The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009

The 365 Days of Astronomy, the daily podcast of the International Year of Astronomy 2009

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 ind...

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Astronomy Cast Ep. 16: Across the Electromagnetic Spectrum
From Dec 25, 2006. We see the Universe in visible light with our photon detecting eyes. We can feel infrared heat with our photon detecting hands, and we get sunburns with our ultraviolet photon detecting skin (ouch). But there’s a whole spectrum of...
Q&A - Mars's Atmosphere
7 Stunden 33 Minuten
Avivah Yamani hosts. Why did Mars loose its atmosphere? And how? Mars has an atmosphere. Unlike the earth, its atmosphere is thin. In fact it is too thin to easily support life as we know it. The extremely thin air on Mars is 100 times thinner than E...
Travelers in the Night - 307 & 308 - Stepping it Up & Planning For Impact
5 Stunden 59 Minuten
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. Today's 2 topics: - From 2005 to 2013 the Catalina Sky Survey team le...
Folklore - Orion, Alpha & Beta Centaurus and Crux
7 Stunden 16 Minuten
Avivah Yamani hosts. For centuries, Javanese people have known Orion as Waluku or the Plough. Now don't get confused here. In England the constellation Ursa Major is called the plough. But this plough is Orion instead. This story is related to the ag...
UNAWE Space Scoop - Is it a Star, is it a Planet? No! It’s a Brown Dwarf!
7 Stunden 39 Minuten
http://www.unawe.org/kids/unawe1721/ As clouds of cosmic gas shrink, they grow denser and hotter. When the temperature at the core reaches a scorching 10 million degrees Centigrade, the clump officially flares into life as a bright new star. But not...

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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 2009. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individual

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