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Public Radio Exchange (PRX)

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PRX (creator of the very website you're looking at!) is is shaping the future of public media content, talent and technology.


PRX is a leading creator and distributor, connecting audio producers with their most engaged, supportive audiences.


A fierce champion of new voices, new formats, and new business models, PRX advocates for the entrepreneurial producer. PRX is an award-winning media company, reaching millions of listeners worldwide. For over a dozen years, PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows including This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, and Reveal.


In 2014, PRX launched Radiotopia, a podcast collective of 13 diverse, independent, story-driven shows, anchored by 99% Invisible from Roman Mars. The network has quickly grown to over 10 million downloads per month. 

Pieces

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Michelle visits a Nobel Prize winner who took a “baby picture” of the universe — NASA cosmologist John Mather.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 22:53
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A NASA mission probes mysteries of a planet very much like our own....

  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 20:49
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The big one is coming! That is, the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21. Dr. Thaller shares her wisdom on how best to view the eclipse and its larger im...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 11:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: <a href="https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/images/index.html">Jupiter from the Juno mission</a>
Recently, we’ve started to get the first images back from Juno, which is on a mission to Jupiter. Host Dr. Michelle Thaller walks us through the re...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Michelle Thaller visits the NASA lab that discovered that meteorites contain some of the very same chemical elements that we contain. Then, Mic...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 16:55
  • Purchases: 1
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When the Cassini spacecraft blasted into space on October 15, 1997, even the most optimistic scientists would have had a hard time predicting the m...

Bought by KUER, KRZA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 22:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Nearly 100 years after Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves — huge undulations in the fabric of space-time itself — in 2015, det...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 26:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Listeners requested more episodes, so we present the first of our mini episodes. They’ll arrive two weeks after each monthly regular episode, and i...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and Radio Newark


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Space science can help track what’s happening on Earth. In this episode, Orbital Path talks landslides and the satellites that monitor them for the...

Bought by KWMR, KUER, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 22:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Head underground to hear how the first subways were built, and how they are built today.

Bought by KUER and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 10:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Galileo discovered Europa, Jupiter’s fourth-largest moon, in 1610. In 1977, the Voyager spacecraft buzzed past and we realized it was covered in ic...

Bought by KWMR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KVSC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 18:44
  • Purchases: 4
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In 1985, the British Antarctic Survey discovered something that shocked scientists around the world: the ozone layer had a hole in it. And the hole...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 18:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Going to Mars is hot right now, just ask Matt Damon. But would you go if you knew your bones would turn into something called “pee brittle”? Forme...

Bought by Radio Newark and KWMR


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 14:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by KALW, KUER, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 3
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For the next few episodes, we’re featuring the Smithsonian’s new series, Sidedoor, about where science, art, history, and humanity unexpectedly ove...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 24:45
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For the next few episodes, we're featuring the Smithsonian's new series, Sidedoor, about where science, art, history, humanity and where they unexp...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 19:19
  • Purchases: 1
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For the next few episodes, we're featuring the Smithsonian's new series, Sidedoor, about where science, art, history, humanity and where they unexp...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2016
  • Length: 19:10
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An Orbital Path episode all about... an orbital path! Planet 9's, to be exact. The replacement for Pluto as our solar system's ninth planet is out ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 16:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Dancing is something we see in almost every human culture. Yet we are the only animals that make such synchronized movements together to music. Why...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientific discovery can happen in two ways: "Eureka!" moments of sudden understanding, where researchers glean unexpected insight into new phenome...

Bought by Radio Newark, KUAF Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 13:11
  • Purchases: 3