Scratching the Surface

Scratching the surface: The Chicxulub Crater

Jun 28, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin talks about the Chicxulub Crater, an ancient double layer crater on Earth.

Scratching the surface: The Vims Instrument

Jun 28, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin talks about the Vims instrument, and how we used it to further analyze the composition of Saturn.

Scratching the Surface: Diamond Planet

Jun 28, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin talks about a mysterious exoplanet made of diamonds.

Scratching the Surface: Icy Moon Ariel

Jun 28, 2019

On this episode of Scratching the Surface, Caitlin talks about a unique ice-based moon that orbits around Uranus.

Courtesy / Royal Astromonical Society

A hundred years ago, astronomers wanted to use a total eclipse to test Einstein's most famous theory. Dan Kenneflick has written a new book, No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein's Theory of Relativity, about the science behind the effort.

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