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Wanna do a podcast?

While our year has been officially full for quite some time, we are running into issues where people who signed up for a podcast don’t deliver. In those cases we rely on having a few podcasts on ready reserve that we can put in at the last moment. We would be honored if some of […]

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June 11th: Round, Round, Round We Go

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Date: June 11, 2009 Title: Round, Round, Round We Go Podcaster: Larry Sessions Links: http://home.comcast.net/%7Esternmann/index.htm http://twitter.com/NASkies Description: We are taught that the Earth circles the Sun once a year, but is this really true? If it is not true, where do we really end up each time the Earth completes an orbit? Motion in space […]

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June 10th: The Face on Mars

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Date: June 10, 2009 Title: The Face on Mars Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: Today we look at the face on Mars in the Cydonia Mensae region. Some believe it’s proof of a Martian civilization. But photography, the perceptual phenomenon called pareidolia, and the Law of Large Numbers combine to say that […]

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June 9th: Who Was Edwin Hubble?

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Date: June 9, 2009 Title: Who Was Edwin Hubble? Podcaster: Doug Allen Links: http://www.wheaton.edu/physics/ http://hubble.nasa.gov/ http://www.edwinhubble.com/ Description: Hubble has become a household word synonymous with incredible views of the universe. Yet what do we know about the man after which the Hubble Space Telescope was named? This podcast examines the life and work of Edwin […]

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June 8th: The Universe in Ultraviolet!

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Date: June 8, 2009 Title: The Universe in Ultraviolet! Podcaster: Erika Hamden from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: Looking at different wavelengths of light can yield new information about the universe around us. By observing ultraviolet radiation, astronomers find regions of recent star formation, as well as stars in the end stages […]

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June 6th: Backyard Astrophotography – a Visual Effects Artist’s Escape to Reality

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Date: June 6, 2009 Title: Backyard Astrophotography – a Visual Effects Artist’s Escape to Reality Podcaster: Paul Caggegi Organization: The Process Diary – showing you how it’s done by going out and doing it. http://www.theprocessdiary.blogspot.com Description: Paul Caggegi is a freelance motion graphics artist from Sydney Australia. He graduated from University of Western Sydney in […]

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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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