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| Earth on Jan 26, 2013

EarthSky 22: Dino tracks

This week, Mike talks with a scientist with a revised theory about some dinosaur tracks, Deborah talks full moon, and there’s new music from Phosphorescent. Enjoy!

Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Emily Howard, Jorge Salazar

Science News of the Week:

Anthony Romilio of the University of Queensland. Photo by Steve Salisbury via University of Queensland website.

Plans are in place for robot spacecraft to mine near-Earth asteroids

Computer data successfully stored on a strand of DNA

Researchers map brain’s emotional intelligence

New study links lightning to headaches and migraines

Song of the Week:

Phosphorescent’s “Song for Zula”

Featured This Week:

Dinosaur Tracks Michael Brennan speaks with Anthony Romilio about his study of the dinosaur tracks in the Lark Quarry Conservation Park in Australia, once thought to be the only known site of a dinosaur stampede. His new research changes the story.

Full Moon Deborah Byrd discusses this week’s full moon, what causes the phases of the moon, and when to see the star Regulus and planet Saturn this week.

Thanks for listening in to your 22 minutes of science and music!

This week’s musical contributors:

The Black and White Years

Phosphorescent

One Hundred Flowers

Sleep Good

Echocentrics