All posts by Michael Koppelman

Slacker Astronomy is a light-hearted podcast about the astronomical road-less-traveled hosted by Michael Koppelman and Doug Welch, with frequent contributions by Aaron Price and Travis Searle.

By Michael Koppelman on November 11, 2009 in
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Date: November 11, 2009 Title: An Amateur Goes Pro. Almost Podcaster: Michael Koppelman from Slacker Astronomy Organization: Slacker Astronomy Description: Michael from Slacker Astronomy discusses his journey from his first 4-inch telescope to working on data from HST, with stops at calculus and photometry along the way. Bio: Slacker Astronomy is a light-hearted podcast that […]

By Michael Koppelman on November 7, 2009 in

Date: November 7, 2009 Title: Bright Bolide Podcaster: Michael Koppelman Organization: Slacker Astronomy http://www.slackerastronomy.org/ Description: Michael, Doug and Mike from Slacker Astronomy discuss the bright meteor fireball (bolide) captured on multiple cameras by the Southern Ontario Meteor Network (SOMN) on September 25, 2009. Bio: Slacker Astronomy is a light-hearted podcast that wanders the astronomical road-less-traveled. […]

By Michael Koppelman on September 12, 2009 in
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Date: September 12, 2009 Title: Slacker Astronomy Interview with George Hrab Podcaster: Michael Koppelman of Slacker Astronomy Organization: Slacker Astronomy Description: Michael from Slacker Astronomy interviews musician George Hrab, creator of the 365 Days of Astronomy theme song, including a live version of the theme song, complete with boisterous audience participation! Video for “Far!” Bio: […]

By Michael Koppelman on May 12, 2009 in
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Date: May 12, 2009 Title: Michael Turner on Dark Energy Full, unedited interview available at Slacker Astronomy! Podcaster: Michael Koppelman of Slacker Astronomy Organization: Slacker Astronomy http://www.slackerastronomy.org/ Description: Slacker Astronomy talks with cosmologist Dr. Michael Turner about Dark Energy. Bio: Slacker Astronomy is ranked as one of the top 10 astronomy podcasts. Today’s sponsor: This […]

By Michael Koppelman on February 12, 2009 in
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Date: February 12, 2009 Title: Eta Carinae and Supernova Imposters Podcaster: Michael Koppelman Organization: Slacker Astronomy  http://www.slackerastronomy.org Description: Michael from Slacker Astronomy interviews Dr. Roberta Humphreys and Dr. Kris Davidson about one of the most interesting stars in the galaxy, Eta Carinae, a super massive star which became a “supernova imposter” in 1890 and may […]