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June 26th: Palomar Transient Factory – a new sky survey taking place at Palomar Observatory

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Date: June 26, 2009 Title: Palomar Transient Factory – a new sky survey taking place at Palomar Observatory Podcaster: Scott Kardel Organization: Palomar Observatory http://palomar-observatory.org Description: The Palomar Transient Factory combines a large digital camera, a high-speed data network, and intelligent computing in a unique way that will uncover secrets of the universe in a […]

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June 25th: Galileo’s Telescope

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Date: June 25, 2009 Title: Galileo’s Telescope Podcaster: The Adler Planetarium Organization: The Adler Planetarium Description: In 1609 when Galileo Galilei had fine-tuned his new instrument and turned it toward the night sky he revolutionized modern science. How great of an impact has his invention had on modern science and how did his discoveries change […]

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June 23rd: Star Parties: Fun in the Dark

Date: June 23, 2009 Title: Star Parties: Fun in the Dark Podcaster: Ted Judah Organization: None Description: All about star parties. From organized astronomy club outings to intimate star gazing and the grand opening star party of a newly built home-made observatory. Bio: Ted Judah is a total amateur. Amateur astronomer, carpenter, surfer, artist, designer, […]

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June 22nd: Galileo and His Lute

Date: June 22, 2009 Title: Galileo and His Lute Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: Music played not only a unique, but an essential role in leading Galileo to his new physics. Because it is an art demanding precise measurement and exact divisions, music reflected the spirit of Galileo‚Äôs science. This podcast includes […]

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June 21st: The June Solstice: The Week the Sun Stood Still

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Date: June 21, 2009 Title: The June Solstice: The Week the Sun Stood Still Podcaster: Judith Young Organization: The Foundation for Astronomy and Spirituality, Inc. http://www.astronomyandspirituality.com Description: What is the astronomical meaning of the June Solstice? This podcast describes and explains the characteristics of the Solstice, a word which means ‘the standstill of the Sun’. […]

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June 20th: Magnetar the Magnificent

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Date: June 20, 2009 Title: Magnetar the Magnificent Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by GEODESIUM (http://www.geodesium.com) Description: Magnetars sound like mysterious aliens from another dimension, but they’re not. I’ll discuss these powerfully magnetic beasts and talk about what we know about them from recent research and observations. Bio: Carolyn Collins […]

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