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Best Astronomy Education podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Astronomy Education podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Take a fact-based journey through the cosmos. Tune in to hear weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosted by Fraser Cain (Universe Today) and Dr. Pamela L. Gay (SIUE), this show brings the questions of an avid astronomy lover direct to an astronomer. Together Fraser and Pamela explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us. Astronomy Cast is supported through individual donations and the sponsorship of Swinburne Astronomy Online.
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe. Join Ralph, Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and monthly podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.
 
What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every episode you will come closer to COMPLETE KNOWLEDGE OF TIME AND SPACE!
 
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 u ...
 
Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
 
The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce, space tourism,space exploration and space development. The Space Show is committed to facilitating our becoming a space-faring nation and society with a growing and self-sustaining space-faring economy. The Space Show also focuses on other related subjects of interest to us all.
 
Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Go behind the scenes of space exploration with this official podcast from the European Space Agency. This series focuses on ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano’s Beyond mission to the International Space Station. Read more about Luca's mission on the blog: http://blogs.esa.int/luca-parmitano/
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
Welcome to the At The Eyepiece Show! We have MOVED TO SPREAKER.COM. Please look us up there or go directly to our blog, attheeyepiece.orgThis is an astronomy based podcast that is devoted to discussing astronomical equipment, visual and electronically assisted observing, stargazing tips, observing reports and equipment reviews. We don't focus on the science of astronomy, there are plenty of shows out there to do that. The focus of At The Eyepiece Show are the backyard stargazers that enjoy t ...
 
This is the weekly version of The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast which 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 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 ...
 
The Australian podcast about science, health and technology news. Join Ed Brown and his panel of co-hosts each week as we talk about the latest and coolest research and discoveries in the world of science. We're joined by special guests from all over the science field: doctors, professors, nurses, teachers and more.
 
Blue Dot, named after Carl Sagan's famous speech about our place in the universe, features interviews with guests from all over the regional, national and worldwide scientific communities. Host Dave Schlom leads discussions about the issues science is helping us address with experts who shed light on climate change, space exploration, astronomy, technology and much more. Dave asks us to remember: from deep space, we all live on a pale, blue dot.
 
The Science series presents cutting-edge research about biology, physics, chemistry, ecology, geology, astronomy, and more. These events appeal to many different levels of expertise, from grade school students to career scientists. With a range of relevant applications, including medicine, the environment, and technology, this series expands our thinking and our possibilities.
 
Free monthly Australian night sky mp3 audio guides, produced by Sydney Observatory. Published at the beginning of each month, usually around 20 minutes long, and including information about what you are likely to be able to see in that month's Australian night sky, including constellations, stars, the Sun, Moon, planets, astronomy, telescopes and astronomical mythology.
 
In the second season of Anatomy of Next, explore every aspect of going to Mars, transforming it into a habitable world, and building a new branch of human civilization. How do we bring a cold, dead planet back to life? Can we build an atmosphere on Mars, thaw the frozen plains, and build an ocean? How do we seed a barren land with life, and make a red Mars green? Then, it’s everything from politics and education to money, music, and architecture. What does it mean to be human on an alien world?
 
Space Radio is your weekly guide to the universe, featuring the latest news in astronomy, physics, space travel, and discussions on the nature of science and the relationship between science and society. The best part: answers to your questions about space and time! Hosted by astrophysicist and "Agent to the Stars" Paul M. Sutter.
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics) and Cicero (On Moral Duties). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
Join us as we set sail for the stars! As an inspirational and educational podcast, we make space more approachable and understandable, inspiring others to explore space in their own way by covering topics in Space, Astronomy, Flight, NASA, History, Science, and so much more. But why should you join? Why space? Why not Healthcare, Politics, or binging Netflix? When a civilization as a whole strives for space, they strive for greatness. Space is our greatest and most exciting frontier and it i ...
 
How do astronomers photograph a black hole? How often do planes get hit by lightning? What does the EPA actually do? Science is all around us and transforming our world at a rapid pace. Extragalactic astrophysicist Sabrina Stierwalt is here to guide you through it. She'll help you make sense of the everyday and the once-in-a-lifetime.
 
DAY Ministry shares with the world the fruit of work by Rev. Dr. D. A. Yuan. He is an American pastor, author and conference speaker who was raised up in China and trained as a physicist before his conversion to evangelical Christianity. Once knowing Christ, he became fascinated by the Bible and everything it relates to. He sought for biblical truth as the revelation from God, which should and can be harmonized to the truths in other branches of knowledge, such as philosophy, science, and hi ...
 
