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By Paul M. Sutter on June 28, 2018 in

How do supermassive black holes get fat? Check its dinner! Does every galaxy host a black hole?

By Larry Sessions on September 11, 2009 in

Date: September 11, 2009 Title: Pluto, Stand Thou Still! Podcaster: Larry Sessions Organization: None Description: Pluto, the only object ever to be demoted from full planet status, is stationary today, even though it currently is traveling at about 5 kilometers per second! It never stops, so how can it be “stationary?” Motion – or lack thereof […]

By Christopher Crockett on April 8, 2009 in

Date: April 8, 2009 Title: Drifting Through the Zodiac Podcaster: Christopher Crockett Organization: Lowell Observatory Description: Flip through your local paper and you’re bound to find a daily horoscope whose Zodiac signs share their names with twelve constellations. But have you ever wondered what’s so special about these constellations? And how did astrologers arrive […]