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115 The Best-Smelling Graduate School

8 Aug 2014, 14:17 UTC
115 The Best-Smelling Graduate School
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Chris and Rob talk about Rosetta (what a surprise), perspective-changing images, and how to listen-in on conversations using a crisp packet and a video camera. Links: Images that can totally change your perspective http://orbitingfrog.com/2014/08/01/8-images-that-can-totally-change-your-perspective/ Planet or star? https://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2493-planet-like-object-may-have-spent-its-youth-as-hot-as-a-star The more you know, the more ignorance pays : http://stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_mumbling/2014/07/see-no-evil.html Field theory of the Weiner sausage : http://arxiv.org/abs/1407.7419 Io is errupting : http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/keck_gemini_observatories_reveal_massive_eruptions_on_io Visual microphones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKXOucXB4a8 Pluto and Charon : http://www.universetoday.com/113752/watch-pluto-and-charon-engage-in-their-orbital-dance/ (and from ALMA : https://public.nrao.edu/news/pressreleases/alma-pluto) LSST construction can go ahead : http://www.aura-astronomy.org/news/news.asp?newsID=349 Eta Carina : http://www.nature.com/news/binary-star-to-spill-celestial-secrets-1.15672 Fossil-hunting on the Moon: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/theres-now-a-reason-to-go-fossil-hunting-on-the-moon John Oliver on net neutrality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU RadioAstrology https://twitter.com/RadioAstrology [MP3 Link] Episode #115. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott. Credits: Audio content Copyright 2011-2014 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image of lightbulb courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).

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