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Dark Matter

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Scientific Controversies

Our observable universe shines with the light of hundreds of billions of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions of stars, vast clouds of gas and dust, nebula cast off in explosions — a zoo of luminous objects.

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Scientific Controversies No. 8: Are We Alone?

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Scientific Controversies

Are we alone? In this recording, astrophysicist Janna Levin invites biochemist Nick Lane, and astrobiologist Caleb Scharf, to discuss the origin of life on this planet, on other planets, and even in other universes.

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Dylan Gauthier is co-founder of the boat-building and printmaking project Mare Liberum/The Free Seas. The collective has been inviting the public to join them in building boats and exploring the waterways for 10 years.

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One of the last standing boat designers in Brooklyn, caught up with CB Radio hosts on a sultry summer morning in Brooklyn Bridge Park, just steps from his DUMBO office, to discuss the finer points of boat design and what boat building can teach us.

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One of the founding faculty members of the maritime high school, think scuba classes and aqua bot building, discusses her experiences on water sitting at the edge of Atlantic Basin in Red Hook. Fraioli was joined by her aquatic-savvy toddler, Theo.

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A quick introduction to Nowacek's Citizen Bridge project crossing Buttermilk Channel, followed by a conversation with artist Mary Mattingly on her incredible interactive sculptures on the waterways, including her latest Swale, a floating food forest.

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Scientific Controversies: Black Hole Blues

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Scientific Controversies

Astrophysicist Janna Levin and LIGO architect/MIT professor Rainer Weiss in a conversation about black holes, gravitational waves, and the soundtrack of our universe, moderated by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist John Hockenberry.

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Pack Lattice Head

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Just The Facts and Pass The Bucket

Naturally occurring crystalline lattice fences in defense of lettuce gardens preyed on by rabbits preyed on by wolves... Finally a serviceable structure for this radio show! Eat after grace: MSFB, Idris Muhammad, Alberto Pacheco, Dr. Buzzard, et al.

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Atlas Moth

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Just The Facts and Pass The Bucket

Our chosen lepidopterum (or is it a bi-serpent?) is the Atlas, at last, the hidden map we've been using all along, in which latitude and longitude are functions of time, verticality, and flame. Caterpillar to cocoon to flight, Ornette, Tortoise, etc.

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Lee Lee’s Home-Gardens

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Geto Byenal: Radyo Shak (Kreyòl)

A multi-lingual discussion of Lee Lee’s permaculture home-gardens project for the 2015 Ghetto Biennale, a truly collaborative undertaking in which three gardens were built in various yards in the Grand Rue neighborhood.

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Host Kardambikis with exhibitors and publishers from the 10th Annual Book Fair: Julia Arredondo, Taylor Yates of Selfish, Fuse Works, Arno Mokros, Paul Shortt and Matt Gualco of Frenemies, Pink Mince, Panayotis Terzis of Mega Press, and Delema.

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July saw another Second Sunday of creative cavorting, with exhibitions, live music and radical radio. In this pairing of interviews, resident artist Azikiwe Mohammed creates new histories with a knitting machine and Carmen Bouyer builds a garden.

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REVEIL: A 24 Hour Daybreak Broadcast

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Impossible Music

An annual project from the London based collective SoundCamp to broadcast live for 24 hours the sounds of daybreak across the world. This program is a sampler of the 2014 collection. On 2 May 2015 Clocktower Radio will carry the signal.

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Soren Dahlgaard, The Maldives Exodus Caravan Show

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Clocktower Radio Profiles

A chat with the Melbourne-based Danish artist about the importance of art as a political tool and projects including The Maldives Exodus Caravan Show which aims to promote awareness of the impact of climate change on the tiny island nation.

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Rachel Sussman, The Oldest Living Things in the World

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Pioneer Works Radio Channel

A conversation with the Brooklyn-based artist who, over the past decade, has been researching, working with scientists, and traveling all over the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older.

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In The Garden of Sonic Delights

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Experimental Composers

Composers and installation artists Annea Lockwood, Ranjit Bhatnagar, and Stephan Moore talk about a major exhibition of site-specific sound artworks in and around Caramoor Center and Westchester County. With sound examples. Show closes Nov. 2, 2014.

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Todd Miller & Peter Larson, Dinosaur 13

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Beyond the Subtitles

The most complete T-Rex skeleton was unearthed in South Dakota, in 1990. This discovery lead to the biggest criminal trial in the state's history. Dinosaur 13 tells this story, as well as one that details the love that one man had for these fossils.

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Buckminster Fuller, And It Came to Pass, Not to Stay

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

The opinionated and outspoken inventor Bucky Fuller reads from one of his greatest books. He forcefully speaks out against social norms and conventional politics. Instead, he encourages Charles Ruas and the public to embrace their inner child (1976).

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Water Water Everywhere

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Love Crazy

A radio show about water – songs about water inspired by the experience of Hurricane Sandy and assembled after Nora York's invitation from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and the Marfa Dialogues/NY on Climate Change

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Acclaimed poet Mark Doty and prominent artist Darren Watterson join Arezoo Mohseni of the New York Public Library for a discussion of their May 2013 book A Swarm, a Flock, a Host: a Compendium of Creatures, a re-imagining of medieval bestiaries.

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Composer, author, and naturalist David Rothenberg discusses his book and plays his CD, Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise in advance of his appearance in an evening celebrating the sounds of insects at Judson Church on May 22, 2013.

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This playlist, curated and compiled specifically for Art Basel Miami Beach 2006 by David Weinstein, was designed for visitors to the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens to listen to with wireless headphones while roaming freely through the flora and fauna.

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