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Astronomy magazine podcast: Top stories of 2006

Associate Editor Frank Reddy discusses the astronomy headlines of the past year.
Capsule transfer
Stardust recovery team members transfer the sample-return capsule from a helicoper to a clean room at Utah's Dugway Proving Ground. The container is inside a protective covering.
NASA
Capsule transfer
Members of the Stardust recovery team transfer the sample-return capsule from helicoper to a clean room at the nearby Dugway Proving Ground. The container is inside a protective covering.
NASA
Comet dust returned to Earth ... Pluto gets the boot ... an exoplanet milestone. These are just a few of the astronomy stories that made our top 10 list of 2006, featured in our January 2007 issue.

In this week's show, author Frank Reddy explains why Stardust's sample return is the most significant story of the year, talks about what goes into producing this annual review, and forecasts what we can expect in 2007.

After you listen, e-mail us here and let us know what you think.

If you would like to subscribe to our podcast, click here.
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