Travelers In The Night

Series produced by Al Grauer

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Image by: NASA 

Travelers In The Night is your unique source of insider Information from the Asteroid Hunting and Space Communities.
The music is "Eternity" by John Lyell.

“Travelers in the Night” has more than 3,150 PRX free purchases as well as 376,000 downloads and plays with 22,000 followers on the internet.

It features an engaging and informative series of two minute, factual episodes about asteroids, comets, spacecraft, and other objects in space.

The script and a list of references for each program piece can be found on travelersinthenight.org.

The pieces are "evergreen" in that they are current but not dated.

The Travelers In The Night Pieces are written and produced by a member of the Catalina Sky Survey Team at the University of Arizona.

The Catalina Sky Survey has discovered nearly half of the Earth approaching objects known to exist.


527 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A 33 foot diameter asteroid has about a 1% chance of impacting the Earth in the distant future.

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A tiny space rock which can pass closer to us than the communications satellites may have been ejected from our Moon.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Tabby's star varies in brightness suggesting that it swallowed one or more of it's planets in the very recent past.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Laser propelled ultra light space probes could be sent to explore nearby worlds.

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Humans can measure signs of life in nearby worlds.

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
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2017 Asteroid day events are being held at more than 500 hundred locations in 72 countries world wide. Participants at Asteroid Day events are enco...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Discovering and researching conditions on relatively nearby planets is within our reach.

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A small space rock streaks past our home planet.

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  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An Earth sized icy world has been discovered orbiting a small dim star.

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  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Large potentially dangerous asteroids are still out there.

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  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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About 16% of the Earth approaching asteroids larger than 600 feet in diameter have orbiting companions. How do we defend against such a complex obj...

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  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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What plant seeds will be left for interstellar travelers to take with them.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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It is possible for a habitable planet to exist in a solar system with two suns.

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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What had appeared as a solitary point of light returns to near Earth to reveal that it is two asteroids in a tight dance.

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A 2 mile diameter object bucks the solar system traffic by traveling in a direction backwards to all of the planets.

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A 400 foot diameter space rock's path could bring it to within an Earth diameter of the surface of our planet.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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In the span of 32 days asteroid hunters discovered two small space rocks which passed between the Earth's surface and the communications satellities.

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Earth approaching asteroids are part of our environment.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Large dangerous asteroids can still appear out of nowhere.

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A snap shot of the kinds of objects which constantly streak past our Earth.

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  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6