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 January 29, 2010 in
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Date: January 29, 2010 Title: The Dreamtime Meteor Crater Podcaster: Steve Nerlich, with Duane Hamacher Organization: Cheap Astronomy – http://www.cheapastro.com Description: An ancient Indigenous Australian dreamtime story has led to the discovery of a meteor crater in outback Central Australia. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you get more big bang for your […]

By Steve Nerlich on January 5, 2010 in

Date: January 5, 2010 Title: How Far is Far? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: http://www.cheapastro.com Description: Since we can only see distant objects as they appeared in the past – how do we know how far away they are now? Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you can tour the universe in […]

By Steve Nerlich on December 18, 2009 in

Date: December 18, 2009 Title: Galaxy Formation Podcaster: Steve Nerlich, with Dr. Pamela Gay Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Prepare concentrated quark-gluon soup, sprinkle with quantum fluctuations, let cool for a few billion years and serve with a dark matter garnish. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where spending is not an option. Today’s […]

By Steve Nerlich on December 15, 2009 in
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Date: December 15, 2009 Title: Anomalies Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Description: Strange things are happening to our spacecraft – or not. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where time might be money, but space doesn’t have to cost you. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by The […]

By Steve Nerlich on November 22, 2009 in
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Date: November 22, 2009 Title: Go Up and Turn Right Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Planning a mission to Mars is a piece of cake on paper. Actually doing it – well, not so much. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where your financial situation is always looking up. Today’s sponsor: […]

By Steve Nerlich on October 29, 2009 in

Date: October 29, 2009 Title: The Deep Space Network Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: We’ve sent our plucky robot explorers out to get close up pics of the moons of Saturn, crawl around on the surface of Mars and even discover water on the Moon. But when they need to phone home […]

By Steve Nerlich on October 25, 2009 in
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Date: October 25, 2009 Title: The TDRS System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: You know how when you’re in space, you can just go ‘Ah Houston…’ and there’s a team of people with PhDs ready to solve all your problems? Here’s how that works. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website […]

By Steve Nerlich on September 19, 2009 in
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Date: September 19, 2009 Title: Ed White’s Glove Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Lots of things in astronomy just go around and around – which is also known as an orbit. Bio: Cheap Astronomy is an educational website that puts the economy back in astronomy. No ads, no profit, just good science. Today’s […]