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By Bob Crelin on September 24, 2009 in
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Date: September 24, 2009 Title: Faces of the Moon Podcaster: Bob Crelin Organization: Crelin Creative, Bob Crelin/author http://BobCrelin.com Watch a video interview of Bob about his book from WFSB TV. Description: In our modern times, the word “astronomical” is often used to describe things that are dauntingly large, or difficult to comprehend. To the average […]

By Larry Sessions on August 13, 2009 in
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Date: August 13, 2009 Title: Down to My Last Quarter Podcaster: Larry Sessions Organization: North American Skies NASkies Twitter http://twitter.com/NASkies Description: Moon phases are an unexpectedly misunderstood topic for many, based on my years of teaching. It seems that full moon means something entirely different to young people today, and quarter moons are really halves […]

By The Adler Planetarium on June 25, 2009 in
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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 […]

By Nancy Atkinson on May 1, 2009 in
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Date: May 1, 2009 Title: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts Podcaster: James Clifton Organization: The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Description: Galileo was a skilled draftsman, a respected critic of painting, and a member of the Florentine art academy. His observations of the Moon led to an […]