Space

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Throughout casual conversation many of us might make the mistake of referencing a black hole as a segment of empty space. In fact, it is a great amount of matter packed into a very small area.

Have you ever wondered how common black holes are throughout the galaxy? How exactly does a black hole form? And perhaps most importantly, how can scientists detect black holes? No need to continue wondering, as Dr Marvin Druger will answer that and more this week on Science on the Radio.


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Each year there are numerous strides made in the scientific arena. 2018 specially, was an exceptional year for space exploration. And at a time when many of us are still writing '2018' on our checks, Dr. Marvin Druger will look back at some of the scientific headlines from the past year. 

Space craft landings,  test satellites and a telescope that surpasses the famed Hubble telescope. All that and more this week on Science on the Radio.


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It's another exploration into the final frontier with Marvin Druger this week on Science on the Radio. Nearly three decades ago The Hubbel Telescope was launched into space and since that time has been a vital tool for research.

Coming in March of 2021, The James Web Telescope will be launched. What's so special about this shiny new toy ? Find out this week on Science on the Radio.


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This week on Science on the radio Dr. Marvin Druger takes a trip to outer space. Specifically, to our galaxy known as the Milky Way. On this episode you'll hear how many stars exist in our galaxy, about the space craft Gaia, and the future of space study.

You can hear Science on the Radio each Wednesday Night at 8:30 PM on WAER.