Date: February 13, 2011
Title: Encore: We Are All Star Stuff
Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen
Description: Most of the atoms in our body once existed inside a star. This podcast traces our journey from star stuff to the stuff of life – a process that took billions of years of evolution to complete. This podcast originally aired on February 10, 2009.
Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is a science writer and show producer for Loch Ness Productions, a company that creates astronomy documentaries and other materials. She works with planetariums, science centers, and observatories on products that explain astronomy and space science to the public. Her most recent projects were the Griffith Observatory astronomy exhibits in Los Angeles and the California’s Altered State climate change exhibits for San Francisco’s California Academy of Sciences. She has co-authored several astronomy books, written many astronomy articles, and is currently working on a new documentary show for fulldome theaters and a vodcast series for MIT’s Haystack Observatory.
Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by Ian Harnett.
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