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Would you go on a one-way trip to Mars knowing that you might not have a way to get back to earth?
Skytalk is hosted by WHYY's Dave Heller. Each week he discusses the latest news in astronomy with Dr. Derrick H. Pitts of the Franklin Institute.
Speedy reactor cleanups may carry both risks and rewards
Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up in less time than usual.
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Trying to keep Pa.’s bats flying in the face of an epidemic
Researchers hope treatment can help endangered bats hang on in the face of white-nose syndrome
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Celebrate Snoopy and the Gang
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing dress rehearsal flight Apollo 10.
Astronauts Tom Stafford, John Young and Ge
Air Date: May 17, 2019
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