AstroPod 13 Apr 2009, 16:35 UTC Welcome to our special Open Day edition! At the end of MArch the IoA held a public open day with activities for all and the AstroPod was there to catch your questions, jokes and comments. Listen out for clips! Our interview this month is with Prof. Andrea Ghez who recently gave a fantastic lecture at the IoA for the Eddington Lecture Series. She talks to us about adaptive optics, the newest advancement in telescopes, and how she uses it to observe the black hole at the centre of our very own galaxy. Sit back, enjoy and don't forget you can find more info on our website, just click the link in iTunes!
The Planetary Society Radio Podcast 13 Apr 2009, 07:00 UTC The wonders continue in the Saturnian system, revealed by the Cassini spacecraft that is nearing its fifth anniversary in orbit. Deputy Project Scientist Linda Spilker provides another of her regular mission updates. Bill Nye wonders about the fuss over retirement of the Space Shuttle. Emily Lakdawalla walks the riverbeds of Mars. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan speak of the wonders of the night sky and at least one pedestrian topic in What's Up,
Hubblecast HD 9 Apr 2009, 16:00 UTC Hubblecast 27: What has Hubble taught us about the planets?
Science@NASA podcast 8 Apr 2009, 06:00 UTC 1960s technology worked for the Apollo program, but next-generation lunar explorers are going to need an upgrade. NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program is working on new and improved tools for NASA's return to the Moon. Please vote for this podcast at PodcastAlley! Get this podcast story.
The Planetary Society Radio Podcast 6 Apr 2009, 07:00 UTC Oceaneering Space Systems just got the preliminary contract for development of a new NASA spacesuit. We talk with Vice President and General Manager Mark Gittelman. Bill Nye salutes 100 Hours of Astronomy and finds space exploration excitement everywhere he goes. Emily Lakdawalla reports on early signs of what may be a new global dust storm on Mars. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan tweet their way through a What's Up! exploration of the night sky,
What's Up in Astronomy 2 Apr 2009, 04:00 UTC The Big Dipper is very high in the sky right now, and I talk about a way to find two bright stars of Spring using the Big Dipper's handle. I also talk about a close pairing of the moon and Antares, as well as the constellations Cassiopeia and Taurus. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.