Tag Archives: astronomy & space

Exoplanets Ahoy!

Check out the picture on the right.  This is just about the coolest thing I’ve seen in a while.  That little dot in the upper lefthand corner is a planet orbiting another star.  You got it: astronomers are now capable … Continue reading

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Podcast #9 – Galileo

Galileo Galilei – An exploration of his life and influence, including an interview with UNLV professor Dr. Maurice A. Finocchiaro (author of Retrying Galileo); a discussion of the recent controversy involving Pope Benedict XVI (whose 1990 speech defending the Inquisition … Continue reading

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