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Caption: Quantum: Why We Want 'Em, Credit: Seth Shostak
Today, everything from cell phones to LED lighting depends on the weird behavior described by quantum mechanics. But will this strange physics soo...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Bacteria to the Future, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why did the chicken take antibiotics? To fatten it up and prevent bacterial infection. But farms have become superbug factories, threatening our l...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KBBI, WMUU-LP, and WRGY


  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Creative Brains, Credit: Seth Shostak
Many animals are industrious and clever, but humans are unique in their creative and inventive impulses. Composer Anthony Brandt and neuroscientist...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: New UFO Evidence, Credit: Seth Shostak
It was a shocker of a story, splashed across the New York Times front page: The existence of a five-year long, hidden Pentagon study of UFOs. We c...

Bought by Bandon Community Radio, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How bacteria survive in tough times…how millennials are driving themselves crazy…and wha...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jan 27, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: DIY Spaceflight, Credit: Seth Shostak
How the geeky son of immigrant parents incentivized construction of the first private spaceship and kick started the commercial launch industry. A...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Geology is Destiny, Credit: Seth Shostak
Geology is big history. If the Ice Age had been a bit warmer, the U.S. might have only 13 states. But humanity has introduced its own geologic er...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Are Animals Really That Smart?, Credit: Seth Shostak
Find out how housecats manage to wrap their owners around their paws, and primatologist Frans de Waal on the surprising smarts of chimps, elephants...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WLPR, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Weather Vain, Credit: Seth Shostak
History is replete with attempts to control the weather, but we’d settle for an accurate, seven-day forecast. Find out how sophisticated technolog...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KUNM, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Pius reviews with Rachel five mobile apps related to engineering education, available on Android and iOS. A ten-year-old guest reviewer also gives...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:56
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Ring in the new year with science news from around the world!

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, KSQM 91.5 FM, and Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: DIY Diagnosis, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can use your DNA to explore your genetic health – but are you ready for what you might find when your genome is sequenced? Plus, practitioners...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Rerouting... Rerouting, Credit: Seth Shostak
With GPS, we can navigate unfamiliar cities. Without GPS, we might not find our way home. Scientists say that our reliance on dashboard devices is...

Bought by KFCF FM, KUNM, WYAP, WRIR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: With All Our Mites, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can’t see ‘em, but your face is a festival of face mites. And a new study finds that hundreds of different tiny spiders, beetles, make your ho...

Bought by KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY, KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Air Apparent, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s easy to take air for granted, but – unlike food and water – you can’t live more than a few minutes without it. This invisible chemical cockta...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Everyday Tech Talk, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Today on Everyday Tech we’re discussing Technology that can help you and your family stay healthy & safe.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, and WCBU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! The sound of a tennis champ…the voice of a giraffe…the secret first aid ingredient secre...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, Tri States Public Radio, KVSC, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nibiru! (Again!), Credit: Seth Shostak
Some people are predicting a world-ending collision between Earth and planet Nibiru on November 19. But it won’t happen, because this hypothesized...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: DNA: Nature's Hard Drive, Credit: Seth Shostak
A new place to store your animated GIF: in a living organism’s DNA. Researchers have done that as proof of concept that the molecule is a great rep...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KTRT RADIO INC, KMRE-LP, KBBI and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How binge-watching messes with your sleep…how your diet affects your health – and the pl...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, KPOV, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sex Post Facto, Credit: Seth Shostak
Birds do it, bees do it, but humans may not do it for much longer – at least not for having kids. Instead, babies will be made in the lab, with ge...

Bought by WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KBBI, and WRGY


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Too Big To Prove, Credit: Seth Shostak
Celebrations are in order for the physicists who won the 2017 Nobel Prize for the detection of gravitational waves. Unfolding over a century, the ...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, KUNM, WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: On Defense, Credit: Seth Shostak
The military is a dangerous calling, but researchers are trying to make it safer for troops. Writer Mary Roach investigates how scientists work to...

Bought by KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: It's In Material, Credit: Seth Shostak
Astronauts are made of the “right stuff,” but what about their spacesuits? Find out why suiting up on Mars will require more flexibility, and the...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Sandra shares the latest: How to beat the traffic – with a friend…tadpoles in a Head Sta...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 4