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October 1st: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List

October 1st: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List

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Date: October 1, 2009 Title: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan with help from Connor and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: What things would your kids place on their list of favorite things? How can you get astronomical topics on that list? […]

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August 27th: Need a Unique Birthday Gift? “Buy” a Birthday Star

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Date: August 27, 2009 Title: Need a Unique Birthday Gift? “Buy” a Birthday Star Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: Every year around Christmas time we are bombarded with advertisements suggesting you “name-a-star” for a loved one. If you purchase a “Name-a-Star” kit, your loved one’s […]

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May 30th: The Power of the Force! (Astrology Part 2)

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Date: May 30, 2009 Title: The Power of the Force! (Astrology Part 2) Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu. Description: Which has more influence on you at birth: the planets of the solar system or your doctor? For thousands of years people have tried to use the locations of the […]

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April 28th: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays

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Date: April 28, 2009 Title: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): www.iris.edu. Description: Happy Birthday! Today we have a star clustering of astronomically important birthdays. A total of five birthdays are celebrated today that have astronomical significance. Three are universally famous: Jan Oort, Bart Bok, and […]

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March 28th: What if the Moon did not exist?

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Date: March 28, 2009 Title: What if the Moon did not exist? Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: We often take the Moon for granted. We assume it will always be there. Circling the Earth month after month with regular precision. But what would our world be like if […]

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February 27th: The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius. Or is it? (Astrology Part 1)

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Date: February 27, 2009 Title: The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius. Or is it? (Astrology Part 1) Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)       www.iris.edu Description: Most everyone has heard the term: the Age of Aquarius. But do you know what it means? Are we in the Age of Aquarius? Did I […]

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