Living on Earth is an environmental news and information program. Each week host Steve Curwood guides the listener through a mix of news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.
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.
Hosted by Dave Heller
Hosted by Dr. Derrick H. Pitts
Follow a replay of the NASA lunar exploration events from 49 years ago online.
Air Date: July 17, 2018
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft arrives at asteroid Ryugu on Wednesday, beginning a string of encounters including fly-bys,
Air Date: July 10, 2018
Independence Day is sandwiched between the start of the dog days of summer and Aphelion.
The dog days of summer are traditionally
Air Date: July 2, 2018
Dave Heller and Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, discuss efforts to peer all the way back in time and space wit
Air Date: June 25, 2018
Tomorrow evening at the University of Pennsylvania’s David Rittenhouse Laboratory, Derrick is moderating a panel discussion for asp
Air Date: June 18, 2018
As we approach Summer Solstice, vertical shadows come to their shortest length. Stepping out for lunch with your work colleagues tomorrow
Air Date: June 11, 2018
Daylight lasts 14 hours and 52 minutes now, and the rate at which we’re gaining daylight is slowing dramatically. The rate at which we
Air Date: June 4, 2018
An especially carnivorous supermassive black hole sitting at the center of a galaxy is gobbling galactic gases at an astonishing rate
Air Date: May 21, 2018
Is the current volcanic activity in Hawaii possible elsewhere in the solar system?
Mercury, Venus, and Mars no longer have volcani
Air Date: May 14, 2018
Newly discovered? A purple planet! Actually, the color suggestion is just speculation based on the planet’s expected chemical compo
Air Date: April 30, 2018
Our sun, like so many others, was born as part of a cluster of stars. Sibling stars have the same chemical composition and can be discove
Air Date: April 24, 2018
Scientists at the University of Washington have developed the tech to ‘see’ what could be a low-mass particle responsible for
Air Date: April 17, 2018
Astronomers have detected a galaxy that seems to be devoid of dark matter. That possibility has theorists re-evaluating gravity’s r
Air Date: April 9, 2018
Move over Stonehenge – Philadelphia will feature its own version on Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m., when the sunset will align with M
Air Date: April 2, 2018
An acceptable range for the estimated number of galaxies in the universe is between 100 and 200 billion, according to astronomer Mario Li
Air Date: March 26, 2018
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