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July 9th: Measuring the Black Hole

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Date: July 9, 2009 Title: Measuring the Black Hole Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by GEODESIUM (http://www.geodesium.com) Special thanks to Dr. Shep Doeleman for his advice about the script for this segment. Also Special thanks to Nicole Gugliucci for her script review. Description: A team of astronomers has used a […]

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July 8th: Archimedes’ Death Ray and Dante’s Inferno: The Real Story of How Galileo Ignited the Age of the Telescope

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Date: July 8, 2009 Title: Archimedes’ Death Ray and Dante’s Inferno: The Real Story of How Galileo Ignited the Age of the Telescope Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: To this day, a debate continues concerning Galileo’s role in fueling the so-called conflict between science and religion. But there is another debate, although […]

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July 7th: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae

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Date: July 7, 2009 Title: The Mysterious Epsilon Aurigae Podcaster: Mike Simonsen of AAVSO Organization: AAVSO www.aavso.org Description: In this episode Mike interviews Rebecca Turner from the AAVSO to find out all about the strange star Epsilon Aurigae and the AAVSO’s Citizen Sky project to study it. This will be the largest citizen science research […]

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July 6th: Science and Religion

Date: July 6, 2009 Title: Science and Religion Podcaster: Gurbir Singh Organization: AstroTalk UK http://astrotalkuk.org/ A not for profit amateur astronomy podcast by an amateur astronomer based in the UK. Description: Gurbir Singh talks with Dr. Allan Chapman, who is not a scientist but better still, a historian of science and a practicing Christian with […]

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July 5th: Looking Towards the Center of the Galaxy

Date: July 5, 2009 Title: Looking Towards the Center of the Galaxy Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: If you go outside tonight or tomorrow night and locate the Moon, you will be looking toward a rather remarkable patch of the sky. You will be looking towards the center of our galaxy! On […]

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July 4th: New World Ordered

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Date: July 4, 2009 Title: New World Ordered Podcaster: Daniel Raffaele Organization: None Description: Daniel Raffaele talks about exoplanets: the discoveries so far, the potential for new discoveries, and what it is that we are actually looking for. New technologies, such as Infra-Red, allow us to see much smaller planets orbiting closer to their stars, […]

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July 3rd: Universe Awareness: Children’s Voices

Date: July 3, 2009 Title: Universe Awareness: Children’s Voices Podcaster: Carolina Ödman Organization: Universe Awareness (UNAWE) http://www.unawe.org/ Description: Universe Awareness (UNAWE) is the only IYA2009 cornerstone project specifically for children. UNAWE started in 2005 and has now active groups in nearly 30 countries. The programme will continue beyond 2009. If you are interested in joining […]

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July 2nd: Herschel and Planck Set Sail into the Cold Universe

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Date: July 2, 2009 Title: Herschel and Planck Set Sail into the Cold Universe Podcaster: Edward and Haley Gomez Organization: Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope and Cardiff University http://www.lcogt.net http://www.astro.cf.ac.uk Description: Herschel and Planck set sail into the cold Universe. The successful launch of the Herschel Space Observatory and Planck satellite on 18 May this […]

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