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April 17th: Giant Molecular Clouds

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Date: April 17, 2009 Title: Giant Molecular Clouds Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Can you say diazenylium three times fast? Dr. Yancy Shirley of the University of Arizona studies this strange little molecule and others in Giant Molecular Clouds. In this podcast we chat with Yancy on matters of star formation, intersteller […]

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April 16th: What is the World’s Largest Telescope?

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ht Date: April 16, 2009 Title: What is the World’s Largest Telescope? Podcaster: Rob Sparks Link: http://halfastro.wordpress.com Description: People are hooked on superlatives such as the “World’s Largest Telescope” or the “World’s Most Powerful Telescope”. It is a common question asked at star parties. When asked by the public, they are usually referring to ground […]

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April 15th: Stargazing with Kids

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Date: April 15, 2009 Title: Stargazing with Kids Podcaster: Ed Sunder Organization: Flintstone Stargazing http://flintstonestargazing.com Description: One of the most fun and rewarding parts of astronomy is sharing it with others. In particular, sharing the night sky with kids is particularly fun because in many cases, you can be the first person to share the […]

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April 14th: Exploring Space with Your Computer

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Date: April 14, 2009 Title: Exploring Space with Your Computer Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: Bruce’s website: http://flyingsinger.blogspot.com NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/index.html Description: While the night sky itself is the best, your computer is also a fantastic window on the universe. Of course there are zillions of space and astronomy web sites to explore, but […]

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April 13th: Edward, Annie, and Williamina Discuss Spectral Classification

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Date: April 13, 2009 Title: Edward, Annie, and Williamina Discuss Spectral Classification Podcaster: Bruce Palmquist, Feliciti Fredsti, and Marilyn Magenis Organization: Central Washington University Physics department, http://www.cwu.edu/~physics Description: In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Harvard College Observatory Director Edward Pickering hired dozens of women, nicknamed the Harvard Computers, to process and analyze astronomical data. […]

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April 12th: Exploring Space from Space

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Date: April 12, 2009 Title: Exploring Space from Space Podcaster: Kenneth Renshaw Links: Solar System Ambassador Website: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/profiles/Kenneth_Renshaw.htm Saturn Observation Campaign Website: http://soc.jpl.nasa.gov/members-state.cfm?state=AR Bio: Kenneth Renshaw is a college music instructor, piano teacher/tuner/technician, church choir director/pianist, photographer and videographer from the small town of Piggott, Arkansas. He graduated from Southern Baptist College and Arkansas State […]

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April 11th: The ALMA Deep Field Experiment

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Date: April 11, 2009 Title: The ALMA Deep Field Experiment Podcaster: Richard Drumm Description: I interview Dr. Al Wootten, project scientist for ALMA North America (and scientist at the NRAO, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory) about the ALMA Deep Field experiment that will augment the groundbreaking Hubble Deep Field experiment. The ALMA Deep Field will […]

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