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The Voygaer spacecraft has finally made it into interstellar space! Just what does that mean?  Listen to this episode to learn about where no man has gone before!

Direct download: voyager.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CST

In this Radio Astronomy Podcast physics graduate students Garth Whelan and Andrew Seltzman discuss the challenges of human missions to Mars.

Direct download: marsduo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm CST

Do you have what it takes to be a Citizen Scientist?  Find out in this episode!

Direct download: citizensci.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06am CST

In this episode we discuss all the amazing things the Kepler space mission did and what is the future of planet hunting!

Direct download: kepler.mp3
Category:Kepler -- posted at: 12:03am CST

In this episode learn about the history of Novas with Dr. Jim Lattis of UW Astronomy!

Direct download: novadel.mp3
Category:Nova, history of astronomy -- posted at: 12:01am CST

Learn a little about light in this short clip taken from Radio Astronomy 89.9 FM WORT Madison, Wi

Direct download: Radioastro_Jan22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm CST

In this short clip learn about the James Webb Space Telescope, the sucessor to the Hubble Space Telescope

Direct download: jwst.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm CST

Why isn't Pluto a planet?  What is the definition of a planet?  Why is Pluto still super cool anyway!?  We'll answer these questions in this episode of 5 Minute Astronomy.  Clip taken from Radio Astronomy 89.9FM WORT in Madison, Wi.

Direct download: jul17pluto.mp3
Category:Pluto, Blakesley Burkhart -- posted at: 7:37pm CST

Saturn Graces our Summer Skies

Saturn graces the summar skies of Madison, Wi and the Northern Hemisphere.  Listen in to hear about Saturn, its ring, and its moons which could harbor life!  What does Saturn sound like?  Check it out in this short clip on Saturn!

 Clip from WORT 89.9 FM Radio Astronomy Summer 2013.

Direct download: saturn.mp3
Category:Saturn, Blakesley Burkhart -- posted at: 7:25pm CST

Vacation to Mars!

On this episode of Radio Astronomy we'll learn about what it might be like to take a vacation on Mars!

Direct download: mars.mp3
Category:Mars, Blakesley Burkhart -- posted at: 5:37pm CST