SoT 237: Texas Echelon Cross Echelle Spectrograph

August 14, 2016

Hosts: Ed Brown, Penny Dumsday, Lucas Randall.

[00:00:53] Jupiter’s moon Io, the fourth largest moon in the solar system, has a volcanic atmosphere that collapses every day.

[00:09:07] A survey of fifty houses in North Carolina as found a correlation between household income and biodiversity. The wealthier the household, the greater the variety of insects found inside.

[00:13:46] Data from the Dawn spacecraft reveals that Ceres, the largest asteroid in the main asteroid belt, is not the dead lump of rock we thought it would be. In fact, it may have a still warm radioactive interior.


This episode may contain traces of newly elected Australian Senator Malcolm Roberts and his thoughts on carbon dioxide.