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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Carson Fuls was observing, in the constellation Lynx, with our Schmidt telescope on Mt. Bigelow, Arizona , when wit...

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KKRN, Bandon Community Radio, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Most of the humans on planet Earth have never witnessed that the natural night sky is not dark; but rather it is alive with it's own lights. See fo...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KSFR, KKRN, KRWG and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In 2017 the Catalina Sky Survey discovered 17 space rocks that can come closer than the communication satellites to the surface of planet Earth. Fo...

Bought by WLPR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, WVBI-LP, WTIP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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A thousand meteors brighter than the planet Venus enter the Earth's atmosphere every day. The record of one of them on your dash cam can reveal whe...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, KSFR, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A small asteroid soars into the lonely space high above and below the plane of our solar system.

Bought by KKRN, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, WYAP, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A three football field sized asteroid survives on a harrowing path around our Sun.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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To cut the mission time to Mars, the risks, and the mass of supplies required for such a prolonged space mission NASA is looking at alternative mea...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KKRN, KSFR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On it's gravitational leash, Earth's pet space rock, 2016 HO3, accompanies us at a distance of between 38 and 100 times the Moon's distance from Ea...

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A strange object consisting of two mile diameter asteroids surrounded by a gas cloud is orbiting our Sun.

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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To survive on Venus where the temperature is 864F and the surface air pressure is 90 times that of Earth, NASA and JPL engineers are exploring the ...

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KSFR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The largest asteroid to come near the Earth in 100 years has two moons.

Bought by WTIP, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Florence is the largest asteroid in more than 100 years to approach the Earth.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KPIP-LP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Small Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KRWG, KENW, KKRN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A 33 foot diameter asteroid has about a 1% chance of impacting the Earth in the distant future.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KRWG, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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It is possible for a habitable planet to exist in a solar system with two suns.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KENW, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KTRT RADIO INC and more


  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The mystery of the missing Antarctic meteorites.

Bought by KENW, Radio Newark, KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 02, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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An observatory near Marrakech, operated remotely from France and Switzerland, is discovering new members of our solar system.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, KENW and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Tiny messengers from outer space enter our atmosphere every day.

Bought by Radio Newark, KMXT, KENW, WLPR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Artist’s impression of planet Proxima b., Credit: European Southern Observatory
The announcement was made just days ago. Co-discoverer Michael Endl tells us about the discovery of a roughly Earth-mass planet orbiting in the hab...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMUD, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Scale rendering of the Soviet LK moon lander next to the US Lunar Module., Credit: Eberhard Marx
Space historian and policy expert John Logsdon joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating conversation about how the US could have lost the race to the moo...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: “Aurora” is the latest novel from Kim Stanley Robinson, Credit: Orbit
Famed science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson is back with Aurora, a cautionary tale about just how difficult interstellar travel may be. Emil...

Bought by KMUD, WXAV 88.3FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The carefully-planned madness and joy of OK Go’s Upside Down and Inside Out Zero-G Video Shoot, Credit: OK Go
Have you seen it? OK Go has gone where no band has gone before to make a music video. Mat talks with Damian Kulash and Tim Nordwind about the hazar...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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A new device called the Total Artificial Heart replaces the human heart and can save the lives of patients who may have died while awaiting transpl...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 28:59

  • Added: Nov 12, 2008
  • Length: 03:34