The rarest objects in the night sky are only visible in the world's most extreme places. Dr. Michelle Thaller introduces us to Dr. Anna Moore, a scientist who travels to Antarctica with instruments that read the thermal signals from the violent universe. From these "dynamic infrared" measurements, Moore's instruments see pulsating, exploding, and even colliding stars.
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Orbital Path is produced by PRX and supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Don't miss PRX's other science podcasts: Transistor and Outside Magazine.
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