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June 24, 2008

 

Mars & Phobos

The Colonization Conundrum

You want to build a spaceship that can travel from Earth to the newly established colony on Mars, but there's no way a human crew can survive the trip.

June 17, 2008

 

The Blackhole

Total Eclipse of a Black Hole

Have you ever wondered about the terms "Black Hole" or "Supernova" meant? If no or even you would like to learn more, then listen to this edition of AMOS.

June 15, 2008

 

A Photograph of the Moon

The Vibrating Moon

The startling experience of five British monks from the twelfth century who saw an enormous explosion occur on the moon. The moon still be vibrating today.

June 15, 2008

 

An Photograph of the Moon

They Saw the Moon Go Boom

How many times have you actually seen a star explode or a asteroid at night? Have ever learned about how the records of these events are taken? Then tune in.

March 25, 2008

 

The Sun exploding while setting over the Pacific Ocean in California

The Sun Just Blew Up!

How do you know the sun didn't just explode? We aren't talking about the everyday, run-of-the-mill controlled explosion the sun is always doing, but a big boom.

November 29, 2007

 

Ocean view from cliff

Comet Water

Water is pretty incredible. Oceans cover 70% of the planet and our bodies are something like 60% water. Where did all this water come from?

August 21, 2007

 

Moon at night

Steady, Steady

The relatively small Earth, with its sizable moon, is the only planet we know of with life on it. Coincidence?

June 29, 2007

 

Person On Bathroom Scale

The Equatorial Weight-loss Program

You've tried all sorts of diets, you work out regularly, and you avoid fatty foods, yet still nothing seems to take off those extra pounds eh?

April 15, 2007

 

mcnaught comet

Swift’s Comet

What happens to a comet after it's exciting entrance into our orbit?

April 9, 2007

 

a scaled model of the voyager spacecraft

A Message from Afar

How can scientist know so much about the sun's heliosheath without being able to go there?

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