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Date: June 12, 2012 Title: Kitt Peak Artists in Residence Podcaster: Rob Sparks Organization: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) Link: www.noao.edu Description: Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the EPO group at NOAO and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He also pens a great blog […]

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Date: June 11, 2012 Title:Encore: Radio Astronomy: An Important Too Podcaster: Nitza Santiago Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu This podcast originally aired on November 8th, 2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/11/08/november-8th-radio-astronomy-an-important-tool/ Description: Radio astronomy is an indispensable tool used by scientists to study the Universe. Throughout the years astronomers have used it to learn more about different sources of […]

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Date: June 10, 2012 Title: Encore: It’s All About the Reference Frames Podcaster: Kenneth Johnston Organization: United States Naval Observatory This podcast originally aired on June 30,2009 http://365daysofastronomy.org/2009/06/30/june-30th-its-all-about-the-reference-frames/ 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 […]

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Date: June 9, 2012 Title: Gravity Wave Astronomy Podcaster: Ivan Semeniuk Organization: Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto Link: http://www.di.utoronto.ca/journalist/ This podcast originally aired on July 26, 2009 Description: Gravity waves promise an entirely new way to perceive the universe, more like hearing rather than seeing. So far no gravity waves have […]

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Date: June 8, 2012 Title: New Horizons Podcaster: Steve Nerlich Organization: Cheap Astronomy Link: www.cheapastro.com Description: It’s worth remembering that despite the climate change denial, dumbass economic errors, ultimately pointless wars and all those relentlessly bad TV shows, humans do occasionally undertake the most brilliant endeavours. Bio: Cheap Astronomy offers an educational website where you […]