The Cosmic Companion VIP Newsletter May 5, 2020
An interview with Dr. Ann Virkki of Arecibo Observatory who found the "face mask" on an asteroid. Plus: exploring the atmospheres of alien worlds and looking for life around white dwarf stars.
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Welcome back to a very special episode of The Cosmic Companion VIP newsletter!
This week features a very special guest, as we welcome Dr. Ann Virkki to the show. She is head of planetary radar studies for Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. She recently made the news with the discovery of an unusual “face mask” on asteroid 1998 OR2, which pa…