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On-Air This Week: Limits

A journey to the edge of human limits -- from a bike race that makes the Tour de France look like child’s play, to a mind-stretching memory competition. Find out where you can hear Radiolab near you.

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An Iron Will and a Gut-Wrenching Finish

In 1982, Julie Moss entered the 4th annual Ironman competition. And with her body revolting against her, she finished on hands and knees. Listen to her story in Limits, and watch this.

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George In New Jersey

What if the Galapagos Island's most beloved creature turned up right next door in scenic Woodland Park, New Jersey?

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Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?


It's a Very Tough Little Spaceship and It Knows What It's Doing

It's no secret that we're a little obsessed with the Voyager mission. We've done two stories about it now: one in our Space episode, and another in our Escape episode. When you listen to those stories, though, you might notice an unfortunate lack of intensely adorable children.

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2 Ways To Think About Nothing, One Mo' Time

Let's compare two kinds of nothing: an empty patch of deep space and an empty piece of paper that was once beautiful. There's nothing to see in either. Or is there?

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Space Capsules

Imagine trying to sum up life on Earth on one little record... for an alien or humans of the far-off future. What sounds would you use? What images? We asked Margaret Cho, Philip Glass, Alice Waters, Michael Cunningham, and Neil Gaiman what they'd send into space.

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