EarthSky 22 Minutes: November 8, 2010

November meteor showers, a frozen zoo, butterfly medicine, a Bill of Rights for aliens – plus some great music – all this week on EarthSky 22.

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Here’s the full lineup for this week’s 22-minute EarthSky.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

Music: The Black and White Years, “Up!”

Image Credit: Randy Son of Robert

Music: One Hundred Flowers, “Rat Trap”

Scientist Soundbite: Jaap de Roode says monarch butterflies use plants for medicine (with Beth Lebwohl)

Music: Monarchs, “Those Words, Those Frames”

(with Lindsay Patterson) Charles Perrings: ’20 targets to slow biodiversity loss by 2020′


Austin band Sleep Good

Music: Sleep Good, “Shoney’s”

(with Ryan Britton) Weird Science: A declaration of alien rights

Music: Daniel Webb, “Leona Lays”

(with Jorge Salazar) Dr. Claire Broome on California’s whooping cough outbreak

Music: Dana Falconberry, “Birthday Song”

Oliver Ryder:  Frozen Zoo closer to saving endangered species (with Lindsay Patterson)

Music: The Story Of, “Lights on the Landing”

Global Night Sky with Deborah Byrd: November’s meteor showers

Music: The Black and White Years, “Up!”

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