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Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra ...

Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra Faber
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Our focus on female astronomers continues with Sandra Faber, and Professor of Astronomy at UC Santa Cruz. Faber was part of the team that turned up the Great Attractor, a mysterious mass hidden by the disk of the...

Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Ru...

Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) It’s time for another series. This time we’ll be talking about famous female astronomers. Starting with: Vera Rubin, who first identified the fact that galaxies rotate too quickly to hold themselves...

Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia

Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) An object at rest stays at rest, and object in motion tends to stay in motion. This is inertia, defined famously by Isaac Newton in his First Law of Motion. Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia Jump to Shownotes Jump...

Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Print...

Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Getting stuff into space is complicated and expensive. And what do you do when your fancy space gadget breaks. You print out a new one, of course, with your fancy space 3D printer. It turns out, space exploration is...

Ep. 354: Comet Siding Spring v...

Ep. 354: Comet Siding Spring vs. Mars
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) We were witness to a once in a million year event. A close approach of Comet Siding Spring to the Planet Mars. And fortunately, humanity had a fleet of spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet, ready to capture this...

Ep. 353: Seasons on Saturn

Ep. 353: Seasons on Saturn
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) You think we’re the only place that experiences seasons? Well, think again. Anything with a tilt enjoys the changing seasons, and that includes one of the most dramatic places in the Solar System: Saturn, with its...

Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhe...

Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhere!
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Where ever we find water on Earth we find life. And so, it makes sense to search throughout the Solar System to find water. Well, here’s the crazy thing. We’re finding water just about everywhere in the...

Special Episode: Live from Dra...

Special Episode: Live from DragonCon 2014!
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Live from DragonCon 2014! Fraser and Pamela are joined by Les Johnson, Scott Edgington, Erin MacDonald, Roy Kilgard, and Fraser bombards all of these wonderful scientists with the hardest, most complicated questions...

Ep. 351: Asteroid Adventures

Ep. 351: Asteroid Adventures
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Astronomy Cast’s 2014/15 season begins! With Rosetta’s arrival at Comet 67/P, we’re about to see a comet up close and personal. What will it take to explore, exploit and enjoy the asteroids and...

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Episode List
  • Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller
  • Ep. 358: Modern Women: Sandra Faber
  • Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin
  • Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia
  • Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration
  • Ep. 354: Comet Siding Spring vs. Mars
  • Ep. 353: Seasons on Saturn
  • Ep. 352: Water, Water Everywhere!
  • Special Episode: Live from DragonCon 2014!
  • Ep. 351: Asteroid Adventures
  • Ep. 350: Space Ship One
  • Ep. 349: Mercury 7 and How the US Picked the First Astronauts
  • Ep. 348: Places with Numbers: 2 Independence Sq (NASA HQ)
  • Ep. 347: Live from Balticon!
  • Ep. 346: Numbered Places: Area 51
  • Ep. 345: Numbered Places: Launch Complex 39
  • Ep. 344: The Rings of Saturn
  • Ep. 343: The Universe is Trying To Kill You
  • Ep. 342: Sunsetting Spacecraft
  • Ep. 341: 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
  • Ep. 340: Wernher von Braun
  • Ep. 339: Space Conspiracy Theories
  • Ep. 338: Copernicus
  • Ep. 337: Photometry
  • Ep. 336: Units of Measure
  • Ep. 335: Photoelectric Effect
  • Ep. 334: Chelyabinsk
  • Ep. 333: When Worlds Collide
  • Ep. 332: Stellar Collisions
  • Ep. 331: Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies
  • Ep. 330: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Ep. 329: Telescope Making, Part 3: Space Telescopes
  • Ep. 328: Telescope Making, Part 2: Serious Gear
  • Ep. 327: Telescope Making, Part 1: Toys and Kits
  • Ep. 326: Atmospheric Dust
  • Ep. 325: Cold Fusion
  • Ep. 324: Sun Grazers
  • Ep. 323: Isotopes
  • Ep. 322: SOHO
  • Ep. 321: Solar Flares
  • Ep. 320: Layers of the Sun
  • Ep. 319: The Zodiac
  • Ep. 318: Escape Velocity
  • Ep. 317: Observatories
  • Ep. 316: Observational vs. Experimental Science
  • Ep. 315: Particle Accelerators
  • Ep. 314: Acceleration
  • Ep. 313: Precession
  • Ep. 312: The Inverse-Square Law and Other Strangeness
  • Ep. 311: Sound
  • more ...
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