Nov 4th: Dr. Derrick Pitts of the Fels Planetarium

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Derrick Pitts, Dr. Paul Matt Sutter, Kimberly Cartier & Morgan Rehnberg

Title: Weekly Space Hangout: Dr. Derrick Pitts of the Fels Planetarium

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org
JWST webcam: http://www.jwst.nasa.gov/webcam.html?linkId=29473555

You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/h1tX0Afb2sg

Description: This Week’s Stories:

  • Dark Energy overturned? (Don’t bet on it.)
  • Young star system caught in the process of forming.
  • Habitable planets around red dwarf stars.
  • The GBT looks at Boyajian’s Star. And Mars.

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today
Special Guest: Dr. Derrick Pitts ( @CoolAstronomer ). Dr. Pitts is Chief Astronomer and Director of the Fels Planetarium at The Franklin Institute. He has been a NASA Solar System Ambassador since 2009 and serves as the Astrobiology Ambassador for the NASA/MIRS/UNCF Special Program Corporation’s Astrobiology Partnership Program. Additionally, Derrick was recently appointed to the outreach advisory board for the Thirty-Meter-Telescope at Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

Guests:  Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )
Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter )
Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )

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