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 6,200 PRX free purchases as well as more than 815,000 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.


802 Pieces

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Amazingly, a tough organism found in Antartica on planet Earth has adapted to Mars like conditions.

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Take a trip to view the far side of the Moon.

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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View an object which is likely to last longer than the Earth and Sky.

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Sir Isaac Newton's ideas continue to be relevant to everyday life in situations ranging from the flight of an airplane to the colors of the rainbow.

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A huge new telescope is under construction. It's data is likely to revolutionize our view of the Universe.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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NASA sent a RADAR beam across the country by reflecting it from a passing asteroid. Scientists used these data to make a movie of this celestial v...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Strange life forms at the bottom of Earth's oceans may provide clues about creatures which may exit on other worlds.

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Although most Earth approaching objects are discovered by the large funded surveys, an alert observer with relatively inexpensive equipment can sti...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Conditions on one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, could be similar to those near hydrothermal vents on the Earth's ocean floor. Could there be living c...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The NASA Kepler spacecraft has found an Earth like planet which has spent 6 billion years in the habitable zone of its star. It is mind blowing to...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The asteroid hunting community has discovered 1602 potentially hazardous asteroids.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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By studying our sister planet Venus we better understand Mother Earth.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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After 9 years, 3 billion miles, and 18 sleeping periods the NASA New Horizons spacecraft is discovering wonders in the far reaches of our solar sys...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Our knowledge of the solar system now includes many objects out near and past Pluto.

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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We know there is invisible stuff out there. Its nature remains a mystery.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Being night sky friendly reduces accidents, saves money, and is good for business.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Diamonds are brought to Earth by asteroids. They are also created on our planet by impacting celestial objects.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Two asteroid impacts provide clues about periods of chaos in the solar system.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A damaging asteroid impact on planet Earth is an extremely unlikely but possible event.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Humans have left their trash in space. Space junk threatens our current activities in many ways.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5