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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 the year. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individuals, schools, companies and clubs to provide 5 - 10 minutes of audio for the daily podcast. You can do as few as 1 episode or up to 12 episodes (one per month, subject to our editorial discretion). Our goal is to encourage people to sign up for a particular day (or days) of the year.

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 the year. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individuals, schools, companies and clubs to provide 5 - 10 minutes of audio for the daily podcast. You can do as few as 1 episode or up to 12 episodes (one per month, subject to our editorial discretion). Our goal is to encourage people to sign up for a particular day (or days) of the year.
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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 the year. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individuals, schools, companies and clubs to provide 5 - 10 minutes of audio for the daily podcast. You can do as few as 1 episode or up to 12 episodes (one per month, subject to our editorial discretion). Our goal is to encourage people to sign up for a particular day (or days) of the year.

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Episodes

Awesome Astronomy - October Part 2

10/16/2019
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Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. The Discussion: As a reward for good behavior, we’ve dispensed with wittering on about us and gone straight into the news. The News: Rounding up the space exploration news this month we have: - The last of the Delta IV mediums. - India’s Vikram lunar lander failure. - ESA move a satellite to avoid crashing with a SpaceX satellite. - NASA award funding for a Lunar Gateway pathfinding...

Duration:00:56:14

Ask A Spaceman Ep. 114: How Did Spectroscopy Revolutionize Astronomy?

10/15/2019
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How did chemists save astronomy? What’s so important about the spectrum, and how are they made? How can we tell what things in space are made out of? 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/PaulMattSutter Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PaulMattSutter Watch on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/PaulMSutter Read a book:...

Duration:00:33:56

Astronomy Cast Ep. 541: Weird Issues: The Expansion Rate of the Universe

10/14/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpfbAouE1DU Streamed live on Oct 4, 2019. Just when the Universe was starting to make sense, the cosmos throws a curveball at us. Astronomers have been trying to accurately measure the expansion rate of the Universe as far back as Hubble. It's been tough to nail down, and now astronomers are starting to figure out why. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit:...

Duration:00:30:30

Travelers in the Night Eps. 41 & 42 - Navigating The Night Sky & Astronauts Reveal Sobering Data on Asteroid Impacts

10/13/2019
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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. travelersinthenight.org Today's 2 topics: - To the human eye the night sky is a source of mystery and wonder. Our ancestors knew it well. There is a connection to the cosmos that is hard to describe which you will achieve by knowing the names of some of the bright stars. - On Earth Day Astronauts Dr. Ed Lu, Tom...

Duration:00:06:20

NOAO - The Launch of NSF's National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory or Goodbye NOAO, Hello NSF OIR Lab

10/12/2019
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The National Science Foundation has merged all of its ground based astronomy facilities as of October 1, 2019. These facilities include Kitt Peak National Observatory, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, the Gemini Observatory, the Community Science Data Center and the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. In this podcast, NSF’s OIR Lab Deputy Director Dr. Beth Willman discusses the launch of the new organization. Dr. Beth Willman is Deputy Director of NSF’s National Optical-Infrared...

Duration:00:16:17

Weekly Space Hangout - Guest: Dr. ‪Marina Kounkel Talks Stars and How They Form‬

10/11/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGX_lYXQ0wI Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Dr. Marina Kounkel ( http://mkounkel.com/ ) a postdoctoral scholar in the Physics and Astronomy Department at the Western Washington University. Her research focuses on observing the dynamics of young stars. Marina is co-author, with Kevin Covey (also from WWU,) of the peer-reviewed study titled “Untangling the Galaxy I: Local Structure and Star Formation History of the Milky Way” published in The...

Duration:00:59:58

The Cosmic Savannah Ep. 05: The Event Horizon Telescope First Results

10/10/2019
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Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. We were fortunate to speak with two scientists involved with the project Dr. Roger Deane, Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Pretoria and Dr. Rhodri Evans a senior lecturer in physics & astrophysics at the University of Namibia. Roger spoke to us via Skype from Brussels where he was for the announcement and explained the exciting result and Africa’s involvement in the project. Rhodri spoke with us before the...

Duration:00:48:38

Apogee Podcast - Telling Tails About Globular Clusters

10/9/2019
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Bio: Cosmic (aka Matt Cheselka / @AstroAndMusic ) is an independent research astronomer and space musician. Description: Cosmic discusses the study of stars being ejected from globular clusters, and how these tidal tails are formed by internal and external forces. Bonaca et al -- https://arxiv.org/pdf/1910.00592.pdf Combes et al -- https://arxiv.org/pdf/astro-ph/9910148.pdf Michie -- http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/pdf/1963MNRAS.125..127M Woolley & Robertson --...

Duration:00:06:59

Urban Astronomer Ep. 40: Solstice Special

10/8/2019
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This is episode 40 of the Urban Astronomer Podcast, our 2018 Christmas Special, and it marks the last episode of Season 1 to be featured on the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast. In this episode, we did a 3-month skyguide with co-host Clem Unger, took a guess at what the Star of Bethlehem might have been, and brought ourselves up to date on the space missions we were waiting for. Brief bio of the podcaster: Allen is an amateur astronomer, an IT professional, a podcaster, a father of five...

