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Hosts Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott return to the pages of history for stories that still matter today.

Jun 19, 2019

Christina and Kelly discuss Northern New York's own astronomy expert, Dr. Brainard, and how his observations reflected increased interest with the space at the turn of the 20th century.

The discovery of Neptune, the secrets of Saturn's rings and the massive chasms of sun spots fascinated the public, who would decades later would visit the moon, launch satellites and send robots to Mars.

Listen to hear how Dr. Brainard helped introduce the north country to astronomical discoveries taking place around them.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is "Rubber Robot" by Poddington Bear. You can follow us on Instagram or Facebook or email us at