Audios: Mr. Universe

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A New Earth Just 4 Light Years Away? (FM93.9-The River)
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It’s called Proxima b and, in astronomical measurements, it’s pretty close by.
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Alien Megastructure Update (FM93.9-The River)
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Hampshire College astronomer, Dr. Salman Hameed, has an update on whether or not our distant neighbors are building good fences around their sun. Read More→

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“My name is L.U.C.A.” (FM93.9-The River)
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Perhaps it exists somewhere in the Vega star system, but this L.U.C.A. does not live on the second floor and it may hold the answer to the origin of life. Read More→

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Mr. Khan and Mr. Trump (FM93.9-The River)
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If there’s one thing Democrats and Republicans agree on, it’s how reprehensible Donald Trump’s comments about the late Army Captain, Humayun Khan. But Mr. Universe, Hampshire College Astronomer Salman Hameed-a Pakistani immigrant to this country, digs deeper into Trump’s bigotry. Read More→

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Being a Lunar Astronaut is bad for your heart
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A new study may show that the 24 astronauts who landed on our moon may have an increased risk of heart disease. That is, if they ever landed on the moon at all! Read More→

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Go Solar (System)! (FM93.9-The River)
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How did our solar system get formed, anyway? Mr. Universe THINKS he knows.
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Avicenna’s ancient Supernova (FM93.9-The River)
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Hampshire College Astronomer, Dr. Salman Hameed, explains what we’re still learning about in regards to a supernova observed over 1000 years ago. Read More→

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King Tut’s Cosmic Dagger (FM93.9-The River)
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Scientists have verified that Tut’s dagger came from outer space. Proof that aliens built the pyramids? Read More→

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Hillary Clinton and Aliens
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And she MIGHT declassify Area 51 if she becomes President of The United States. Will the world finally have answers. Read More→

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The Hubble Bubble (FM93.9-The River)
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Hampshire College Astronomer, Dr. Salman Hameed, on the legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope and on the beautiful picture it send us as a gift on it’s birthday. Read More→

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Interstellar travel in our lifetime! (FM93.9-The River)
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Maybe. Hampshire College Astronomer Dr. Salman Hammed explains. To the stars!
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Outrageously Luminous Galaxy
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Mr Universe brings in special guests, UMass Senior Kevin Harrington and Professor Min Yun. It just so happens that the brightest student in the Universe goes to UMass (or at least the student who discovered the brightest THING in the Universe). Read More→

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Super Earth! (FM93.9-The River)
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Yeah, well what’s so ‘super’ about it? I like our regular earth.
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Europe Goes to Mars to look for farts (FM93.9-The River)
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Europe & Russia team up to look for methane around the red planet. Hampshire College’s Salman Hameed explains. Read More→

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A Galaxy FAR FAR FAR AWAY (FM93.9-The River)
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Sure, it’s got a boring name: GN-z11. But this little smudge of a galaxy is an amazing snapshot of the early Universe. Read More→

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Fast Radio Bursts (FM93.9 – The River)
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Not just when Monte talks for a one second on the radio (extremely rare) but something more mysterious from the far reaches of the Universe! Read More→

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Killed by a Meteorite? (FM93.9 – The River)
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Hampshire College’s Dr. Salman Hameed on how this might be the first person EVER killed by a meteorite. Read More→

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Gravitational Waves! (FM93.9 – The River)
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Einstein’s predicted waves in space-time have now been observed. What the heck is space TIME anyway? Read More→

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5 Planets Visible in the Morning Sky (FM93.9 – The River)
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You can view 5 naked eye planets in the early morning sky these days. Yes – even Mercury! Read More→

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Is Planet 9 Out There in Our Solar System (FM93.9 The River)
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We talk about the possible discovery of a new planet in our own Solar System Read More→

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The Future of Private Space Travel is Now (FM93.9 – The River)
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Thanks to Elon Musk and SpaceX landing their Falcon 9 in style. I explain why this is so important. Read More→