Duration:00:54:04

Astronomy Cast Ep. 540: Weird Issues: How Do (or Don't) Planets Form?

10/7/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lexpg6yVBM4 Streamed live on Sep 27, 2019. As astronomers started to discover planets orbiting other stars, they immediately realized that their expectations would need to be tossed out. Hot jupiters? Pulsars with planets? We're now decades into this task, and the Universe is continuing to surprise us. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit:...

Duration:00:31:43

Travelers in the Night Eps. 39 & 40: Dash Cams and the Anatomy of an Airburst & Itokawa, A Strange Space Peanut

10/6/2019
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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. travelersinthenight.org Today's 2 topics: - Aleksei Dozorov, a motorist in Russia stated “You can get into your car without your pants on, but never get into a car without a dash cam.” This attitude is caused by poor highway law enforcement. It is why many motorists around the Russian city of Chelyabinsk were...

Duration:00:06:20

Observing With Webb - October Sky

10/5/2019
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October gets us back into the fall observing season with chances to see each naked-eye planet, a bunch of great lunar encounters, and a wonderful night of sights for the trick-or-treaters. Jupiter - Already high in the sky as dusk turns to night off in the SSW and will probably be the first point of light you can see. It will set in the SW by 10pm at the beginning of the month. Throughout the month it’ll set earlier, by 8:30pm at the end. Saturn - Yet again, Saturn will trail behind...

Duration:00:15:08

Weekly Space Hangout - Guest: Geoff Notkin, President of the National Space Society

10/4/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKUotzKHrwM Streamed live October 2nd, 2019. Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: Emmy Award-winning television host and producer Geoff Notkin ( @geoffnotkin & aerolite.org & https://space.nss.org/ ) starred in three seasons of the cult television adventure series Meteorite Men for Science Channel and two seasons of the educational series STEM Journals for Cox Media. He has also appeared in shows for Discovery, NASA EDGE, TLC, PBS, A&E, National...

Duration:01:08:16

UNAWE Space Scoop - Is Earth Special?

10/3/2019
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https://www.unawe.org/kids/unawe1907/ In an exciting discovery, water vapor has been found in the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet planet known as K2-18b, which is 110 light years from Earth in the constellation Leo. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit: https://www.patreon.com/365DaysOfAstronomy and donate as much as you can! Share the podcast with your friends and send the Patreon link to them...

Duration:00:07:34

Awesome Astronomy - October Part 1

10/2/2019
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The Discussion: A look back at our 50th anniversary of the moon landings-themed dark sky star party, AstoCamp, and some wonderful suggestions as an alternative name for a ‘pair instability supernova’. The News: Rounding up the astronomy news this month we have: - Discovery of an exoplanet stripped of its atmosphere. - Understanding more about the features you can observe in Jupiter’s storms. - Gaia tells us more about the evolution of open clusters. - Chandra probes black hole...

Duration:01:15:08

Ask A Spaceman Ep. 113: Is the James Webb Space Telescope Worth the Wait?

10/1/2019
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Why is infrared astronomy so hard? How do we fit giant telescopes into tiny rockets? What will the James Webb uncover? 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/PaulMattSutter Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PaulMattSutter Watch on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/PaulMSutter Read a book: http://www.pmsutter/book Go on an...

Duration:00:38:30

Astronomy Cast Ep. 539: Weird Issues: Why We Don't Know the Age of Saturn's Rings?

9/30/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQGXMO2Qcok Streamed live on Sep 20, 2019. How old are Saturn's rings? They can be brand new, or they could be as ancient as the solar system itself. Planetary scientists thought they knew the answer, thanks to new data from Cassini, but new ideas are calling even that into question. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to support editing, hosting, and production costs. Just visit: https://www.patreon.com/365DaysOfAstronomy and donate...

Duration:00:31:04

Travelers in the Night Eps. 37 & 38: Slow Movers At The Edge & The Big Ones

9/29/2019
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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. travelersinthenight.org Today's 2 topics: - Imagine a world that is so far from our Sun that it receives less than 1/5,000 of the heat and light that makes our life possible. If you were standing on it, you could cover the Sun with the tip of a ball point pen held at arms length. - Dr. Grauer discovered 2014...

Duration:00:06:20

Cosmic Savannah - Ep. 4: Black Holes & Radio Jets

9/28/2019
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Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. Episode 4 features Dr. Imogen Whittam, a SARAO Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of the Western Cape and Lerato Sebokolodi a PhD student, based at SARAO and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) at the VLA in Socorro, New Mexico in the USA. Imogen talks about her work on Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), stemming from the super-massive black holes that reside at the centre of most galaxies and how we learn how these massive...

Duration:00:48:07

Weekly Space Hangout - Guests: Seth & Aaron Lockman: The Astronomy Brothers

9/27/2019
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsXjMzhM0Fg Streamed live on Sep 25, 2019. Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain ) Special Guest: This week we are joined by brothers Seth and Aaron Lockman who recently launched their new podcast, Astronomy Brothers, on September 9. - Seth is Communications Director at bluShift Aerospace in Maine and is also a JPL Solar System Ambassador. After graduating from college Seth created and co-hosted Radio Astronomy, a radio talk show about space science and exploration....

Duration:01:06:02