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Are you a busy woman struggling to find time for fitness and wellness in your hectic life? Look no further than The Busy Woman's Guide to Fitness & Wellness, your weekly dose of inspiration and motivation. Hosted by Alix Hubble, Fitness & Wellness Coach and founder of ChickFit, this podcast helps you discover a realistic and achievable way to stay active within a busy schedule. Say goodbye to guilt and the diet rollercoaster as we explore sustainable approaches to health and wellness. Join u ...
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The latest news about astronomy, space and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope presented in High Definition is only for devices that play High Definition video (not iPhone or iPod). To watch the Hubblecast on your iPod and/or iPhone, please download the Standard Definition version also available on iTunes.
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Smithsonian Institution

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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
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This Week in Space Telescopes is a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing you the latest science and mission updates from humanity’s eyes in space. Each week, your hosts Tony Darnell (Deep Astronomy) and Dr. Carol Christian (Center for Emerging Media) bring you everything you need to know about the fascinating world of space telescopes.
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Almost Yesterday is a glimpse into the rich history southeast Missouri. Dr. Frank Nickell takes listeners on a journey to specific moments in time. A gifted storyteller and local historian, Dr. Nickell’s wit and love for the past are combined with sounds and music that augment his narrative.
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Written in Stone tells the (mostly) true stories of the most groundbreaking ascents in rock climbing history. Hosted by Kris Hampton, you’ll hear the narrated, sound designed stories about what led to new levels in climbing, alternated with conversations with today’s top climbers about what inspired them about what went down way back then. Season One is focused on the 1990’s, and will tell the stories of how sport climbing came to dominate, how women climbers made their mark, and explore the ...
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A small little podcast where your hosts, Kara and Ed, look at historical and not so historical cases where we don't celebrate humanity's success but its most fantastic failures. There are always lessons to be learned in failure and humanity has run amuck with fool proof plans that immediately go sideways and fall apart shortly after executing those plans. Join us as we scour the "human-verse" in search for the most poignant, and often hilarious, failures and try to pull out what can be learn ...
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Join Dean Regas, astronomer, author, and space expert on a journey through the stars! Guests from all over the globe bring their knowledge and passion about today’s latest scientific discoveries and advancements. From eclipses to supernovas, from rockets to rovers; there’s a whole universe to explore! Dean is the author of “How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto” and “100 Things to See in the Night Sky” and was the longtime host of PBS' Stargazers television program. Looking Up is a production o ...
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Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and, in fact, make up 99% of all businesses in the United States. Yet only 50% of them will survive their fifth year in business. Mitten Money host William Zank will focus on helping Michigan-based business owners find answers to the tough questions that will help them succeed. How do I expand my business? What options do I have for retirement? How do I move forward when I feel stuck? Having worked with small business owners throughou ...
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Space Foundation

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Space is for everyone. Listen to casual and non-technical conversations with space professionals telling their part of the space story, and explore how space is also for you!
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The Avax Podcast features interviews with the founders of decentralized applications that use the Avalanche blockchain. Through these conversations, the founders and contributors describe the various decentralized applications, describe their backgrounds and aspirations, and describe the future direction of their projects.
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Welcome to NovaProton Show! Dive into the wonders of the universe with our dedicated, neurodivergent host. Experience missions to remote planets, the latest space-tech developments, and everyday concepts made easy. Harnessing cutting-edge AI, our non-verbal host brings a unique perspective to life. Join us for engaging dialogues, profound analysis, and thrilling discoveries. Tune in to NovaProton, and let's explore the universe together!
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Learn the basics of astronomy in one-to-two minute packets of concise information about specific topics. You are a busy person with a short attention span, and you want to learn about astronomical topics in a short amount of time. Your host Professor Ata is a PhD research astronomer and astrophysicist and a noted authority on stellar and galactic astronomy. I welcome your feedback at ata.sarajedini@gmail.com. See the web site astronomyminute.org for more. The podcast logo is courtesy of Zach ...
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Learning by William is a podcast that explores the wonders in astronomy, physics, history, and the arts. New episodes post every Saturday at 11 AM EST, 10 AM CST. Subscriptions to listen to exclusive episodes are 49 cents per month. With your subscription, you gain access to all forthcoming "subscriber-only" episodes and prior exclusive episodes. Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/william-gottemoller/subscribe
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Whether you are a casual space observer, a fanatic, or a skeptic, the Rocket LaunchPod is your guide to how the American space program got to where it is today -- and where it's going in the future. Why haven’t we been to the moon since 1972? What happened to the space shuttle program? Is Mars colonization really possible? Join Nate Ray as he talks with astronauts, NASA scientists, and space journalists to get to the bottom of American space exploration.
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Dive in to conversations with people who make amazing science happen. The world is full of wonderful discoveries. Scientific breakthroughs happen by real people working in all sorts of jobs around the world. Learn their stories in this podcast by Renae Kerrigan, Curator of Science and Planetarium Director of the Peoria Riverfront Museum, the only multidisciplinary museum of it's kind in the nation. Sign up for a free weekly space and science newsletter from Renae here: https://peoriariverfro ...
