integrity of marine ecosystems. Cal...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that when we eat during the day (meal timing) affects the way our bodies handle calories, and can help us lose weight, control blood s...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Long Winter nights with good seeing, from start to finish, are those on which the asteroid hunter makes new discoveries while being treated to view...

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, KSFR, KUPR low power FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The hypothesis that Oumuamua, the interstellar space rock, is an alien probe is pretty farfetched, however, how it came to have it's current shape ...

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, and KRWG


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
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Caption: A Moment of Science
What the Weather Report Doesn’t Tell You (Temperature Near the Ground)

  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
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