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By Martin Ratcliffe on August 26, 2009 in

Date: August 26, 2009 Title: 20th Anniversary of Voyager 2 at Neptune Podcaster: Martin Ratcliffe and Dr. Ed Stone Organization: None Description: In August 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft performed the first reconnaissance with the solar system’s outermost major planet, Neptune. Now, 20 years later, the Voyager mission Project Scientist, Dr. Ed Stone, joined me […]

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 Terry and Stephen Whelan on May 11, 2009 in

Date: May 11, 2009 Title: The Magnetosphere Podcaster: Terry and Stephen Whelan Organization: None Description: This is a short non mathematical introduction to some important elements of space plasma physics. Stephen plays the role of a confused student to allow a pedagogical dialog to progress. Bio: Terry did graduate research in space physics at the […]

By Carolyn Collins Petersen on March 19, 2009 in

Date: March 19, 2009 Title: Living with a Star: Space Weather and Its Effects Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: The Spacewriter’s Ramblings Loch Ness Productions Description: What are scientists learning as they study the effects the Sun has on our planet? Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is a science writer and show producer for Loch Ness Productions, […]

By Jane Platt on March 9, 2009 in

Date: March 9, 2009 Title: Voyager: Sailing to the Edge of Our Solar System Podcaster: Jane Platt, with Dr. Ed Ston Organization: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Description: NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, launched in 1977, are headed toward our solar system’s “exit sign” en route to becoming the first human-made objects to enter interstellar space. […]