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Dean and children's book author Jennifer Sommer explores the fascinating story of Nancy Grace Roman, known as the "Mother of Hubble." Jennifer delves into her new kids' book, "Her Eyes Were on the Stars," and takes the listeners on a journey through Roman's pivotal role in the creation of the Hubble Space Telescope. New episodes release every other…
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Hubble is down right now. JWST sees the first protoplanetary disk in another galaxy. Titan Dragonfly’s delay. The first full image of the Chinese Space Station from orbit. 🚀 Starship IFT-2 Special: https://youtu.be/ReXZvXPak4U 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Suggest books in the book club: https://www.goodreads.com/grou…
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In 2000, Steve McClure completed a project Ben Moon had spent 120 days on and left unfinished, calling it Northern Lights and giving it 9a. The torch was passed. A few years later, he climbed a route that completed his journey - Hubble - saying that it might be more important to him than his own first ascents. One of which was Mutation, a candidate…
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It's nearly summer holidays, which means it's time to bust out the Vertical Hold games library. But should we play on the PS5 Slim, or go properly old-school on the Atari 2600+? While we decide, why is a politcal party using video games to spread its message -- and is that OK? Special Guest, Kotaku's David Smith! Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News…
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What was it like to fly on the Space Shuttle? What made this vehicle so important for the history of spaceflight? What stories can it tell? Answering all these questions with NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut, Tom Jones. 📖 Space Shuttle Stories: https://astronauttomjones.com/product/space-shuttle-stories/ 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/uni…
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There’s no climber more qualified to discuss Action Directe than Alex Megos. He has the fastest ascent, the most ascents, and he is, in our estimation, the person who is carrying the torch that Wolfgang Gullich left behind. In this episode, we discuss the visionary line of Action Directe, what makes it different and so present in our consciousness …
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How bad can a solar flare really be for the Earth? What would evolution in an isolated star system look like? What damage can a rogue planet flying through the Solar System cause? When will we have Lagrange point interferometers? What's the speed limit for gravitational assists? Answering all these questions and more in this week's Q&A. 🦄 Support u…
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Our guest today is Dr. Euan Ashley, a pioneer in the use of genomic sequencing to solve some of our most puzzling medical mysteries. Medical genomics, and the precision medicine it will enable, has the potential to predict, prevent, and diagnose many common (and uncommon) diseases. In today’s interview, we discuss: — Euan’s work with a colleague wh…
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It happened! Starship and SuperHeavy Did Launch for the second time. All 33 raptors were working. Hot staging went as planned. But then both the Booster 9 and Ship 25 were lost. What exactly went wrong and what does it mean for the future of Starship? Finding out with Scott Manley and Marcus House. 📺 Scott Manley: https://www.youtube.com/@scottmanl…
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In this week’s episode, Cormac has somehow made it to hosting a second time (applause). This time, we discuss the smallest, reddest and exoplanetiest(?) stars - M dwarfs! Find out why we call them that, and why these temperamental ‘tars are interesting for exoplanets. Sabrina tells us about not-so-boring M stars showing complex and periodic behavio…
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One of Australia’s best and most colorful climbers, Ben Cossey is, in his words, a Wolfgang Gullich froth dog. Action Directe is a life goal that he’s come close on, and plans to return to. In this episode, Kris and Ben discuss the legacy of Action Directe, speculate on what might have been if Wolfgang had lived, and get very deep and nerdy on the …
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Did you know that your ego loves to be proved right? And it loves to convince you that your current identity and beliefs are the ones that are true for you (even when they’re not serving you)? And did you know that more often than not we’ll jump to the defence of our ego, to try and prove ourselves right? And that this can be a major way in which w…
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They finally made it! The original episode 20 was a recording nightmare and instead of Ed throwing his laptop out the window, our resident nerds re-recorded a new one. This time the right boxes were checked so it actually recorded. But yes! Episode 20 in all its glory is out in the wild. In this episode, Kara and Ed break down the famous Salem Witc…
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You may fondly remember the classic Eighties science program Cosmos, narrated by the late great astrophysicist Carl Sagan. In the episode “The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean”, he famously uttered “we’re made of star stuff”. We are the products of nucleosynthesis, a set of processes that created the chemical elements, the building blocks of all we see a…
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SpaceX Starship launches again. Webb finds methane in the atmosphere of an exoplanet and reveals a star forming region near the center of the Milky Way. The overwhelming logistics of dealing with an asteroid threat. 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Suggest books in the book club: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1198…
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Can Humane's Ai Pin really change the way we use our smartphones and live our lives... or is it just another daft tech gadget? Meanwhile, Google's getting stricter on adblockers for YouTube -- but where's the happy balance for creators? Special guest Angus Kidman! Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman spea…
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Did James Webb already reach its full potential or is there more to come from it? How does TESS compare to Kepler? Can we use Starlinks as a giant space-based interferometer? Can we rip a black hole apart to see what's inside? Answering all these questions and more in this week's Q&A! 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Sug…
