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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 ...

Bought by KKRN, KSFR, and KRWG


  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by KRWG


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KRWG


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 ...

Bought by WLPR, KSFR, and KRWG


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WLPR and KSFR


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KSFR, WLPR, and KRWG


  • Added: Sep 01, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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 ...

Bought by KSFR, WLPR, KRZA, and KRWG


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by WLPR, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by KSFR, WLPR, and KRWG


  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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 KRWG, WLPR, KSFR, and Bandon Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by WKPW and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KRWG and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KRWG, WLPR, and KSFR


  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, KRWG, and KKRN


  • 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...

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


  • 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
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During a recent 30 day period, 11 small space rocks passed closer to us than the Moon. If one of them were to enter our atmosphere and you were di...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, KKRN, and KGHI


  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This week on the show: Kaboom - Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer meg...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Humans are slamming projectiles into space rocks. These experiments will give us the know how to deal with a dangerous space rock which has our num...

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: May 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1972 Apollo 16 astronauts took an ultraviolet image of the Earth from the Moon which shows that like the Sun ,the Earth too, has a faint corona...

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


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KRWG, WTIP, WLPR, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WTIP, WLPR, KSFR, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WTIP, WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A small telescope makes a substantial contribution to our knowledge of the celestial visitors to our neighborhood.

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 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