Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan
Science news of the week:
Scientists have announced a new system to generate local forecasts of seasonal influenza outbreaks
People around the world viewed the penumbral eclipse of the moon on November 28
A large and violent tornado struck southern Italy on November 28th
Astronomers have discovered vast comet belts surrounding two nearby planetary systems
Song of the Week:
The Eastern Sea‘s “Wasn’t For Love” off their 2012 album Plague
Featured This Week:
Jupiter at Opposition Deborah Byrd and Michael Brennan talk about observing the planet Jupiter, opposite the sun this week.
Jesse Wood‘s “Danger in the Dancehall” off his upcoming album Get Your Burdens Lifted
Planets and Pyramids Michael Brennan speaks with astronomer Dr. Phil Plait about the image circulating online of three planets aligned over the apex of the three Giza pyramids.
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