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May 18th: The Life of a Proton

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Date: May 18, 2009 Title: The Life of a Proton Podcaster: Nik Whitehead Description: The universe around us is made up of many different types of atoms, yet only two types, hydrogen and helium, were created in the Big Bang. Other elements have been formed by a wide variety of fascinating astrophysical processes since then. […]

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May 17th: Citizen Scientists – Making a Difference and Having Fun

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Date: May 17, 2009 Title: Citizen Scientists – Making a Difference and Having Fun Podcaster: Tavi Greiner and Rob Keown Organization: None Description: Tavi Greiner and Rob Keown discuss the ways that ordinary citizens are contributing to real science through fun projects like Galaxy Zoo, StarDust, and even NEO searches. They offer brief descriptions of […]

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You’re Doing Great!

Wow, the excellent podcasts keep rolling in. Thank you everyone for your great contributions. We are also very appreciative of the sponsors and the production staff. Nancy Atkinson, in particular, is a rockstar and this podcast wouldn’t be running so smoothly without her. We have crossed over the 500,000 downloads mark! Many thanks also to […]

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May 16th: Back to the Dark Ages: Responsible Nighttime Lighting

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Date: May 16, 2009 Title: Back to the Dark Ages: Responsible Nighttime Lighting Podcaster: Connie Walker and Rob Sparks Organization: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (www.noao.edu) and the IYA2009 Dark Skies Working Group (www.darkskiesawareness.org) Description: With half the world’s inhabitants living in cities as of 2008, mankind’s urban constellations are fast obscuring nature’s stellar constellations. To […]

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May 14th: A Tour of Sydney Observatory

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Date: May 14, 2009 Title: A Tour of Sydney Observatory Podcaster: The Skeptic Zone Podcast Links: www.skepticzone.tv Description: A tour of Sydney Observatory with reporter Tiffany Day and Geoff Wyatt, the Senior Astronomy Educator. We learn about the history and research of the Observatory. Bio: The Skeptic Zone Podcast – The Podcast from Australia for […]

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May 13th: Messier’s First Unique Find – Globular Cluster M3

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Date: May 13, 2009 Title: Messier’s First Unique Find – Globular Cluster M3 Podcaster: RapidEye Observatory Organization: RapidEye Observatory Description: A brief overview of Globular Clusters, discuss Charles Messier and his list (brief), and observing Messier’s first unique find, M3. Bio: I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW […]

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May 12th: Michael Turner on Dark Energy

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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 […]

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