Meteorites

124: Searching Antarctica for meteorites with Dr. Cohen

Dr. Barbara Cohen  returns to the show to talk about meteorite collecting in Antarctica. These trips, which involve weeks of camping on the ice, provide invaluable scientific samples. She talks about what it's like to search for the rocks that "don't belong" in the frozen desert.  NASA put out a great article on her work as well, read it  here ! Also check out Dr. Cohen's  Wikipedia page .

Dr. Barbara Cohen returns to the show to talk about meteorite collecting in Antarctica. These trips, which involve weeks of camping on the ice, provide invaluable scientific samples. She talks about what it's like to search for the rocks that "don't belong" in the frozen desert.

NASA put out a great article on her work as well, read it here! Also check out Dr. Cohen's Wikipedia page.

80: Places where people can have adventures with Br. Consolmagno

Brother Guy Consolmagno  shares a Coke and talks about the  Vatican Observatory , a discovery that got him in trouble with the Voyager team, and why being next to a dairy farm was convenient when he wanted to measure the properties of meteorites.

Brother Guy Consolmagno shares a Coke and talks about the Vatican Observatory, a discovery that got him in trouble with the Voyager team, and why being next to a dairy farm was convenient when he wanted to measure the properties of meteorites.

True color image of Jupiter's moon Io, taken by the Galileo Spacecraft. Image- NASA/JPL-Caltech.

True color image of Jupiter's moon Io, taken by the Galileo Spacecraft. Image- NASA/JPL-Caltech.