Author Archive | Steve Nerlich

August 19th: Spacecraft Navigation

Date: August 19, 2010 Title: Spacecraft Navigation Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: It’s not rocket science – oh hang on, actually it is. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where we might be cheap but we can still run rings around Saturn. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of […]

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August 10th: Astronomy for Non-human Life Forms

Date: August 10, 2010 Title: Astronomy for Non-human Life Forms Podcaster: Steve Nerlich & The Ordinary Guy Organization: Cheap Astronomy and Brains Matter Description: Steve and the Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter podcast discuss those other astronomers amongst us who were already hard at work long before Galileo came along Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers […]

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July 22nd: On Being a Black Hole

Date: July 22, 2010 Title: On Being a Black Hole Podcaster: Steve Nerlich, with Graham Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: If you keep accelerating your spacecraft up towards the speed of light doesn’t it keep gaining mass until (woop, woop, red alert) it starts turning into a black hole? Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers […]

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June 27th: My Favorite Space Shuttle Missions

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Date: June 27, 2010 Title: My Favorite Space Shuttle Missions Podcaster: Steve Nerlich and Nancy Atkinson Description: The space shuttle program will soon be ending, so Steve and Nancy take a look back at a few memorable missions in the 30-year history of NASA’s space shuttles. Bio: Steve Nerlich publishes the Cheap Astronomy website. Cheap […]

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June 10th: Hayabusa

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Date: June 10, 2010 Title: Hayabusa Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Description: A brief history of the seven year mission of the little spacecraft that could Hyabusa – before the final step in its mission, scheduled for 13 June 2010 (2pm UTC). Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where cost isn’t an issue, it’s an event […]

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May 28th: Watch This Space

Date: May 28, 2010 Title: Watch This Space Podcaster: Steve Nerlich with Eran Segev Organization: Cheap Astronomy Description: Eran Segev helps Steve to articulate the importance of the scientific method in bringing astronomy out of the dark ages – and then finds out why this podcast is called Cheap Astronomy. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an […]

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April 12th: A Planetary Defense System

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Date: April 12, 2010 Title: A Planetary Defense System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: Incoming!! Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you’re only as cheap as the telescope you’re looking through. Today’s sponsor: This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored by Michael Maclauchlan, supporting the music of […]

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March 23rd: What Can the Dark Matter Be?

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Date: March 23, 2010 Title: What Can the Dark Matter Be? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy tries to shine a light on dark matter – but that doesn’t seem to achieve much. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where currency depends on your frame of reference. Today’s sponsor: […]

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