Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 29th Jan 2006

Meteorites, Satellites and Avoiding Asteroids

This week we look to the solar system as Dr Ian Sanders from Trinity College Dublin discusses where meteorites come from and how we can find them, real-life astronaut Dr Stan Love joins us from NASA's Johnson Space Centre in Houston to describe a method of avoiding Armageddon asteroids, Dr Maggie Aderin from Science Innovation Ltd. takes us from meteorites to meteorology, as she talks about satellites that monitor wind speeds, Dr Richard Preece from Cambridge University recounts the sticky tale of the hitch-hiking snails and Derek and Dave make water fibre optics in Kitchen Science.

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