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Astronomy News with The Cosmic Companion

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The latest astronomy and space news from around the world. PLUS casual interviews with astronomers and other scientists seeking to understand the cosmos. All delivered in an easy-to-understand style with a dash of humor.Named Best Astronomy Podcast in the world by Starlust!… read more

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Interview with Laurent Montesi of the University of Maryland on the Volcanoes of Venus - Astronomy News with The Cosmic Companion Video and Podcast Aug. 4, 2020

Hello everyone!

This week on Astronomy News with The Cosmic Companion, we are joined by Dr. Laurent Montesi of the Department of Geology at the University of Maryland. He recently developed new models of Venus revealing recent volcanic activity on that world.

We also take an up-close look at our other planetary neighbor, Mars, as new findings uncover additional secrets of The Red Planet. We watch the launch of Mars 2020, NASA's latest mission to Mars, and we also look at the potential for life under the surface of the Red Planet.My apologies that this podcast is late - technical difficulties kept us from uploading this episode until today. Work-around figured out. :)

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Coming August 11: Dimitra Atri of New York University Abu Dhabi, talking about his study showing microbes may live beneath the surface of Mars, aided by galactic cosmic rays.

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