Science@NASA podcast 17 Apr 2009, 06:00 UTC A meteor shower. A crescent Moon. A disappearing planet. These three things will be on display next Wednesday, April 22nd, when the Moon occults Venus during the annual Lyrid meteor shower. Please vote for this podcast at PodcastAlley! Get this podcast story.
What's Up in Astronomy 16 Apr 2009, 04:00 UTC The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week, and I also talk about an excellent pairing of Venus and the moon. I also discuss Mercury at its best for the year as well as grouping of Mercury, the moon, and the Pleiades star cluster. Website: www.whatsupinastronomy.com Email: email@example.com.
Science@NASA podcast 14 Apr 2009, 06:00 UTC For the first time, NASA spacecraft have traced the 3D shape of solar storms known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs). It turns out the most ferocious storms resemble something from a French bakery. Please vote for this podcast at PodcastAlley! Get this podcast story.
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?