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Original tape date: December 7, 2015.
First aired: January 5, 2016.
This month Science & U! is blasting off into space. Join us on a journey throughout the universe:
Donna Hanover visits the Hayden Planetarium to learn some of the basics of what's out there beyond our planet.
Carol Anne Riddell talks with retired astronaut Ron Garan about his experiences on the International Space Station.
Andrew Falzon looks for answers behind the mystery of a type of matter that can't seem to be understood, dark matter.
Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson explores the possibilities of life on Mars following the recent discovery of liquid water.
Mike Gilliam gets curious about whether we are alone in the universe and how far we'll have to go for the answer. It turns out we may not even need to leave our solar system.
Ari Goldberg brings us back to Earth to explain one of the most beautiful phenomenon in our world, the Northern Lights.
For More Information:
Rori Baldari Member, Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Joe Delfausse Member, Amateur Astronomers Assocation of New York
Ron Garan Retired Astronaut, NASA
Jim Green Director of Planetary Science, NASA
Carey Horwitz Member, Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Dr. Mordecai-Mark Mac Low American Museum of Natural History
Stuart McNiell Educator, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Michael A. Meyer Lead Scientist, Mars Exploration Program
Dr. Emily L. Rice, Ph.D. Astrophysicist; Professor, American Museum of Natural History Hayden Planetarium; College of Staten Island/CUNY
Prof. Irving K. Robbins Astrophysical Observatory Director, College of Staten Island/CUNY
Dr. Martin Weiss The New York Hall of Science
Saturn Moves Across The SkyAmateur Astronomers Association member Joe Delfausse talks about Saturn in the night sky.
Citizen of the UniverseAmateur Astronomers Association member Rori Baldari discusses what astronomy means to her.
Nebula ExplainedDr. Emily Rice explains where the term "nebula" comes from and what it is used to define.
Brown Dwarfs ExplainedDr. Emily Rice explains what a Brown Dwarf is and how it differs from other stars.
Future of Space TravelFormer NASA Astronaut Ron Garan tells us his vision for the future of space travel.
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