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  • Dawn at Vesta

    How Dawn, New Horizons cross huge distances: Bob McDonald

    by Bob McDonald

    The New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Dawn mission to Ceres demonstrate two approaches to space travel - the brute power of rockets, versus advanced solar-powered ion propulsion.

    Posted: Mar 06, 2015 10:37 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 06, 2015 5:00 PM
  • Large Hardron Collider

    This Week: Most Wanted Particle

    by Quirks & Quarks

    This week, we go behind the scenes of the biggest discovery in physics, with British physicist Jon Butterworth, whose new book shows how he and his colleagues searched for the Higgs Boson. And it just might help you get a grip on what it was they actually found.

    Posted: Nov 25, 2014 4:26 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 06, 2015 4:34 PM
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    by Quirks

    iTunes has chosen Quirks & Quarks as the Best Classic Podcast of 2014

    Posted: Dec 10, 2014 11:31 AM
    Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015 4:30 PM
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