Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Seth Shostak,Paul M. Sutter, Kimberly Cartier, Jolene Creighton, Nicole Gugliucci, Brian Koberlein 

Weekly-Space-HangoutTitle: Weekly Space Hangout: Dr. Seth Shostak

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Description: This Week’s Stories:

  • Update on NASA’s Juno Mission
  • “Fresh” Lunar Craters
  • Do Primordial Black Holes Solve Dark Matter?
  • India Successfully Launches Tiny Reusable Space Shuttle
  • MeerKAT First Images
  • Europa’s ocean may have Earth-like chemical balance
  • Faintest early-universe galaxy detected
  • 30 KM Wide Asteroid Impacted Australia 3.4 Billion Years Ago

We record the Weekly Space Hangout every Friday at 12:00 pm Pacific / 3:00 pm Eastern. You can watch us live on Google+, Universe Today, or the Universe Today YouTube page

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today

Special Guest:
Dr. Seth Shostak ( & @SethShostak ) is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute. He also heads up the International Academy of Astronautics’ SETI Permanent Committee. In addition, Seth is keen on outreach activities: interesting the public – and especially young people – in science in general, and astrobiology in particular. He’s co-authored a college textbook on astrobiology, and has written three trade books on SETI. In addition, he’s published more than 400 popular articles on science — including regular contributions to both the Huffington Post and Discover Magazine blogs — gives many dozens of talks annually, and is the host of the SETI Institute’s weekly science radio show, “Big Picture Science.”

Paul M. Sutter ( & @PaulMattSutter
Kimberly Cartier ( & @AstroKimCartier )
Jolene Creighton ( & @futurism )
Nicole Gugliucci ( & @NoisyAstronomer )
Brian Koberlein ( & @BrianKoberlein )

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