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Date: December 14th, 201 Title: Testing Einstein Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Links: http://cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy runs through the classic experiments that delivered strong evidence to support Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity. Not surprisingly they are all about astronomy. Bio: Cheap Astronomy has a poke around in the sub-atomic world and […]

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Date: December 13th, 201 Title: All About Two Inch Eyepiece Podcaster: The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia Organization: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX Links: Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org Original file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cqvBK36se0&feature=share&list=UUN5crzsUHII4BpDkBozCcYQ Description: TelescopeMan introducing 2 inch eyepiece to all the beginners Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President of the […]

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Date: December 12th, 2012 Title: Astronomy Word of the Week : CME Podcaster: Dr. Christopher Crockett Organization: United States Naval Observatory Link: http://christophercrockett.com http://earthsky.org/team/christophercrockett Description: Every so often, the sun unleashes powerful plasma waves upon the solar system.  When aimed at the Earth, we experience a geomagnetic storm.  The astronomy word of the week is […]

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Date: December 11th, 2012 Title: Applying for Time on NOAO Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: NOAO Links: www.noao.edu, www.nso.edu Description: Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He also pens a great blog at halfastro.wordpress.com. Today’s […]

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Date: December 10th, 2012 Title: Ice and Organic Goo On Mercury Podcaster: Bob Hirshon Organization: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Link: www.aaas.org Description: In a series of papers published in Science, scientists from the MESSENGER Mission to Planet Mercury announced the discovery of water ice and organic volatile compounds on the surface […]