Ep. 53: Astronomy in Science Fiction

Posted on Sep 10, 2007 in Astronomy, Interviews, Meetings, People | 4 comments

This is a very different episode of Astronomy Cast. As we mentioned last week, Pamela recently attended the Dragon*Con science fiction convention in Atlanta, Georgia. While she was there, she participated in a special live edition of Astronomy Cast with special guest Dr. Kevin Frazier. Kevin is a NASA scientist, and the science consultant for the TV shows Battlestar Galactica and Eureka. He and Pamela work through physics and astronomy in popular science fiction. What they get right, and what they get wrong… so very wrong.
Episode 53: Astronomy in Science Fiction(27.4MB)


  1. Eh, don’t put Swoopy on again. She does not have any talent for this stuff, no radio voice… and tbh Skepticality is a horrible show.

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  2. No way – Swoopy just doesn’t have what it takes – sorry. Fraiser, Fraiser, yea yea yea!

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  3. Well, i guess there will be no transcript. Wonderful show, good to hear a live show.

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