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Astronomy

January's Night Sky

It was another clear morning, with bright stars in the eastern and western skies. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

The Winter Night Sky: Venus and Mother O'Ryan

Anyone who was up and looking east this morning could not have missed a spectacular site: the crescent moon and Venus. Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue about the night sky.  Go to full article

The November Night Sky: Planets, Stars and Meteor Showers!

This week's Leonid meteor shower may be the largest such display until the end of the century, with hundreds of meteors visible in the night sky. Martha Foley talks with Aileen O'Donoghue, St. Lawrence University Associate Professor of Physics, about this spectacular meteor shower and other celestial events.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Asteroids

Asteroids have left their mark on the earth and moon, but how big do they need to be in order to make it through the earth's atmosphere?  Go to full article

Great Lakes Radio Consortium: Women Astronomers

Astronomy historically has been dominated by men, but women have left their mark over the years. A new planetarium show is trying to shine a little light on advances in...  Go to full article

Light Pollution: Taking Back the Night Sky

The invention of electric lights at the end of the 19th Century ended the ancient tyranny of darkness over our lives. Turning on the lights at night has allowed us to make...  Go to full article

Narural Selections: Meteors

What can you tell about meteors from how they look? Find out what they're made of with Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager.  Go to full article

Watching the Summer Stars

The summer solstice and watching the stars--Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue.  Go to full article

The Spring Night Sky

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University Physics professor Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue about spring star gazing.  Go to full article

The February Night Sky

Martha Foley checks in with St. Lawrence University Physics Professor and Astronomer Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue about recent astronomical sightings.  Go to full article

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