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'll hear it all from "The Pluto Manager" - Caitlin Ahrens with the University of Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences.

Caitlin Ahrens talks about the geologic history of Mars on this installment of Scratching the Surface.  

Planets in a Tank

Jul 8, 2019
University of Arkansas

Caitlin Ahrens, a doctoral student in space and planetary sciences and manager of the university's Pluto Lab, talks about how and why scientists recreate the atmospheres of other planets and what they learn in the process.

Scratching the Surface: Water on Venus

Jul 2, 2019

Was there water on Venus? Caitlin Ahrens gives the answer on this installment of Scratching the Surface. 


Scratching the Surface: The Golden Discs

Jul 2, 2019

If alien life were to ever discover humainty, what would you want them to know? Caitlin Ahrens explains what NASA decided on when they included golden discs on their deep space probes on this edition of Scratching the Surface.   

Scratching the Surface: The Moons of Uranus

Jul 2, 2019

Caitlin Ahrens discusses the moons of Uranus and just how little are known about them on this chapter of Scratching the Surface.