All posts by Steve Nerlich

Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you’re only as cheap as the telescope you’re looking through.

By Steve Nerlich on October 14, 2010 in

Date: October 14, 2010 Title: The Outer Limits Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: This podcast is about the various objects which are part of our solar system, but lie way out past Neptune’s orbit. Some of them we know about and some of them we are still guessing about. Bio: Cheap […]

By Steve Nerlich on October 5, 2010 in

Date: October 5, 2010 Title: Your Stellar Neighborhood Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: To the naked eye, the night sky is full of nearby stars that might not look that bright and more distant stars that look really bright – but only because they are so luminous. So which ones are […]

By Steve Nerlich on September 27, 2010 in

Date: September 27, 2010 Title: Greenhouse Earth Part 2 – The Restless Planet Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: This is the second of two podcasts on what astronomy can tell you about climate change and global warming. This one focuses on climate change over geological time scales – where Earth’s climate […]

By Steve Nerlich on September 21, 2010 in

Date: September 21, 2010 Title: More Australian Archaeoastronomy Podcaster: Steve Nerlich with Duane Hamacher Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: Steve catches up with Duane Hamacher, an astronomy PhD student studying in Sydney Australia, who last appeared on 365 days on 29 January 2010 – telling us about a meteor crater he’d found by following […]

By Steve Nerlich on September 7, 2010 in

Date: September 7, 2010 Title: Greenhouse Earth Part 1 – The Inconstant Sun Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Link: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: This is the first of two podcasts on what astronomy can tell you about climate change and global warming. This one focuses on the Milankovitch orbital cycle – and it’s correlation with glaciation and […]

By Steve Nerlich on August 19, 2010 in

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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on August 10, 2010 in

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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on July 22, 2010 in

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 […]