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.


113 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness

  • Added: Dec 08, 2021
  • Length: 52:52
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Topic 1: Danielle Reed explores the wide genetic differences in taste buds. Topic 2: Musician Annie Dickinson sees music in color.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Christmas wouldn't be the same without Dickens. And, the railroads changed Christmas forever.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Dec 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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How snowfall fits into climate change, snowflake science, and instruments fashioned from ice actually work...and sound good!

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Dec 27, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Whitman's poetry sheds light on human connections and national identity; Topic 2: How we can use maps to view American history differently.

Bought by WLRH and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jan 05, 2022
  • Length: 52:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: From Murex shellfish to the mysterious vantablack, colors come from unexpected places. Topic 2: How can near total darkness be created in ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jan 12, 2022
  • Length: 52:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: 400 million years ago, scorpions were once as large as crocodiles and reigned under the sea as prehistoric predators. Topic 2: Talk about ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: The Waimea paniolo were adept Hawaiian cattle wranglers. Topic 2: Poor Japanese-American students in Hawaii train for Olympic gold.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 52:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Why the mishaps of the 1904 Olympic Marathon almost led to the event being banned in all future Olympic Games. Topic 2: How world's fairs ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Cancer survivors unite, not to cure the disease, but to destroy myths that surround it and to improve life for survivors. Topic 2: The 201...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Feb 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A crashing comet sparks dancing at the Vatican, while an aurora hunter stalks the Northern Lights.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 15, 2022
  • Length: 51:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Meet surprisingly intelligent sea creatures and some creative people working to protect them.

Bought by WYAP and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Feb 23, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Europeans pursued the lure of mystery and magic in Egyptian antiquities and hieroglyphs.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Mar 01, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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When a baby orca lost her mother, rescuers rallied together to get her to her grandmother and extended family.

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


  • Added: Mar 08, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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COVID-19 reminded us how much flavor enriches our lives.

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


  • Added: Mar 15, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 3
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Cleveland cheered on the Indians as the team integrated and began winning big.

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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This blind man uses "flash sonar" to ride a bike and enjoy the beauty of a castle.

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


  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 05, 2022
  • Length: 52:50
  • 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 06, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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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