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Podcast #43 – Phil Plait

We interview Phil Plait, Bad Astronomy blogger, new president of the James Randi Educational Foundation, booster for the International Year of Astronomy, and author of the pop-science book Death from the Skies. Yes, he is busy.  [Late-breaking news: Bad Astronomy was … Continue reading

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Podcast #41 – Neil deGrasse Tyson

We interview Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, science advocate, and author of The Pluto Files, a look at the cosmic dust-up that resulted from the demotion of the planet Pluto to “dwarf planet” by the International Astronomical Union.  Dr. Tyson occupies the Frederick … Continue reading

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365 Days of Astronomy Podcast

As we’ve mentioned before, 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy (celebrating, among other things, the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s first use of a telescope).  As part of the celebration, astro-buffs from all over the world are contributing to the … Continue reading

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