Best Astronomy Education podcasts (Updated November 2017; image)
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Astronomy Cast
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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.
 
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Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
 
Space exploration, astronomy and planetary science. (Weekly)
 
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Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists
 
We look at the latest news from the stars, planets and other heavenly bodies. Plus interviews with professional astronomers and the answers to your space science questions.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is a project that is publishing one podcast per day, 5 to 10 minutes in duration, for all 365 days of 2009. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individual
 
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AWESOME ASTRONOMY
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Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and occasional podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
 
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60-Second Space
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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
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Astronomy Cast
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Take a facts-based journey through the universe.
 
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The Jodcast - astronomy podcast
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Monthly astronomy news, interviews and questions. Created by astronomers.
 
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Cheap Astronomy Podcasts
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Cheap Astronomy offers you 10 minute weekly podcasts on a wide range of astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, space science and space exploration topics. At Cheap Astronomy you're only as cheap as the telescope you're looking through.
 
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Astronomy.FM
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The Voice of Astronomy
 
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At The Eyepiece
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Welcome to the At The Eyepiece Show! This is an astronomy based podcast that is devoted to discussing astronomical equipment, visual and electronically assisted observing, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment reviews. We don't focus on the science of astronomy, there are plenty of shows out there to do that. The focus of At The Eyepiece Show are the backyard stargazers that enjoy taking their telescopes out under the stars, and those individuals wishing to join our ranks. After a ...
 
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The night sky this month
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Ian Morison tells you what can be seen in the night sky this month.
 
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AstrotalkUK » Podcast Feed
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Hosted by an amateur astronomer, AstrotalkUK is podcast looking at the role, activities and achievements of amateur astronomers in the UK. Mostly a prerecorded mp3 audio file but occasionally accompanied by a video too. The internet being what it is, content will not be limited to the UK nor will the contributors always be amateur astronomers.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMPZpa08LoY Streamed live on Nov 22, 2017. Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: This week, we are SUPER excited to welcome author Andy Weir (The Martian, @andyweirauthor ) back to the show to chat with us about his new book, ARTEMIS. Viewers who have seen Andy's first appearance on our show on January 9, 2 ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
An interstellar interloper, Searching inside pyramids with...physics!, ways to see cool STEAM projects, and of course listener questions! Produced by Greg Moebius at WCBE Radio Columbus. Hosted by Paul M. Sutter, astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, Chief Scientist at COSI Science Center, and the one and only Agent to the Stars! http:// ...…
 
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The Jodcast - astronomy podcast
 
Pulsars and beyond. In the show this time it is almost all about pulsars with most of the interviews from IAU 50 Years of Pulsars conference in September 2017 but first Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins to talk about Advocating for women in science [01:16.9 - 19:04.8], Rob Archibald and Emily Parent tells us about Pulsars [19:31.6 - 21:55.9],Rebe ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Astronomy public outreach volunteer & A.O.K. Founder, Pranvera Hyseni is the guest for today's program. Pranvera discusses how her desire for astronomical public outreach became a reality in Kosovo. Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomeness! http://cosmoquest ...…
 
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Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
 
Canada has a new Space Advisory Board, and The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is a member.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
What’s the idea behind the holographic principle? What does it have to do with black holes and the early universe? Does this…mean something? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pmsutter All episodes: http://www.AskASpaceman.com Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/PaulMattS ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMoAps4ZRL8 Streamed live Nov 17, 2017. We depend on zero for our math to work right, but this number was actually invented in fairly recent times. Why do we need zero? Was it inevitable? Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomene ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - World View Enterprises in Tucson is a balloon company that will take a science package or even you to the edge of space. For a price. Cheaper tha ...…
 
Just in case unbridled enthusiasm isn't enough.By cheapastro@gmail.com (Steve Nerlich).
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbiBdBo9V3A Streamed live on Jul 18, 2017. Are you confused about the purpose of telescope mounts? What about eyepieces? What are they for? Watch today's hangout to learn more! As with any hobby, there's never any shortage of choices for accessories and amateur astronomy is no different. There are mount designs g ...…
 
Thank you Starstorm for this weeks links and joining us on the Air . I will add the podcast tomorrow after work. http://www.skyandtelescope.co​m/astronomy-news/ligo-sees-smalle​st-black-hole-binary-yet-16112017​23/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_cam​paign=sky-jma-nl-171117&utm_conte​nt=982640_EDT_SKY_171117&utm_medi​um=email https://sohowww.nascom.n ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiZVMBU06vg Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: This week we are honored to welcome two (of the numerous) Rochester Institute of Technology faculty members who are part of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. RIT researchers played a significant role in the recently announced detection of both gravitational ...…
 
In this podcast extra episode Jeni discusses the recent detection of two colliding neutron stars and their observation in both gravitational waves and all areas of the electromagnetic spectrum. Jeni chats with Dr Edward Gomez, Education Director at the Las Cumbres Observatory and Cardiff University’s Gravitational Physics Research Group Leader, ...…
 
