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We Are Go for Launch

In roughly 48 hours the daily podcast will begin! Make sure you have subscribed. Look for the ever-present Subscribe! section to your left. You could also just set this site as your home page and listen on your computer every day. I think you know the drill. Contributors — thank you for the excellent stuff! […]

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Facebook

There are two ways to support The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast on Facebook. You can become a fan of the “product” and/or you can become a reader of the “blog“. The latter is really much more useful, so if you are on Facebook, come join us. Also, just a small update — the audio […]

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To January…and Beyond!

The very cool Emily Lakdawalla recently sent The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast organizing committee (which she is a member of) an update on signups, from which I quote: The good news is THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JANUARY IS NOW FILLED. Everybody drink a celebratory libation of your choice. I didn’t even need to use […]

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Let There Be Audio

As of this writing it is T-30 days until we start the podcast. That means the people who are doing shows the first week of January should be finishing up their audio and submitting it to us via ShareFile using instructions we are providing via email. We are asking all contributors to get us their […]

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January Podcasters Needed!

OK, folks, time to call in some favors. As we mentioned, we have a lot of the year covered in terms of user-submitted podcasts but people have been tending to sign up later in the year. We need people to be brave and help us out on the front end. The open dates in January […]

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Podcast: Sample Episode: Big Numbers

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Michael from Slacker Astronomy gives us one small example of what a podcast for 365 Days of Astronomy might sound like. His topic is big numbers (like a yadabyte or a septillion), scientific notation and logarithms. Do you know how many suns you’d have to line up end to end to go all the way […]

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What you need to do, summarized

You need to subscribe to the podcast and subscribe to the blog. You should really man up and volunteer to record a podcast. We’ll help you. You or your employer may wish to sponsor some podcasts. You’ve probably noticed that 2009 is getting closer every day! We’ll have some demo episodes up soon to further […]

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The Main, Final, Official Feeds

Podcast RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/365DaysOfAstronomy iTunes feed: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=295908830 Blog RSS feed: http://365daysofastronomy.org/feed/ We’ll be using libsyn to post and host the podcasts, but we thought we would use a feedburner feed in case we ever need to change the feed URL. Note the podcast feed is for the podcasts only, you won’t see any of the […]

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