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.


124 Pieces

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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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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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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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A surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness

  • Added: Dec 08, 2021
  • Length: 52:52
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Imagine being caught in an earthquake on Mount Everest!

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 21, 2023
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Life beneath an Antarctic ice shelf and saving wildlife babies around the world.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 23, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: This movie star knew what depravation felt like; Topic 2: How Jimmy Stewart stole our hearts

  • Added: Nov 17, 2021
  • Length: 52:47
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Topic 1: An archaeologist makes the case that a cosmic air burst destroyed a major city near the Dead Sea. Could it have been Sodom? Topic 2: The s...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 09, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Time for Cranberries; Topic 2: Tony Sarg; Topic 3: Turkey Talk

Bought by KTNA, RadioStPete Florida, KUHF, KRBD, and KTXK


  • Added: Nov 08, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: A gripping tale of triumph, tragedy, unparalleled airmanship, and incredibly brave people in their finest hour; Topic 2: A ferry pilot's n...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2021
  • Length: 52:49
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Topic 1: How camera traps reveal the mysteries of nature; Topic 2: Why do we get lost so often?

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Oct 26, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Moving to a new country does not mean you have to forget the old one; Topic 2: A life-changing meal. And, identifying the best olive oil.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jan 24, 2023
  • Length: 52:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1: Why truffles are the world's most expensive fungus; Topic 2: The extraordinary world of fungi

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 52:51
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Topic: How Beef Changed America

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WPCA-LP, KUHF, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:42
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1: America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs; Topic 2: Legendary Photographer, Steve McCurry

Bought by KETR-FM, KSTK, WPCA-LP, Troy Public Radio, RadioStPete Florida and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 55:02
  • Purchases: 7
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Topic 1: General Patton; Topic 2: Race of Aces; Topic 3: Pacific Wrecks

Bought by KTXK, KTNA, WYPL, RadioStPete Florida, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Topic 1: A story of generational poverty in Appalachia and the role that education plays in escaping that | Topic 2: Pasta Grannies | Topic 3: "Non...

Bought by Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Apr 12, 2021
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Our President's Day special puts some focus on a woman who performed some of the functions of President of the United States. We'll learn about Edi...

Bought by KVMR, RadioStPete Florida, and WHCP-LP Cambridge


  • Added: Jan 22, 2021
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 3
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We all know of Martin Luther King Jr.'s major contribution to the discourse about non-violence. Who planted the seeds of his thinking? It turns out...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, RadioStPete Florida, WKMS, WHCP-LP Cambridge, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Topic 1 and 2 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “I Heard the Bells” Topic 3 - Origin of the Magi

Bought by KUHF, RadioStPete Florida, and KUHF


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 3