We depend on zero for our math to work right, but this number was actually invented in fairly recent times. Why do we need zero? Was it inevitable?
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Hosted by Dr. Paul M. Sutter. There's gold in them thar neutron star mergers, interview with sci-fi author and YouTube host John Michael Godier, my take on The Expanse, and of course listener questions! Do go visit http://astrogear.spreadshirt.com/ for cool Astronomy Cast and CosmoQuest t-shirts, coffee mugs and other awesomeness! http://cosmoq ...…
 
We depend on zero for our math to work right, but this number was actually invented in fairly recent times. Why do we need zero? Was it inevitable? Note: Due to how Pamela had to record, the audio on the Full Raw Feed is not up to our usual quality this episode. Chad did wonders with the regular feed, though! We’ll be back to regular sound next ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. Summary of content: The Interview: This month Cardiff University’s Professor Mark Hannam tells us more about the recent observation of colliding neutron stars and this window into a new realm of astronomy. Q&A: Listeners’ questions via email, Facebook ...…
 
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Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
 
Congressman Adam Schiff’s California district includes the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is as enthusiastic a fan of the final frontier as you are likely to find under the capitol dome in Washington D.C.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Episode 11 of the Urban Astronomer Podcast features an interview with Jen Millard, from the Awesome Astronomy podcast. Jen was in South Africa earlier this year, trying out a whole new way of studying exoplanets that I'd never heard of before. In this episode, we discuss her observations, and broader astronomy interests. But in case you're worr ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz-Uw8m85mc Streamed live on Nov 7, 2017. Electromagnetic radiation, also known as "light", is pretty handy for astronomers. They can use it to directly and indirectly observe stars, nebulae, planets and more! But as you probably know, light can act like a wave, creating interference patterns that teach us even m ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - The company called Planet has launched a fleet of tiny so-called Dove Satellites that can do Earth observations continuously for corporate client ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Originally from May 14, 2016. Rob Sparks' guest today is Dr. Joan Najita. Dr. Joan Najita studies star and planet formation at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson, Arizona. Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) group at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and works ...…
 
Badass Fire Rider.By cheapastro@gmail.com (Steve Nerlich).
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Streamed live on Nov 8, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Bl4ClWR8R0 Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Regular Guests: Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg ) This week's stories: - Hunting for galaxies in the young Universe. - "X-Raying" the Great P ...…
 
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Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists
 
This month, TV science presenter Dallas Campbell joins Sue and Richard to discuss how to leave the planet. The Space Boffins also hear from Apollo 15 legend Al Worden, who spent 3 days isolated in his space capsule around the Moon. And what better way to celebrate the film Contact than by following in the footsteps of Jodie Foster at the Very L ...…
 
Electromagnetic radiation, also known as “light” is pretty handy for astronomers. They can use it to directly and indirectly observe stars, nebula, planets and more. But as you probably know, light can act like a wave, creating interference patterns to teach us even more about the Universe.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Neutron stars find each other, promptly blow up, the new importance of gravitational wave astronomy, being ready for luck, and of course listener questions! Hosted by Dr. Paul M. Sutter, astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, Chief Scientist at COSI Science Center, and the one and only Agent to the Stars http://www.pmsutter.com http://spa ...…
 
Here are the links from tonight’s program: The sun is still drawing a blank: http://www.spaceweather.com/images2017/08nov17/hmi1898.gif?PHPSESSID=ckftq5tcquubco1mq527sb7083 Meanwhile, elsewhere in the sky: Fri, Nov 10, 21h LAST QUARTER Sat, Nov 11, 17h Regulus 0°.4 S. of Moon, Occn. Sun, Nov 12, 15h Mercury 2° N. of Antares Mon, Nov 13, 06h Ven ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. Summary of content: The Discussion: Britain shows that it won’t just roll over and let America take the lead in intimidating academic freedom and Jen recounts her gravitational waves research conference in Brighton in October. The News: Rounding up th ...…
 
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Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
 
The author of #1 bestseller "The Martian" is back with "Artemis," a superbly-researched, rollicking adventure in the first city on the Moon.
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Why is it tough to become a scientific researcher? What are some of the barriers in the field? Are there any other options? I have a PhD - now what? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman! Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pmsutter All episodes: http://www.AskASpaceman.com Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/P ...…
 
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The Jodcast - astronomy podcast
 
... and under new management, but still not on time! In the show this time, we talk to Dr. Premana Premadi, Dr. Hesti Wulandari, Dr. Taufiq Hidayat and Dr. Mahasena Putra about recent highlights in Indonesian astronomy [07:09 - 28:04], Josh Hayes rounds up the latest news [00:56-06:56] and we find out what we can see in the November night sky f ...…
 
