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A plethora of constellations
The earliest sunset of the year will be Monday December 7th at approximately 4:35 pm. We will start to see sunsets coming later and later
Air Date: December 7, 2009
Black holes and quantum mechanics
Fears of black holes right here on earth? Not probable. However, the Large Hadron Collider was tested in Europe, which could lead to disc
Air Date: November 30, 2009
No Night without a Telescope program
Only a few more days to check out the No Night without a Telescope program at area universities. Among those participating in the program
Air Date: November 23, 2009
Getting closer to the”Big Bang”
Astronomers discover some of the oldest galaxies to date, a mere 787 million years after the “Big Bang.” But remember distanc
Air Date: November 16, 2009
Could your next vacation be in space?
It wasn’t long ago that commercial space exploration was considered out of reach, but now companies like Google are upping the ante
Air Date: November 9, 2009
Ares I launch a success!
It’s finally time to push the clocks back an hour and grab an extra hour of sleep, but what’s behind this change in daylight?
Air Date: November 2, 2009
32 Exoplanets Discovered
Thirty-two planets have been discovered beyond our solar system, which is a step forward in the search for planets like earth. Don’
Air Date: October 26, 2009
Enormous new ring discovered around Saturn
An enormous ring has been discovered around Saturn by the Spitzer space telescope. The discovery helped solve a long standing mystery abo
Air Date: October 19, 2009
When the dust settles
LCROSS impacted with the moon last Friday. Now that the lunar dust has settled, what did scientists find out about the presence of water
Air Date: October 12, 2009
The search for water on the moon
This Friday at 7:30 am the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite or LCROSS are both going t
Air Date: October 5, 2009
Messenger space craft gets close to Mercury
The Messenger space craft gets 142 miles from Mercury. It left earth a few years ago, but orbited around earth first, then Venus and fina
Air Date: September 28, 2009
A new rocky planet, and the surface is sizzling
The last day of summer is upon us and a new rocky planet has finally been confirmed by scientists. Close to the size of Jupiter, this roc
Air Date: September 21, 2009
A Renewed Hubble Telescope
A repaired Hubble telescope is almost like new, which means it has new capabilities to take images that are much improved. Now we can der
Air Date: September 14, 2009
Mars comes into view
Plenty of great viewing coming up this Sunday morning when Mars will be visible. Despite the warnings you may have heard about this inter
Air Date: September 7, 2009
Galileo, an inventor and entrepreneur
This month 400 years ago the astronomer and inventor, Galileo, was presenting his new fangled device, the telescope, to the Venetian cour
Air Date: August 31, 2009
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