5 Minute Astronomy

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Mars, Blakesley Burkhart
general
Saturn, Blakesley Burkhart
Pluto, Blakesley Burkhart
Nova, history of astronomy
Kepler
astronomy, shutdown

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Syndication

Direct download: icecube.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07 PM

Direct download: gravwave.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07 PM

Anna William and Arthur Eigenbrot tell us about runaway stars in our MilkyWay Galaxy including visible runaway stars! 

Direct download: movingstars.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23 PM

Today we talk about the oldest star ever discovered to date and how it was found! Tune in!

Direct download: radiastro_440.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23 PM

Arthur Eigenbrot and Jenna Ryon fill us in on the latest from Stephan Hawking!

Direct download: radio_astro_2_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13 PM

Gaia soon goes online to map precise distances to 1 billion stars in our Galaxy!  

Direct download: gaia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22 PM

On today's episode, two astronomy undergraduates (Emy Rivera, Univ. Puerto Rico and Joseph Putko, Univ. Middleberry)  tell us why they chose to study astronomy for their majos.  Joseph rounds out the episode by  singing us the Astro Blues!

Direct download: joseph_emy_astroblues.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:40 PM

Tonight! Arthur Eigenbrot tells us a bit about the BOSS survey and how it will help us solve big problems in extragalactic astronomy.

Direct download: arthurboss.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:19 PM

Does sending humans to other star systems sounds like science fiction?  It might just become reality with your help!  Listen to this podcast to here how you can submit your ideas to the 100 year starship program (www.100yss.org) mission.

Direct download: thestarsthelimit.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53 AM

On this episode I will discuss the latest space mission of China to the moon: The Chang3 lander and Jade Rabbit rover.  One small hop for a rabbit, one giant leap for China!

Direct download: jade.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:34 PM