astrophysics

Connections: Can human beings ever move to another planet?

Elon Musk says humans will land on Mars by 2026 and could eventually move there in large numbers. But science writer Shannon Stirone says that Mars is ...
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Mon, 03/15/2021 - 10:18am
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Connections: Science's next frontier - inside alien worlds

Astrophysicist Adam Frank says that science has united us during this very difficult year. Writing for NBCNews.com , Frank argues, "It is no...
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Thu, 01/28/2021 - 10:38am
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Connections: Could fast radio bursts from space be coming from...aliens?

Scientists say they don’t know what to make of a pattern of fast radio bursts that’s coming from space every 16 days. While it’s known that the signal...
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Wed, 02/26/2020 - 9:47am
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Connections: Astrophysicist Adam Frank on climate change narratives

Astrophysicist Adam Frank recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post that addressed narratives about climate change. In the piece, titled, ...
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Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

It has been 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, and we discuss what it took for the U.S. to meet John F. Kennedy's goal. What kind of technology...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: Was Oumuamua created by aliens?!

Oumuamua is the strange, cigar-shaped space rock that hurtled through our interstellar neighborhood at high speed, then left as fast as it came....
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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:25am
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Connections: Astrophysicist Adam Frank and his book, "Light of the Stars"

Astrophysicist Adam Frank joins us to discuss his new book, "Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth." Frank writes about how our...
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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:25am
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Connections: How can we prepare for an asteroid strike?

We discuss the recent asteroid that nearly missed hitting Earth. Our guests discuss techniques that we can use to protect ourselves, how much warning we...
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Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:08am
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Connections: Could an object visiting our solar system have extraordinary origins?

There’s a dark, mysterious object visiting our solar system, and astronomers in Hawaii say its behavior has them wondering if it could be an artificial...
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Fri, 12/22/2017 - 9:04am
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