Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 14
Science & Medicine 37

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 8: Meteor Showers. Yes, the sky is falling.

October 30th, 2006

Episode 8 of 460 episodes

Dress warmly, gather some friends and family, and head outside to watch sand burn in the upper atmosphere. There's nothing like a good meteor shower. Fraser and Pamela explain this beautiful phenomenon: what causes them, the best storms and showers to watch for, and different types of meteors you might see.