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What constitutes celestial death?
Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse. No we’re not talking about rock stars, but stars in the night sky. Some star
Air Date: March 2, 2009
A star is born
Conditions in space are so very different than that of earth. When you think of hot, you think red, right? Not so in space. A hot star is
Air Date: February 23, 2009
A new planet
Another piece of the cosmic puzzle is discovered. A new planet less than twice the size of earth orbiting a sun like star. A rocky planet
Air Date: February 9, 2009
The night sky
When you look at the night sky, do you know how many stars or other points of light can be seen by the naked eye? How did ancient observe
Air Date: February 2, 2009
“Back-to-basics” month continues on SkyTalk as Derrick Pitts and WHYY’s Dave Heller examine how we see the uni
Air Date: January 26, 2009
Back to basics: the moon, the sun and the stars
Can you identify the 12 constellations of the zodiac? How about the names of all the planets in our galaxy? No, well that’s okay, W
Air Date: January 19, 2009
How the sky appears to us
WHYY-FM’s Dave Heller and astronomer Derrick Pitts celebrate Skytalk’s 18th season on the air by doing what they do best̷
Air Date: January 12, 2009
World clock jumps ahead by a second
Can’t wait another second? Neither can WHYY-FM’s Dave Heller and astronomer Derrick Pitts. A Leap Second was added at 7 p.m.
Air Date: January 5, 2009
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