Pulse of the Planet
Todays' Daily Audio Program
January 18, 2018

Todays' Daily Audio Program

Hidden History
The stories of everyday people form an important and overlooked part of our history.
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This Month's Feature Story

This Month's Feature Story

This Month's Feature Stories

Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?

Visit with Paleobiologist Sterling Nesbitt in his lab at Virginia Tech and you get to travel back in time to the Triassic Period....More

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Pulse Picks

Pulse Picks: Issues in the News

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Highlight: Cajun Mardi Gras - Tickling Society

Although the rest of the world has heard about the urban incarnation of Mardi Gras – as practiced in New Orleans – South Louisiana's rural celebrations have remained largely unknown to outsiders until relatively recently. ...More

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Audio Adventures

Audio Adventures

Audio Adventures

Rare birds and frogs, a cool evening breeze, stinging trees, leeches. Its all in a day's work for climate researchers in a cloud forest. Experience a day in the life of a scientist in the Australian highlands with this immersive audio-visual adventure.


Each weekday, the Pulse of the Planet radio series provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sound.

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