Astronomers depend on simulations to study the Universe. We’re gonna talk about some of those simulations as well as tools you can use to simulate the Universe for fun & science.
Tag Archives | astronomy
How can the night sky redescribed to someone who can’t see it? What’s it like to do astronomy?
Podcaster: Dr Pamela Gay
Podcaster: Avivah Yamani
Date: October 30, 2009 Title: Sky and Earth: Together at Last! Part 1 Podcaster: Alan Perkins Organization: Department of Geosciences at San Francisco State University. http://tornado.sfsu.edu/ Description: The disciplines of astronomy and geology, which used to be separate, are working together in the new field of planetary science. The episode also discusses how discoveries in […]
Date: October 23, 2009 Title: A History of Modern Astronomy in Thailand Part 2 Podcaster: Visanu Euarchukiati Link: http://www.khaikhan.in.th Description: Part 2 gives an account of Thailand’s astronomy from the 20th Century to the present. Although initial achievements before 1900 were few and far between, the pace has picked up considerably. Public awareness is at […]
Date: October 22, 2009 Title: The Armchair Universe Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by Geodesium (http://www.geodesium.com) Description: Looking for a good astronomy book? Come along on a short tour of Carolyn Collins Petersen’s bookshelves as she recommends some good books for stargazing and armchair astronomy. Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is […]
Date: October 1, 2009 Title: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan with help from Connor and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: What things would your kids place on their list of favorite things? How can you get astronomical topics on that list? […]