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134 Astronauts and Streetlamps

27 Feb 2015, 17:13 UTC
134 Astronauts and Streetlamps
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Chris and Rob discuss streetlights, astrology and Ceres: the dwarf planet. There are organic molecules at the centre of a galaxy, and a black hole that’s the wrong size. Links:Ceres is getting odd: http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2015/02/26/ceres_shiny_spot_is_actually_twins.html Astrology on the NHS: http://boingboing.net/2015/02/25/uk-tory-mp-says-astrology-woul.html New jobs at Zooniverse: http://daily.zooniverse.org/2015/02/23/two-new-jobs-at-the-zooniverse/ Organic molecules around a black hole: http://alma.mtk.nao.ac.jp/e/news/pressrelease/20150226alma_revealed_surprisingly_mild_environment_around_a_supermassive_black_hole_1.html Astronauts and street lamps http://io9.com/how-to-hack-your-street-lamps-like-an-astronaut-1686876944 [MP3 Link] Episode #134. 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 2011-2015 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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