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November 30th: Eyepiece

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Date: November 30th, 2012 Title: Eyepiece Podcaster: The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia Organization: Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX Links: Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org Original file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA0GqcoXgZc&list=UUN5crzsUHII4BpDkBozCcYQ Description: TelescopeMan introducing eyepiece to all the beginners Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, TX. Today’s […]

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October 18th: Geometry vs. Lunacy

October 18th: Geometry vs. Lunacy

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Date: October 18, 2009 Title: Geometry vs. Lunacy Podcaster: Mark Thompson Organization: Galileo 1610 – http://www.galileo1610.com/ Description: Galileo’s Earliest Telescopic Observations of the Moon Bio: Mark Thompson, a professional cantor and amateur astronomer, has appeared as Galileo on radio, at community theatres and libraries, public schools, colleges and universities throughout the country. He has performed […]

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October 14th: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects

October 14th: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects

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Date: October 14, 2009 Title: A WISE mission to Study Asteroids and Other Objects Podcaster: Jane Platt, with Dr. Amy Mainzer Organization: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory http://www.jpl.nasa.gov Description: NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is scheduled for launch in December 2009, on a mission to survey the entire sky in four infrared wavelengths, hunting […]

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October 1st: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List

October 1st: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List

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Date: October 1, 2009 Title: My Favorite Things? Getting Astronomy on Your Children’s Favorites List Podcaster: Patrick McQuillan with help from Connor and Ryan McQuillan Organization: Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) www.iris.edu Description: What things would your kids place on their list of favorite things? How can you get astronomical topics on that list? […]

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September 17th: Top Ten Telescope Mistakes for Beginners

Date: September 17, 2009 Title: Top Ten Telescope Mistakes for Beginners Podcaster: Robin Scagell Link: www.stargazing.org.uk Description: You’ve just bought your very first telescope, and you’re excited by all the wonders you’re going to see and the things you’re going to discover. But then – what’s gone wrong? Instead of sparkling stars, you see absolutely nothing! […]

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September 16th: Epo’s Chronicles

Date: September 16, 2009 Title: Epo’s Chronicles Podcaster: Kamal S. Prasad, Tiffany Schwab, Kevin John, and Logan Hill Organization: Sonoma State University NASA Education and Public Outreach: http://epo.sonoma.edu/EposChronicles/ Epo’s Chronicles Webcomic: http://www.eposchronicles.org/ Description: This is a special audio play of Epo’s Chronicles, a weekly web-comic series about Epo, a sentient spaceship in the future and […]

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September 5th: A-Hunting We Will Go!

Date: September 5, 2009 Title: A-Hunting We Will Go! Podcaster: Roz Brown & John Troeltzsch Organization: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. www.ballaerospace.com Description: The largest telescope ever built for a NASA mission soared beyond Earth’s orbit on March 7, 2009, looking not for ET, but rather ET’s home. The Kepler mission is hunting for planets […]

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