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Fraser Cain and Pamela Gay are the hosts of Astronomy Cast, a weekly astronomy podcast that follows a facts-based journey through the Universe.

By Astronomy Cast on August 12, 2019 in

This week we find out if moons around other planets could support life, if there’s anything out there between galaxies, and whether stars form rings.

By Astronomy Cast on August 5, 2019 in

As we’ve mentioned before, the Universe is trying to kill you. For astronauts, that’s truer than ever. That’s why the smart astronaut always puts on a spacesuit first. Let’s take a look with @AstronomyCast at #365DaysOfAstro

By Astronomy Cast on July 29, 2019 in

We’ve talked about the physical characteristics of the Moon, and the exploration. Now we’re going to talk about the plans to return to the Moon.

By Astronomy Cast on July 22, 2019 in

Let’s assume that humans survive the next few hundred years without destroying ourselves, or the planet/ What kinds of challenges will we face, and what projects will we build to expand ourselves out into the Solar System and eventually the galaxy?

By Astronomy Cast on July 15, 2019 in

Let’s continue on our journey to the Moon. This week we’re going to take a look at how scientists have expanded our understanding of the Moon. #365DaysOfAstro

By Astronomy Cast on July 8, 2019 in

Today we look at our closest astronomical companion: the Moon. What impact does the Moon have on our lives, where did it come from, who walked on it, and are we ever going to walk on it again?

By Astronomy Cast on July 1, 2019 in

Relativity is used in more day to day situations than you may realize. In this episode, we will count (some of) the ways.

By Astronomy Cast on June 24, 2019 in

It’s summertime, and time for our annual Astronomy Cast hiatus. But that doesn’t mean that the astronomy adventure has to end. Today we’ll give you some tips and tricks for astronomy summer adventures.