Podcaster:  Host : Dr. Pamela Gay ; Guest : Geoff Notkin & Alessondra Springmann

Title: Hangoutathon: STEM Journals, Meteorites, Etc!


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Description: Geoff Notkin ( @GeoffNotkin ) & Sondy Springmann ( @Sondy ) are our fabulous guests! Geoff tells us about “Meteorite Hunters Unlimited” his new show with meteorite hunting buddy and cohost Steve Arnold! Geoff generously offers up several meteorites and books as donations to the Hangout-a-Thon.

Bio: Pamela Gay is a Project Director of Cosmoquest

Guests: Geoff Notkin: A television host, professional meteorite hunter, science writer, photographer, and owner of Aerolite Meteorites, Geoff starred for three seasons on Science Channel’s award-winning TV show Meteorite Men, and served as host of the TV series STEM Journals on Cox7 Arizona. He has also made documentaries for National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, BBC, History Channel, A&E, and Travel Channel. He has written more than 150 published articles on meteoritics, paleontology, adventure travel, history, and the arts. The minor planet 132904, discovered at Mount Palomar, was named “Notkin” and approved by the Minor Planet Center in recognition of Geoff’s contributions to science and education.

Alessondra Springmann : a writer, planetary astronomer, and sailor, currently at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory working on a PhD in planetary sciences in support of the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission.

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