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Breaking News: North Korea Launches Another Missile, Breaking Over the Pacific

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In breaking news, North Korea has launched another missile, less than two weeks after its possible hydrogen bomb test. South Korean military officials has reportedly said that the missile was fired from an airfield close by Pyongyang and headed eastward. Military officials ... Read more

The Science Behind the Collapse of the Three World Trade Center Towers on 9/11

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
It is now 16 years after the events of September 11th, 2001 that have changed the world. I am in the midst of a series of interviews with 9/11 skeptics and scholars.  These are sober scientists who refuse to be bullied and who present their case with analysis of the evidenc... Read more

William Richards and The Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project on The Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Host Rabia Yeaman interviews William A. Richards,  Ph. D. and Psychologist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. William Richards is the author of Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences.  Read more

The Oregon Episode: Big Summit Prairie--Eclipse Fest, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, White River Wilderness

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Welcome back to Threshold Shift, a Resident Sound Artist Series on KBOO 90.7 FM. The recordings on Threshold Shift are collected and contributed by sound professionals, scientists, and student-citizens in the field. We have attempted to leave these field recordings as ra... Read more

An Incomplete Bibliography

Produced for Threshold Shift
  -Koerth-Baker, M. (2016, July 7) The Loudest sound in the world would kill you on the spot.  Retrieved from https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-loudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spot/ An absolutely FABULOUS, kid-friendly introduction to how sound wor... Read more

An Incomplete Bibliography

Produced for Threshold Shift
  -Koerth-Baker, M. (2016, July 7) The Loudest sound in the world would kill you on the spot.  Retrieved from https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-loudest-sound-in-the-world-would-kill-you-on-the-spot/ An absolutely FABULOUS, kid-friendly introduction to how sound wor... Read more

Social Impact of New Technologies

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Urban design professor Nico Larco talks with Bill Resnick about  new technologies such as autonomous vehicles (self-driving cars and buses) and e-commerce (buying things on line rather than going to stores). Unless these technologies are managed in the light of equity and s... Read more

Island Lake and Sheboygan Marsh State Wildlife Area

Airs at: Fri, 09/01/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Humans hear the world before we ever see it. This is as true in utero as it is when we navigate the dark. Every place on earth makes a multitude of sounds, and each collection of these is a soundscape, an ecological record of what is, or was, present at a given place and... Read more

Threshold Shift

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Hear the Earth You're Missing Threshold Shift is a collection of field recordings created and contributed by sound professionals, scientists, and student-citizens from across the globe. Why do we record? By many accounts, there is less than 2% of the Earth that is free ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 21, 2001

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker, this episode of the Old Mole aired as a solar eclipse, almost but not quite total in Portland, was occurring. The eclipse leads the Moles to reflect in various ways on how dependent humanity is on natural and cosmic forces. What we have done to our soi... Read more