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 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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on June 27, 2010 in
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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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on June 10, 2010 in
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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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on May 28, 2010 in

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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on April 12, 2010 in
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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 […]

By Steve Nerlich on March 23, 2010 in
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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: […]

By Steve Nerlich on February 27, 2010 in
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Date: February 27, 2010 Title: Ceres – Dwarf Planet or Very Big Asteroid? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: A podcast about an asteroid with an identity crisis. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you can’t put a price on space. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” […]