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Let’s Redirect an Asteroid – This week on “Planetary Radio”

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Let’s Redirect an Asteroid – This week on “Planetary Radio”

ARM is the Asteroid Redirect Mission, and sometimes it seems that it doesn’t have a friend in the world. But it does, and Jonathan Goff of Altius Space Machines is one. Emily Lakdawalla reports on the Curiosity rover’s latest drill down into Mars. Bill Nye the Science Guy says LightSail is just one of the many cubesats planned for space missions. Bruce Betts helps Mat Kaplan with his pronunciation on this week’s edition of What’s Up. Guest: Jonathan Goff, President and CEO, Altius Space Machines The Planetary Society’s weekly show that takes your listeners to the final frontier.    ...

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Landscapes of Longevity – This week on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Landscapes of Longevity  – This week on “With Good Reason”

Blue zones are areas of the world that have been identified as having the longest expected lifespans. Reuben Rainey and Asa Eslocker (University of Virginia) explain the factors that create these “landscapes of longevity.” Plus: Today, most computers have more than one tiny silicon brain that makes them tick—this is called parallel computing. And yet, kids are still learning to program for only one “brain.” Wu-chun Feng (Virginia Tech) is working on an interface that makes parallel computing much less intimidating. He is also accelerating cancer research using Microsoft Cloud. Later in the...

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Lochsa Lodge – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Lochsa Lodge – This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Each year Odyssey Tours and Clay Jenkinson host a winter humanities retreat at Lochsa Lodge in north-central Idaho. This week’s program, hosted by Russ Eagle, was recorded on location during the winter book retreat and and features questions for President Jefferson from those in attendance. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click...

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The Truth About Cultural Bias – This week on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

The Truth About Cultural Bias – This week on “With Good Reason”

Sharply different reactions to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial reveal the racial divide that persists in America. The author of a book about race and cultural bias, Allen Lewis (James Madison University), looks at race in light of the Obama presidency and the George Zimmerman and Michael Dunn court cases. Also: The Geography of Slavery website catalogues more than 4,000 advertisements offering rewards for runaway slaves (including one written by Thomas Jefferson) placed in newspapers in the later part of the 18th century. Tom Costa (University of Virginia’s College at Wise) says...

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Found! Beagle 2 on Mars – This week on “Planetary Radio”

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in News, Radio News | 0 comments

Found! Beagle 2 on Mars – This week on “Planetary Radio”

The Beagle 2 Mars lander disappeared after it separated from the Mars Express orbiter on Christmas Day, 2003. Eleven years later, it has been found, partially-deployed on the Martian surface. Longtime Beagle 2 mission leader Mark Sims tells the story. Bill Nye argues for restoration of funds for two great missions. Emily Lakdawalla marvels at incredibly detailed images taken by the Rosetta comet mission. What’s Up goes to school as Mat Kaplan talks to Bruce Betts during his live distance learning astronomy class. Guests: Mark Sims, Professor of Astrobiology and Spacecraft Instrumentation,...

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