Universe: The Greatest Astronomical Discovery of All Time

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MartinGaskell10-8-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreAstrophysicist Martin Gaskell discusses—at virtually the same time as its publication to the word—what has been called the “greatest astronomical discovery of all time.” The conversation ranges from • Read More »



Sky Power Blog Post #2—The “SLANTY RAYS” are HERE again !

Normally (since early post-college days still living back east), I’d typically just suddenly notice this right around August 11 (Perseid meteor time!), but as I get older it’s “hitting” me sooner, it seems. These “slanty rays” seem to be somehow related to a long-term biorhythmic thing, where a combination of time-of-day and angle-of-sunlight registers as a rather direct perception of time-of-year.  … ( + Only • Read More »


Sky Power Blog Post #1 — Summer Solstice 2020

Post #1 — Summer Solstice 2020 We could all use a little “cosmic relief” now and then — especially these days!  … So, here‘s some for you.  ….. TODAY (Sat.,6/20), at 2:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time — our hero “Mr. Sun” will be directly overhead for some lucky fish (or maybe boat) in the ocean • Read More »


Salmon: Restoring an Endangered Species

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MBSTP.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreMonterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project Executive Director Ben Harris talks about the importance of salmonids—salmon and trout— in maintaining the ecological health of ocean and land. Harris • Read More »


Young Voices for the Planet: Youth Lead Fight Against Climate Change

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/LynnCherry.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreOn this episode of Planet Watch, an inspiring and uplifting interview with Lynne Cherry, the originator, producer and director of  Young Voices for the Planet films. Lynne talks about • Read More »


Nuclear Winter & Ozone Hole Recovery with Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Brian Toon-PW095

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/BrianToon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreNuclear Winter, first described by Drs. Brian Toon, Rich Turco, Tom Ackerman, James Pollack, and Carl Sagan (“TTAPS”)   equates the plume of smoke from a comet impact that covered • Read More »


Life on Mars? Explorations of a SETI Planetary Scientist-PPW093

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MarsJRStoke.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLife on Mars? Dr. Jr. R. Skok of the SETI Institute discusses Current and Upcoming Exploration and Research on MARS Dr. Skok, explorer and planetary scientist with SETI, • Read More »


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) 2018 -PW092

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/IPCC2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThe UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) 2018 predicts far more dire and rapidly escalating consequences of Climate Change than any IPCC analysis thus far, and calls • Read More »


Earth and Mars Scientists Discuss Current Research-PW091

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/PlanetaryScience.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More  Chris McKay, NASA Mars Researcher, and Friederike Otto, University of Oxford climate modeller Science is the focus of this week’s Planet Watch.  Senior NASA scientist Chris McKay, in • Read More »