Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan
Science News of the Week:
Mars Curiosity rover scoping out its first scoop of martian soil
Yaks are back
Reconstructing the spine of the first four-legged creature
New South Pole plaque gives a shout out to Neil Armstrong and Pluto
Song of the Week:
Featured This Week:
Closest Moon-Jupiter Conjunction Until 2026 Deborah Byrd suggests you start watching several days before the January 21 conjunction.
Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Forecasting EarthSky weather blogger Matt Daniel talks with Dr. Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, about what hurricane forecasters do in the off season, and what they learned from Hurricane Sandy.
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