Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Paul M. Sutter, Morgan Rehnberg, Dave Dickinson
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Description: This Week’s Stories:
- The big lunar eclipse. Kinda. OK, not much…
- What was wrong with Mars?
- A new kind of black hole! Intermediate mass!
- A dim comet in Hercules. Meh.
- A new addition to the ISS! A commercial airlock!
- The Moon occulted Regulus!
- AR Scorpii, a white dwarf pulsar with a 2 minute period!
- Did Mars migrate to its current location? Could that explain its wet past? (No)
Each week we will have a random drawing for a prize package from our sponsor. Enter the code for this week into this site: https://cosmoquest.org/achievements/code for a chance to win.
This week’s code is Ns2pDu. Enter it into the website to unlock the achievement and enter the contest.
Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today
Special Guest: This week’s guest is Dr. Meredith Rawls ( https://astronomerrdiff.wordpress.com / https://astrobites.org/author/mrawls/ @merrdiff ). Meredith is a postdoc working with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Data Management group at the University of Washington. The LSST will collect frames for a decade-long movie of the sky beginning in 2022. Her team develops software to process terabytes of nightly data. She’s also an active researcher in stellar astrophysics and a relentless science communicator.
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