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

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A small asteroid has become a third partner in the Earth-Moon dance.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A tough rocky asteroid makes close approaches to the Sun.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Students and teachers are doing real science by measuring the shadows cast by distant objects in our solar system.

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The source of the Geminid Meteor shower each December is a strange little asteroid.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Nearby Earth like planets may orbit cool red stars.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An engineless glider will take two humans and scientific gear to the edge of space.

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The discovery of an object which travels out to well beyond Pluto.

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Chances are that we are not alone in the Universe.

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A rare nearly tailless comet has been discovered. It could be made of the primitive materials which came together to form our Earth.

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The light reflected by a distant planet can tell us if we could live there.

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  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid makes frequent visits to near Earth and Venus.

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  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Viewing the wonders of the night sky is bound to be good for your soul.

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  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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The world's spacefaring community is preparing to build a village on our moon.

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  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Jupiter, the king of our solar system, has provided us with a place to stand and air to breathe.

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  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Fresh lunar craters tell us about objects which enter the Earth-Moon system.

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  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Our home planet was formed after a period of chaos in the solar system.

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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A block and a half sized asteroid makes visits to Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Jupiter.

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
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A close approaching asteroid was observed as it passed between the Earth and our Moon.

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammates have discovered an asteroid which could be a potential mining target.

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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By drilling into a crater rim, researchers hope to discover how the Earth and it's life forms recovered from an asteroid impact.

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7