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June 5th: Beginner’s Guide to Observing Jupiter

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Date: June 5, 2009 Title: Beginner’s Guide to Observing Jupiter Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe Organization: None Description: Today’s topic is observing Jupiter with a telescope. And if your telescope is the Hubble, this podcast isn’t for you (newbies only!) And as a bonus, you’ll get to spot Neptune too. Bio: Martin Ratcliffe received his BSc in […]

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June 4th: JPL’s Greatest Hits

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Date: June 4, 2009 Title: JPL’s Greatest Hits Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: JPL Main Web Site: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ JPL Solar System Ambassadors: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/ Description: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been involved in space exploration since 1958 when its Explorer 1 spacecraft became the United States’ first successful Earth-orbiting satellite. Operated for NASA by the California […]

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June 3: Why We Need Neutrino Telescopes

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Date: June 3, 2009 Title: Why We Need Neutrino Telescopes Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Links: Cheap Astronomy Description: Cheap Astronomy says ‘yes we can’ to all those skeptics who doubt the universe’s one second old baby photo can ever be observed directly. Bio: Explore the universe on a shoestring. Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where […]

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June 1st: Supernovae

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Date: June 1, 2009 Title: Supernovae Podcaster: Maureen Teyssier Organization: Columbia Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: Supernovae are the largest explosions in our Universe today. Not only have they helped us understand the Universe, but they play a crucial role in it. Bio: Maureen Teyssier is a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University. Her undergraduate degree is a […]

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May 31st: Stars That Fell Like Rain

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Date: May 31, 2009 Title: Stars That Fell Like Rain Podcaster: John Johnson Link: www.JohnJohnsonOnline.com Description: This episode presents basic information on meteors and meteor showers. Watching the annual meteor showers is a great way to spend time with friends and family. Understanding the process that brings us these events can only add to the […]

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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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May 29th: Dear Lyla, This is where you came from

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Date: May 29, 2009 Title: Dear Lyla, This is where you came from Podcaster: Lyla’s Uncle Johnny Organization: None Description: May 29th will be my niece’s 1st birthday. I’ll write/read her a “letter” explaining where the heavier elements in her body came from, explaining how they were created millions of years ago in supernova explosions […]

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