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By Nancy Atkinson on October 13, 2010 in

Date: October 13, 2010 Title: How to be a Lunar Scientist Podcaster: Nancy Atkinson – NLSI Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) – http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/ Description: Have you ever wanted to be a lunar scientist? Nancy Atkinson visits the Lunar Science Forum at NASA’s Ames Research Center and talks with several scientists and students, asking about […]

By Nancy Atkinson on September 17, 2010 in

Date: September 17, 2010 Title: Desert RATS: Humans and Robots Working Together Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute Desert RATS Description: NASA‘s Desert Research and Technology Studies team (or Desert RATS) has been testing out new kinds of lunar rovers as well space suits, habitats and robotic systems in extreme environments. […]

By Nancy Atkinson on September 1, 2010 in

Date: September 1, 2010 Title: International Observe the Moon Night! Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) – http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/ Link: Observe the Moon Night – http://observethemoonnight.org/ Description: There’s nothing like gazing at the moon on a clear night, especially when you can share it with someone. Why not share it with the world? September 18, 2010 […]

By Nancy Atkinson on August 21, 2010 in

Date: August 21, 2010 Title: Astrophysics from the Moon Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute Organization: NLSI Description: Will we ever live and work on the Moon? It’s been a dream of scientists, space advocates and science fiction fans for decades. While the debate of whether to return to the Moon, or if we should go […]

By Nancy Atkinson on August 18, 2010 in

Date: August 18, 2010 Title: Lunar Dust and Dreams Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) LADEE mission (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) Description: Dust on Earth can be a nuisance, but on the Moon tiny particles of dust can have a big impact, on both humans and equipment. Nancy […]

By Nancy Atkinson on July 28, 2010 in

Date: July 28, 2010 Title: The Origins of the Moon Podcaster: The NASA Lunar Science Institute NLSI Description: How did the moon form and what can it tell us about the history of our solar system? Lunar scientist Bill Bottke from the Southwest Research Institute, who has been studying the formation history of planetary bodies, […]

By Nancy Atkinson on July 18, 2010 in

Date: July 18, 2010 Title: Lunar Forum 2010 Preview Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute, with Greg Schmidt, Doris Daou and Nancy Atkinson Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) Description: The NASA Lunar Science Institute will be hosting the 3rd annual NASA Lunar Science Forum, to be held July 20-22, 2010, at the NASA Ames Conference […]

By Nancy Atkinson on June 3, 2010 in
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Date: June 3, 2010 Title: Mysterious Moon Rocks Podcaster: NASA Lunar Science Institute Organization: NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) – http://lunarscience.arc.nasa.gov/ Description: Using data from NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) on India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, teams of researchers recently found two new kinds of Moon rocks: one was “hidden” on the far side of the Moon, […]