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September 6th: Eyes Above: The Emotions of a Scientific Discovery

Date: September 6, 2009 Title: Eyes Above: The Emotions of a Scientific Discovery Podcaster: Mario Damasso Organization: Astronomical Observatory of the Autonomous Region of the Aosta Valley (OAVdA) Description: We are a group of astronomers working together, searching the sky above our observatory for new worlds, small solar system bodies, and super-massive black holes in […]

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August 19th: What Slammed Into Jupiter?

Date: August 19, 2009 Title: What Slammed Into Jupiter? Podcaster: SkyGuy, Tom Vilot Organization: SkyGuy, LLC: http://SkyGuy.com/ NOTE: As of December, 2016, the website SkyGuy.com is no longer active. Description: Something slammed into Jupiter on July 19, 2009. What was it? And does Jupiter protect Earth from being hit? SkyGuy talks with Dr. Hal Levison […]

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April 28th: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays

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Date: April 28, 2009 Title: A Galaxy of Astronomical Birthdays Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): www.iris.edu. Description: Happy Birthday! Today we have a star clustering of astronomically important birthdays. A total of five birthdays are celebrated today that have astronomical significance. Three are universally famous: Jan Oort, Bart Bok, and […]

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April 27th: Will the World End in 2012?

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Date: April 27, 2009 Title: Will the World End in 2012? Podcaster: Cameron Hummels Organization: Columbia University Astronomy: http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu. Description: An increasing number of people believe that December 21, 2012, will mark the end of the world. Proponents of this idea cite diverse astronomical reasons for an imminent apocalypse: the end of the Mayan long-count […]

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