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January Podcasters Needed!

OK, folks, time to call in some favors. As we mentioned, we have a lot of the year covered in terms of user-submitted podcasts but people have been tending to sign up later in the year. We need people to be brave and help us out on the front end. The open dates in January […]

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Podcast: Sample Episode: Big Numbers

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Michael from Slacker Astronomy gives us one small example of what a podcast for 365 Days of Astronomy might sound like. His topic is big numbers (like a yadabyte or a septillion), scientific notation and logarithms. Do you know how many suns you’d have to line up end to end to go all the way […]

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What you need to do, summarized

You need to subscribe to the podcast and subscribe to the blog. You should really man up and volunteer to record a podcast. We’ll help you. You or your employer may wish to sponsor some podcasts. You’ve probably noticed that 2009 is getting closer every day! We’ll have some demo episodes up soon to further […]

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The Main, Final, Official Feeds

Podcast RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/365DaysOfAstronomy iTunes feed: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=295908830 Blog RSS feed: http://365daysofastronomy.org/feed/ We’ll be using libsyn to post and host the podcasts, but we thought we would use a feedburner feed in case we ever need to change the feed URL. Note the podcast feed is for the podcasts only, you won’t see any of the […]

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Podcast: Hello World!

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Hey everyone. We are priming the feed and getting the pipeline ready for the podcast. To that end, and for your listening pleasure, we have the first podcast! Pamela Gay and Michael Koppelman discuss the podcast and encourage you to participate. We also debut our great theme song by George Hrab. We are going to […]

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The "Rules"

Just wanted to let you know that we added a rule to our list of rules on the Join In page. These rules are meant to help — please email us if you find something unreasonable. We think it’s all pretty reasonable. The recently added rule is: All podcasts should be premiering at least some […]

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Sponsor a Day for $25

Producing 365 podcasts isn’t free. Through a variety of sponsorships we hope to raise enough money to pay students to do the post-production work on the podcast. 100% of the money we collect goes to the production of the podcast and associated materials. To that end we are offering sponsorships for $25 per day. Like […]

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Sign-up Updates

We’ve been sorting through the emails and are very encouraged with what we are seeing. If everyone gets the number of shows they signed up for, we have 40% of the 365 days covered already! We hope this motivates you to sign up! But don’t worry, there will be plenty of days for everyone. More […]

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