October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

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Date: October 19, 2009 Title: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy – http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: In December 1995, NASA’s unmanned spacecraft, Galileo, dropped a probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere and provided us with the first in situ observations of an outer planet’s atmosphere. Getting the probe into an […]

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iTunes is back

As we noted earlier, our podcast mysteriously disappeared from iTunes. After many back and forths with Apple and some RSS wrangling we are happy to report that the daily podcast is back in iTunes. Please go there and give us a good rating and a good review and help us spread the word about this […]

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October 18th: Geometry vs. Lunacy

October 18th: Geometry vs. Lunacy

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Date: October 18, 2009 Title: Geometry vs. Lunacy Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 – http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: Galileo’s Earliest Telescopic Observations of the Moon Bio: Mark Thompson, a professional cantor and amateur astronomer, has appeared as Galileo on radio, at community theatres and libraries, public schools, colleges and universities throughout the country. He has performed […]

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October 17th: The Search for WIMPs

October 17th: The Search for WIMPs

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Date: October 17, 2009 Title: The Search for WIMPs Podcaster: Jimmy Erickson Organization: Smart Ass Science http://www.smartassscience.com Description: Dark Matter makes up one quarter of our Universe, and we still don’t even know what it is. Many scientists are searching for the answer. There are several different teams around the world searching for the particles […]

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October 16th: Our Growing Galaxy

October 16th: Our Growing Galaxy

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Date: October 16, 2009 Title: Our Growing Galaxy Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly of NRAO Organization: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO): http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: Looking at images of the beautiful grand spiral galaxies in our Universe, it’s hard to imagine that they are dynamic – changing – and evolving. Our own Milky Way Galaxy is still growing – swallowing up […]

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October 14th: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects

October 14th: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects

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Date: October 14, 2009 Title: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects Podcaster: Jane Platt, with Dr. Amy Mainzer Organization: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory http://www.jpl.nasa.gov Description: NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is scheduled for launch in December 2009, on a mission to survey the entire sky in four infrared wavelengths, hunting […]

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October 13th: The Summer We Flew to the Moon

October 13th: The Summer We Flew to the Moon

Date: October 13, 2009 Title: The Summer We Flew to the Moon Podcaster: Mike Simonsen Organization: Simostronomy- The Astronomy and Variable Star Blog http://simostronomy.blogspot.com/ Description: Today we go back to the 60’s, before man had landed on the moon, before Watergate, before personal computers, before the Internet, at the height of the race to land […]

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