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Date: August 12, 2009 Title: Ancient Astronomy; The Mayans Podcaster: Augusto Valdés Organization: Instituto de Astronomía UNAM www.astroscu.unam.mx. Description: A brief introduction on how the Mayans took advantage of their geographical location in order to study Venus, how they knew about other objects and the significance of their calendar. (and, briefly, how the world is […]
Date: April 8, 2009 Title: Drifting Through the Zodiac Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: Flip through your local paper and you’re bound to find a daily horoscope whose Zodiac signs share their names with twelve constellations. But have you ever wondered what’s so special about these constellations? And how did astrologers arrive […]
Date: March 27, 2009 Title: Observing the Sky: Pre-Telescope Podcaster: Nancy Ross Dribin and Mark Webb of the Adler Planetarium Organization: The Adler Planetarium Description: Prior to the age of the telescope man still looked to the sky. This podcast will explore the stories of the stars and how the night sky was observed in […]