Dec 8th: Brian Koberlein and “Big Science”

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dean Regas, Dr. Paul M. Sutter, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, and Dr. Kimberly Cartier

Title: Weekly Space Hangout – Dean Regas’ “100 Things to See in the Night Sky”

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org
You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/edN6-kPjdM8

Description: This Week’s Stories:

  • Farthest quasar!
  • Voyager 1 fires up its TCM thrusters after 37 years!
  • Plate tectonics on Europa.
  • Here comes the Geminid meteor shower!
  • Has dark matter been detected? (The Kraken says “No!”).

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Special Guest:   Regular viewers of the Weekly Space Hangout will remember Dr. Brian Koberlein ( https://briankoberlein.com/ / @BrianKoberlein ) as one of our regular weekly contributors. Today he joins us as our Special Guest to discuss an exciting new television project he is working on, Big Science, in conjunction with Full Kilt Pursuits.

Per their website: “BIG SCIENCE is a proposed television series about pioneering research sites around the world. More importantly, it’s about the diverse team of people who make science happen.”

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

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