Podcaster: Ralph, Paul  & Jenni

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Title : Awesome Astronomy December 2021 Part 1 (Astronomy)

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The Discussion:

  • Sex with aliens (sorry)
  • Jen’s reveals the secrets of TV trickery
  • AweAst now has videos! Head over to YouTube
  • Emails about our new YouTube channel & aliens watching us

The News: Rounding up the astronomy news in October, we have:

  • Water on exoplanets probably didn’t come from comets
  • Another 301 exoplanets drop out of old Kepler data
  • An(other) weird signal from outer space
  • Violent galaxy growth in the early universe
  • Are exoplanets made of strange materials not conducive to life?
  • A deep dive into the James Webb Space Telescope 3 weeks before launch

The Sky Guide: This month we’re taking a look at the constellation of Taurus with a guide to its history, how to find it, a couple of deep sky objects and a round-up of the solar system views on offer in December.

Bio: Awesome Astronomy is a podcast beamed direct from an underground bunker on Mars to promote science, space and astronomy (and enslave Earth if all goes well).

Today’s sponsor:  Big thanks to our Patreon supporters this month: Rob Leeson, David Bowes, Brett Duane, Benett Bolek, Mary Ann, Frank Frankovic, Michael Freedman, Kim Hay, Steven Emert, Frank Tippin, Rani Bush, Jako Danar, Joseph J. Biernat, Nik Whitehead, Michael W, Cherry Wood, Steve Nerlich, Steven Kluth, James K Wood, Katrina Ince, Phyllis Foster, Don Swartwout, Barbara Geier, Steven Jansen

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