Related Program: Northland Morning MN Reads: "Urban Legends From Space" by Bob King By Lisa Johnson • Oct 10, 2019 Related Program: Northland Morning ShareTweetEmail It's true: in space, no one can hear you scream. But here at KUMD, everyone can hear us offer Bob King's new book as a thank-you gift for your qualifying membership pledge. Listen Listening... / 20:40 Tags: MN ReadsBob KingUrban Legends From SpacescienceShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content MN Reads: "Wonders of the Night Sky" by Bob King By Lisa Johnson • Jul 5, 2018 Bob King loves to share stories. Which might explain his work as a photojournalist and editor for the Duluth News Tribune and his writing and photography about the night sky. And another thing: darkness matters. MN Reads: "Night Sky With the Naked Eye" by Bob King By Lisa Johnson • Nov 24, 2016 Bob King is a photographer by day in his job at the Duluth News Tribune, so perhaps it came as a bit of a surprise when he was head-hunted to write a book. Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: the moon's "awkward phase" By Lisa Johnson • Oct 8, 2019 ©Bob King. Used wth permission. The moon's going through an awkward phase. It's gibbous right now, something Italian speakers know means convex on both edges, and fans of Stephen King know means scary and something awful is going to happen. Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: volcanos and sunsets and purples, oh my By Lisa Johnson • Sep 24, 2019 Bob King. Used with permission. We hate the way dust makes things look at home, but it turns out dust makes sunsets look spectacular. Volcanic eruptions in Russia's Kuril Islands are making our sunsets here in the Northland purple. How does THAT work? Astro Bob explains. And in more astro-news, Bob reports there is a decent chance of auroras for the region this Friday and Saturday nights (September 27 and 28) and you can read more about that here. Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: get mooned this weekend By Lisa Johnson • Sep 10, 2019 ©Bob King. Used with permission. Skywatchers all over the northland will be celebrating the night skies beginning Sunday, September 15 ... It's a week of classes and star parties; you can check out Starry Skies Lake Superior's web site for more details.