The John Batchelor Show

January 2, 2012

Air Date: 
January 02, 2012

WISE, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, has a new view of Barnard 3, or IRAS Ring G159.6-18.5, that is awash in bright green and red dust clouds. Interstellar clouds like these are stellar nurseries, where baby stars are being born.

The green ring is made of tiny particles of warm dust whose composition is very similar to smog found here on Earth.


Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):  
Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy by Thomas J. Schaeper (Mar 29, 2011).
Monday 920P Eastern Time (620P Pacific Time):  Schaeper 2 0f 2.   
Monday 935P Eastern Time (635P Pacific Time):   
Ethan Allen: His Life and Times by Willard Sterne Randall (Aug 22, 2011).
Monday 950P Eastern Time (650P Pacific Time):   Randall 2 of 2.    
Guiteau shoots Garfield, 1881.
Monday 1005P (705P Pacific Time):   
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard (Sep 20, 2011).
Monday 1020P (720P Pacific Time):  Millard 2 of 4.  
Monday 1035P (735P Pacific Time):   Millard 3 of 4.  
Monday 1050P (750P Pacific Time):  Millard 4 of 4.  
Monday 1105P (805P Pacific Time):   
The New Deal: A Modern History by Michael A. Hiltzik (Sep 13, 2011).
Monday 1120P (820P Pacific Time): Hiltzik 20 0f 4.  
Monday 1135P (835P Pacific Time):  Hiltzik 3 of 4..  
Monday 1150P (850P Pacific Time):  Hiltzik 4 of 4.  
Monday/Tues 1205A (905 Pacific Time): 
Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Justin Martin (May 31, 2011).
Monday/Tues  1220A (920 Pacific Time):  Martin 2 of 2..  
Monday/Tues  1235A (935P Pacific Time):   John Bolton, AEI, Iraq war ends..  
Monday/Tues  1250A  (950P Pacific Time): Exeunt. John Bolton, AEI, re North Korea threat.