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By Steve Nerlich on June 10, 2010 in
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Date: June 10, 2010 Title: Hayabusa Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Description: A brief history of the seven year mission of the little spacecraft that could Hyabusa – before the final step in its mission, scheduled for 13 June 2010 (2pm UTC). Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where cost isn’t an issue, it’s an event […]

By Steve Nerlich on May 28, 2010 in

Date: May 28, 2010 Title: Watch This Space Podcaster: Steve Nerlich with Eran Segev Organization: Cheap Astronomy Description: Eran Segev helps Steve to articulate the importance of the scientific method in bringing astronomy out of the dark ages – and then finds out why this podcast is called Cheap Astronomy. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an […]

By Steve Nerlich on April 12, 2010 in
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Date: April 12, 2010 Title: A Planetary Defense System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: Incoming!! Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you’re only as cheap as the telescope you’re looking through. Today’s sponsor: This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored by Michael Maclauchlan, supporting the music of […]

By Steve Nerlich on March 23, 2010 in
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Date: March 23, 2010 Title: What Can the Dark Matter Be? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: Cheap Astronomy tries to shine a light on dark matter – but that doesn’t seem to achieve much. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where currency depends on your frame of reference. Today’s sponsor: […]

By Steve Nerlich on February 27, 2010 in
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Date: February 27, 2010 Title: Ceres – Dwarf Planet or Very Big Asteroid? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: A podcast about an asteroid with an identity crisis. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you can’t put a price on space. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” […]

By Steve Nerlich on January 29, 2010 in
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Date: January 29, 2010 Title: The Dreamtime Meteor Crater Podcaster: Steve Nerlich, with Duane Hamacher Organization: Cheap Astronomy – http://www.cheapastro.com Description: An ancient Indigenous Australian dreamtime story has led to the discovery of a meteor crater in outback Central Australia. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you get more big bang for your […]

By Steve Nerlich on January 5, 2010 in

Date: January 5, 2010 Title: How Far is Far? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: http://www.cheapastro.com Description: Since we can only see distant objects as they appeared in the past – how do we know how far away they are now? Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you can tour the universe in […]

By Steve Nerlich on December 18, 2009 in

Date: December 18, 2009 Title: Galaxy Formation Podcaster: Steve Nerlich, with Dr. Pamela Gay Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Prepare concentrated quark-gluon soup, sprinkle with quantum fluctuations, let cool for a few billion years and serve with a dark matter garnish. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where spending is not an option. Today’s […]