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February 23rd: More Things in Heaven and Earth

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Podcast: Download Date: February 23, 2011 Title: More Things in Heaven and Earth <Organization: Quest University Canada Links: My home page : http://www.questu.ca/academics/faculty/rob_knop.php Description: Basic physics and astronomy have a long history of informing each other. The first concrete example was Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation, describing the orbits of planets and the dropping of apples as the same thing. Some atomic elements were first discovered in astronomical objects. More recently, observations of astronomical objects have pointed to exotic properties [...]

February 22nd: Black Holes and the Cosmos

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Podcast: Download Date: February 22, 2011 Title: Black Holes and the Cosmos Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen, TheSpacewriter Organization: Loch Ness Productions (www.lochnessproductions.com) Music from Stella Novus, a new album from Geodesium. (http://www.geodesium.com) Description: Carolyn Collins Petersen, TheSpacewriter, talks about those objects that even non-astronomers know have to do with the cosmos… in some way. Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is a science writer and show producer, as well as vice-president of Loch Ness Productions, (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) a company that creates astronomy documentaries [...]

February 21st: MyMoon: Engaging the Missing Link in Lunar Science and Exploration

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Podcast: Download Date: February 21, 2011 Title: MyMoon: Engaging the Missing Link in Lunar Science and Exploration Podcasters: Andy Shaner & Alec Eriksson Organization: Lunar and Planetary Institute – http://www.lpi.usra.edu Links: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/mymoon http://science.nasa.gov/ Description: Market research reveals that 18 to 25 year old adults are not accessed by or accessing NASA science and exploration. The Lunar and Planetary Institute has created MyMoon, an evolving, participatory portal for engaging 18 to 25 year old adults in a conversation about lunar science [...]

February 20th: Going to the Moon with the Google Lunar X PRIZE

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Podcast: Download Date: February 20, 2011 Title: Going to the Moon with the Google Lunar X PRIZE Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute Organizations: NLSI, Google Lunar X PRIZE Description: There’s a brand new race to the Moon and this time it’s not between two governmental superpowers, but now over two dozen independent commercial space companies from 17 different countries are vying for the Google Lunar X PRIZE by being the first to land a rover on the Moon. Nancy Atkinson [...]

February 19th: ARES: Sleep, Stress, and Space on the Way to Mars

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Podcast: Download Date: February 19, 2011 Title: ARES: Sleep, Stress, and Space on the Way to Mars Podcaster: Maurizio Morabito FBIS with guest Dr. Angelo Gemignani Organization: Omnologos Ltd. Description: How can we counter sleep-derived stress in space? Bio: Maurizio is an experienced electronics and computing technologist and scientist, and published journalist and technical and scientific author in English and Italian with a variety of interests, including the study of international relations, economic and social development factors, the energy sector [...]

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