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The sample return capsule from NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission is seen shortly after touching down in the desert at the Department of Defense's Utah Test and Training Range.
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NASA's Osiris-REx mission has successfully returned a pristine sample of asteroid back to Earth. This cupful-or-so of space rock could shed light on the solar system's origins.
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Dried Psilocybe mushrooms on a glass plate.
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Chaplains provide spiritual counsel at some of life's most raw moments. With psychedelic legalization spreading, some chaplains think this role should include facilitating psychedelic trips.
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In December, WPSU-FM marks our 70th anniversary. Celebrate early, by helping WPSU reach a cake-and-icing challenge before our fall fund drive starts on October 7. When you help WPSU raise $10,000 before the drive, an anonymous donor will ice that cake with an extra $5,000, adding 50% to your gift. Thank you!
Stay informed throughout your day with WPSU’s mobile app. It’s newly redesigned with CarPlay and gives you easy access to local news, videos and more. Download here.
Mondays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered

Your host for this 3rd season of Poetry Moment is Marjorie Maddox of Williamsport, professor of English and creative writing at the Lock Haven campus of Commonwealth University. Every Monday, she'll introduce and read a poem from a contemporary Pennsylvania poet. Listen Monday mornings at 7:45 and Monday afternoons at 4:44.
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It's folk season on WPSU, when you can hear The Folk Show every Saturday afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. until the next Metropolitan Opera radio season starts on December 9. And join us year-round to hear The Folk Show, Sunday nights from 10 to midnight on WPSU.
Now you can hear Fresh Air Weekend every Saturday evening at 6:00.

And listen to Fresh Air, with Terry Gross and Tonya Mosley, every Monday through Friday at 12 noon on WPSU-FM.
Yes, your old clunker really can can help fund public radio. Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to WPSU. We'll even pick it up at no cost to you! Click the "give today" button above to learn more.
The Local Groove features music written and recorded by musicians with roots in central and northern Pennsylvania, Saturday nights at 9:00 on WPSU.

The show features many genres: rock, blues, jazz and more. If you're from the area and you’d like WPSU to consider your recordings for the show, submit your music online today at
The sounds and stories of birds are part of every morning on WPSU-FM, seven days a week, on BirdNote, a sound-rich 2 minute program exploring the unique lives, habitats and challenges of birds.

You can hear BirdNote on WPSU-FM twice each morning: Monday through Friday at 5:19 a.m. and 6:42 a.m. and on Saturday and Sunday, at 6:04 a.m. and 9:04 a.m.
Find out what's happening in Central & Northern PA on WPSU's Community Calendar! Submit your group's event at least 2 weeks in advance, and you might hear it announced on WPSU-FM.
Monday through Friday at 4:00 p.m. & Saturday & Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Listen to All Things Considered every afternoon on WPSU for the biggest stories of the day from NPR news, as well as thoughtful commentaries, and insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts, life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.
Check out WPSU's short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.