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May 9th: What’s in a Day?

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Date: May 9, 2009 Title: What’s in a Day? Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: Everyone knows there’s 24 hours to a day, but astronomers know there’s a whole different time scale required to make sense of the night. Every night our night sky orientates itself to the previous night’s configuration 4 minutes […]

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April 3rd: Chicks in Space

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Date: April 3, 2009 Title: Chicks in Space Podcaster: Steve Nerlich of Cheap Astronomy Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: The number of people who’ve become astronauts is approaching 500. And the number of women? One, even two, hundred? Nope – less than fifty. Cheap Astronomy explores the glass ceiling that is low Earth orbit. Bio: […]

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March 10th: Talking to the Aliens

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Date: March 10, 2009 Title: Talking to the Aliens Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Links:  Cheap Astronomy http://www.cheapastro.com/ Description: You’ve probably heard of SETI, but it takes two to have a conversation. What messages have we been transmitting out to the cosmos? Fortunately some clever astronomers have been working hard to ensure the full richness of human culture and […]

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February 3: Space Race

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Date: February 3, 2009 Title: Space Race Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy www.cheapastro.com Description: A brief history of manned spaceflight from Vostok 1 to Apollo 11. Bio: Cheap Astronomy is an educational website helping beginners develop an interest in astronomy without remortgaging their house. No ads, no profit, just good science. Today’s Sponsor: This […]

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