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The first science fiction novel is likely Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, released on (911 encode) January 1, 1818, while she was all of 20 years old. Jules Verne would be next releasing tales mixing science and fantasy, but the credit for the creation of science fiction as a literary device almost certainly goes to H.G. Wells. Wells was the head of th…
 
After 16 years of taking amazing data that has generated amazing science, the Spitzer space telescope was decommissioned. In this episode we look at its role as a part of the Great Observatories program, it’s prolonged life as JWST has been delayed. Now, astronomy is without far infrared capacity, but we have a wealth of data to keep mining. We've …
 
Hugo Fruehaf, one of the inventors of GPS, discusses the dark origins of GPS and how far we’ve come since. Plus: learn why quiet wakefulness makes it okay to take a nap without actually falling asleep. Benefits of Napping Without Actually Falling Asleep by Kelsey Donk Shortsleeve, C. (2019, December 27). Can’t Sleep? Try ‘Quiet Wakefulness’ Instead…
 
This episode contains: We discuss our Valentine’s Day plans. Devon also reviews the new Lego show. Brain Matters: Brain networks come 'online' during adolescence to prepare teenagers for adult life. New brain networks come 'online' during adolescence, allowing teenagers to develop more complex adult social skills, but potentially putting them at in…
 
Physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist and author Paul Davies’ new book explores what he believes to be the defining quality of life on Earth and perhaps elsewhere. He talks about this and much more in a special, extended conversation. Paul’s book is one of the prizes in the new What’s Up space trivia contest. Learn more and enter the contest at ht…
 
Northern Hemisphere Ian Morison tells us what we can see in the Northern Hemisphere night sky during February 2020. The Planets Jupiter As February begins, Jupiter rises more than 90 minutes before the Sun shining at magnitude of -1.9. During the month it brightens to magnitude -2.0 whilst its angular size increases slightly from 32.5 to 34.1 arc s…
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. The Discussion: The reason we have leap years; a look at Ad Astra, Lucy in the Sky and Picard; and the history of the Stonewall Riots (don’t think it’s just astronomy here – you get a fully rounded education, dear listener); and a look at your reviews and…
 
Learn about why “beauty sleep” has real benefits for your skin; how plants learn the chemical language of pests to use for self-defense; and a new algorithm that’s fighting deepfakes by looking at heart rates. How Beauty Sleep Boosts Beauty by Mae Rice Kerri-Ann Jennings, MS, RD. (2016, September 9). Collagen - What Is It and What Is It Good For? H…
 
In this clip I address predictions I have made about the moon and how you can help prove or disprove them. I also address some confusion about stars and how they appear and how to correctly present footage and avoid spreading confusion. I state for the record that the moon plays no role in a solar eclipse and that it may be see-through at New and w…
 
How did String Theory get started? What has made the idea so popular over the decades? Can we ever truly have a theory of quantum gravity? What is supersymmetry, the landscape, and the AdS/CFT Correspondence? What do holograms have to do with this? How many dimensions do we live in? Why does String Theory have such a hard time making predictions? H…
 
How did String Theory get started? What has made the idea so popular over the decades? Can we ever truly have a theory of quantum gravity? What is supersymmetry, the landscape, and the AdS/CFT Correspondence? What do holograms have to do with this? How many dimensions do we live in? Why does String Theory have such a hard time making predictions? H…
 
Learn about research-based advice for staying happy in your later years, from neuroscientist and author Daniel Levitin. Then, you’ll learn about how a faraway star helped researchers figure out when the Milky Way was formed. Additional resources from Daniel Levitin: Pick up “Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our…
 
Betelgeuse, a massive star in the Orion constellation, is dimming. Could it be about to explode in a spectacular supernova? What would that look like here on Earth? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/betelgeuse | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: ht…
 
https://youtu.be/_jSRhDKtpFg Streamed live on Feb 14, 2020. A brand new telescope has been completed on Maui's Mount Haleakala, and it has just one job: to watch the Sun in unprecedented detail. It's called the Daniel K. Inouye telescope, and the engineering involved to get this telescope operational are matched by the incredible resolution of its …
 
