Tag: Astronomy

Book of Nature, Ep. 32: Comets!

In this latest episode of Book of Nature (Recorded in mid-December, 2018) the Book of Nature trio discuss Comets, the “dirty snowballs” that are our periodically-visiting Solar System Neighbors.  Among our topics in this episode are: Comets as portents of doom, or as signs of blessings Our personal experiences with recent comets The orbital characteristics…

Book of Nature, Episode 8: Pluto

Download or Stream This Episode In this episode, Todd Pedlar leads a discussion with Dan Dawson and Charles Hackney concerning the erstwhile planet, Pluto, an episode topic sparked by the fascinating recent discoveries by New Horizons, the NASA interplanetary probe that passed by Pluto in July of 2015.   A few of the highlights of Episode 8 are discussions…