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By Astronomy Cast on May 28, 2018 in
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Since we started Astronomy Cast we’ve visited many smaller objects in the Solar System up close, from Ceres and Vesta to Pluto, not to mention a comet. What have we learned? more

By Christopher Crockett on August 9, 2009 in
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Date: August 9, 2009 Title: Perseids Meteor Shower Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory http://www.lowell.edu/users/crockett/ Description: On August 12, the annual Perseids meteor shower will light up the night sky with up to 60 meteors per hour. But before you head out to experience this display, you might want to listen to this podcast! I […]

By John Johnson on May 31, 2009 in
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Date: May 31, 2009 Title: Stars That Fell Like Rain Podcaster: John Johnson Link: www.JohnJohnsonOnline.com Description: This episode presents basic information on meteors and meteor showers. Watching the annual meteor showers is a great way to spend time with friends and family. Understanding the process that brings us these events can only add to the […]

By Marc West on April 21, 2009 in
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Date: April 21, 2009 Title: The 6 Enduring Mysteries of the Universe Podcaster: Marc West Organization: The Mr. Science Show www.mrscienceshow.com Description: Marc West talks to Australian Science writer Bianca Nogrady about the 6 enduring mysteries of our mysterious Universe. Bio: Marc is a freelance science writer and podcaster who works in operations analysis in […]

By Martin Ratcliffe on March 5, 2009 in
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Date: March 5, 2009 Title: Cool Comets Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe Description: Comets stir the imagination, and have for thousands of years. Comets and larger icy bodies on the outer solar system, the Kuiper Belt Objects, provide insight into the origin of our solar system. In this podcast I combine a personal reflection of observing famous comets […]

By Kenneth Renshaw on February 8, 2009 in
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Date: February 8, 2009 Title: The Paragould Meteorite of 1930 Podcaster: Kenneth Renshaw Organizations: NASA/JPL’s Solar System Ambassador program, Saturn Observation Campaign Description: Although much astronomical research is done by looking at things far away, some is performed here on Earth with meteorites that unexpectedly provide us with rock specimens from millions of miles away.  […]