Mars & the Perseids

Originally Aired 8/11/03. August is an exciting celestial month with Mar’s closest orbit to Earth in 60,000 years as well as the yearly arrival of the Perseid meteors. Laurie and a group of amateur astronomers await the spectacle and discuss their origins.

Field Notes Archive

Field Notes with Laurie Sanders aired from 1999 through 2009. It focused on the natural history of New England- from special habitats to the life cycles of individual plants and animals to profiles of people involved with safeguarding our environment. If you have a question about Field Notes please email:

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