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By Astronomy Cast on November 5, 2018 in

To really study something you want to reach out and touch it. But what can you do if you’re separated by huge distance. You reach out with electromagnetic or sound waves and watch how they bounce back. Thanks to radar, sonar and lidar.

By The Ordinary Guy on September 22, 2009 in

Date: September 22, 2009 Title: The First Female Radio Astronomer Podcaster: The Ordinary Guy from the Brains Matter podcast Organization: Brains Matter Description: The first female in radio astronomy was the Australian physicist, Ruby Payne Scott. Not only was she a female pioneer in this area, but one of the first radio astronomers of […]

By Bruce Irving on June 4, 2009 in

Date: June 4, 2009 Title: JPL’s Greatest Hits Podcaster: Bruce Irving Organization: JPL Main Web Site: JPL Solar System Ambassadors: Description: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been involved in space exploration since 1958 when its Explorer 1 spacecraft became the United States’ first successful Earth-orbiting satellite. Operated for NASA by the California […]