EarthSky 22: Comet PANSTARRS approaches!
Lead Producer and Host: Mike Brennan
Science News of the Week:
March 13th inauguration of the ALMA telescope in Chile
Women’s feet may permanently change after childbirth
Third Van Alan radiation belt discovered by Van Alan probes
Reef fish recovering in reserve near Florida Keys
Song of the Week:
Hundred Visions’ “Last Cab from Tunis”.
Featured This Week:
Two Comets in 2013 It’s a rare occasion to have a comet come close enough to observe with the unaided eye. This year, we may be able to see two comets. EarthSky’s Deborah Byrd and Michael Brennan discuss the two comets of 2013. First up is Comet PANSTARRS, which should become visible in the Northern Hemisphere this week.
The World’s Quietest Room Jorge Salazar talks to Ryan Britton about the science of silence, and how complete quiet can make you crazy.
Thanks for listening in to your 22 minutes of science and music!
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