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Date: September 30th, 2012 Title: Encore: Broken Teeth and the Fate of the Universe Podcaster: Ben Lillie Organization: Peculiar Velocity — http://peculiarvelocity.com This podcast originally aired on March 24th, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/03/24/march-24th-broken-teeth-and-the-fate-of-the-universe/ Description: Learning about cosmology is full of surprises, and sometimes those can be as terrifying as suddenly losing a tooth. Bio: Ben Lillie is a […]

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Date: September 29th, 2012 Title: Encore: Father and Son at the Eyepiece Podcaster: Edward Gomez Organization: Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network – http://lcogt.net This podcast originally aired on March 18th, 2010 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/03/18/march-18th-father-and-son-at-the-eyepiece/ Description: I explore my childhood experiences of astronomy with my dad, and how it inspired me to be a professional astronomer. We talk […]

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Date: September 28th, 2012 Title: Monthly News Roundup – A Rocky Month Podcaster: Morgan Rehnberg Links: Jupiter impact: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/09/120911-jupiter-amateur-astronomy-science-peterson-hall/ http://www.universetoday.com/97481/what-caused-the-recent-explosion-at-jupiter/ Earth’s ice age: http://www.universetoday.com/97455/did-a-killer-asteroid-drive-the-planet-into-an-ice-age/ http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/09/20/3594552.htm http://www.space.com/17676-comet-crash-ice-age.html Vesta: http://news.discovery.com/space/protoplanet-vesta-awash-in-hydrogen-120920.html http://www.space.com/17680-giant-asteroid-vesta-hydrogen-dawn-spacecraft.html MACS J1149-JD: http://www.space.com/17671-farthest-galaxy-discovery-gravitational-lens.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epoch_of_reionization Curiosity: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9554550/Nasas-Curiosity-rover-to-begin-Martian-rock-studies.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/18/mars-eclipse-curiosity-martian-moon-phobos_n_1892951.html Description: In this month’s episode of the Monthly News Roundup, a rock hits Jupiter and a bunch once hit the […]

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Date: September 27th, 2012 Title: Talking About the OSIRIS REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission at PATS Podcaster: Mat Kaplan Organization: The Planetary Society Links: Planetary Society: http://planetary.org “Name That Asteroid” Competition: http://www.planetary.org/get-involved/contests/osirisrex/ OSIRIS REx Mission: http://osiris-rex.lpl.arizona.edu/ Description: The Planetary Society’s Mat Kaplan hosted recently hosted this conversation about the upcoming seven-year mission of OSIRIS REx at […]

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Date: September 26th, 2012 Title:: Fall Night Sky Observing Highlights Podcaster: Katie Peterson Organization: Adler Planetarium Links: www.adlerplanetarium.org and www.adlerplanetarium.org/podcasts Description: There’s a whole lot happening in the night sky over the next few months. Larry and Katie of the Adler Planetarium talk about what to look for and how to find it. Of particular note, […]