October 29th: The Deep Space Network

Date: October 29, 2009 Title: The Deep Space Network Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: We’ve sent our plucky robot explorers out to get close up pics of the moons of Saturn, crawl around on the surface of Mars and even discover water on the Moon. But when they need to phone home […]

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October 28th: Funny You Should Ask About the Next Step in Your Astronomy Journey

Date: October 28, 2009 Title: Funny You Should Ask About the Next Step in Your Astronomy Journey Podcaster: Jeff Thibodeau Organization: Oklahoma City Astronomy Club at: www.okcastroclub.com Description: Benefits of astronomy clubs and a little encouragement to get involved. Bio: Jeff Thibodeau has had a lifelong love for observing things in the night sky and […]

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October 27th: A Life in Astronomy

October 27th: A Life in Astronomy

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Date: October 27, 2009 Title: A Life in Astronomy Podcaster: Richard Saunders Organization: The Skeptic Zone Podcast www.skepticzone.tv Description: Richard Saunders talks to Professor. Colin Keay about his life and research in astronomy. Bio: The Skeptic Zone Podcast – The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason, produced by Richard Saunders is Australia’s leading skeptical […]

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October 25th: The TDRS System

October 25th: The TDRS System

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Date: October 25, 2009 Title: The TDRS System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: You know how when you’re in space, you can just go ‘Ah Houston…’ and there’s a team of people with PhDs ready to solve all your problems? Here’s how that works. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website […]

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October 24th: Great Light Switch Out by the International Dark Sky Association

October 24th: Great Light Switch Out by the International Dark Sky Association

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Date: October 24, 2009 Title: Great Light Switch Out Podcaster: International Dark Sky Association Organization: International Dark-Sky Association Description: The Great Light Switch Out is a program to encourage people to make their outdoor light fixtures dark sky friendly. Bio: Established in 1988, the International Dark-Sky Association is an educational, environmental 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to […]

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October 23rd: A History of Modern Astronomy in Thailand, Part 2

October 23rd: A History of Modern Astronomy in Thailand, Part 2

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Date: October 23, 2009 Title: A History of Modern Astronomy in Thailand Part 2 Podcaster: Visanu Euarchukiati Link: http://www.khaikhan.in.th Description: Part 2 gives an account of Thailand’s astronomy from the 20th Century to the present. Although initial achievements before 1900 were few and far between, the pace has picked up considerably. Public awareness is at […]

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October 22nd: The Armchair Universe

October 22nd: The Armchair Universe

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Date: October 22, 2009 Title: The Armchair Universe Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by Geodesium (http://www.geodesium.com) Description: Looking for a good astronomy book? Come along on a short tour of Carolyn Collins Petersen’s bookshelves as she recommends some good books for stargazing and armchair astronomy. Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is […]

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