Learn about why bosses should let employees surf the web at work; how researchers made it possible for you to hear a mummy’s voice after 3,000 years; and why cold weather makes us crave social contact. Employees Should Surf the Web at Work by Kelsey Donk Andel, S. (2020, January 17). Why bosses should let employees surf the web at work. The Convers…
 
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: - In 1961, a Polish astronomer, Kazimierz Kordylewski, reported the discovery of dust clouds at the Earth-Moon L4 and L5 points…
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0J_1e3p8_Q Published on Nov 9, 2018. New observations from the GRAVITY and SINFONI instrument on the Very Large Telescope have given us unprecedented observations of material falling into the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. We've added a new way to donate to 365 Days of Astronomy to su…
 
In this classic episode Dave visits with Stockton Rush, founder and CEO of OceanGate in Everett, Washington. The company is working on an ambitious plan to make the deep ocean accessible to paying customers as well as scientists starting with a set of expeditions next year to visit the most famous of all shipwrecks -- RMS Titanic. Rush seems like a…
 
The Discussion: The reason we have leap years; a look at Ad Astra, Lucy in the Sky and Picard; and the history of the Stonewall Riots (don’t think it’s just astronomy here – you get a fully rounded education, dear listener); and a look at your reviews and emails. The News: Rounding up the space exploration news this month we have: Direct TV’s ticki…
 
https://youtu.be/LH58Py4_jBA Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )Special Guest: This week we are airing Fraser's interview with Dr. Cole Miller, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Miller led one of two separate teams that analyzed Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) data - specifically that for pulsar cal…
 
Learn about why opposites don’t really attract; the “propinquity effect” and how physical distance affects the way we feel about other people; and the history of when and why we started using last names. Opposites Don’t Attract by Kelsey Donk Johnson, M. D. (2018, February 12). No, opposites do not attract. The Conversation. https://theconversation…
 
Ayahuasca is a powerful plant that has been used for so long no one is sure how long that might be. It is a proven spiritual seeking plant that opens the doors to perception. So step away from them chemical we call LSD and seek guidance if you wish to employ Ayahuasca as a guide into the unknown. There is a path, there are experts to guide you and …
 
Today on Space Radio: Goodnight sweet Spitzer Did the Earth migrate? What’s my favorite wavelength of light? Why is science wrong so much? and more! Join the show recording every Thursday at 8pm ET by leaving a voicemail at www.SpaceRadioShow.com. Support the show on Patreon. Follow on Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube. Big thanks to my top …
 
Learn how atomic clocks and how GPS clocks work, with help from the engineer who made GPS clocks possible: Hugo Fruehauf. But first, you’ll learn about how Harvard researchers finally figured out why stress can turn your hair gray. Why Stress Turns Hair Gray by Grant Currin Zhang, B., Ma, S., Rachmin, I., He, M., Baral, P., Choi, S., Gonçalves, W. …
 
This episode contains: Steven starts off talking about a Google Maps hack. Biological Imperative: Lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash. 'Green' process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials. Scientists are using high-energy pulses of electricity to turn any source of carbon into turbostratic g…
 
The planet has the less than romantic name TOI 700 d, but its discovery has generated passion among those searching for another Earth, including Emily Gilbert. The graduate student is lead author of a paper about the new world. TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, played a key role in its discovery. MIT planetary scientist and astrophys…
 
Paul Hill, Ralph Wilkins and Jenifer Millard host. Damien Phillips and John Wildridge produce. The Discussion: Ralph visits and records from The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Long Island, New York, we enjoyed some great skies with good weather in the UK, Betelgeuse still hasn’t gone pop – though we’re still watching, and NASA has an open house day t…
 
Learn about why students with higher emotional intelligence do better in school; how scientists solved an 80-year mystery of how atoms split; and an adorable discovery that changes what we know about the canine brain. Spoiler: it involves wolf puppies. The Academic Benefits of Emotional Intelligence by Kelsey Donk Students do better in school when …
 
Boeing's Starliner issues run deeper than it first appeared, CHEOPS is operation and the Solar Orbiter is on its way to our start. That, and a look at the White House's proposed NASA budget for 2021. This episode of Liftoff is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code LIFTOFF at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Li…
 
Hosted by Dr. Jacinta Delhaize & Dr. Daniel Cunnama. In our final episode for Season 1, we are joined by Professor Petri Vaisanen, Director of the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO). Petri discusses the path to his current role including his research on galaxy evolution and some of the exciting discoveries along the way. Petri also expla…
 
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