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July 17th: The Lucifer Project

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Date: July 17, 2009 Title: The Lucifer Project Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: It started with a fanciful story idea by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick, and has grown into a detailed conspiracy theory. Some people believe the real reason for NASA’s deep space probes is to turn Saturn or Jupiter […]

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July 16th: The July 22nd Total Solar Eclipse

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Date: July 16, 2009 Title: The July 22nd Total Solar Eclipse Podcaster: Jay Pasachoff Organization: Williams College, Working Group on Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union Description: The longest total eclipse of the 18-year interval of eclipses will occur on July 22. It will be mainly visible from China and India, and from some ships […]

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July 15th: Your Local Astronomy Club

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Date: July 15, 2009 Title: Your Local Astronomy Club Podcaster: Ed Sunder Organization: Flintstone Stargazing http://flintstonestargazing.com Description: A great way to learn about the night sky is from others. One of the best ways to get to know other amateur astronomers is through local astronomy clubs. Bio: Ed has been observing since he first looked […]

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July 14th: Telescope 400

Date: July 14, 2009 Title: Telescope 400 Podcaster: Robin Scagell of Telescope 400 Organization: Telescope 400 www.telescope400.org.uk Description: Several years ago, the organisers of Britain’s National Astronomy Weeks decided that 2009 would be a good year to have another NAW, this time to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first telescopic observation of the Moon […]

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July 13th: Windy City Astronomy

Date: July 13, 2009 Title: Windy City Astronomy Podcaster: Elizabeth Fracek Organization: Museum of Science and Industry , Adler Planetarium Description: In my podcast, I talk about the Adler Planetarium and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago and how these places inspired me toward my interest in astronomy. I give some facts about […]

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July 12th: Women on the Moon

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Date: July 12, 2009 Title: Women on the Moon Podcaster: Mark Tillotson Links: Today in Astronomy: http://todayinastronomy.blogspot.com/ Lunar Mark: http://lunarmark.blogspot.com/ The Astronomy Compendium: http://astronomycompendium.wikispaces.com/ LVAAS: http://www.lvaas.net/ Description: It has been 40 years since man first set foot on the Moon. As part of the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy and the Apollo 11 […]

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July 10th: How Amazingly Unlikely is Your Birth?

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Date: July 10, 2009 Title: How Amazingingly Unlikely is Your Birth Podcaster: Larry Sessions Links: North American Skies, NASkies on Twitter . Description: Eric Idle’s wonderful “Galaxy Song” is an exuberant, if a bit dated, introduction to various aspects of astronomy filled with facts about the Universe. Idle concludes with a reference about how “amazingly […]

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