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.


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Astronomers, using a powerful radio telescope in Chile, have discovered that the building blocks of life are present in baby solar systems.

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  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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This discovery demonstrates the fact that the asteroid hunting community has the ability to detect small objects before they make their closest app...

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  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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There are millions of small space rocks which come near the Earth. Here is the story of one of them.

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid has paid numerous visits to the vicinity of the Earth, Mars, and our Moon.

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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People are seriously preparing for the discovery that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The Planetary Society is testing and deploying a small satellite to explore the use of solar sails in space.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Asteroids which travel outside the plane of our solar system are likely to have been involved in a collision sometime in the past.

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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NASA is proposing that the next step towards the human exploration of Mars be a manned mission to an asteroid which has been placed into orbit arou...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A small asteroid visits the vicinity of both Earth and Mars.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The Earth's atmosphere make our life possible as well as keeping us from seeing objects in space clearly.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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The largest satellite in our solar system, Ganymede, has more liquid water on its surface than is contained in Earth's oceans, rivers, and lakes. ...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Three small asteroids are discovered which have the possibility of colliding with planet Earth in the far distant future.

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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A number of malfunctioning spacecraft have been reprogrammed so that they can produce useful results.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Two 50 foot diameter asteroids, which can make very close approaches to planet Earth, were discovered slightly more than a day apart.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Kowalski's 12th comet is destined for a long cold journey till the end of time.

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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More than 50 years of searching for signals from alien civilizations has produced a deafening silence. My money is on the concept that there are m...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Objects in the Universe which dim instead of brighten have an interesting story to tell.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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An asteroid the size of three city blocks was spotted 50 million miles from Earth. Someday it will make a close approach to our planet.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
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A tiny space rock comes unusually close to Earth.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Comets are one of nature's most spectacular displays. They are in most cases named for their discoverer.

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7