Scratching the Surface

Fridays at 2:04pm
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman, Caitlin Ahrens
  • Local Host Caitlin Ahrens

Locally produced, this weekly segment deals with any and all of the latest information on activity in our Solar System. From the latest NASA mission and where it might land, to the composition of Saturn and other gas giants...you'll hear it all from "The Pluto Manager" - Caitlin Ahrens with the University of Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences.

Scratching the Surface: Quaoar

Jul 3, 2020

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Pluto Manager Caitlin Ahrens talks about the possible dwarf-planet Quaoar.  

Scratching the Surface: Psyche the Asteroid

May 17, 2020

Today Pluto Manager Caitlin Ahrens talks about Psyche, one of the largest asteroids in the asteroid belt. 

Tune into this installment of Scratching the Surface to hear all about this unique member of our solar community, as well as future news to come. 

Scratching the Surface: Titania

May 8, 2020

On this installment of Scratching the Surface, the Pluto Manager discusses Titania, one of Uranus' five moons. 

Stay tuned for more episodes of Scratching the Surface. 

  

Scratching the Surface: Floodplains of Mars

Apr 24, 2020

On this installment of Scratching the Surface, the Pluto Manager is back to talk more about everyone's  favorite red planet - Mars!  Tune in to hear all about Arabia Terra, the largest floodplain on Mars.  

Scratching the Surface: Mariner 9 Mission

Apr 19, 2020

On today's installment of Scratching the Surface, Pluto Manager Caitlin Ahrens talks about Mariner 9, the first orbital mission to our planetary neighbor, Mars.  

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