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by Mat Kaplan
The voice of Planetary Radio and our man about town, Mat Kaplan visits with scientists, engineers, project managers, advocates, writers, and all sorts of cool space people who provide a unique perspective on the quest for knowledge about our solar system and beyond and brings them all to you weekly via radio, podcast, and video.
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Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/07/08 04:19 CDT
Astronomer Timothy Spahr directs the Minor Planet Center, the global clearinghouse for asteroids, comets and other relatively small objects in the solar system, including moons. He also coordinates the Society's Shoemaker NEO grant program.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/06/17 06:59 CDT
We've got a full house for this evening's Planetary Radio Live, but you can watch the live webcast with singer/songwriter Peter Mayer and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
The extended, mostly unedited recordings of my conversations with many of the people I spoke to at the ALMA Observatory in Chile. Also, the full English translation of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's speech.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/03/10 11:10 CDT
Great dinner and great conversation with staff of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, topped by Chile's national drink.
Posted by Mat Kaplan on 2013/03/02 07:00 CST
The second in a series of audio blogs chronicling my trip to the driest spot on Earth, Chile's Atacama desert, to see the inauguration of the ALMA Observatory. Al Wootten and Alison Peck tell the story of ALMA.