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.


125 Pieces

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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...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 52:54
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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.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 52:52
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2023
  • Length: 53:25
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How a pair of courageous botanists became the first women to run the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 52:53
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It's a massive lake with a murky reputation. It's survived a carp invasion, decades of dumped raw sewage, and the draining of surrounding wetlands....

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2023
  • Length: 52:53
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In the depth of the sea, where the sun is powerless to send a single ray of light, there live many strange beings. Of these sea folk, we know nothi...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 52:52
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Burkhard Bilger shares the surprising truth about his grandfather's life and service in Hitler's Germany, it's the latest episode of the Constant W...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2023
  • Length: 52:53
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Sleep and dreaming. It's when the unconscious mind can process events, solve problems and organize memories. But a mere 20 years ago, little consen...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 52:51
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One hundred year old Stella Levi, wants you to know about her childhood home on the island of Rhodes, on Constant Wonder.

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
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Undoing Dracula's nasty reputation, impossible! Reversing the undeserved reputation of bats, now that's a different task all together. And the bat ...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2023
  • Length: 52:51
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The miracle of life filled Christopher Clark with a heightened sense of awe, even as he was slowly dying. We'll get to know the Chris Clark story i...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 52:52
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A transformational summer spent with skuas, penguins, and seals.

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt makes a case for becoming rooted in nature. Sometimes, even with potential risks.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2023
  • Length: 52:53
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At the edge of the windy, impenetrable forest, disease can break through. From animals to humans, from humans to animals. The first ever wildlife v...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
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Daniel Curry needed a horse, his first horse ever to become a range rider. Today, he helps ranchers chase off wolves. He tells his story on the lat...

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  • Added: May 31, 2024
  • Length: 52:53
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Tony was an unhoused man who was hunting for a purpose in the world and defended weak people. Women called him the Night Watchman, he would stay up...

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  • Added: May 17, 2023
  • Length: 52:52
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Her family had to swear on paper to be entirely white in order to have civil rights. Rachel Webster, recalibrates everything she thought she knew a...

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  • Added: May 09, 2024
  • Length: 52:51
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A brilliant scientist starts exhibiting erratic behavior in this poignant father son story. It's our latest episode of Constant Wonder.

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  • Added: May 07, 2024
  • Length: 52:50
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He's not easily deterred, but this day of bug bites and fog almost got the best of him. Mike Dilger tries to hunt down 1,000 flowering plants on th...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2024
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1