Distillations

Series produced by Distillations

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Science + Culture + History

Each episode of Distillations takes a deep dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present. Produced by the Science History Institute.


167 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Chemistry on both sides of the law.

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Aug 06, 2008
  • Length: 11:52
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at the science of deliciousness.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 12:01
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A look at the chemistry of clothing.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 12:15
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A look at the fine line between science and religion.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 11:46
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An episode on the science of motherhood.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 12:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A look at the Olympic torch, what's actually in the medals, and pollution.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2008
  • Length: 11:44
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Battling entropy in corpses and manuscripts.

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2008
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some of our favorite segments.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2008
  • Length: 11:58
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Some more of our favorite segments.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2008
  • Length: 09:33
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From photons to film

  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 11:58
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The chemistry of compost, and more!

  • Added: Sep 12, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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A look at self-sacrificing scientists and home DNA test kits.

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 26, 2008
  • Length: 11:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Women scientists, past and present.

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and WTJU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2008
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 2
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From pheromones to fall fruit, causes and effects.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2008
  • Length: 12:09
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Distillations takes a journey to the land of nod.

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Distillations celebrates the opening of CHF's new museum.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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A look at batteries and transportation.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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Learn about the chemical side of cosmetics.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:06
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Explore the wonders and pitfalls of chemistry's predecessor.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 11:59
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Learn about umami and hear a poem about taste sensations in the West Indies.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:00