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Over the past 50 years, in the interior of Australian meteorites, scientists have discovered a large variety of extraterrestrial organic substances...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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Recently a group of high inclination asteroids hiding in Jupiter's shadow have been identified. Encounters with the giant planet's gravity could c...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Dec 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Recent findings, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research suggests that there is more water locked in the minerals of nearby asteroids, whi...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Nine hours after it was discovered a tiny, 4 foot in diameter, space rock streaked less than 4,000 miles above southern Africa as it passed throug...

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


  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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October of 2019 was a record breaking month for my team the Catalina Sky Survey during which we discovered 240 Earth approaching asteroids. This di...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In ancient times, Aboriginal people in southwestern Australia quarried fine grained rock on an ancient hill called Barlangi Rock to make very sharp...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Sat up - As we enter the age of satellite mega-constellations, it’s time to celebrate an unsung satellite hero that’s wa...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On a clear but windy night, near the fall equinox, my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Greg Leonard was able to discover and verify 23 new Earth approa...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An object the size of this huge space rock enters the Earth's atmosphere every 180,000 years with an energy of 5,800 megatons of TNT. The only pla...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The race to explore the Moon by robots and eventually human lunar colonists is on. Near the lunar south pole human space colonists could use solar ...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In the American southwest we welcome the Monsoon rainy season during which the Earth receives much needed moisture. However, after six weeks of clo...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In a most amazing turn of events, an international team of astronomers have published research in the Journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters w...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Phoenicids are a minor meteor shower which was discovered by the first Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition on December 5, 1956. To spot the ...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Imagine how strange and wonderful it would be to witness such an event. When the impacting object hit it produced huge boulders, which held loose...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The Chinese, Chang'e 4 made a soft landing on the far side of the Moon where it is impossible to have direct radio communications with the Earth. I...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On October 7, 2018 the moonless night sky became 25% brighter and reached the point where it is at a small light polluted city, all without human ...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In 2018 there were 15 Meteorite Fall Events for which observers saw a fireball streaking across the sky which then led to the discovery of pieces o...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A given piece of ground on Mars receives several times more space rock impacts than a similar sized area on Earth. Perhaps, in the future the Marti...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Imagine being under a clear natural night sky, with no moon, waiting to see stars down to the horizon, the Milky Way, star clusters, planets, the z...

Bought by WTIP, KRWG, WLPR, KSFR, and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Right-Wing Terrorist Groups on the Rise as Trump Cuts Funds to Fight Whit...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Statistically, asteroid hunters are thought to have discovered 90 to 95% of the Earth approaching asteroids larger than about 3,000 feet in diamete...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In 2018 Asteroid Hunters discovered 1839 previously unknown space rocks as they passed through our celestial neighborhood. The largest and most dan...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Fortunately, on its current path, the most dangerous asteroid discovered in 2018 cannot come closer than 12.5 times the Moon's distance to humanity...

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  • Added: May 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Being a near Earth asteroid is already a lonely existence since the paths of these small space rocks seldom bring them near any other material obje...

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  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This week on the show: Does AI know my child better than I? An alarming amount of children suffer from depression and anxiety. One principle reas...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1