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Looking Skyward: Earth's Temporary Mini Moon; Iron Rain and Slime Mold

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Internaional Gemini Observatory
The dot at the center is the Earth's temporary mini moon.

In this edition of Looking Skyward, WCAI's John Basile talks with Regina Jorgenson of the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket about the latest news in astronomy. This time it's the Earth's temporary mini moon; a phenomenon called Iron Rain, and the link between slime mold and the cosmic web.

Looking Skyward airs every other week on WCAI.

Learn more about the Maria Mitchell Observatory