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Brains On! How and Why Do Jellyfish Sting?
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In this episode, we learn about how jellyfish sting and how they eat. Plus: stro-bi-la-tion (how jellyfish grow up).

Brains On! Living Large with the International Space Station
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The International Space Station sits 250 miles above Earth, but how did it get there?

Brains On! Lighting the Way for Sea Turtles at Gulf Islands National Seashore
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A citizen science group at Gulf Islands National Seashore in Pensacola, Florida helps map the night sky in order to keep these mysterious creatures on the right path.

Brains On! Mars: Our Next Home Planet?
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In this episode we learn about Mars’ ancient past, meet an architect hoping to build cities there and we hear from Mars itself, thanks to the planet’s video blog, of course.

Brains On! Mysteries of the Universe: Expansion and Gravity
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Have you ever wondered what’s beyond the edge of the universe? Or better yet: IS there an edge of the universe?

Brains On! Volcanoes in Space
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The biggest volcano in our solar system is not on Earth — and its footprint is as big as the entire state of Arizona.

Brains On! Mosquitoes: What Are They Good For?
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Listen to this episode to learn more about “the most dangerous animal on the planet.”

Brains On! Dinosaur Bones: How Do We Know Their Age?
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We find out how scientists look at the rock and elements AROUND a fossil to figure out its age.

Brains On! Thunder, Lightning and Tornadoes: Where Do They Come From?
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There are some basic ingredients needed to make thunderstorms and tornadoes.

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Brains On! is an award-winning audio show for kids and families from American Public Media.

Brains On! Why Does Tickling Make You Laugh?
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Almost everybody is ticklish, but what’s happening to us is a bit of a mystery.

Brains On! How Do You Catch a Cold?
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In this episode, we find out more about the common cold