Apr 12th: Dr. Ian O’Neill

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Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest : Dr. Ian O’Neill, MD, Dr. Kimberly Cartier, & Dr. Morgan Rehnberg.

Title: Weekly Space Hangout : Guest: Dr. Ian O’Neill

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

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

Description:  Today’s story:

  • Event Horizon Telescope – FINALLY!!! It’s not Sag A*, though…
  • Katie Bouman is awesome!
  • Volcanoes on metallic asteroids.
  • Martian methane.
  • Curiosity sees 2 eclipses on Mars.
  • An artificial aurora.
  • Exciting stuff happening tomorrow!

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guest: This week we welcome our good friend Dr. Ian O’Neill to the Weekly Space Hangout. Long time viewers of the WSH will recognize Ian from our early days when he was a regular contributor to the show. Ian has over a decade of experience as senior producer, writer, editor, and video host. Ian specializes in online digital content production and has written science articles, blogs and op-eds for companies such as Universe Today, Discovery News (now Seeker.com), Discovery Channel, Space.com, HowStuffWorks, Scientific American (SciAm), Al Jazeera English, and other online and print outlets. He is an experienced space science communicator, space technology enthusiast, and an outspoken human spaceflight advocate. Ian holds a Ph.D in solar physics and a Masters in astrophysics. To stay up to date with Ian and his writing, visit and register on his site at https://astroengine.com/.


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

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