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October 6th: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3

October 6th: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3

Date: October 6, 2009 Title: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3 Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: Planetary Society Description: A year ago today was the first time ever that a celestial object was discovered before it was to crash into Earth. 2008 TC3 was discovered by a telescope in Arizona and tracked […]

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June 11th: Round, Round, Round We Go

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Date: June 11, 2009 Title: Round, Round, Round We Go Podcaster: Larry Sessions Links: http://home.comcast.net/%7Esternmann/index.htm http://twitter.com/NASkies Description: We are taught that the Earth circles the Sun once a year, but is this really true? If it is not true, where do we really end up each time the Earth completes an orbit? Motion in space […]

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March 28th: What if the Moon did not exist?

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Date: March 28, 2009 Title: What if the Moon did not exist? Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: We often take the Moon for granted. We assume it will always be there. Circling the Earth month after month with regular precision. But what would our world be like if […]

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