Oct 5th: Dr. David Warmflash

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. David Warmflash, Dr. Paul M. Sutter, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg & Dr. Kimberly Cartier

Title: Weekly Space Hangout – Dr. David Warmflash

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/f7FM5m4Ny5s

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:

    • A new object in the Kuiper belt: 2015 TG387, “The Goblin”
    • An exomoon. Maybe. Kepler 1625b-I.
    • Masters of the light. A Nobel Prize in Physics for a woman!
    • Pictures of Ryugu from Hyabusa II.

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Special Guest: Dr. David Warmflash is an astrobiologist and science writer. He received his M.D. from Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, and has done post doctoral work at Brandeis University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Johnson Space Center, where he was a NASA astrobiology training fellow. He has been involved in science outreach for more than a decade, including having collaborated with The Planetary Society on studying the effects of the space environment on small organisms.

As a prolific freelance science communicator, David has had numerous articles published, his most recent being “Should the Moon be Quarantined?” which appears in the current issue of Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/should-the-moon-be-quarantined

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

Today’s sponsor: Big thanks to our Patreon supporters this month: Helge Bjorkhaug, Brett Duane, Joseph J. Biernat, Nik Whitehead, Timo Sievänen, Noel Ruppenthal, Steven Jansen, Casey Carlile, Phyllis Simon Foster

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