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By Astronomy Cast on January 14, 2019 in

The Sun. It’s a big ball of fire, right? Apparently not. Let’s talk about the stellar fusion & how to adapt it to generate power here on Earth. #365DaysOfAstro

By Susan and Amanda Murph on August 18, 2009 in

Date: August 18, 2009 Title: Helium and the Sun Podcasters: Susan and Amanda Murph Organization: How to Grow Your Geek Podcast Description: In honor of the anniversary of the discovery of Helium, Susan Murph and her 9 year old daughter, Amanda, give us a quick history lesson on what we know about that element […]

By André Gonçalves on July 30, 2009 in

Date: July 30, 2009 Title: A Tour through the Lives of the Stars Podcaster: André Gonçalves Link: Andre’s blog: Description: This podcast is about stellar evolution, how the stars are born, live, and die. I will talk about the reactions in the cores of the stars and I will try to explain the effects […]

By Steve Nerlich on June 3, 2009 in

Date: June 3, 2009 Title: Why We Need Neutrino Telescopes Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Links: Cheap Astronomy Description: Cheap Astronomy says ‘yes we can’ to all those skeptics who doubt the universe’s one second old baby photo can ever be observed directly. Bio: Explore the universe on a shoestring. Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where […]

By Nik Whitehead on May 18, 2009 in

Date: May 18, 2009 Title: The Life of a Proton Podcaster: Nik Whitehead Description: The universe around us is made up of many different types of atoms, yet only two types, hydrogen and helium, were created in the Big Bang. Other elements have been formed by a wide variety of fascinating astrophysical processes since then. […]

By Robert Simpson on March 22, 2009 in

Date: March 22, 2009 Title: Star Formation Podcaster: Robert Simpson Organization: Orbiting Frog Description: Star formation is a vital and busy area of astronomical research. In 2009 two amazing new instruments — SCUBA-2 and Herschel — will begin operation. Together they will answer some of the burning questions of star formation and reveal the coldest […]