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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How a pair of courageous botanists became the first women to run the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 52:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Children are often shielded from a painful family past. For Ava Chin, a deep, personal hunger to reclaim her Chinese-American legacy led her to sto...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 06, 2023
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Two siblings named Ruby and Hart die in a car crash. The surviving parents, Gail Lerner and Colin Campbell, generously share with us their grief an...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 52:52
  • Purchases: 2
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When a congenital condition began to destroy Andrew Leland's eyesight, he decided that the result didn't have to be tragic.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Argentina, Estonia, Thailand. A ballet career could land you on just about any world stage. International success catapulted Steven Melendez to all...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Poet Ross Gay on the small, sweet delights of life's daily walk with no fireworks or fanfare.

Bought by WLRH and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Nov 02, 2023
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 2
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When gathering accurate descriptions of the world is crucial to your work, how do you navigate a reality full of hallucinations?

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 09, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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The island of Surtsey is a compelling example of the way that animals distribute nutrients around the globe through their poop.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Nov 16, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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An anthropology professor makes unexpected discoveries about his profession and himself when his second child is born with Down Syndrome.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 52:48
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A conservationist rescues an owl, who, five years later, still calls to and visits him in his backyard.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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What can turtles teach us about what it means to be human?

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 1
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An Iranian refugee comes of age in Oklahoma, and he shares with us how his Christian faith informs his writing in unexpected ways.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 52:50
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A cartoonist’s journey: an unlikely path to finding awe, family, and a place in the world.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 52:49