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The Dark Skies Crusader Retires! GLOBE at Night Returns!

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Date: December 17th, 2012 Title: The Dark Skies Crusader Retires! GLOBE at Night Returns! Podcasters: Connie Walker, Rob Sparks, Chuck Dugan, Carmen Austin, Chris Dunlop and Cameron Capara Organization: NOAO Links: www.globeatnight.org, www.globeatnight.org/webapp/, www.facebook.com/GLOBEatNight, twitter.com/GLOBEatNight, www.darksky.org, and www.twanight.org/contest Description:With half of the world’s population now living in cities, many urban dwellers have never experienced the wonderment of pristinely […]

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Applying for Time on NOAO

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Date: December 11th, 2012 Title: Applying for Time on NOAO Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: NOAO Links: www.noao.edu, www.nso.edu Description: Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He also pens a great blog at halfastro.wordpress.com. Today’s […]

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November 13th: Project Astro

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Date: November 13th, 2012 Title: Project Astro Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: NOAO Links: www.noao.edu, www.nso.edu Description: In this podcast Chuck Dugan describes Project Astro, a nationwide astronomy education program developed by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. He described NOAO’s Project Astro program, the other national sites and their publication the Universe At Your Fingertips. […]

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October 9th: The Dark Energy Camera

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Date: October 9th, 2012 Title: The Dark Energy Camera Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: NOAO Links: www.noao.edu, www.nso.edu Description: One of the biggest puzzles in astronomy and physics is the mysterious substance called dark energy which is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. In this podcast, CTIO’s Andrea Kunder described the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) […]

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September 11th: A New Dark Energy Experiment

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Date: September 11th, 2012 Title: A New Dark Energy Experiment Podcaster: Rob Sparks and Arjun Dey Organization: NOAO Links: www.noao.edu, www.nso.edu Description: One of the biggest puzzles in astronomy and physics is the mysterious substance called dark energy which is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. In this podcast, NOAO’s Arjun Dey talks about […]

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August 14th: The Kitt Peak Research Experience for Undergraduates

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Date: August 14th, 2012 Title: The Kitt Peak Research Experience for Undergraduates Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) Link: www.noao.edu ; www.nso.edu Description: The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program brings summer students to Kitt Peak National Observatory and the National Solar Observatory for a summer research experience. In this podcast, the 2012 […]

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