EarthSky 22: Meet a dark matter hunter
Science news of the week:
Milky Way galaxy might have 100 billion planets
January 10 7.3-magnitude earthquake off coast of Sumatra, Indonesia
Most distant galaxy cluster to date is 13.1 billion light years away!
Three U.S. citizens arrested in illegal scheme to market and sell stem cell treatments
Song of the week:
Dana Falconberry’s “Petoskey Stone” from her new EP album Though I Didn’t Call, It Came.
This week’s featured stories:
Dark Matter Hunter Jorge Salazar speaks with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti, pictured at right. She is searching for dark matter in our universe by looking for the ripples it leaves on visible elements of galaxies.
Global Night Sky Skywatching Orion Deborah Byrd on everyone’s favorite constellation, Orion the Hunter, in early 2012.
Thanks for listening in. We’ll catch ya next week!
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