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April 19th: Ancient Indian Astronomy

Date: April 19, 2009 Title: Ancient Indian Astronomy Podcaster: Harith, Rahul, and Rohith Description: According to the Vedas, the holy scriptures of Ancient India, the birth of Indian astronomy dates to around second millennium BCE. India, who made the first mark in astronomy, had significant influence on other civilizations’ development in the field. Since then, […]

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April 12th: Exploring Space from Space

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Date: April 12, 2009 Title: Exploring Space from Space Podcaster: Kenneth Renshaw Links: Solar System Ambassador Website: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/ambassador/profiles/Kenneth_Renshaw.htm Saturn Observation Campaign Website: http://soc.jpl.nasa.gov/members-state.cfm?state=AR Bio: Kenneth Renshaw is a college music instructor, piano teacher/tuner/technician, church choir director/pianist, photographer and videographer from the small town of Piggott, Arkansas. He graduated from Southern Baptist College and Arkansas State […]

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March 20th: The Tradition of Looking Up

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Date: March 20, 2009 Title: The Tradition of Looking Up Podcaster: Chad Moore and Angie Richman Organization: U.S. National Park Service   http://www.nature.nps.gov/air/lightscapes/ Description: As long as humans have been on the Earth we have identified a part of ourselves and our culture by how we interact with the heavens above. In modern times we have come to rely […]

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