Fred Ebert is a Princeton University educated Professor of Mathematicswho consulted for the CIA, NASA, and other agencies and corporations. He and his wife life outside New York City.
This past Saturday evening Coast to Coast held an unprecedented 9 hour program devoted to looking at the crash of the space shuttle Columbia which had occurred that morning. George Noory hosted the first half of the show, followed by Barbara Simpson in her regular time slot. "The only thing we can be thankful for is they got to fulfill their dreams," Richard C. Hoagland (enterprisemission.com) said of the seven astronauts who died in the accident. Hoagland offered his insights in both halves of the marathon. He was joined by his colleague Mike Bara (lunaranomalies.com), in the latter part of the show, who stated that he thought the Shuttle program has been phenomenally successful, with a good safety record over its more than twenty year history. Phil Plait (badastronomy.com), nicknamed "The Bad Astronomer," who has served to dispel myths about outer space, praised the Shuttle missions for their successful launching of such astronomical satellites as the Chandra Observatory. ... More »Host: George Noory