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By Paul M. Sutter on June 27, 2019 in

Will James Ever Make it to Space? How does redshift work?

By Paul M. Sutter on December 13, 2018 in

How hot was the cosmic microwave background? Do gravitational waves travel at the speed of light? How do we understand cosmological redshift?

By Christopher Crockett on October 9, 2009 in

Date: October 9, 2009 Title: The Search for Distant Worlds Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory Description: In the past 14 years, we have gone from knowing of no other planets around other stars to cataloguing over 300 of them. The search for extrasolar planets is one of the hottest and most rapidly growing […]

By Lia Corrales and David Tam on August 3, 2009 in

Date: August 3, 2009 Title: Black Hole Street Smarts Podcaster: Lia Corrales and David Tam Organization: Columbia University Astronomy Description: We will explore the history and legacy of the most publicly known yet misunderstood astronomical object. We’ll be interviewing people on the streets of New York City to highlight common questions and misconceptions about […]

By Sarah Tuttle on July 27, 2009 in

Date: July 27, 2009 Title: Astronomical Ballooning – Or, What Goes Up Must Come Down Podcaster: Sarah Tuttle from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy Description: Scientific balloons are a (relatively) cheap and cheerful way to do novel astronomy and test ideas. I’ll be talking about our recent flight of FIREBall – Faint Intergalactic […]