Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. Pamela L. Gay, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg & Dr. Kimberly Cartier

Title: Weekly Space Hangout – Astronomy Cast’s 500th Episode Celebration!

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Description: This week we have a Special Live Edition of Weekly Space Hangout from the AC500 Weekend in front of a live audience at Recess Brewing in Edwardsville, IL.

Other topics:

  • The ISS hole “conspiracy.” Was it aliens with a 2mm drill?
  • Why did the FBI shut down the solar observatory?
  • Jocelyn Bell wins a prize after all.
  • What happened to the Opportunity rover?
  • Saturn’s hexagonal polar storm.
  • Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner.
  • Questions galore!

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Special Guest: Dr. Pamela L. Gay

Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( & @MorganRehnberg )
Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( @AstroKimCartier)


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