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The Force Awakens Review (FM93.9 – The River)
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The Mystery of the lights on Ceres solved? (FM93.9 – The River)
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The answer is out there. Read More→

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Trump & Islamaphobia (FM93.9 – The River)
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I’m a Muslim-born Pakistani immigrant and this are my thoughts of Trump’s rhetoric. Read More→

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Alien Fan Mail (FM93.9 – The River)
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Getting mail from people who have seen aliens…maybe. Read More→

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A Planet Eating Star? (FM93.9 – The River)
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Talking on a potentially very hungry white dwarf star and what the future holds for our star and when it might eat us! Read More→

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Go Home, Comet. You’re Drunk. (FM93.9 – The River)
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Is there an alien megastructure out there? (FM93.9 – The River)
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The Largest Picture Ever (FM93.9 – The River)
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And it’s of Andromeda and it will likely blow your mind. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: A Tiny Mars Universe? (FM93.9 – The River)
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The large Universe with Salman Hameed and tiny universes with Hampshire’s Jason Torr. There is a dead lake on Earth called Don Juan? Read More→

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Mr. Universe Reviews ‘The Martian’ (FM93.9 – The River)
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And I had my hopes up so high… Read More→

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Science & Islam (FM93.9 – The River)
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Research on what since means in Muslim societies. Read More→

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There’s Water In Them Mars Hills! (FM93.9 – The River)
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Talking on NASA’s major(ish) revelation about Mars. Read More→

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Two Black Holes Eating Each Other (FM93.9 – The River)
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It might sound untoward, but it’s only PG-13 Read More→

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Aliens 101 (FM93.9 – The River)
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How can the study of aliens be science? This is the explanation. Read More→

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The End of The World AGAIN!?! (FM93.9 – The River)
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Talking on how 100% of End Time predictions have been wrong, including the most recent. Read More→

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Stunning Pictures From Saturn (FM93.9 – The River)
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Talking on what NASA has been looking it at the same time we’ve all been distracted by Pluto: Saturn’s moon Dione. Read More→

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First Generation Stars (FM93.9 – The River)
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Astronomers have found second generation stars, but have they finally found the holy grail of stars, one born shortly after the Big Bang? Read More→

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Mr. Universe: $ETI
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Talking on the recent influx of cash in the search for E.T. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Earth 2.0
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Talking on the best Earth 2.0 we’ve found yet. And yet, there may be BILLIONS more in our own galaxy. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Pluto is WAY more interesting than we thought
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Talking on the AMAZING photos New Horizons has been sending from its flyby and what they may tell us about the creation of the Universe. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Pluto’s Got Heart
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And we, as humanity, are going to have something that we created get closer to that (dwarf) planet than we’ve ever gotten before. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: What Are Those Weird Space Lights?
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Talking on what those mysterious lights might be on the dwarf planet, Ceres. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Is This Asteroid The Death Star?
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No. It’s Vesta. But it’s pretty big. And if it were hurdling our way it WOULD be the Death Star. That’s why astronomers are ‘celebrating’ Asteroid Day on June 30. Wait, why are they celebrating it? Read More→

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Mr. Universe: The Prohibition of Pluto
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NASA’s New Horizons is off to Pluto and will make it’s closest approach in the next few weeks. Will we reopen the debate about Pluto’s planethood? I hope so. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Fermi’s Paradox
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The question is: if there are aliens, where are they? Dr. Salman Hameed, helps us look at the paradox from some sad, terrifying and even hopeful angles. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Not Okay on Mauna Kea
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Should the extremely boringly named 30 Meter Telescope be built on one of the best places on Earth to observe the cosmos, even if the mountain is sacred to Hawaiiansand Polynesians? (Monte’s answer: no) Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Space Coffee
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Or espresso to be more specific. Extremely important gastronomic (and less so astronomic) development that brought espresso to space. Read More→

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Mr. Universe: Monty’s Python’s ‘Galaxy Song’
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How scientifically accurate is the classic Monty Python ‘Galaxy Song’ and what did cosmologist Stephen Hawking do to correct their math for better or for worse? Read More→

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