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The current (approximately 11-year-long) Solar Cycle is about to come to an end. Several years of long stretches of days without sunspot
Air Date: August 13, 2018
Mars’ close approach is Tuesday, July 31. A large subglacial lake of (very salty) liquid water has been found on Mars. This conclus
Air Date: July 31, 2018
Scientists have discovered 12 more of Jupiter’s moons, bringing the planet’s total count to 79. There are 175 known moons in
Air Date: July 23, 2018
Follow a replay of the NASA lunar exploration events from 49 years ago online.
Air Date: July 17, 2018
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft arrives at asteroid Ryugu on Wednesday, beginning a string of encounters including fly-bys,
Air Date: July 10, 2018
Independence Day is sandwiched between the start of the dog days of summer and Aphelion.
The dog days of summer are traditionally
Air Date: July 2, 2018
Dave Heller and Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, discuss efforts to peer all the way back in time and space wit
Air Date: June 25, 2018
Tomorrow evening at the University of Pennsylvania’s David Rittenhouse Laboratory, Derrick is moderating a panel discussion for asp
Air Date: June 18, 2018
As we approach Summer Solstice, vertical shadows come to their shortest length. Stepping out for lunch with your work colleagues tomorrow
Air Date: June 11, 2018
Daylight lasts 14 hours and 52 minutes now, and the rate at which we’re gaining daylight is slowing dramatically. The rate at which we
Air Date: June 4, 2018
An especially carnivorous supermassive black hole sitting at the center of a galaxy is gobbling galactic gases at an astonishing rate
Air Date: May 21, 2018
Is the current volcanic activity in Hawaii possible elsewhere in the solar system?
Mercury, Venus, and Mars no longer have volcani
Air Date: May 14, 2018
Newly discovered? A purple planet! Actually, the color suggestion is just speculation based on the planet’s expected chemical compo
Air Date: April 30, 2018
Our sun, like so many others, was born as part of a cluster of stars. Sibling stars have the same chemical composition and can be discove
Air Date: April 24, 2018
Scientists at the University of Washington have developed the tech to ‘see’ what could be a low-mass particle responsible for
Air Date: April 17, 2018
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