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 →
Wow, we finally did it! The podcast is alive, and this is the first episode! In this episode, I cover probably the biggest astronomy news item of the year so far, and also read one of my more recent opinion pieces. I know, you could just read it yourself, but it’s something I feel quite passionate about, and wanted to let you hear it in my own voice. As long-time readers will know, this is something I’ve been threatening to … Continue reading →
I’ve been promising to produce a podcast for years now. Well the good news is, it’s almost here! Here’s a quick teaser, just to give an idea of what we’ll be bringing you. Watch this space!