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By kortney.hogan on June 23, 2012 in
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Date: June 23rd, 2012 Title: Encore : Near Earth Objects — Not if, but When? Podcaster: Roz Brown Organization: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. – www.ballaerospace.com This podcast originally aired on September 28, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/09/28/september-28th-near-earth-objects-not-if-but-when/ Description: There are movies and games, books and blogs – all focused on zapping a near-Earth-object before it zaps us. […]

By kortney.hogan on June 22, 2012 in
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Date: June 22nd, 2012 Title: Encore: A Tour of the Crab Nebula Organization: Chandra X-ray Center is operated for NASA by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Link: chandra.si.edu This podcast originally aired on August 10, 2011 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2011/08/10/august-10th-a-tour-of-the-crab-nebula/ Description: The Crab Nebula is one of the brightest sources of high-energy radiation in the sky. Little wonder – […]

By kortney.hogan on June 17, 2012 in
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Date: June 17, 2012 Title: Encore: Measuring Time Podcaster: Nik Whitehead This podcast originally aired on 4 October, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/10/04/october-4th-measuring-time/ Description: Most people think of astronomy as being completely unrelated to their daily lives. They couldn’t be more wrong. Our day-to-day lives are governed by clocks and calendars, devices that only exist because ancient man […]

By kortney.hogan on June 16, 2012 in
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Date: June 16, 2012 Title: Encore: Solar System Nomenclature Podcaster: Brian Gray Organization: Wilderness Center Astronomy Club – www.twcac.org This podcast is originally aired on 2 August, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/08/02/august-2nd-solar-system-nomenclature/ Description: The names of planetary features follow themes from the names of composers to the names of gods from various mythologies. Bio: I am an amateur […]

By kortney.hogan on June 14, 2012 in
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Date: June 14, 2012 Title: Encore: The Changing Universe Podcaster: Jesse Rogerson Links: Jesse’s website This podcast originally aired on November 1st, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/11/01/november-1st-the-changing-universe/ Description: We sometimes forget how much is happening in our universe, but there’s a lot. Starting from our solar system, I highlight a few examples of just how much is happening […]

By kortney.hogan on June 12, 2012 in
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Date: June 12, 2012 Title: Kitt Peak Artists in Residence Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) Link: www.noao.edu Description: Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He also pens a great blog […]

By kortney.hogan on June 11, 2012 in
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Date: June 11, 2012 Title:Encore: Radio Astronomy: An Important Too Podcaster: Nitza Santiago Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu This podcast originally aired on November 8th, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/11/08/november-8th-radio-astronomy-an-important-tool/ Description: Radio astronomy is an indispensable tool used by scientists to study the Universe. Throughout the years astronomers have used it to learn more about different sources of […]

By kortney.hogan on June 10, 2012 in
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Date: June 10, 2012 Title: Encore: It’s All About the Reference Frames Podcaster: Kenneth Johnston Organization: United States Naval Observatory This podcast originally aired on June 30,2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/06/30/june-30th-its-all-about-the-reference-frames/ Description: We’re all used to finding directions here on Earth. We orient ourselves based on our local experience of “up-down”, “left-right”, “front-back”. But how do you orient […]