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By WSH team on March 29, 2013 in

Podcaster: Fraser Cain, Alan Boyle, Nancy Atkinson, Dr. Pamela Gay, Dr. Phil Plait, Ian O’Neill, Nicole Gugliucci, Thad Szabo, Emily Lakdawalla

By Sayward Duffano on September 14, 2009 in

Date: September 14, 2009 Title: The Starry Night Podcaster: Sayward Duffano Organization: Saywardstudio / ArtLab Description: A look at how the heavens have inspired artists throughout history. Bio: My name is Sayward Duffano. I live in Gulfport, MS, and am an artist and amateur astronomer. Since seeing The Starry Night when I was 5 […]

By Chad Moore on August 25, 2009 in

Date: August 25, 2009 Title: The Scenery of the Night Podcaster: Chad Moore Organization: U.S. National Park Service Description: Today is the 92nd Birthday of the US National Park Service (NPS). The U.S. National Park Service was established in 1916 “to conserve the scenery, the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein, and […]

By Assi Suer on August 22, 2009 in

Date: August 22, 2009 Title: Astronomy for Beginners Podcaster: Assi Süer Organization: Observatory in Gothenburg, Sweden Description: There are many people who have never used a telescope, or who have had a telescope recently but do not know how to use it. I will tell you a little about telescopes, what you can see […]

By Carolina Ödman on July 3, 2009 in

Date: July 3, 2009 Title: Universe Awareness: Children’s Voices Podcaster: Carolina Ödman Organization: Universe Awareness (UNAWE) Description: Universe Awareness (UNAWE) is the only IYA2009 cornerstone project specifically for children. UNAWE started in 2005 and has now active groups in nearly 30 countries. The programme will continue beyond 2009. If you are interested in joining […]

By Kenneth Johnston on June 30, 2009 in

Date: June 30, 2009 Title: It’s All About the Reference Frames Podcaster: Kenneth Johnston Organization: United States Naval Observatory Description: We’re all used to finding directions here on Earth. We orient ourselves based on our local experience of “up-down”, “left-right”, “front-back”. But how do you orient yourself in space? You need a reference frame, and […]

By Lyla's Uncle Johnny on May 29, 2009 in

Date: May 29, 2009 Title: Dear Lyla, This is where you came from Podcaster: Lyla’s Uncle Johnny Organization: None Description: May 29th will be my niece’s 1st birthday. I’ll write/read her a “letter” explaining where the heavier elements in her body came from, explaining how they were created millions of years ago in supernova explosions […]

By Nik Whitehead on May 18, 2009 in

Date: May 18, 2009 Title: The Life of a Proton Podcaster: Nik Whitehead Description: The universe around us is made up of many different types of atoms, yet only two types, hydrogen and helium, were created in the Big Bang. Other elements have been formed by a wide variety of fascinating astrophysical processes since then. […]