EarthSky 22: Voyager at our solar system’s outer limits

The amazing Voyager spacecraft, plus Comet Elenin, parking lot rage, and why we’re so fascinated by violence and gore. EarthSky 22 – your 22 minutes of science and music.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

This week’s lineup:

Voyager. NASA’s Voyager reaches the outer edges of the heliosphere. Jorge Salazar talks with Ed Stone, project scientist on the Voyager mission.

Weird Science with Ryan Britton. Parking lot rage! How to avoid it and secure your parking spot with ease.

The Science of Violence. Beth Lebwohl speaks with Dr. Jefferey Kottler, professor of counseling at California State University-Fullerton about why some humans are drawn to violence and gore, and his latest book Lust for Blood: Why we are Fascinated by Death, Murder, Horror, and Violence

Global Night Sky with Deborah Byrd. Deborah dispels the nasty doomsday rumors floating around the internet about newly discovered comet, Elenin.

This week’s musical contributors:


The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers

The Sour Notes

Mother Falcon

EarthSky 22