Constant Wonder

Series produced by BYUradio/KUMT/KBYU-FM

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Stay in tune with our phenomenal world. Join us for explorations of science, art, history, and more.

Stay in tune with our phenomenal world. Join Marcus Smith for explorations of hidden marvels in nature, forgotten heroes of history, and life stories that both humble and inspire. Constant Wonder is a production of BYUradio.


72 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A belief in elves–or in the possibility of elves–could change the way we care for our planet.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Nov 28, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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National Geographic's Ann Williams has been an eyewitness to some of the greatest archaeological treasures of the last century.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 22, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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When Rachel Graham experienced a real-life sharknado on a dive trip, she knew her future was connected to these amazing and threatened creatures.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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An astronaut experiences a juxtaposition of the sublime and the mundane, sensing God while floating weightless, fixing cables outside his spacecraft.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 07, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 2
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When Korean adoptee Sara Jones went looking for her birth family, she wondered if a strange tattoo given to her in childhood could unlock any secrets.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 02, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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This pediatric neurosurgeon has saved the lives of countless children–from fetuses in the womb to teenagers. Here are their stories.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 24, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4
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A young Black boy from Baltimore survived childhood neglect to become a professional tuba player.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Oct 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Oct 05, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Freedom House is on the way!

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Oct 04, 2022
  • Length: 52:48
  • Purchases: 1
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By age 25, a young Croatian had come down with a bad case of wanderlust. So much wanderlust that he lived out his days as a perpetual pedestrian, w...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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The history of fabric is the history of life and death on this planet.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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In her late 20s, Erica Buist had never been invited or expected to be anywhere near a deceased human. Death had been cloistered away from her, or s...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 06, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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In some semi-arid regions of Africa, there is a forest underground, just waiting to sprout.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Bees and butterflies can bring a safari to your yard, if you give them a chance.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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An exploration of delectable foods and the people who make them: pho, Italian grandmothers' pasta, and preserved sourdough.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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After the Camp Fire consumed the town of Paradise, CA, the high school football team played a special role in bringing the town back to life.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Aug 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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We've mined our archives for breathtaking adventure stores.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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The ocean uses photosynthesis in powerful ways that we can harness to combat climate change.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Did she even have a prayer of becoming queen? Her name Arbella actually means prayerful; and yes, she did have a prayer of becoming queen, but it d...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2022
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 3