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Caption: David Hart
If you had a functional magic wand wouldn’t you use it to reverse climate change? A quick flick of your wrist and, presto change-o, our troubles wo...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Free speech is not the norm, and even in a country that explicitly protects speech in its foundational documents, censorship can still creep into o...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:45
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This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Enrico Palermo and host Mat Kaplan pose in front of the “feathered” VSS Unity, SpaceShipTwo, Credit: Enrico Palermo for The Spaceship Company
Host Mat Kaplan traveled to California’s Mojave Desert for a tour of Virgin Galactic’s The Spaceship Company, where the second SpaceShipTwo was bu...

Bought by KWMR, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WMUU-LP, KRZA and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Scientists strive to mine meaningful information out of an avalanche of genetic data.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Cold plasma may open up the skin to no-needle drug delivery.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Chemical analysis of poached ivory reveals that elephant slaughter is massive and recent.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: And To Space We Return, Credit: Seth Shostak
Earth may be the cradle of life, but our bodies are filled with materials cooked up billions of years ago in the scorching centers of stars. An as...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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How do you engage people to care about a river they can't touch? For the city of Denver, one solution is hiding in plain sight.

Bought by KGNU, KRZA, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 06, 2016
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 3
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Election day is almost here but watch out for inaccurate polls. Despite their best efforts pollsters are still unsure of the accuracy of their samp...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 57:50
  • Purchases: 1
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First corporations became people. Now people are becoming businesses. That’s the logic of the marketplace applied to employment. Tonight, the third...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 57:51
Caption: Rosetta Mission Manager Patrick Martin and Project Scientist Matt Taylor simulate the spacecraft touchdown at Planetary Society HQ., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Last year it was New Horizons at Pluto. In 2016, the thrilling end of the Rosetta comet mission generated the greatest public interest and enthusia...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KMUD, KMRE-LP, KRZA and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Hidden History, Credit: Seth Shostak
Archeologists continue to hunt for the city of Atlantis, even though it may never have existed. And paleontologists now suspect that it wasn’t jus...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRGY, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A listener wonders why we fear irrational things when there are plenty of real threats out there.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Bonobos interbred with their close cousins the chimpanzees several times in the past 500,000 years, leaving a genetic signature on the larger speci...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Since its inception in 1989, Benetech’s work has grown to touch thousands of organizations and the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. Benete...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2016
  • Length: 40:52
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Most of us have gone online to search for information about health. What are the symptoms of a migraine? How effective is this drug? Where can I fi...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:39
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Technology's grip on us: the 4-1-1 on what's behind your selfie; an artist's computer simulation shows humans aren't as unique as we think; and how...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 20:52
Caption: Invasive hydrilla, also called water thyme , Credit: N.Y. Department of Environmental Conservation
The Great Lakes Commission created a web tool designed to prevent sales of aquatic invasive species over the Internet. Now, the commission is worki...

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WAMC, WCPN, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 8
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Episode topics: Claustrophobia and standing desks.

Bought by WRIR and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How would a terrorist attack on Europe using wmd's affect the rest of the world? Stock market professionals worry that their predictors of market ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Craig Atkinson, San Francisco, CA 10/21/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Craig Atkinson talks keeping calm, taking rides, and getting traction.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 32:49
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Getting warm and fuzzy with computers…the X-factor in calico cats…how pink snow is heati...

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


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation, Credit: Rikki Ward, Photographer
After last winter’s rains, Californians breathed a collective sigh of relief. But short-term weather is not the same as long-term climate. And stat...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: New Horizons enhanced color image of Pluto, Credit: NASA/JHUAPL
Alan Stern of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond was in Pasadena for the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s Division f...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KRZA and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6