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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people -- see you in September! Extreme sun worshipping…worms angling for a bite...and musical s...

Bought by KMUD and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene for the State of Maryl...

Bought by WEZU and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Congressman Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) regularly partakes in the silent practice of meditation. and a former Washington Post writer Bill Powers believes...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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There is a rainbow of noise out there - white, pink, brown, blue, purple. We try to recreate a scientifically accurate sonic rainbow and, along the...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, XRAY.fm, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 4
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Electronic Cigarettes , Pipes and Cigars are fast becoming an alternative to traditional tobacco smoking. It has even caused the introduction of a...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 13:16
Caption: Metron Chief Scientist Dr. Larry Stone writes Bayes' Rule for search on wall., Credit: Sydney Beveridge
Bayes Theorem: tracing a statistical approach from controversy and rejection to mystery-solving and everyday use.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 08:05
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg spoke recently with Erin Stojan Ruccolo, director of electricity markets for Fresh Energy, about various aspects of generating...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 12:11
Caption: Rick Tumlinson of Deep Space Industries and Dr. Glenn Lightsey discuss future missions at the Texas Spacecraft Lab, Credit: Audrey Quinn
It currently costs $10,000 a pound to transport material from Earth into space. If humans want to live in space someday, those transport costs alon...

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist's conception of New Horizons passing through the Pluto system., Credit: NASA/Thierry Lombry
New Horizons passed through the orbit of Neptune on August 25th. By cosmic coincidence, it was the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2’s flyby of that b...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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The Twitter account "RushdieExplainsIndia" has attracted 130,000 followers in a very short time. However it isn't owned by Salman Rushdie, but by R...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill uses lyrics composed by a 20th century musical legend to reflect upon the challenges we face...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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Join us for episode seventy-one as we speak with EveAnna Manley, President of Manley Laboratories, a manufacturer of beautifully engineered and cra...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: ZZZZZs Please, Credit: Seth Shostak
The science of why we sleep and technology that may allow us to record dreams.

Bought by WILL, WRGY, WYAP, WRIR, and Accessible Media Inc. Station Account


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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This week we're back to school…taking a good look at Distance E-Learning, or digital learning, the devices we're using to wise up, how it might be ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Mara needs to block unwanted calls to her smartphone, but isn't sure how. Ray and Tom help her out in this week's Ask Deemable Tech.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Sliman Bensmaia explains the sense of touch.

Bought by KMUD, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 3
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In Aroostook County, life still revolves around the potato harvest even though few family potato farms are left.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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The Duct Tape Dragons are a scrappy robotics team made up of disadvantaged youth from the Portland Boys and Girls Club.  They don’t have the resour...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The interior of the target chamber at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The object entering from the left is the target positioner, on which a millimeter-scale target is mounted. Researchers recently used NIF to stu, Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
The most bizarre things happen to matter at pressures millions of times higher than what we feel on Earth’s surface. Physicist Rip Collins of the L...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Renewable energy is rapidly shifting to a higher profile sector of the way Americans derive electricity and "green jobs" expert Van Jones offers hi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Know Laughing Matter, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why we evolved to laugh plus side-splitting jokes about electrons and relativity.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ultimate Hook Up, Credit: Seth Shostak
Our love-affair with computers marches on: if we wire human brains directly to them, where does the mind end and the machine begin?

Bought by KREV-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ebola - is now the best time to experiment with clinically untested drugs? Also, do Uganda's free adult male circumcisions help to fight HIV? And, ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Moving Right Along, Credit: Seth Shostak
Find out why modeling the swirl of hurricanes takes a roomful of mathematicians and supercomputers, and how galaxies can move away from us faster t...

Bought by KREV-LP, WSLR, WYAP, WRGY, and KAZU


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Computer Ed Radio is a weekly series that turns "Geek Speak" in to "Street Speak."

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 01:51:58