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The night sky this month
 
Northern Hemisphere Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the Northern Hemisphere night sky during November 2017. The Planets Jupiter Jupiter passed behind the Sun on October 26th and so will become visible again in the pre-dawn sky after the first week or so November. It will then lie down to the lower left of Venus. However, by the end of N ...…
 
Electromagnetic radiation, also known as “light” is pretty handy for astronomers. They can use it to directly and indirectly observe stars, nebula, planets and more. But as you probably know, light can act like a wave, creating interference patterns tto teach us even more about the Universe. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 3:00 ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBux8L76ldg Streamed live on Nov 1, 2017. Astronomers this week announced that they had discovered an asteroid or comet (A/2017 U1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A/2017_U1 ) on a trajectory that brought it from outside the solar system. Is this the first case of an object from deep space and what can we learn from ...…
 
Astronomers this week announced that they had discovered an asteroid or comet on a trajectory that brought it from outside the Solar System? Is this the first case of an object from deep space? And what can we learn from this discovery?
 
Thanks to Star Storm for the Links and to every one who joins us live in chat each week at http://astronomy.fm/chat/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v​=YCkDXegqjR0&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=​YABwwZHSZcw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v​=u_KCOCo1Uww&t=1058s https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl​/next-mars-rover-will-have-23-eye​s ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. Today's 2 topics: - NASA's LUCY mission will launch in 2021 and will be the first spacecraft to visit Jupiter's Trojan asteroids. - The 130 mile diameter asteroid Ps ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Welcome to Observing With Webb, where a high school astronomy teacher tells you what you’re looking at, why it’s so cool, and what you should check out later this month…at night. 13th – Close Encounter – Venus, Jupiter – Get out after 6am on the morning of the 13th and look ESE toward the horizon. You’ll find VERY bright Venus about a quarter o ...…
 
http://www.spaceweather.com/images2017/01nov17/hmi1898.gif?PHPSESSID=8ifa9334kpssaqip3o5n2nuoc5 There is still something to see in the night sky, though: Wed, Nov 01, 15h Venus 4° N. of Spica Fri, Nov 03, 01h Uranus 4° N. of Moon Sat, Nov 04, 05h FULL MOON Mon, Nov 06, 00h Moon at perigee Mon, Nov 06, 03h Aldebaran 0°.8 S. of Moon, Occn. Deneb ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrFszIDAKDI Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Zach Weinersmith, discuss their new book "SOONISH: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything." Zach authors & illustrates the web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (https://smbc-comics.com/) Dr. Kelly Weinersmith is Adjunct Facul ...…
 
The likely next Administrator of NASA, Jim Bridenstine, appeared before a somewhat skeptical Senate committee to defend his nomination. Casey and Jason recap the hearing and assess Congressman Bridenstine’s chance of moving forward.
 
One moon, many questions.By cheapastro@gmail.com (Steve Nerlich).
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Hunting for missing mass in the universe, making cheap, lightweight materials...IN SPACE, how the show connects to my podcast, and of course listener questions! Produced by Greg Moebius at WCBE Radio Columbus. Hosted by Dr. Paul M. Sutter, astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, Chief Scientist at COSI Science Center, and the one and only ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. Summary of content: What to look out, and up, for in November. Ralph, Paul & Jen pick their highlights for this month’s skies; starting with the solar system objects on offer to observers and imagers: - A last look at Saturn for 2017 in the early even ...…
 
Join us for a wide-ranging, salon-style conversation about space exploration, science, art and more. Mat’s guests are astronomer, television producer/writer and former Star Trek science advisor André Bormanis and Planetary Society Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla.
 
The Discussion: Britain shows that it won’t just roll over and let America take the lead in intimidating academic freedom and Jen recounts her gravitational waves research conference in Brighton in October. The News: Rounding up the space and astronomy news this month we have: Astronomers make the 1st observation of a neutron star collision Ast ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icdeQ7HLc7A Published on Nov 4, 2016. Fraser Cain hosts. The speed of light gives us an amazing tool for studying the Universe. Because light only travels a mere 300,000 kilometers per second, when we see distant objects, we’re looking back in time. You’re not seeing the Sun as it is today, you’re seeing an 8 min ...…
 
Astronomers this week announced that they had discovered an asteroid or comet on a trajectory that brought it from outside the Solar System? Is this the first case of an object from deep space? And what can we learn from this discovery? We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 12:00 pm PDT / 3:00 pm EDT/ 19:00 PM UTC . You can watch us ...…
 
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The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z589nZ3HlXQ Streamed live Oct 27, 2017. The Man in the Moon, the pyramids on Mars, every cloud ever… Humans have a tendency to pattern match when they're looking around the Universe. It's called pareidolia. What causes this behavior and how can we use this to debunk some hilarious conspiracy theories. Do go visit ...…
 
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