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September 1st: Re-discovering the Wonderment of the Night Sky

Date: September 1, 2009 Title: Re-discovering the Wonderment of the Night Sky Podcaster: Mark DeVito Link: www.stargazersfield.com Description: I recently had a unique experience, perhaps even an epiphany. Over a long Labor Day weekend, my family and I traveled to the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. While there, I had the opportunity to reconnect with the […]

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August 31st: Grote Reber: The First Radio Astronomer

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Date: August 31, 2009 Title: Grote Reber: The First Radio Astronomer Podcaster: Destry Saul Organization: Columbia University Astronomy: http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: The first detection of radio waves from space was made by Karl Jansky in 1932, but it was an amateur radio enthusiast in a suburb of Chicago that would continue Jansky’s work. His name was […]

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August 30th: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons

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Date: August 30, 2009 Title: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons Podcaster: Amy Bowen Link: Amy Bowen’s website http://amybowen.wordpress.com/ Description: The moons of Jupiter are home to some of the most fascinating extraterrestrial environments known to science. They’re so fascinating, in fact, that this podcaster decided to set one of her earliest science-fiction stories there. In […]

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August 29th: My Life With Charlie

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Date: August 29, 2009 Title: My Life With Charlie Podcaster: David Powell Organization: None Description: This podcast takes a look at the life and times of Charles Messier from his human foibles to his contributions to astronomy. The podcast also takes a look at how Charlie’s catalog influenced my career in amateur astronomy and perhaps […]

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August 27th: Need a Unique Birthday Gift? “Buy” a Birthday Star

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Date: August 27, 2009 Title: Need a Unique Birthday Gift? “Buy” a Birthday Star Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: Every year around Christmas time we are bombarded with advertisements suggesting you “name-a-star” for a loved one. If you purchase a “Name-a-Star” kit, your loved one’s […]

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August 26th: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune

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Date: August 26, 2009 Title: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe and Dr. Ed Stone Organization: None Description: In August 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft performed the first reconnaissance with the solar system’s outermost major planet, Neptune. Now, 20 years later, the Voyager mission Project Scientist, Dr. Ed Stone, joined me […]

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