Bob McDonald

July 7, 2015 by Speakers' Spotlight

Bob McDonald: Pluto, Ceres and an Exciting Summer for Space Exploration

Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks–the award-winning science program that is heard by 500,000 people each week–and is the author of numerous bestselling books. In this recent post for, Bob writes about what’s coming up in space exploration this summer.