Science/Technology

Evolution, Climate Change, Denial & Beliefs

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  In this episode I take us back to 2012 for a re-broadcast of interviews with Michael Zimmerman and Barbara Kingsolver. In the first part of today’s show, you will hear an interview that first aired in February 2012 with Michael Zimmerman, the founder of the Clergy Lette... Read more

Afrofuturism: 3 Women you Need to Know

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  From Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time to Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu, Afrofuturism is gaining popularity. Filmmaker and author Ytasha Womack more defines Afrofuturism as "the intersection between black culture, technology, liberation and the imagination, with some ... Read more

Retired?...or ReWired? Episode 4: The Hollywood Center

Airs at: Thu, 07/05/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Retired...or ReWired?
We meet with Amber Kerns Johnson, Driector of the Hollywood Center, and learn about programs.  Or tour includes a discussion with the teachers of the ukelele and writing classes and a visit to the gift shop.  Read more

Audio Up for A Different Nature Special Re-broadcast

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Sorry for the delays! The audio for the long-form rebroadcast of A Different Nature's 2004 Earth Day Special is up at the Threshold Shift page.  Read more

Science Fiction in the Nuclear Age

Airs at: Thu, 06/28/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  We welcome Oregon State University professor Elliot Lavine back to the KBOO studios to preview his new course at Cinema 21 on classic 1950's science fiction films and their intersection with Cold War politics. We're also joined by Portland filmmakers Maria Allred and Dam... Read more

Chemistry: A Novel

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Weike Wang’s short novel, Chemistry. Wang received a degree in chemistry from Harvard where she also earned a PhD in public health. Her novel explores women in the sciences. Read more

NEW EPISODE Threshold Shift June 30th

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Threshold Shift will be airing it's next episode starting late night on Friday, June 29th and leading into the morning of Saturday, June 30th. It will be a very special re-broadcast of segments from A Different Nature's 2004 Earth Day twelve-hour special. This kicks off ... Read more

A Different Nature

Airs at: Sat, 06/30/2018 at 12:00am - 6:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift. I am your host, Nicole Martin, and tonight's show is an 50th anniversary card to KBOO. It is also in memory of Mr. Richard Francis, the founder of KBOO's A Different Nature still being curated and broadcast by the Different Nature ... Read more

Paul Levy on The Quantum Revelation: A Radical Synthesis of Science and Spirituality

Airs at: Wed, 06/27/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Written for readers with no physics background, Paul Levy’s latest book, The Quantum Revelation is for those who have heard that quantum physics amazing but don’t quite understand how or why. Levy contemplates the deeper philosophical underpinnings of quantum physics, ex... Read more

Dry Farming - A Time-Proven, Earth-Friendly Farming Practice

Airs at: Fri, 06/22/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
  Dry Farming is a long-proven method for growing crops with little to no irrigation.   It's a time proven method that could play a major role in today's world going through climate change.  What exactly is this valuable process, and why haven’t we heard about it?  Guest A... Read more