NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts 26 Nov 2013, 17:00 UTC One of the most famous objects in the sky - the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant - is now on display like never before.
Talking Space Podcast 25 Nov 2013, 23:14 UTC On this episode of Talking Space, we talk about the successful launch of MAVEN on its way to Mars, and look at some amazing facts behind the mission, including cost. We then discuss the successful launch of 29 satellites at once from the Wallops Flight Facility. We then discuss some little known info about theMorpheus Lander. On our second and final trip around the table, we listen to a question asked at the MAVEN press conference by a reporter from the Travel Channel and try and answer it about NASA. We then look at how robots are playing a role in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. To finish off, we review the Science Channel special “The Challenger Disaster” looking at Richard Feynman’s role in the Rogers Commission report. For more on the Challenger docudrama, visit http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/the-challenger-disaster We want to hear your opinion on two different stories! You can email us at email@example.com, tweet us @talkingspace, or post it on our wall at http://facebook.com/talkingspace Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Members: Gene Mikulka, Mark RattermanShow Recorded 11/18/2013On this episode of Talking Space, we talk about the successful launch of MAVEN on its way to Mars, and look at some amazing ...
Scientific American - 60-Second Space 25 Nov 2013, 12:00 UTC Right this moment, a massive ball of ice and dust is careening toward the sun. Comet ISON has flared so bright in recent days that it’s now visible with the naked eye. And the comet will... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The Planetary Society Radio Podcast 25 Nov 2013, 06:00 UTC Alyssa Rhoden studies Jupiter’s moon Europa…from a distance. She, many other scientists and millions of space exploration fans around the globe want to see a mission to this ice world that hides a vast, warm ocean. That’s why she and several colleagues have created Destination: Europa, and they want your help.
At the Eyepiece 25 Nov 2013, 02:00 UTC Weekly podcast devoted to discussing, astronomical equipment and events, stargazing tips, observing reports, and equipment news and reviews. Tonights episode discusses: ZWO Optical has a new Camera, the ASI034MC. Sky-Watcher USA debuts a new 18" truss-tube reflector at ASAE McNeil's Nebula All this and more on this episode of At The Eyepiece.Weekly podcast devoted to discussing, astronomical equipment and events, stargazing tips, observing reports, and equipment news and reviews. Tonights episode discusses: ZWO Optical has a new Camera, the ASI034MC. Sky-Watcher USA debuts a new 18" truss-tube reflector at ASAE McNeil's Nebula All this and more on this episode of At The Eyepiece.
The Space Show 21 Nov 2013, 17:29 UTC Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. David Brain, Dr. David Livingston: Chinese lunar launch, the Chang'e 3 mission. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce. This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program, www.johnbatchelorshow.com. Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF (www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm). During our ...
Exposing PseudoAstronomy 21 Nov 2013, 12:00 UTC Peer Review is one of the foundations of modern science, and yet, outside of science, it is a poorly understood process even though many think they understand it. It is also one of the common threads of ire among pseudoscientists, mainly because they cannot pass it. This episode goes through how peer review works not only for scholarly papers but also how that research may have been funded to begin with, grant review.