Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Albert Grauer

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Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

The PRX Series “Travelers In The Night” has more than 5,950 PRX free purchases as well as more than 800,000 downloads on the internet. It has been aired on 59 radio stations.


It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by a member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


785 Pieces

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A very close approaching asteroid is observed to pass through the Earth's shadow.

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Tracking a small asteroid as it makes a very close approach to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Traveling to Mars is a risky business.

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Combining Art and Science gives us a new way to appreciate the wonders of the Universe.

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A pair of comets visiting our neighborhood are discovered in a matter of 4 days.

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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China has built and is operating the world's largest Radio telescope.

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted geysers erupting from Jupiter's Moon Europa.

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The Rosetta spacecraft visited a comet and obtained interesting unique data and images.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Millions of children will never see the Milky Way or a meteor streaking across the night sky.

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Where you are from and where you live has been influenced by changes in the tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation relative to its orbit around the Sun.

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Small close approaching space rocks are part of our environment.

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Asteroid hunters have discovered two more asteroids which could become a threat to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A rock blasted from the Moon by the impact of an asteroid or comet may be on its way to Earth.

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a disintegrating comet 67 million miles from us.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Anyone who thinks women can't do computers and science needs to meet my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Rose Matheny.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An interesting object is spotted streaking across the night sky at the rate of 17 full moon diameters per day.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A new comet is likely to have the characteristics of a really weird traveler in the night.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
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China is challenging America's historical preeminence in space exploration. At some point in the future, America may be still trying to get to huma...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
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Astronomers have discovered an Earth sized planet orbiting the closest star to our Sun.

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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