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By Sue Ann Heatherly on October 16, 2009 in
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Date: October 16, 2009 Title: Our Growing Galaxy Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly of NRAO Organization: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO): http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Looking at images of the beautiful grand spiral galaxies in our Universe, it’s hard to imagine that they are dynamic – changing – and evolving. Our own Milky Way Galaxy is still growing – swallowing up […]

By Sue Ann Heatherly on October 11, 2009 in

Date: October 11, 2009 Title: Quiet Skies Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly of NRAO Organization: National Radio Astronomy Observatories: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Radio astronomers study the radio waves produced by cosmic objects. Objects like comets, exploding stars, and even black holes in distant galaxies! But, radio waves made by your favorite radio station, your microwave oven, or […]

By Sue Ann Heatherly on September 18, 2009 in

Date: September 18, 2009 Title: Pulsar Search Collaboratory Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly from NRAO Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Join Lucas Bolyard, a sophomore at a small high school in West Virginia, and Rachel Rosen, an astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory to learn about the Pulsar Search Collaboratory, an NSF funded program that enables […]

By Sue Ann Heatherly on June 19, 2009 in
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Date: June 19, 2009 Title: A Modest Black Hole Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: According to UCLA astronomer Mark Morris, the black hole at the center of our Galaxy might be modest, but it isn’t shy! From stars whizzing around it, to flares coming from it, listen as Mark describes some of […]

By Sue Ann Heatherly on May 15, 2009 in
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Date: May 15, 2009 Title: Giant Pulses in the Crab Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: While M1 may have been a nuisance to Charles Messier as he attempted to discover new comets, the Crab Nebula is a fascinating object to astronomers today. Dr. Tim Hankins of New Mexico Tech talks about the […]