January 11, 2015- Episode 28
We all know the moon causes tides. Today, host Jennifer Ellsworth explains the science behind this dependable and elegant water movement. She also reads a flash fiction story called Rhoda's Towels.
"My old towels could sand off a bunion. Rhoda's were still soft as kitten bellies when they came to me in an old Reny's bag...."
Moon Astrology: Waning toward 3rd Quarter in Libra. Weigh your relationships.
Gravity, inertia and one really big wave, Baby.
December 14, 2014- Episode 24
Some nights you see the moon and some nights you don't. Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains the moon's appearance pattern so you'll never be left wondering where she is. She also reads a poem about a stretching routine that is anything but Yoga.
"Why not play guitar with a screwdriver?
Hank's rhythm stampedes..."
Moon Astrology: Last Quarter in Libra. Balance play and work.
Moon locator lesson and a party trick to track her rhythm.
November 9, 2014- Episode 19
Need a new pick-up line? Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains gravity's bumps and curves on the moon. She also reads a poem about a 6th grade school break-in.
Moon Astrology: disseminating in Gemini. A "cool breeze" for a rut.
Mascons, NASA's GRAIL Mission, and Newton and Einstein duke it out for the gravity legacy.
September 14, 2014- Episode 11
Craters, moondust, maria, Oh my! Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses selenographic highlights of the moon and reads a poem about a perfect September afternoon in Maine.
August 17, 2014- Episode 7
The Man in the Moon is smiling... but why do we only ever see one face? Jennifer Ellsworth explains and reads a poem about those precious first tomatoes from the garden.
July 20, 2014- Episode 5
The difference is more than 2.2. Jennifer Ellsworth explains sidereal and synodic months, lunations, and reads a poem about a photo taken at Molasses Pond.