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Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.

The Wright Brothers Dec. 18, 2007
In 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright managed to coax their spruce biplane off the North Carolina sand for twelve seconds, and those twelve seconds started a revolution in flight. We examine the human desire to fly, and how getting flight changed us. ![](
Contact Dec. 4, 2007
This week, a look at the different ways that people connect to each other, and how they act once they’re together. NOTE: This episode contains EXPLICIT language about sex. ![](
Space Capsules Nov. 20, 2007
How would you describe life on Earth to an alien? In 1977, the Voyager spacecraft launched into space. And with it, went the Golden Record-- a sort of time capsule, a collection of sounds and images that would describe life on Earth to whomever or whatever might find it. ![](
In spring of 2006, Jad and Robert took the stage at the SoHo Apple Store to talk about the making of Radiolab. Jad geeks out on digital sound editing, and Robert raises editorial questions. And film editor joins them to Walter Murch weigh in on storytelling. ![](
Musical Language Sept. 24, 2007
This hour of Radiolab: we explore the line between music and language, and turn to physics and biochemistry to ask how sound becomes feeling. ![](
Detective Stories Sept. 10, 2007
Digging up the past leads to some very unexpected finds. This hour, Radiolab plays detective and goes sleuthing in some rather unusual places: an ancient trash dump, the side of the highway, and in the blood of millions of Asians. ![](
Jad turns to science to help strangers fall in love...or at least exchange a few phone the host of a Singles Night. And he gets some advice from a few experts on the chemistry of a 'brain on love.' ![](
Emergence Aug. 14, 2007
What happens when there is no leader? We look at the bottom-up logic of cities, Google, and even our brains. ![](
Morality Aug. 13, 2007
For thousands of years philosophers have debated the essence of morality. Now, neuroscientists may have answers. ![](
Beyond Time July 24, 2007
This hour of Radiolab: fighting the inevitable march of time. We meet a scientist and his particle accelerator, an artist, and a whole cast of characters in the Mojave Desert, where geologic time flows like a frozen hourglass. ![](
Mortality June 14, 2007
Some scientists claim that aging is a disease that can be cured. On this hour of Radiolab, the modern search for the fountain of youth, and personal stories of witnessing death: the death of a cell, the death of a loved one, and the aging of a society. ![](
Memory and Forgetting June 7, 2007
Remembering is a tricky, unstable business. This hour: a look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten. ![](
Zoos June 4, 2007
Blood-thirsty Romans, frozen carcasses, wild jaguars, and a question: how do you build a better cage? ![](
Sleep May 24, 2007
Sleep is one of science's greatest mysteries. This hour of Radiolab, we look for answers in iguanas who doze with one eye open, new parents in the throes of sleep deprivation, and rats who may be dreaming. ![](
Who Am I? May 7, 2007
The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers and priests. But in this hour of Radiolab, neurologists lead the charge. We reflect on the illusion of selfhood, contemplate the evolution of consciousness, and meet a woman who one day woke up as a completely different person. ![](
Stress April 9, 2007
Stress may save your life if you're being chased by a tiger. But if you're stuck in traffic, it may be more likely to make you sick. This hour of Radiolab, stories of stress--from a singer who loses her voice, to an author caught in a body that never grew …