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Image of the morning sky. Image: Aileen O'Donoghue
Image of the morning sky. Image: Aileen O'Donoghue

Saturday Equinox means autumn to many

Unfortunately, Aileen O'Donoghue is home sick, so she can't share her thoughts on the upcoming Equinox, this Saturday at 10:45am. However, O'Donoghue did ask listeners to join her next week at St. Lawrence University, where there will be a 3-day Climate Change Forum on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. O'Donoghue, an astronomy and climate professor in the physics department at St. Lawrence, has been working with the staff to organize this forum.  Go to full article
Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue
Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue

Why it's warm, and more about the night sky

Physics professor Aileen O'Donoghue's visit to NCPR studios this morning was a two-fer. O'Donoghue teaches astronomy and climate at St. Lawrence University. So this morning, before talking about where the planets are in the night sky, and how the lovely new moon will rise this week, she explained how the scant snow this winter is contributing to the current hot spell.
She talked with Martha Foley.  Go to full article

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