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May 13th: Messier’s First Unique Find – Globular Cluster M3

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Date: May 13, 2009 Title: Messier’s First Unique Find – Globular Cluster M3 Podcaster: RapidEye Observatory Organization: RapidEye Observatory Description: A brief overview of Globular Clusters, discuss Charles Messier and his list (brief), and observing Messier’s first unique find, M3. Bio: I’ve been captivated by astronomy ever since I was a kid, living in NW […]

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May 12th: Michael Turner on Dark Energy

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Date: May 12, 2009 Title: Michael Turner on Dark Energy Full, unedited interview available at Slacker Astronomy! Podcaster: Michael Koppelman of Slacker Astronomy Organization: Slacker Astronomy http://www.slackerastronomy.org/ Description: Slacker Astronomy talks with cosmologist Dr. Michael Turner about Dark Energy. Bio: Slacker Astronomy is ranked as one of the top 10 astronomy podcasts. Today’s sponsor: This […]

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May 11th: The Magnetosphere

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Date: May 11, 2009 Title: The Magnetosphere Podcaster: Terry and Stephen Whelan Organization: None Description: This is a short non mathematical introduction to some important elements of space plasma physics. Stephen plays the role of a confused student to allow a pedagogical dialog to progress. Bio: Terry did graduate research in space physics at the […]

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May 9th: What’s in a Day?

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Date: May 9, 2009 Title: What’s in a Day? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: Everyone knows there’s 24 hours to a day, but astronomers know there’s a whole different time scale required to make sense of the night. Every night our night sky orientates itself to the previous night’s configuration 4 minutes […]

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May 7th: Variable Stars and the Stories They Tell

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Date: May 7, 2009 Title: Variable Stars and the Stories They Tell Podcaster: Mike Simonsen Organization: American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) Description: In this episode of Restless Universe we discuss why variable stars are so important to astronomers and the impact variable star research has had on all aspects of astronomy. Bio: The […]

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May 6th: All Aboard the Milky Way Railroad

Date: May 6, 2009 Title: All Aboard the Milky Way Railroad Podcaster: Colin Stuart Description: In today’s podcast we jump aboard The Milky Way Railroad and explore the children’s book of the same name by Kenji Miyazawa. We also look at the Japanese star festival of Tanabata on which the book is based. Bio: Colin […]

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