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: 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. 

  

The rings of Saturn are in danger! Caitlin Ahrens explains why one of the most iconic images in our solar system is in peril on this installment of Scratching the Surface. 

   

Scratching the Surface: The Lonely Mountain of Ceres

Jul 2, 2019

The dwarft planet of Ceres has a lonely mountain. Caitlin Ahrens expalins why Ahuna Mons is all alone on the surface of Ceres, on this edition of Scratching the Surface. 

  

Scratching the Surface: Chang'e 4

Jul 2, 2019

Caitlin Ahrens breaks down the Chinese lunar lander, Chang'e 4's misson and its importance on this episode of Scratching the Surface.  

Scratching the Surface: Tartarus Dorsa

Jul 2, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin Ahrens talks about some more interesting geographical features on the dwarf planet Pluto.    

Scratching the Surface: The Goblin

Jul 2, 2019

Once again Scratching the Surface is talking exoplanets. On this episode, Caitlin Ahrens talks about the Goblin and how it is helping locate the mysterious Planet X. 

 

Scratching the Surface: The Ripples of Mars

Jul 2, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin Ahrens talks about the ripples of Mars and how they're similar to ones found on Earth. 

Scratching the Surface: Dione

Jul 2, 2019

This episode of Scratching the Surface focuses on the tiny moon of Saturn, Dione and its unique geographical features. 

  

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