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Astronomy reserch grinds to a hault in the USA.  In this emergancy report, host Blakesley Burkhart discusses the impact of the shutdown on astronomy and government agencies. 

Direct download: shutdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm CDT

Astronomy PhD students Jenna Ryon and Arthur Eigenbrot talk about the effects of the government shutdown on astronomy on Tuesday, October 2nd 2013.  This segment aired on WORT 89.9 FM in Madison, Wi.

Direct download: wort_131001_govtshutdown.mp3
Category:astronomy, shutdown -- posted at: 1:33pm CDT

The Voygaer spacecraft has finally made it into interstellar space! Just what does that mean?  Listen to this episode to learn about where no man has gone before!

Direct download: voyager.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

In this Radio Astronomy Podcast physics graduate students Garth Whelan and Andrew Seltzman discuss the challenges of human missions to Mars.

Direct download: marsduo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01pm CDT

Do you have what it takes to be a Citizen Scientist?  Find out in this episode!

Direct download: citizensci.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06am CDT

In this episode we discuss all the amazing things the Kepler space mission did and what is the future of planet hunting!

Direct download: kepler.mp3
Category:Kepler -- posted at: 12:03am CDT

In this episode learn about the history of Novas with Dr. Jim Lattis of UW Astronomy!

Direct download: novadel.mp3
Category:Nova, history of astronomy -- posted at: 12:01am CDT

Learn a little about light in this short clip taken from Radio Astronomy 89.9 FM WORT Madison, Wi

Direct download: Radioastro_Jan22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09pm CDT

In this short clip learn about the James Webb Space Telescope, the sucessor to the Hubble Space Telescope

Direct download: jwst.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm CDT

Why isn't Pluto a planet?  What is the definition of a planet?  Why is Pluto still super cool anyway!?  We'll answer these questions in this episode of 5 Minute Astronomy.  Clip taken from Radio Astronomy 89.9FM WORT in Madison, Wi.

Direct download: jul17pluto.mp3
Category:Pluto, Blakesley Burkhart -- posted at: 7:37pm CDT