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Ep. 362: Modern Women: Carolyn Porco

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) It hard to think of a more influential modern planetary scientist than Carolyn Porco, the leader of the imaging team for NASA’s Cassini mission exploring Saturn. But before Cassini, Porco was involved in Voyager missions, and she’ll be leading...

Ep. 361: Modern Women: Maria Zuber

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Maria Zuber is one of the hardest working scientists in planetary science, being a part of six different space missions to explore the Solar System. Currently, she’s the lead investigator for NASA’s GRAIL mission. Ep. 361: Modern Women:...

Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an Irish astronomer, best known for being part of the team that discovered pulsars, and the following controversy when she was excluded from the Nobel Prize winning team. Ep. 360: Modern Women: Jocelyn Bell Burnell Jump to...

Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Margaret Geller is best known for her work on the large scale structure of the Universe, helping us understand the large clusters, super clusters and cosmic filaments that matter clumps into. Ep. 359: Modern Women: Margaret Geller Jump to...

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 Milky Way. Ep. 358: Modern Women:...

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 together, anticipating the discovery of dark...

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