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By Richard B. Drumm on January 18, 2017 in

Newborn stars are surrounded by “cosmic fog”. Astronomers expected that, the hot stars would “burn” away the cosmic fog. But it doesn’t!

By Cosmoquest Hangoutathon on September 9, 2016 in

Podcaster: Host : Dr. Pamela Gay ; Guest : Brian Ventrudo

Title: Hangoutathon: The Search for the First Stars

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 […]