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Traveling an additional billion miles beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is now sending back data on 2014 MU69, a strange snow man shaped ob...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In our Milky Way Galaxy alone there are probably 25 billion planets located within the habitable zone of its star where there could be air to breat...

Bought by KSFR and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Without followup data, many if not most of the Earth approaching objects would be lost as they move away from us leaving us with no idea when they...

Bought by KKRN and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On a cold windy night, with clouds frustrating his search, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Alex Gibbs discovered 8 new celestial visitors while obs...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WTIP, KKRN, KSFR, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A large fireball meteor which exploded over Cuba produced a number of interesting results.

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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My Catalina Sky Survey Teammate Brian Africano discovered his 4th comet while asteroid hunting in the constellation of Ursa Major with our Schmidt ...

Bought by WTIP, KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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HOUR ONE: "What's The Real Migration Crisis?" - The U.S. isn't the only country with an immigration debate. So what if we abolished borders and peo...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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This week on the show: New Peers Review on satellites, Mars and our solar system - Peer reviewed? We demand more. In this wild new pilot epi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test or DART for short will test methods to make a dangerous asteroid miss Earth.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KRWG, KKRN, KBFG-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
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The object which the 2.3 mile diameter Gault hit is likely to have been a third of a mile diameter space rock. This celestial crash left Gault with...

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


  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The extremely remote chance that a dangerous mountain sized space rock has our number on it is what keeps my team going to our four telescopes in t...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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For the first time in history, an asteroid hunting team, the Catalina Sky Survey, has discovered more than 1,000 Earth approaching asteroids in a s...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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During Comet C/2018 V4 Africano's last visit to the inner solar system humans were erecting the outer ring at Stonehenge. At the rate human's are c...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, WTIP, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jan 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Recently, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Hannes Growler discovered an Earth approaching asteroid which has a speed consistent with it being eject...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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"Whistles in the Mist" is the award-winning documentary on the whistling style of speech that developed in the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. Linguis...

Bought by KXCV, WNMU-FM, Troy Public Radio, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 4
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An interstellar traveler visits our neighborhood on its tour of the Milky Way.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WLPR, KKRN, and WTIP


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The discovery of a Jupiter family comet whose fate is to become a garden variety main belt asteroid.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On Halloween night while observing with the Catalina Sky Survey's 60 inch telescope on Mt. Lemmon, Arizona I discovered 21 space rocks streaking th...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, WTIP, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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As asteroid hunters equipment and skills continue to improve we will be able to find and track some of these tiny impactors and perhaps be able to ...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Space is not all that far away. If a powerful solar eruption in 2012 had happened a week earlier, the blast of radiation would have caused wide sp...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The discovery of two large ghostly neighbors approximately 65,000 by 45,000 miles in size at the L4 and L5 sites approximately 250,000 miles from b...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Since 1900 there have been 11 close approaches by asteroids larger than 300 feet in diameter. One of them, the Tunguska Object was about 400 feet ...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Aten Asteroids are stealthy space rocks which can be dim and hard to detect since for most of their path about the Sun their illuminated side is f...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Half of young British people say they're bisexually inclined, how to become a Jedi warrior right here on planet Earth, and ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten hours and 46 minutes after my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Greg Leonard discovered a Toyota RAV4 sized space rock, now named 2018 UA, streaking...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and KSFR


  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5