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October 27th: A Life in Astronomy

October 27th: A Life in Astronomy

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Date: October 27, 2009 Title: A Life in Astronomy Podcaster: Richard Saunders Organization: The Skeptic Zone Podcast www.skepticzone.tv Description: Richard Saunders talks to Professor. Colin Keay about his life and research in astronomy. Bio: The Skeptic Zone Podcast – The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason, produced by Richard Saunders is Australia’s leading skeptical […]

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October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

October 19th: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter

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Date: October 19, 2009 Title: When Galileo Fell into Jupiter Podcaster: Adam Fuller from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy – http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: In December 1995, NASA’s unmanned spacecraft, Galileo, dropped a probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere and provided us with the first in situ observations of an outer planet’s atmosphere. Getting the probe into an […]

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August 30th: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons

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Date: August 30, 2009 Title: The Environments of Jupiter’s Moons Podcaster: Amy Bowen Link: Amy Bowen’s website http://amybowen.wordpress.com/ Description: The moons of Jupiter are home to some of the most fascinating extraterrestrial environments known to science. They’re so fascinating, in fact, that this podcaster decided to set one of her earliest science-fiction stories there. In […]

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August 19th: What Slammed Into Jupiter?

Date: August 19, 2009 Title: What Slammed Into Jupiter? Podcaster: SkyGuy, Tom Vilot Organization: SkyGuy, LLC: http://SkyGuy.com/ NOTE: As of December, 2016, the website SkyGuy.com is no longer active. Description: Something slammed into Jupiter on July 19, 2009. What was it? And does Jupiter protect Earth from being hit? SkyGuy talks with Dr. Hal Levison […]

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July 17th: The Lucifer Project

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Date: July 17, 2009 Title: The Lucifer Project Podcaster: Brian Dunning Organization: Skeptoid Podcast http://skeptoid.com Description: It started with a fanciful story idea by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick, and has grown into a detailed conspiracy theory. Some people believe the real reason for NASA’s deep space probes is to turn Saturn or Jupiter […]

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June 25th: Galileo’s Telescope

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Date: June 25, 2009 Title: Galileo’s Telescope Podcaster: The Adler Planetarium Organization: The Adler Planetarium Description: In 1609 when Galileo Galilei had fine-tuned his new instrument and turned it toward the night sky he revolutionized modern science. How great of an impact has his invention had on modern science and how did his discoveries change […]

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June 5th: Beginner’s Guide to Observing Jupiter

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Date: June 5, 2009 Title: Beginner’s Guide to Observing Jupiter Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe Organization: None Description: Today’s topic is observing Jupiter with a telescope. And if your telescope is the Hubble, this podcast isn’t for you (newbies only!) And as a bonus, you’ll get to spot Neptune too. Bio: Martin Ratcliffe received his BSc in […]

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