Welcome to the eigth installment of The Planetary Post, our monthly newsletter from Robert Picardo featuring the most notable space happenings. This month we journey to San Diego Comic-Con and quiz Trekkies and NASA scientists with trivia to celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary.
Welcome to the seventh installment of The Planetary Post, our monthly newsletter from Robert Picardo featuring the most notable space happenings. This month we explore the night skies of the U.S. National Parks and much more.
Bill Nye stops by for a tasty episode about globular clusters. Part of a balanced galaxy!
CaLisa Lee takes us to Death Valley National Park to talk to rangers and astronomers about how and why National Parks keep the night sky so dark.
CaLisa Lee headed out to Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area for their annual Summer Star Festival. Hear from rangers, astronomer, and volunteers about how we can enjoy the connection to the night sky in the U.S. National Parks.
CaLisa Lee takes us to the North rim of the Grand Canyon for their annual Star Party event. Hear from rangers and astronomers about how the night sky can connect us to other people and the past.
Bruce is at Mt. Wilson to explain how big telescopes, like the 100-inch, can look deep into space.
Bruce is feeling small at Mt. Wilson as he explains how Edwin Hubble helped define our place in space.
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