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July 13th: Windy City Astronomy

Date: July 13, 2009 Title: Windy City Astronomy Podcaster: Elizabeth Fracek Organization: Museum of Science and Industry , Adler Planetarium Description: In my podcast, I talk about the Adler Planetarium and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and how these places inspired me toward my interest in astronomy. I give some facts about […]

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July 12th: Women on the Moon

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Date: July 12, 2009 Title: Women on the Moon Podcaster: Mark Tillotson Links: Today in Astronomy: http://todayinastronomy.blogspot.com/ Lunar Mark: http://lunarmark.blogspot.com/ The Astronomy Compendium: http://astronomycompendium.wikispaces.com/ LVAAS: http://www.lvaas.net/ Description: It has been 40 years since man first set foot on the Moon. As part of the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy and the Apollo 11 […]

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July 10th: How Amazingly Unlikely is Your Birth?

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Date: July 10, 2009 Title: How Amazingingly Unlikely is Your Birth Podcaster: Larry Sessions Links: North American Skies, NASkies on Twitter . Description: Eric Idle’s wonderful “Galaxy Song” is an exuberant, if a bit dated, introduction to various aspects of astronomy filled with facts about the Universe. Idle concludes with a reference about how “amazingly […]

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July 9th: Measuring the Black Hole

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Date: July 9, 2009 Title: Measuring the Black Hole Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by GEODESIUM (http://www.geodesium.com) Special thanks to Dr. Shep Doeleman for his advice about the script for this segment. Also Special thanks to Nicole Gugliucci for her script review. Description: A team of astronomers has used a […]

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July 8th: Archimedes’ Death Ray and Dante’s Inferno: The Real Story of How Galileo Ignited the Age of the Telescope

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Date: July 8, 2009 Title: Archimedes’ Death Ray and Dante’s Inferno: The Real Story of How Galileo Ignited the Age of the Telescope Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: To this day, a debate continues concerning Galileo’s role in fueling the so-called conflict between science and religion. But there is another debate, although […]

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July 7th: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae

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Date: July 7, 2009 Title: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae Podcaster: Mike Simonsen of AAVSO Organization: AAVSO www.aavso.org Description: In this episode Mike interviews Rebecca Turner from the AAVSO to find out all about the strange star Epsilon Aurigae and the AAVSO’s Citizen Sky project to study it. This will be the largest citizen science research […]

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July 6th: Science and Religion

Date: July 6, 2009 Title: Science and Religion Podcaster: Gurbir Singh Organization: AstroTalk UK http://astrotalkuk.org/ A not for profit amateur astronomy podcast by an amateur astronomer based in the UK. Description: Gurbir Singh talks with Dr. Allan Chapman, who is not a scientist but better still, a historian of science and a practicing Christian with […]

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