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Already declared the third smartest city in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, Ann Arbor, Michigan recently had another bright idea. They decided to repl...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The African Stenocara beetle has learned a thing or two about water conservation. Living in the Namib desert, it uses its wings to capture water va...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Paper book or e-reader? Which is greener? Digital readers may save trees. But are they better environmentally overall than good ol' book books?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Our oceans have had their fill of carbon dioxide! So says a significant new study from Columbia University.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Carbon offsets are setting off controversy. Here's the gig: Airplane travelers, commuters or anyone generating carbon emissions, can pay a fee to b...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Tomorrow's electric cars could get smarter, thanks to artificial intelligence and...well, military tanks.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Here's a curious problem. What should you do with old ships, trucks, subway cars, and even military tanks?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Marine scientists recently launched a pilot study to track the elusive loggerhead turtle. Even though loggerheads are the most common sea turtle in...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There's a move to put the "park" back in parking lots! Several universities have explored the idea, testing pavements that absorbs water but keeps ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Water conservationists might learn a thing or two from the oil industry. That's right! Groundwater experts at the University of Oregon say that mi...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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How can society keep small actions from growing into huge problems?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Stepping inside the Taurus Bookbindery is kind of like stepping back in time.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 11:20
Caption: East Bay Muslims pray atop a UC Berkeley hill, Credit: Hana Baba
About 20 Muslim families are gathered on a hilltop outside the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, just after sunset. A water fountain bubbles, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
Caption: Northern elephant seal weaners return to the wild after rehabilitation at The Marine Mammal Center, Credit: Mike Adaskveg
Women are underrepresented in a lot of scientific fields, but there’s one branch of biological science that bucks the trend: veterinary science. Wo...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: John Lovell checking his fog harvest, Credit: Leila Day
Lovell is a fog harvester. He’s obsessed with the fog, and the water resources that are floating right over our heads. He points at a little white ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:45
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Have you noticed how the way a space feels really depends on how it sounds? Take the California Academy of Sciences for example. With all the hundr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:46
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The ethical challenge for Facebook has been to re-create the ethics of community where there are real consequences for using information in a destr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Sophia McClennen discussed how satire is saving the nation.

Bought by WRNC-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 18:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! ‘Tis the season for holiday science tips: how to shop for the perfect tie…surprise the m...

Bought by KRPS and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The decision by Harvard and MIT to begin providing free courses to anyone, anywhere sparked an intense debate about the future of a bricks and mort...

Bought by KKRN and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mark McCaughrean of the European Space Agency, Credit: Mark McCaughrean
Not just landed. Orbited, too. European Space Agency Senior Science Advisor Mark McCaughrean helps us celebrate the Rosetta orbiter and the Philae...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KVSC


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Thomas Edison
In the early 20th century there was a recording war - a war of recording studios. There was Thomas Edison on one side. Then there was everybody els...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This Land is Island, Credit: Seth Shostak
There are many kinds of islands. There’s your iconic sandy speck of land topped with a palm tree, but there’s also our home planet – an island in ...

Bought by KREV-LP, WRGY, WYAP, Accessible Media Inc., and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Going down, into the sewers - where scientists think bomb factories can be detected. Also, net neutrality - should all data on the Internet be trea...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, KVSC, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Join Lorin Cutts and Lauren Kott as they travel to New Mexico to get a detailed interview with Lyn Buchanan, former lead trainer of the CIA's Proje...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:54:51