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Planet Special – Mercury

1/19/13  8 – 10pm EST A tribute to our Sun’s closest terrestrial neighbor, where day and night differ by hundreds of degrees.  The elusive Mercury, hiding in the perma-glow, has an iron core the size of our moon. We’ll keep it smooth on this quick orbit.  Join in on the …

Voyager 1 leaving our Solar System

The Voyager 1 spacecraft, traveling since 1977, will soon leave our solar system.  Voyager 1 is the most distant human-made object from Earth.  Before the launch of the 2 identical Voyager spacecraft each was equipped with a gold plated, copper phonograph record.  Designed by some of the greatest human thinkers …