co-author, Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders
It may be the only book amateur astronomers need. We'll talk with Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders co-author Robert Bruce Thompson. Bill Nye provides reassurance regarding dependence on Russia for access to the ISS. Emily Lakdawalla shines a light on optical communication with spacecraft, and Bruce Betts provides his own guide to the night sky. Mat and Bruce return to giving away Planetary Radio t-shirts in a new space trivia contest.
Astronomy and CosmologySeptember 1, 2008304.htmlhttps://planetary.s3.amazonaws.com/radio/pr20080901_64kb.mp3