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By Mel Blake on February 14, 2018 in
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Happy Valentine! Like people, stars like to pair up, and in fact most stars occur in pairs called binary stars. Here’s the story

By Mike Simonsen on May 7, 2009 in
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Date: May 7, 2009 Title: Variable Stars and the Stories They Tell Podcaster: Mike Simonsen Organization: American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) Description: In this episode of Restless Universe we discuss why variable stars are so important to astronomers and the impact variable star research has had on all aspects of astronomy. Bio: The […]

By The Ordinary Guy on April 30, 2009 in
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Date: April 30, 2009 Title: I’m Seeing Double! Podcaster: The Ordinary Guy Organization: Brains matter: http://www.brainsmatter.com. Description: Up until recently, it was thought that binary stars were special or unusual. As it turns out, they’re very common. Listen in and find out what binary stars are – how they are formed, and how we have […]

By Christopher Crockett on March 13, 2009 in
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Date: March 13, 2009 Title: Unlikely Twins in Gemini Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory  http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: High over head in winter skies, the constellation Gemini represents the twins Castor and Pollux and contains the two bright stars of the same names. While ancient astronomers may have considered this pair to be “twin stars”, modern astrophysics has revealed that […]