Date: May 9, 2010

Title: Up Close with the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano


Podcaster: Col Maybury and Snaevarr Gudmundsson

Links: 2NUR radio station from University of Newcastle, Australia, Starlight Zone with Col Maybury, Nature Images Star Center in Iceland, article on Universe Today: Incredible Images of Iceland Volcano from Just a Few Kilometers Away

Description: Col Maybury from radio station 2NUR at the University of Newcastle in Australia talks with Snaevarr Gudmundsson from Iceland who was able to travel within just a few kilometers of the Eyjafjallajokull Volcano on April 17, 2010, during its active eruption.

Bio: Col Maybury hosts “The Starlight Zone” on 2NUR and is a long-time astronomy enthusiast. Snaevarr Gudmundsson is an astronomer and photographer from Iceland.

Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by Kylie Sturgess and the Token Skeptic podcast, a weekly show about superstition, science and why we believe – at


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