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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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May 28th: The Search for Other Habitable Worlds

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Date: May 28, 2009 Title: The Search for Other Habitable Worlds Podcaster: Geoff Marcy Organization: Center for Science Education at UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory http://exoplanets.org . Description: With over 200 “exo-planets” already discovered orbiting nearby stars beyond our solar system, planet-hunting astronomers have now turned their attention toward the search for Earth-like planets. Astronomers […]

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May 27th: Smiley the Little Dish That Could

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Date: May 27, 2009 Title: Smiley the Little Dish That Could Podcaster: Christi Whitworth Organization: Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute www.pari.edu Description: An introduction to an important teaching tool located at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute. This remotely controlled radio telescope has a colorful history that begs to be told. With a connection to the history […]

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May 26th: Astronomer George Ellery Hale

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Date: May 26, 2009 Title: Astronomer George Ellery Hale Podcaster: Scott Kardell from Palomar Observatory Organization: Palomar Observatory http://palomar-observatory.org Description: Astronomer George Ellery Hale built the largest telescope in the world four times and has had a profound influence on modern astronomy. This podcast tells some of the story of Hale and the big telescopes […]

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May 25th: Tides: More Than What Floats Your Boat

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Date: May 25, 2009 Title: Tides: More Than What Floats Your Boat Podcaster: Robert Morehead from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: Anyone who has spent a day on the beach knows about tides, but this cosmic phenomena is at play throughout the Universe. We’ll explore this gravitational tug-o-war and see its effect […]

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May 24th: We’re Expanding – and Accelerating!

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Date: May 24, 2009 Title: We’re expanding – and accelerating! Podcaster: Brains Matter Organization: Brains Matter http://www.brainsmatter.com Description: There have been multiple theories of the ongoing evolution of the universe. Solid state, the big crunch – but hardly anyone expected the universe to not only expand, but to accelerate in it’s expansion. The Ordinary Guy […]

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