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Ittai Eres and Unjin Lee discuss past winners of the Ig Nobel prizes, and build up hype for this year's awards!

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 34:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Saturn and Cassini, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The great Cassini spacecraft has a year to go before it plunges into the ringed planet. Project Scientist Linda Spilker returns with more amazing m...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jake Harper, 29, is Side Effects Public Media's resident hypochondriac. His newest health anxiety stems from the human papillomavirus, or HPV., Credit: Brian Paul/Side Effects
A generation of young men missed out on the HPV vaccine. Now, Side Effects Public Media's 29-year-old correspondent wonders if that’s putting him a...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
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LOVE!! Why is it so hard to find?! The seemingly endless options of online dating should make it easy, right? Is there data that can predict lastin...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 32:11
Caption: Artistic rendering of Planet 9 with the distant Sun in the background., Credit: Caltech / R. Hurt (IPAC)
Our live conversation about “Planet 9” and the amazing diversity of our solar system, featuring Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown of Caltech, Senio...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Chelyabinsk 2013 explodes over the city on February 15, 2013., Credit: YouTube
Lindley Johnson has just been named NASA's first Planetary Defense Officer. He's joined on this week's PlanRad by astronomer Kelly Fast, the new m...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Winging It, Credit: Seth Shostak
We look at the evolution - and the future - of flight. Bats may flit around eccentrically, but they are actually more efficient fliers than birds....

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A listener asks why dogs sometimes turn around in circles before lying down.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nichelle Nichols presents the Cosmos Award to Neil deGrasse Tyson, Credit: Navid Baraty/The Planetary Society
It was a grand night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. CEO Bill Nye led the Planetary Society’s 35th anniversary party with guests including Neil d...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Matt Damon as "The Martian", Credit: 20th Century Fox
It was the #1 New York Times bestseller, and as this week’s Planetary Radio premiered it was once again the most popular movie in the USA. “The Ma...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Going Viral, Credit: Seth Shostak
Discover how viruses go from birds to pigs to you, how fossil viruses got into your genome, whether E.T. might be a virus, and what it takes for id...

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  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Episode 1 - 10/16/12 - The latest headlines in academia, a bake sale for planetary science, and The Thesis Defense: A game show where the questions...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2013
  • Length: 15:41
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, correspondent Teresa Chin takes us on a tour beneath the Monterey Bay to explore the sights and creatures of the deep. Cruise a shipwrec...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 12:54
Caption: Field Trip Podcast icon, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, Field Trip Correspondent Lo Benichou take us behind the scenes at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, where wounded seals...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 13:09
Caption: Second that Emotion, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why flies in milk gross you out and other voyages through human emotion.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bug Off!, Credit: Seth Shostak
Humans have been battling viruses and bacteria since the beginning of time; stories from the frontier of epidemiology.

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seth's Tool Shed, Credit: Seth Shostak
A scheme for finding life on Mars, adopting to climate change, and a new moon of Pluto.

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Vanessa Woods discussed the Bonobo Handshake.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2010
  • Length: 22:44
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Melanie Lenart discussed life in the hothouse.

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  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 26:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Marcelo Gleiser discussed a Tear at the Edge of Creation.

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2010
  • Length: 27:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Michael Jawer discussed the anatomy of emotion.

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2009
  • Length: 28:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Charles Fernyhough discussed what it is like inside a baby's mind.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2009
  • Length: 26:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
David J. Tenenbaum discussed the why files

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2009
  • Length: 28:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Hannah Holmes discusses the biology of the well-dressed ape

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2009
  • Length: 30:31
  • Purchases: 1