March 2nd: The Parkes Dish

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Date: March 2, 2010 Title: The Parkes Dish Podcaster: Eran Segev Organization: The Skeptic Zone Podcast – www.skepticzone.tv Description: The 64 metre radio telescope at Parkes in NSW, Australia played an important role in the first moon landing. This is the story of that day and the experiences of some of those who were there. […]

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March 1st: Our Nearest Variable Star

Date: March 1, 2010 Title: Our Nearest Variable Star Podcaster: Mike Simonsen Links: AAVSO – http://www.aavso.org/ Simostronomy – http://simostronomy.blogspot.com/ Slacker Astronomy – http://www.slackerastronomy.org/wordpress/ Description: Today I’m going to talk about something that is not far, really far or uber-far away. I’m going to talk about the Sun, our nearest variable star. Bio: Mike Simonsen is […]

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February 28th: The Universe in 15 Minutes

Date: February 28, 2010 Title: The Universe in 15 Minutes Podcaster: TecnoCasters Organization: TecnoCasters – http://www.tecnocasters.com/ Description: The TecnoCasters discuss several recent news items about astronomy and technology. Bio: TecnoCasters is the best technology podcast in Spanish. Hosted by Juan D. Guevara, Pedro Riveroll, Lorena Galan and Raul Mitre, TecnoCasters offers a funny and friendly […]

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February 27th: Ceres – Dwarf Planet or Very Big Asteroid?

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Date: February 27, 2010 Title: Ceres – Dwarf Planet or Very Big Asteroid? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: A podcast about an asteroid with an identity crisis. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you can’t put a price on space. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” […]

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February 26th: Playing Hide and Seek With a Binary Pulsar

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Date: February 26, 2010 Title: Playing Hide and Seek With a Binary Pulsar Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Froney Crawford, astronomer at Franklin and Marshall College just finished an observing run on the Green Bank Telescope and joins us to talk about it– his research studying an enigmatic pulsar in a binary […]

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February 25th: Where’s the Best Place for the Biggest Telescopes?

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Date: February 25, 2010 Title: Where’s the Best Place for the Biggest Telescopes? Podcaster: Rob Berthiaume Links: www.yorkobservatory.com www.youdontfreezeinspace.com Description: Scientists and engineers spend millions of dollars and many years deciding what kind of telescope to build and how to build it. With such an investment, they also put a lot of thought into where […]

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February 24th: Sidewalk Astronomy

Date: February 24, 2010 Title: Sidewalk Astronomy Podcaster: Jay Horowitz Organization: Riverdale Astronomy: riverdaleastronomy.blogspot.com Description: This podcast covers astronomy outreach and education – how best to share your love of the cosmos with your friends and the general public. It provides general guidelines for introducing others to your science and goes into detail on how […]

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February 23rd: Where IS the Center of the Universe?

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Date: February 23, 2010 Title: Where IS the Center of the Universe? Podcaster: Rob Knop Links: My home page: http://www.sonic.net/~rknop MICA: http://www.mica-vw.org MICA Public Events: http://www.mica-vw.org/wiki/index.php/MICA_Events Description: A discussion of the center of the Universe. Bio: Rob Knop obtained a PhD in Physics from Caltech in 1997. He then worked with the Supernova Cosmology Project […]

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