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.


57 Pieces

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An exploration of delectable foods and the people who make them: pho, Italian grandmothers' pasta, and preserved sourdough.

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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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.

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  • 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
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It's a dog-eat-dog world, and that's probably for the best.

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Hydroponically grown foods may feed a space colony one day.

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A true national anthem isn't set by law: it's chosen by the people and often emerges out of conflict.

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


  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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One man's quest to save Civil War-era photos and uncover the lives they documented.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jun 21, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Clippings of Washington's hair were, for some, like a "selfie." For others, they were used to claim racial superiority.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jun 14, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Would you really want to inherit a castle?

Bought by KUHF, RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: May 31, 2022
  • Length: 52:28
  • Purchases: 3
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We can work ourselves into a quandary, sometimes hilariously so, when we try to rationalize our relationships with animals.

  • Added: May 25, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
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With courage and humor, this scientist searches for superplants that can defeat superbugs. For her, it's personal.

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  • Added: May 18, 2022
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Do birds and other animals actually make and enjoy music?

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


  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Jonathan Franklin shares the story of how Salvador Alvarenga survived for more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Joan Druett shares the para...

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  • Added: May 04, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Kwane Stewart cares for the pets of the homeless, and blesses human lives in the process.

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


  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Mockingbirds learn hundreds of songs and manipulate them with stunning sophistication. Why?

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 2
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When Romans put down a Judean rebellion in 73 AD, they also extinguished the Judean date palm. Two thousand years later, an unlikely pair of scient...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2