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Astronomy Cast's Dr. Pamela Gay inducted into 2018 Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame

Astronomy Cast’s Dr. Pamela Gay inducted into 2018 Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame

The 2018 Hall of Fame inductees will be inducted on July 24 at the Academy of Podcasters’ Hall of Fame Ceremony, during the Podcast Movement Conference in Philadelphia. CosmoQuest’s own principal investigator Dr. Pamela Gay will be inducted for her work over the past decade plus with the Astronomy Cast podcast, which will be celebrating […]

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Ep. 478: Apollo 8 with Paul Hildebrandt

On Christmas Day, 1968 Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders became the first human being to see the far side of the Moon. Their mission, of course, was Apollo 8, the first time human beings had ever left Earth orbit and seen the far side of the Moon. Today we talk all about Apollo […]

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Ep. 476: The Overview Effect

After they’ve been to space, many astronauts report that seeing the world from above has given them a totally new perspective on humanity and the state of our planet. It’s called the Overview Effect. Today we’ll talk about this, and what this perspective can teach us all. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at […]

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We Can Use Your Help!

Hey Astronomy Cast listeners, As you know, Pamela is the director of CosmoQuest, which does citizen science projects. We are asking for your input through a series of three surveys, each of which is targeting a specific aspect of CosmoQuest and what we do: We are once again asking for your input through a series […]

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Ep. 472: Best Modern Sci Fi for the Science Lover – Part 4: Bioscience

What happens when the future meets biology? Bioscience science fiction, of course. And that’s our focus today as we continue our journey though science-based science fiction. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST / 20:00 PM UTC. You can watch us live on here on AstronomyCast.com, or […]

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Ep. 471: Best Modern Sci Fi for the Science Lover – Part 3: Human Computer Relations

It’s time to talk computers, and how we’re going to be dealing with them in the future. In our next segment on modern sci-fi, we talk about the future of the human-computer interface. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST / 20:00 PM UTC. You can watch […]

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Ep. 454: Things We’re Looking Forward To

As we wrap up season 10 of Astronomy Cast, we look forward to all the instruments, missions and science results on the distant horizon. Think astronomy is exciting already? Just you wait. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 1:30 pm PDT / 4:30 pm EDT/ 20:30 PM UTC (8:30 GMT). You can watch […]

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Ep. 453: Favorite Things We’ve Done These 10 Years

10 years of Astronomy Cast… wow. It’s been a long, fun journey. What are some of our favorite episodes and adventures over the decade we’ve been doing this show. We usually record Astronomy Cast every Friday at 1:30 pm PDT / 4:30 pm EDT/ 20:30 PM UTC (8:30 GMT). You can watch us live on […]

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Ep. 451: When Can I Buy My Ticket To Space?

Like most of us, you probably want to know what it would be like to travel to space. Maybe not to live, but just to visit. You want to be a space tourist. Good news, there are a bunch of companies working hard to give you the opportunity to fly to space. How long until […]

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Ep. 426: Confirmation Bias

I hate to tell you this, but that meat computer in your skull is constantly betraying you. Don’t worry, we’ve all got the same, but fortunately, scientists have learned how this happens, and can help us make sure our science, and lives don’t suffer because of it. (more…)

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