Nov 29th: Discussion with Dylan O’Donnell, Director of DNA Digital

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Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest: Dylan O’Donnell, Dr. Kimberly Cartier, Allen Versfeld, Veranika (Nika) Klimovich

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Title: Weekly Space Hangout :  Discussion with Dylan O’Donnell, Director of DNA Digital

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

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Description:  Today’s story:

  • Comet Borisov getting close to Earth.
  • ESA budget council.
  • Planets around an SMBH.
  • BHs triggering star formation.

Host: Fraser Cain

Special Guest: Tonight we are excited to welcome amateur astronomer and astrophotographer extraordinaire Dylan O’Donnell to the WSH. Dylan is an Australian web developer, the Director of DNA Digital and zen10 Australia, and a Public Science Communicator. Dylan has a Masters of Information Technology and his astrophotography been featured by NASA and ESA, and to date, two of his images have been selected for NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day (APOD).

In April of 2019, Dylan was a featured speaker at the NorthEast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) in New York. You can watch his presentation, A Tour of the Southern Sky, on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/Ba-0FGnLqmI

Dylan was our guest on Open Space in September, 2019, and you can see that episode here: https://youtu.be/PUwH9WOz4w4

You can view Dylan’s online portfolio of stunning photography, most of which is Public Domain/Creative Commons, which includes Landscapes, Architecture, Portraits, Astrophotography (of course!), and MORE, on his website: http://deography.com/

Regular Guest:

Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )
Allen Versfeld ( http://www.urban-astronomer.com / @uastronomer )
Veranika (Nika) Klimovich ( @veranikaspace / Pictame: @nika_klim )

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