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Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

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RadioLab hosts Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich
RadioLab hosts Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich
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Podcasts

  • Friday, December 12, 2014 3:07pm
    A quartet of buttons that may just leave you stuck, rich, ugly, or dead. Confused? Push the button marked “Play”.
  • Saturday, November 29, 2014 2:22pm
    After a public tragedy, a reporter looks at the space between the stories of the people who experienced it and the official narrative. 
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 5:25pm
    The greatest mysteries have a shadowy figure at the center, Patient Zero. We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.      
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:00pm
    How a group of paranormal investigators made one man realize what it really means for a house, or a man, to be haunted.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 6:03pm
    How the right words can have the wrong meanings, and the best translations lead us to an understanding that's way deeper than language. 
WUNC Updates
11:29 am
Tue October 28, 2014

RadioLab's Jad Abumrad In Durham Tonight; Get 50 Percent Off Tickets

Jad Abumrad
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Jad Abumrad, MacArthur "Genius Grant" award-winner, and host of RadioLab is coming to Durham, NC, this Sunday Nov. 2. The title of his talk at the Carolina Theatre is "Gut Churn."

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The Two-Way
8:14 am
Wed October 30, 2013

75 Years Ago, 'War Of The Worlds' Started A Panic. Or Did It?

Invader? No, it's a man dressed as one in 1988. He was in Grovers Mill, N.J., at a 50th anniversary celebration of The War of the Worlds broadcast.
Chris Lischy AP

Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 11:18 am

We interrupt this blog to bring you a special bulletin:

Martians have invaded New Jersey!

OK, as far as we know that hasn't happened.

But we wanted to issue that faux alert because 75 years ago tonight, as our friend Korva Coleman pointed out on the NPR Newscast, Orson Welles and his troupe of radio actors interrupted the Columbia Broadcasting System's programming to "report" that our planet had been invaded.

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