Hi everybody, and welcome to the 502nd Carnival of Space! I’ve become a little spoiled by the past few carnivals, thanks to the tremendous number of articles submitted by space science and astronomy authors around the world for consideration. By contrast, this week seems almost pedestrian, but don’t be fooled – it’s all quality content.
Welcome to the 4th episode of the Urban Astronomer Podcast! This episode features news about the discovery of an intermediate mass black hole, and the next in our series of interviews with prominent figures in South African amateur astronomy. This weeks guest: Chris Stewart. https://media.blubrry.com/urbanastronomer/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/constellationonline.net/media/Podcast/UrbanAstronomer/UA_Episode_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:13 — 25.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS | More
Welcome to the Urban Astronomer podcast. For the third time in a row, you’re getting a show in a totally different format from before: This time, it’s a recording of one of my public lectures on astrophotography. In this case, it’s a talk I gave to the local chapter of Mensa, the world-famous high IQ society. I had gotten to know one of their officers a few years back when we were on the same pub-quiz team, and she contacted … Continue reading →
As promised, a second episode of the Urban Astronomer Podcast! This week I interviewed Auke Slotegraaf (and managed to mangle his name not once but twice – rather embarrassing) about astronomy, history, and more. It runs a little long, at 50 minutes, but since that seems to be about the standard for interview-format podcasts, I don’t feel too bad. Among the many hats Auke wears, he is involved with the Centre for Astronomical Heritage, a non-profit organization which aims to record, … Continue reading →