Orbital Path

Series produced by PRX

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Orbital Path with Michelle Thaller takes a look at the big questions of the cosmos and what the answers can reveal about our life here on Earth. From podcast powerhouse PRX, with support from the Sloan Foundation.

About Our Host: Dr. Michelle Thaller is Deputy Director of Science Communcation at NASA. She is a research scientist who studies binary stars and the life cycles of stars. In her off-hours, Michelle often puts on about 30 lbs of Elizabethan garb and performs intricate Renaissance dances.

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Caption: Super-massive black hole (artist's rendering)., Credit: NASA
Astronomers investigate a mystery that is 13 billion years old.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2018
  • Length: 22:34
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Caption: Bennu comes into focus., Credit: Image credit: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona.
Billion-year-old asteroid dust, coming right up!

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 20:45
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Caption: The James Webb Space Telescope in the vast cleanroom of Building 29 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center., Credit: NASA
Orbital Path signs off with a site visit to NASA’s extraordinary building 29.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 31:07
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