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Astronomy Word of the Week : Wolf-Rayet

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Date: December 25th, 2012 Title: Astronomy Word of the Week : Wolf-Rayet Podcaster: Dr. Christopher Crockett Organization: United States Naval Observatory Link: http://christophercrockett.com http://earthsky.org/team/christophercrockett Description:Numbering only in the hundreds, the most massive and brightest stars known are also among the most rare.  And they make our sun look like a candle next to a searchlight.  The […]

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NASA Spinoffs: From Andy Warhol to Stem Cells

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Date: December 24th, 2012 Title: NASA Spinoffs: From Andy Warhol to Stem Cells Podcaster: McKenna Roberts and Kate Roberts Links: ER-200431 Fact Sheet.” 2010. 9 Dec. 2012 http://www.serdp.org/Program-Areas/Environmental-Restoration/Contaminated-Groundwater/Persistent-Contamination/ER-200431 Fire-damaged paintings – NASA.” 2012. 9 Dec. 2012 http://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct/home/tech_life_oxygen.html NASA – An Atomic Innovation for Artwork.” 2012. 9 Dec. 2012 http://www.nasa.gov/offices/oct/home/tech_life_oxygen_prt.htm Description: This podcast is about NASA spinoffs. […]

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Encore: CMB: Origin of the Universe

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Date: December 23rd, 2012 Title: Encore: CMB: Origin of the Universe Podcaster: Thomas Hofstätter Organization: :: The Hidden Space Project :: www.hidden-space.at.tf Description: There have been several efforts for searching for the age of the earth and the universe. Most of them were absolutely wrong and based on very few information. The Cosmic Microwave Background is […]

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Encore: Impact!

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Date: December 22nd, 2012 Title: Encore: Impact! Podcaster: Megan Argo Links: Dr Who: http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/ The Jodcast: http://www.jodcast.net This podcast orginally aired on July 6th, 2011 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2011/07/06/july-6th-impact/ Description: Could Dr. Who go back in time to view a meteor impact on Earth? Following on from “Doctor Who and the SIlver Spiral,” which was a short science-inspired story […]

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Superluminal Motion

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Date: December 21st, 2012 Title: Superluminal Motion Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Links: http://cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy investigates the various scenarios under which you can, kind-of sort-of, achieve faster-than-light velocities – except not really. Bio: Cheap Astronomy has a poke around in the sub-atomic world and (who would have thunk it) finds astronomy there. Today’s […]

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