Feb 232011
 

2.23.11 Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia Ed Murphy joins Coy to discuss the latest news from space. Today’s conversation covers NASA’s development plans for a new spacecraft, and the most recent findings from the Kepler Observatory. Murphy also explains the controversy surrounding the “Tychie” planet discovery down in Louisiana.

Oct 042010
 

Is there a possibility that life exists on other planets? What about advanced civilizations? The odds have perhaps increased somewhat now that astronomers have located what may be a habitable planet less than 20 light years away. Ed Murphy of the UVA Department of Astronomy joins Coy Barefoot to discuss this and other items of space news.