Singing the Ultraviolet Blues by Carolyn Collins Petersen Ultraviolet light is the bane of sunbathers, but for astronomers, it opens up new windows on energetic processes in the cosmos. Come sing the ultraviolet blues with Carolyn Collins Petersen, TheSpacewriter. Special thanks to Dr. Marty Snow, CU-LASP, and Mark C. Petersen, for their comments and suggestions for this script. PODCASTER: Carolyn Collins Petersen Link: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Bio: Carolyn Collins Petersen is a science writer and show producer for Loch Ness Productions, a company that creates astronomy documentaries and other materials. She works with planetariums, science centers, and observatories on products that explain astronomy and space science to the public. Her most recent projects were the Griffith Observatory astronomy exhibits in Los Angeles and the California's Altered State climate change exhibits for San Francisco's California Academy of Sciences. She has co-authored several astronomy books, written many astronomy articles, and is currently working on a new documentary show for fulldome theaters, a vodcast series for MIT's Haystack Observatory, and a podcast series for the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. MUSIC CREDITS: “Deep Blue” from Geodesium Fourth Universe “The Ocean of Space” from Geodesium West of the Galaxy. http://www.geodesium.com -------------------------------------------- SPONSOR: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) This podcast is sponsored by Loch Ness Productions, a unique multimedia production company, specializing in cosmically creative content and space music for planetariums and fulldome theaters world wide. Loch Ness Productions also works with exhibit designers, observatories, space institutes, and publishers to bring a love of astronomy, earth science, and space science to audiences everywhere. On the web at www.lochnessproductions.com
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