Conceived as a cross between a Sunday newspaper and CBS' Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.
Hubble Space Telescope: a gateway into the past
Image credit: Hubblesite.org
Hubble Space Telescope has detected galaxies formed 600 to 800 million years
Air Date: January 11, 2010
Astronomical forecasts for the new year
Let’s ring in the new year with some great astronomical forecasts. First, an Annular eclipse rarely seen, but unfortunately not see
Air Date: January 4, 2010
A Super-Earth with an atmosphere is discovered
As 2009 comes to a close we talk about why sunset/sunrise times are off from solstice. Plus, talk about small!! Astronomers find a small
Air Date: December 28, 2009
Winter solstice and the holidays
December 21st at 12:47 pm marks the arrival of earth at Winter Solstice. While we think of the beginning of Winter as starting on a parti
Air Date: December 21, 2009
Images of tenth exoplanet
Can stars be forced out of our galaxy? Once they are, they simply go rogue and stay out there on their own since the space between galaxi
Air Date: December 14, 2009
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
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