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When Maggie Kuhn was forced to retire from the job she loved at age 65, her colleagues gave her a sewing machine as a parting gift. Outraged, she shut the sewing machine in a closet and, instead, stitched together the first-ever movement against ageism in the U.S. The Gray Panthers would galvanize gray haired citizenry and youth alike to challenge …
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Will had the opportunity to have a conversation with Sharon Krumm, President and Owner of 4U, Inc., a consulting firm. Sharon's journey began with a passion for math, leading her to pursue accounting in college. However, she discovered a broader interest in finance, especially during globe-trotting M&A deals. Throughout her career, Sharon navigated…
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13d, 14a, 14b. (8b to 8c) Wolfgang Gullich was the first to climb them all. Now, with Action Directe, he was set to raise standards once again. In the Waldkopf region of the Frankenjura, Wolfgang left us his most enduring legacy: a 16-18 move masterpiece through single and two-finger pockets and powerful moves out an impossibly steep limestone bulg…
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I’ve been on both sides of the coin with weight loss. On the one hand, spending many years chasing weight loss and making it my number one priority. And on the other hand, spending the last few years focusing on very different fitness and wellness goals. And while there is absolutely nothing wrong with working towards weight loss, from my experienc…
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Dean chats with author Jaime Green about the multifaceted relationship between science fiction, humanity's fascination with aliens, and the scientific quest for extraterrestrial life. Follow @917wvxu on Instagram and TikTok for bonus content from the show! Have a question for Dean? Email LookingUp@WVXU.org New episodes release every other Friday!…
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China is planning a Mars Sample Return Mission. James Webb tracks water moving towards planets. The Hubble Tension has gotten even more tense. 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Suggest books in the book club: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1198440-universe-today-book-club 00:00 Intro 00:12 China's Mars Sample Return…
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How large surveys of our galactic neighbourhood can help us better understand dark energy? What more can we learn from them? What instruments and techniques are used for this? Answering all these question and more with Dr John Moustakas. More interviews: 👉 Understanding Dark Energy https://youtu.be/2Y6KK94GaXc?si=twg4yVmpxDSBJFgA 👉 Time-Domain Astr…
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What's the state of play for EVs in Australia next year? Where are we getting more chargers? Which new EV models are coming and how does the second-hand market look? What role will hydrogen play in transport? Guest Jen Dudley Nicholson (@jendudley) Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's…
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Can dark energy be just empty space and nothing else? Is there a new space race going on? Why is NASA so slow with its Moon plans? Is there an upper limit for a star? Answering all these questions and more in this week's Q&A. 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Suggest books in the book club: https://www.goodreads.com/group…
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The so-called Crisis in Cosmology didn't go anywhere. Different methods are giving different values for the Hubble Constant creating one of the most interesting mysteries in Astronomy. What possible solutions do we have? Discussing them with Dr Sunny Vagnozzi. 📄 Seven hints that early-time new physics alone is not sufficient to solve the Hubble ten…
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Buster Martin burst onto the UK climbing scene as a 16-year-old by climbing Bat Route, a famous 14b at Malham. And even though he took a break from climbing, he didn’t fizzle out entirely like many prodigies tend to do. Instead, he came back with a vengeance by climbing BOTH Hubble and Action Directe, becoming only the 2nd person to clip chains on …
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More than ever these days, advice on fitness, nutrition and wellbeing seems to be constantly changing. Or we’re being fed massive generalisations about how to look after ourselves, which feel impractical or just don’t fit into our lives. So it can be really difficult to know if you’re doing the right things, or the things that are going to be most …
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This week, our astro[sound]bites co-host crew starts a dance crew with the help of Kiersten, a former professional ballerina. We get a sample of Kiersten’s ballet skills through her astrobite, which tells us all about the secret spinning life of black holes. Our space sound sounds like something only those black holes could dance to! Cormac takes u…
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Lucy made an incredible discovery. One of the strangest exoplanetary systems ever seen. Understanding the Universe with slime mold. And the most powerful ion engine passes the test. 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday 📚 Suggest books in the book club: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1198440-universe-today-book-club 00:00…
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We look back at Optus' catastrophic week: What do we know about what happened, what's happening with compensation and what can we learn from it? Special Guest Stilgherrian! Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the t…
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You asked for it, so it's here. A big interview about a proposed mission called LIFE that could help us revolutionise planet hunting. My guest is Dr Daniel Angerhausen from EHT Zurich. More interviews: 👉 Weird Gap in Exoplanet Sizes https://youtu.be/MuH2BlHdAyw 👉 JWST as a Planet Hunter https://youtu.be/6b377MO20uE 🦄 Support us on Patreon: https://…
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All three Giant Pandas are leaving the Smithsonian's National Zoo for China by the end of the year. What's up with that?! We sat down with the director of the Zoo, Brandie Smith, to find out why the pandas are leaving, and whether China plans to send more. This might truly be the end of a beara ... we mean era! Guests: Brandie Smith, John and Adrie…
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