[ExI] Available podcasts of nontechnical astronomy talks
amara at amara.com
Mon Aug 4 12:02:12 UTC 2008
From The Planetary Exploration Newsletter, Vol. 2, Nr. 37, August 3, 2008:
PODCASTS OF NONTECHNICAL ASTRONOMY TALKS AVAILABLE WITHOUT CHARGE
Audio recordings of twelve public lectures by astronomers are now
available as free MP3 downloads at the web site of the Astronomical
Society of the Pacific (ASP):
Among the talks now available are:
* Dr. Jill Tarter (SETI Institute): "Better Searches for Signals from
* Dr. Geoff Marcy (U. of California, Berkeley): "Hunting for
Earth-like Planets Among the Stars"
* Dr. David Morrison (NASA Ames Research Center): "Asteroid Impacts
and the Evolution of Life on Earth"
* Dr. David Grinspoon (Denver Museum of Nature & Science): "Climate
Catastrophes in the Solar System"
* Dr. Dale Cruikshank (NASA Ames): "The Planet Pluto: Maligned but
* Dr. Alex Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley): "Dark
Energy and the Runaway Universe"
* Dr. Frank Drake (SETI Institute): "Estimating the Chances of Life
A few talks are also available as video files (instructions can be
found on the same page.)
These lectures are co-sponsored by:
+ NASA's Ames Research Center
+ The SETI Institute
+ The Foothill College Astronomy Program
+ The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Amara Graps, PhD www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado
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