Category | Podcast

By Sabrina Stierwalt on May 22, 2019 in
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In 2006, Pluto was officially stripped of its planetary status. Now that debate is being reignited with some astronomers calling for the reinstatement of Pluto as a planet, arguing that the icy world should never have been demoted in the first place. So what is the deal? Is Pluto a planet?

By Paul M. Sutter on May 21, 2019 in
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What’s so bad about Venus, besides everything? How did it get so bad? How about Earth? @PaulMattSutter will answer the questions at #365DaysOfAstro

By Astronomy Cast on May 20, 2019 in
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South America, especially the Atacama Desert in Chile has become one of the best places in the world to put a telescope. Today we’ll talk about the monster telescopes already in operation in this region, and the big ones coming soon.

By Al Grauer on May 19, 2019 in
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Brian Africano discovered Asteroid 2018 RA and 2018 RW, which had just passed near to Earth. #365DaysOfAstro

By Tony Darnell on May 18, 2019 in

Book Review: “Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos” by Brian Cox & Jeff Foreshaw