About Science360 Radio

Science360 Radio is a new 24/7 internet stream that showcases 100+ radio shows and podcasts from the U.S. and around the world. It's available on the Web and via iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. From the latest news headlines to in-depth interviews and lively discussions, Science360 Radio delivers to a worldwide audience engaging daily programming about all things science, engineering, math and technology. Science360 Radio is a part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Science360 network.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of shows do you feature?
We feature daily, weekly, and monthly radio shows and podcasts from a variety of contributors, including radio stations and other media, non-profits, non-governmental organizations, the National Science Foundation, and other U.S. government agencies. We also feature radio documentaries, news conferences, and other programming. Currently, all of our programming is in English and from several countries.
How can I listen to Science360 Radio?
On your computer, visit
http://science360.gov/radio/ and click the "Listen Now" link
or
http://news.science360.gov/ and click the Science360 Radio button on the right
or
http://science360.gov/ and click the Science360 Radio link at the bottom of the page

For your iPhone download the iPhone Science360 Radio app

For your Android device download the Android Science360 Radio app

Can I listen to Science360 Radio on other devices and using other applications?
Yes, most Internet radio apps and desktop applications will allow you to listen to Science360 Radio. The following playlist/stream can be used in players like iTunes, TuneIn, Real Player, SHOUTcast Radio and others:
http://media.science360.gov/science360radio.pls
For example, in iTunes, either click on the link above, and drag and drop the file onto iTunes if it does not start playing automatically, or simply click on the Advanced menu, then select "Open Stream" and enter the web address above. For help with other players, please email radio@science360.gov.
How is Science360 Radio programmed?
Currently, Science360 Radio has no set schedule. That is, the airtime for each show is selected at random. We update the stream with new episodes every day as they become available.
How can I tell my friends about Science360 Radio?
So glad you asked! You can Like us on Facebook, Tweet about us, and you can post a link to http://science360.gov/radio/ or the iPhone app or the Android app and Share on any of these services:
Can I add Science360 Radio to my website?
Yes! You can add a Science360 widget to your website that would allow users to open the Science360 Radio Web player from your site.
What future plans do you have for Science360 Radio?
We intend to develop a schedule for the programs and possibly add content in other languages.
What should I do if the Science360 Radio stream stops playing?
Interruptions in the stream are most often caused by network connection issues, and may correct themselves in up to 20 or 30 seconds. If the stream does not resume, make sure your listening device (computer or app) has a network connection. If you are using a mobile device over cellular data network (EDGE, 3G or 4G), switch to using WiFi if it is available at your location. Pausing and restarting the stream can also sometimes clear up stream issues.
What should I do if the Science360 Radio Web player won't start?
Please make sure your device is connected to the Internet and you can access other network services or websites. If you are on a corporate or school/education network, the stream may be blocked by a firewall. If so, contact your network administrator/IT help desk to find out if they can allow connections to Science360 Radio. Specifically, your firewall will need to allow connections to IP address 205.234.238.42 on port 4200.
Whom should I contact about technical issues?
Radio@science360.gov
How can I submit my radio show or podcast to Science360 Radio?
Contact Laurie Howell, lhowell@nsf.gov

Disclaimer

Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations presented in this material are strictly those of the speakers. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. NSF takes no responsibility for and exercises no control over the accuracy of the information contained in this material. The material is available from a variety of sources and its inclusion here does not constitute an endorsement by NSF. Occasionally, some material may not be appropriate for people under the age of 18. If you have any concerns about the content you hear on Science360 Radio, please contact us at radio@science360.gov.