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By Steve Nerlich on July 7, 2017 in

Cheap Astronomy unpacks why everyone used to think the Sun orbits the Earth

By Adam Fuller on August 10, 2009 in

Date: August 10, 2009 Title: What Happened to Saturn’s Rings? Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy Description: 400 years ago Galileo turned his telescope towards Saturn and saw what he thought were three separate round bodies. For the next 50 years astronomers hotly debated the true nature of Saturn. Then, […]

By John McFarland on February 17, 2009 in

Date: February 17, 2009 Title: Nicolaus Copernicus Podcaster: John McFarland Organization: Johannes Kepler Project Description: Every school child knows about Copernicus and the famous theory he proposed in his 1543 book but there is so much more to know about this amazing man and his achievements. Copernicus spent three decades studying the night […]