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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.
We talk with Loren Grush about her new book, “The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women Astronauts,” which retraces the history of the first American women in space.
Air Date: September 29, 2023
Pennsylvania to increase PFAS monitoring in rivers and streams
The announcement comes a month after the USGS found 76% of waterways in the state contain PFAS.
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NASA’s 1st asteroid samples land on Earth after release from spacecraft
Scientists expect to get at least a cup of rubble from Bennu. The pristine samples are believed to be leftover building blocks from the dawn of our solar system.
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