March 15th: Julius Caesar and the Calendar Reform

Date: March 15, 2010 Title: Julius Caesar and the Calendar Reform Podcaster: Zachary Kessin and Julia Smith Description: Is today really the 15th of March? Calendars are attempts to track the planet’s movement around the sun, but they don’t always work so...

March 2nd: The Parkes Dish

Date: March 2, 2010 Title: The Parkes Dish Podcaster: Eran Segev Organization: The Skeptic Zone Podcast – www.skepticzone.tv Description: The 64 metre radio telescope at Parkes in NSW, Australia played an important role in the first moon landing. This is the...

December 27th: The Protestant Galileo

Date: December 27, 2009 Title: The Protestant Galileo Podcaster: Ted Haulley Contact: E-Mail thaulley@yahoo.com Description: Johannes Kepler was a contemporary of Galileo who also supported heliocentrism. His three laws of planetary motion are so fundamental that they...

December 25th: Star of Wonder

Date: December 25, 2009 Title: Star of Wonder Podcaster: Adler Planetarium Organization: Adler Planetarium, Adler Night and Day podcasts Description: Star of Wonder examines the theories behind the celestial event that prompted the Magi (Three Kings) to travel to...