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By Paul M. Sutter on October 15, 2019 in

How did chemists save astronomy? What’s so important about the spectrum, and how are they made? How can we tell what things in space are made out of?

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 Emily Lakdawalla on October 6, 2009 in

Date: October 6, 2009 Title: Crashing to Ground: Anniversary of the Impact of 2008 TC3 Podcaster: Emily Lakdawalla Organization: Planetary Society Description: A year ago today was the first time ever that a celestial object was discovered before it was to crash into Earth. 2008 TC3 was discovered by a telescope in Arizona and tracked […]

By Carolyn Collins Petersen on September 10, 2009 in

Date: September 10, 2009 Title: Singing the Ultraviolet Blues Podcaster: Carolyn Collins Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions MUSIC CREDITS: “Deep Blue” from Geodesium Fourth Universe “The Ocean of Space” from Geodesium West of the Galaxy. Description: ltraviolet light is the bane of sunbathers, but for astronomers, it opens up new windows on energetic […]

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 […]