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By Mario Damasso on September 6, 2009 in

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 […]

By Wayne Harris-Wyrick on August 5, 2009 in

Date: August 5, 2009 Title: What Do We See When We Look Up? Podcaster: Wayne Harris-Wyrick Organization: Oklahoma City Astronomy Club and Kirkpatrick Planetarium. Check out their website. Description: What do we detect when we look into space? Very little, actually. Almost all of what we know about the Universe comes from analysis of a […]

By Roz Brown and Dennis Ebbets on July 23, 2009 in

Date: July 23, 2009 Title: Everything Old is New Again Podcaster: Roz Brown and Dennis Ebbets from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Organization: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Description: The final servicing repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope was a 13-day undertaking in May 2009 that proved still more successful than NASA had […]

By Carolyn Collins Petersen on July 9, 2009 in

Date: July 9, 2009 Title: Measuring the Black Hole Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions ( Music by GEODESIUM ( Special thanks to Dr. Shep Doeleman for his advice about the script for this segment. Also Special thanks to Nicole Gugliucci for her script review. Description: A team of astronomers has used a […]

By Christopher Crockett on July 5, 2009 in

Date: July 5, 2009 Title: Looking Towards the Center of the Galaxy Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory Description: If you go outside tonight or tomorrow night and locate the Moon, you will be looking toward a rather remarkable patch of the sky. You will be looking towards the center of our galaxy! On […]

By Robert Morehead on May 25, 2009 in

Date: May 25, 2009 Title: Tides: More Than What Floats Your Boat Podcaster: Robert Morehead from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy Description: Anyone who has spent a day on the beach knows about tides, but this cosmic phenomena is at play throughout the Universe. We’ll explore this gravitational tug-o-war and see its effect […]

By Colin Stuart on April 6, 2009 in

Date: April 6, 2009 Title: Chandra: Contemplating Infinity Podcaster: Colin Stuart Description: The year is 1930. We’re in India, a country still under the iron grip of the British Raj. At the bustling docks of Madras a young nineteen-year-old Indian physicist is setting sail for English shores and Cambridge University. Voyaging westward Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Chandra […]