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On-Air This Week: Who Am I?

The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers and priests. But this week, neurologists lead the charge. Listen to Who Am I? on a station near you.

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The Meter: The Measure of a Man

Turns out the story of the meter (or, you know, the metre) is every bit as epic and fascinating as the story of the kilogram we told a few weeks ago in ≤ kg. Oh, and it turns out the meter might be a giant conspiracy.

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An Animal Makes A $10,000 Deposit, But Not At The Bank

A Beverly Hills auction house has an unusual fossil for sale. It's not an ancient animal. It's something an ancient animal left behind — and it's very, very long.

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What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

This may be the most heart-rending, most beautiful eclipse in our solar system. But you can't travel to see it. Not yet.

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Neil Whosis? What You Don't Know About The 1969 Moon Landing

The year he landed on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong was famous, iconic, an American hero. One year later he wasn't. In 1970, how many people remembered his name? This will surprise you.

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A Look Inside Eastern State Penitentiary

Check out the abandoned cells and corridors of Eastern State Penitentiary -- the radical 19-Century Philadelphia prison we visited in our Morality episode.

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An Animated Adventure from Minute Physics

Radiolab just had our first (unofficial) artist-in-residence. Check out this great video he made to go with our Things episode.

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