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July 8th: Encore: Discussing the Issues of Knowledge Through Astronomy

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Date: July 8th, 2012 Title: Encore: Discussing the Issues of Knowledge Through Astronomy Podcaster: Manoharan Karthigasu This podcast originally aired on August 1st, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/08/01/august-1st-discussing-the-issues-of-knowledge-through-astronomy/ Description: The podcast deals with questions about “knowledge” itself and our position as knowers. Astronomy provides a great opportunity to explore such issues. Bio: My name is Mano and I […]

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July 4th: Encore: The Moon – Our Sidekick

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Date: July 4th, 2012 Title: Encore: The Moon – Our Sidekick Podcaster: Rob Berthiaume Links: www.yorkobservatory.com www.youdontfreezeinspace.com This podcast originally aired on April 25, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/04/25/april-25th-the-moon-our-sidekick/ Description: The moon is really cool to look at, but there’s a deeper connection that astronomers and non-astronomers alike share with our nearest celestial neighbor. Bio: Robert Berthiaume is […]

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July 2nd: Tides, Moons and Other Bodies

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Date: July 2nd, 2012 Title: Tides, Moons and Other Bodies Podcasters: Nik Whitehead Description:The Moon has a massive effect on the planet Earth, and this can most easily be seen in the movement of water that we know as the tides. Although these seem to come in and out twice a day, the actual pattern of […]

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July 1st: Encore: Don't Forget Kepler

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Date: July 1st, 2012 Title: Encore: Don’t Forget Kepler Podcaster: David Powell Organization: None This podcast originally aired on April 22, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/04/22/april-22nd-dont-forget-kepler/ Description: I will give biographical information on Kepler and Galileo telling stories about each of their lives, foibles and major contributions. I will focus on how Kepler’s contributions are not always recognized, […]

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June 30th: Encore: The Big Bang!

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Date: June 30, 2012 Title: Encore: The Big Bang! Podcaster: Josh Schroeder from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu This podcast originally aired on June 17, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/06/17/june-17th-the-big-bang/ Description: The universe used to be a very different place, billions of years ago. The temperature and density was so high that galaxies, stars, planets, and […]

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June 28th: Curiosity Rover: Seven Minutes of Terror

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Date: June 28, 2012 Title: Curiosity Rover: Seven Minutes of Terror Podcaster: Mat Kaplan Organization: The Planetary Society Links: Planetary Society: http://planetary.org, National Air and Space Museum: http://airandspace.si.edu Description: Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory Rover, arrives at Mars late at night on Sunday, August 5. That’s when an incredible seven minutes of drama begins, as […]

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June 27th: Summer Night Sky Viewing Highlights

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Date: June 27, 2012 Title: Summer Night Sky Viewing Highlights Podcaster: Katie Peterson Organization: Adler Planetarium Links: www.adlerplanetarium.org and www.adlerplanetarium.org/podcasts Description: There’s a whole lot happening in the night sky over the next few months. Larry and Katie of the Adler Planetarium talk about what to look for and how to find it. Of particular […]

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June 24th: Encore: It's a Smash Up – Interacting Galaxies

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Date: June 24th, 2012 Title: Encore: It’s a Smash Up – Interacting Galaxies Podcaster: Brian Gray Organization: Wilderness Center Astronomy Club: www.twcac.org. This podcast originally aired on April 23, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/04/23/april-23rd-its-a-smash-up-interacting-galaxies/ Description: The Universe has grand spirals and unassuming ellipticals. But the universe also has train wrecks that attract the gaze of many astronomers. Distorted […]

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