Mar 22nd: Dr. Michael Zemcov of NASA’s SPHEREx Mission

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Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. Michael Zemcov, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, & Dr. Kimberly Cartier

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Guest: Dr. Michael Zemcov of NASA’s SPHEREx Mission

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

Description:  Today’s story:

  • Ryugu is weird.
  • Bennu is weird.
  • A pulsar is kicked away from an SN.
  • A star is kicked out of the MW!
  • This week in Musk

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guest: Dr. Michael Zemcov is a research professor at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Detectors and the School of Physics and Astronomy. Dr. Zemcov’s primary focus is experimental astrophysics and his research centers on instrumentation for cosmological observations, including the cosmic microwave and infra-red backgrounds. Michael is one of 19 co-investigators of NASA’s Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission, which will be investigating the origins of the universe, galaxies, and water in planetary systems.

You can learn more about Michael by visiting: https://www.rit.edu/science/people/michael-zemcov

You can read the RIT Press Release here: https://www.rit.edu/news/rit-faculty-part-nasas-242m-spherex-mission?id=69092

You can read more about the SPHEREx mission by visiting http://spherex.caltech.edu/

Guests: 

Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/@MorganRehnberg )
Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )

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