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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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
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
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It is nice to have a yard full of native plants. Most of the time I have an idea what and where I want to plant things, but I confess to sometimes ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:48
  • Purchases: 1
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
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There comes a moment in every school kid's life where it’s time where the student becomes the teacher. The Mortified Podcast celebrates kids who at...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Venom Diagram, Credit: Seth Shostak
Evolution has outfitted some animals with a highly effective mechanism for saying “back off!”. Venoms can ward off predators and disable prey, and...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KBBI, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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: 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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Re-live all the show tunes, melodrama and backstage gossip that is the school theater as Mortified pays tribute to the Drama Nerd. Featuring Amy Di...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Skeptic Check: Aliens - The Evidence, Credit: Seth Shostak
In the new film, Arrival, extraterrestrials once again pay Earth a visit. But many believe the aliens are already here. How good is the evidence?...

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


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Plan of a Hack, Credit: Seth Shostak
Before cyber criminals were stealing ATM passwords, phone phreaks were tapping into the telephone system. Today “hacking” can apply to cyberwarfare...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Grab your bag, cover your textbooks and decorate your new locker! Celebrate the joys and pains of back to school season with tales of being the new...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 22:30
Caption: Born Legacy, Credit: Seth Shostak
We know how the stars shine, but how do you make a star? We take an all-night ride on SOFIA, a high-flying observatory, to watch astronomers inves...

Bought by WTJU, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Elements Never Forget, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s elementary, Watson. Things are in flux – from the elements in the air you breathe to party balloons. We investigate a massive, historic nit...

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


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Musical Universe, Credit: Seth Shostak
In space, no one can hear you scream, but, using the right instruments, scientists can pick up all types of cosmic vibrations – the sort we can tur...

Bought by KAZU, WTJU, WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, CHSR-FM 97.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Arguably the most famous investor of our time is Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway. Often referred to as the Oracle of Omaha, referring to his p...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:33