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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 Susan and Amanda Murph on August 18, 2009 in

Date: August 18, 2009 Title: Helium and the Sun Podcasters: Susan and Amanda Murph Organization: How to Grow Your Geek Podcast Description: In honor of the anniversary of the discovery of Helium, Susan Murph and her 9 year old daughter, Amanda, give us a quick history lesson on what we know about that element […]

By Jay Pasachoff on July 16, 2009 in

Date: July 16, 2009 Title: The July 22nd Total Solar Eclipse Podcaster: Jay Pasachoff Organization: Williams College, Working Group on Eclipses of the International Astronomical Union Description: The longest total eclipse of the 18-year interval of eclipses will occur on July 22. It will be mainly visible from China and India, and from some ships […]