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After a little break (of 25 years or so) Bob King is celebrating his retirement with a return to The North 103.3's airwaves!After almost 40 years with the Duluth News Tribune, Bob is now retired. But scratch a print guy and you'll find a radio guy; King and then-UMD Planetarium Director Glen Langhorst hosted Startalk on KUMD for several years in the early '90s.Listen for Astro Bob every other Tuesday at 8am on Northland Morning.

Eric Norland's Backyard Astronomy: looking for the harmony of the spheres? Look elsewhere; the Universe "is a very aggressive place"

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An illustration of ESA's Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) spacecraft, accompanied by two cubesats, observing the collision of NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft with a near Earth asteroid.

"This is just a test of the Emergency Double Asteroid Redirection. This is only a test."

Astro Bob King is taking in the total solar eclipse from Antarctica this week, but intrepid Eric Norland of the Arrowhead Astronomical Society flew to our rescue with a recap of his mission, some suggestions for stargazers in the days and weeks to come, a tidbit or two about the DART mission, and even a musical interlude.

Lisa Johnson has been a broadcast journalist for 41 years ... and a radio announcer for a teensy bit longer.
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