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December 7th: Observing With Webb in December 2012

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Date: December 7th, 2012 Title: Observing With Webb in December 2012 Podcaster: Rob Webb Organization: Physics teacher at Pequea Valley High School Link: http://mrwebb.podbean.com https://sites.google.com/site/mrwebbonline/ Description: This podcast discusses the events, planets, and constellations that can be seen in the night sky during the month of December and prepare yourself for Geminid meteorshower. Bio: Rob Webb […]

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Dear Cheap Astronomy – Episode 3

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Date: December 6th, 2012 Title: Dear Cheap Astronomy – Episode 3 Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Links: http://cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy fields some questions on relativity physics – which involve a mix of fast and curve balls. Bio: Cheap Astronomy has a poke around in the sub-atomic world and (who would have thunk it) finds […]

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December 5th: A New Way to Explore the Lunar Farside

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Date: December 5th, 2012 Title: A New Way to Explore the Lunar Farside Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson and Dr. Jack Burns Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute Links: Science Paper: A Lunar L2-Farside Exploration and Science Mission Concept with the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and a Teleoperated Lander/Rover Music: “Amelia” by Ben Bedford Description: We’ve been to the […]

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Astronomy Word of the Week : Retrograde

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Date: December 4th, 2012 Title: Astronomy Word of the Week : Retrograde Podcaster: Dr. Christopher Crockett Organization: United States Naval Observatory Link: http://christophercrockett.com http://earthsky.org/team/christophercrockett Description: Planets loop back in their orbits, moons go the wrong way around their home worlds, and entire solar systems are turned around backwards.  The astronomy word of the week is “retrograde”. […]

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Astronomers Without Borders Helps Open the Universe

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Date: December 3rd, 2012 Title: Astronomers Without Borders Helps Open the Universe Podcaster: April Jubett, Kimberly Arcand, Amelia Ortiz-Gil Organization: Astronomers Without Borders Links:GAM Programs for People with Disabilities The Sky in Your Hands Resources for People With Disabilities Description: AWB has recently started a program to compile resources for educators and anyone who communicates astronomy […]

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