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Caption: Stephen Hawking
Celebrating the world's most famous theoretical physicist, author of A Brief History of Time and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Camb...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
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April 2018 Highlights • Easter Morning in Germany - a Sound Portrait • Electric Bacteria • Hellbenders • Surviving Strokes • Hand Sanitizers Come ...

Bought by KZYX, KERA, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KSKQ, Troy Public Radio and more

  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 50:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: MilitaryHomeLife Radio
Host Sonya Dunn explores the Air Force Research Laboratory in commemoration of its 100th anniversary.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:41
Caption: 90% of young adults use social networking sites., Credit: (C) Kaitie Pearson 2016
Whether you tweet, snap, like, or share social media is the way to communicate; but can it be used for more then just a home for dog memes? Report...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:48
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Fracking is popping up everywhere and we look at various responses. In Newfoundland (Canada), they create art. In the UK, they (pretend to) frack t...

Bought by KRZA

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 18:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Advertisement encouraging people to donate a kidney., Credit: Science Museum, London, Wellcome Images
Rethinking the ethics of organ transplants.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 21:10
Caption: Modi and Zuckerberg
Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better tha...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Independent labels have long been at the forefront of bringing great music to the public, especially lost gems and overlooked greats that went out ...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lucy DeVito
Two short plays about teenagers facing their futures. With summer imminent, they look ahead with anxiety, optimism, resignation, possibility. In th...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, WHRV, and KUNM

  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In this project, I explore the bizarre world of Fiverr, a website that lets you purchase services for five dollars. To learn how it works, I take o...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:00
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
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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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We have now created temperatures hotter than the Sun inside two buildings here on Earth. We are trying to create stars on Earth to reproduce the n...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2015
  • Length: 14:45
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Wearable Tech Insider podcast for week ending June 12 2015

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 07:38
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In 1999, most of America’s tech hysteria centered around Y2K. But at that same time, a teenager in Canada was messing around in chat rooms, meeting...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A rendered image of the etched grooves of a record. IRENE software converts these squiggles to sound., Credit: Julie Martin/NEDCC Courtesy
A innovative technology to preserve endangered sound recordings without playing them (which would further damage them) is bringing the voices of po...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, KALW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 4
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When you’re trying to figure out a piece of information online, your search will typically bring you to Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia about pr...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:56
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Episode three takes a journey into the underground world of circuit bending.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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The microphone has changed the entire world into everything we know and love today, so it only makes sense that there's a museum for it.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
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Noise pollution is a growing problem. Effecting everything from the lives of people living under airplane flight paths, to marine life. On this edi...

Bought by WXDU

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Randall Coleman and I talk about the impact video game communities have on the development of new titles.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: Working a math problem at Mooresville Middle School in North Carolina, where each student gets a laptop., Credit: Stephen Smith
Learning with a personal tutor is one of the best ways to learn. But hiring a tutor for every student was never a realistic option, until now. Can ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMXT, KOSU, WTIP, and 90.5 WSNC

  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Maybe pay phones really do encourage time travel.

Bought by and WJCT

  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 13:54
  • Purchases: 2