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February 27th: Ceres – Dwarf Planet or Very Big Asteroid?

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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” […]

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January 29th: The Dreamtime Meteor Crater

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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 […]

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January 5th: How Far is Far?

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 […]

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December 18th: Galaxy Formation

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 […]

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December 15th: Anomalies

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Date: December 15, 2009 Title: Anomalies Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Description: Strange things are happening to our spacecraft – or not. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where time might be money, but space doesn’t have to cost you. Today’s sponsor: This episode of “365 Days of Astronomy” is sponsored by The […]

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November 22nd: Go Up and Turn Right

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Date: November 22, 2009 Title: Go Up and Turn Right Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: Planning a mission to Mars is a piece of cake on paper. Actually doing it – well, not so much. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where your financial situation is always looking up. Today’s sponsor: […]

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October 29th: The Deep Space Network

Date: October 29, 2009 Title: The Deep Space Network Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy: www.cheapastro.com Description: We’ve sent our plucky robot explorers out to get close up pics of the moons of Saturn, crawl around on the surface of Mars and even discover water on the Moon. But when they need to phone home […]

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October 25th: The TDRS System

October 25th: The TDRS System

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Date: October 25, 2009 Title: The TDRS System Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy – www.cheapastro.com Description: You know how when you’re in space, you can just go ‘Ah Houston…’ and there’s a team of people with PhDs ready to solve all your problems? Here’s how that works. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website […]

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