Orbital Path

Series produced by PRX

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Orbital Path with Michelle Thaller takes a look at the big questions of the cosmos and what the answers can reveal about our life here on Earth. From podcast powerhouse PRX, with support from the Sloan Foundation.

About Our Host: Dr. Michelle Thaller is Deputy Director of Science Communcation at NASA. She is a research scientist who studies binary stars and the life cycles of stars. In her off-hours, Michelle often puts on about 30 lbs of Elizabethan garb and performs intricate Renaissance dances.


43 Pieces

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The most rare objects in the night sky are only visible in some extreme places. Dr. Michelle Thaller introduces us to Dr. Anna Moore, a scientist w...

Bought by KALW, Radio Newark, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 15:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Host Dr. Michelle Thaller talks to Prof. Lisa Randall, a theoretical particle physicist at Harvard, about her new book, Dark Matter and the Dinosau...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, KOWS, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:43
  • Purchases: 5
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In the first episode of Orbital Path, host Michelle Thaller talks with astronomer and author Phil Plait of Slate's Bad Astronomy blog about this co...

Bought by KUER, New Hampshire Public Radio, Radio Newark, KUAF Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:43
  • Purchases: 8