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March 04, 2013

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Mike Hankey

The Great Meteor Hunt

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When a meteor exploded over Russia a few weeks ago, the meteor hunters packed their cold weather gear and headed for the cold and snow to search out fragments of the explosion. Dick speaks with Mike Hankey about how he got his start hunting down these fragments in rural Amish farmland. He has designed a software program used by the American Meteor Society.

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"I'm Not Done" by Fever Ray; "Transmission 94" by Bonobo

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