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    • NPR American Chronicles: Exploring Space

    • By: National Public Radio
    • Narrated by: Joe Palca
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From the competitive spirit ignited by Sputnik to the tragedies and triumphs of the Apollo missions, from the technological leap forward created by the Space Shuttle to the global cooperation forged by the International Space Station and beyond, NPR examines the inspirational story of modern space exploration and the extraordinary individuals who made it possible. Featuring in-depth profiles of landmark missions, along with interviews and commentary from voices that have lived the dream, including astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Frank Borman, Bernard Harris, Sallie Ride, and many more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stuff

    • By Brad on 01-14-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Annoying

    • The Science of What Bugs Us
    • By: Joe Palca, Flora Lichtman
    • Narrated by: Joe Palca, Flora Lichtman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    It happens everywhere: offices, schools, even your own backyard. And, seemingly, anything can trigger it: cell phones, sirens, bad music, constant distractions, your boss, or even your spouse. We all know certain things get under our skin. Can science explain why? NPR's Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman take you on a scientific quest through psychology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and other disciplines to uncover the truth about being annoyed.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Much ado about very little...

    • By Steven on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $20.97