Host Mat Kaplan
and The Planetary Society's Executive Director, Bill Nye the Science Guy
, welcomed Caltech astronomer Mike “Pluto-Killer” Brown
to the Crawford Family Forum stage.
Dr. Brown is the discoverer of such faraway worlds as Eris and Sedna as well as the author of "How I Killed Pluto--And Why It Had It Coming."
Other special guests will included popular space blogger Emily Lakdawalla
via video and Bruce Betts
, Director of Projects for The Planetary Society, who will tell us about the current night sky.
The icing on the planet was barbershop quartet Hi-Fidelity
. Listen to them harmonize about Star Trek and more!
To listen to this event, please click HERE
Photo: Pluto and Charon lie close to each other in this view from the Hubble Space Telescope Faint Object Camera. Created: 1990. Credit: NASA and ESA