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I've been suggesting that people buy astronomy binoculars for years, but I never had my own pair. Well, those days are over. Check out my awesome new Celestron 15x70 astronomy binocs.
Now I just need the skies to clear.
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Hey guys, we're going to be recording episode #200 of the Guide to Space in July and we'd like to do it on a topic that you want to hear about.
Here's the whole playlist if you aren't familiar:
Suggest some topics in the comments of this thread and we'll pick one to focus on, write a script, write jokes about, etc.
And, as a special incentive, for the person whose topic we pick... you'll get one of my meteorites. :-)
Congrats to for selecting our topic for this episode. What About a Mission to Europa.
Andres, can you drop me an email at email@example.com and let me know your address? I'll mail you out a meteorite right away.
Yesterday we had a little preview, and now we get the official trailer for The Martian, based on the book by Andy Weir. It looks great, and I'm really impressed at how many of the parts of the book seem to be in the movie. Like potato farming, and math! I was sure they'd remove those.
I can't remember the last time I was this excited about a movie coming out. And here's more fuel for the fire. A short video from Mark Watney (Matt Damon) and the crew of the Ares 3 as they head off for Mars. Now we just have to wait until Nov. 25th for the actual movie.
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This week we welcome Dr. Bradley M. Peterson, whose research is directed towards determination of the physical nature of active galactic nuclei.
This week we welcome Paul Sutter, CCAPP Visiting Fellow who works on the cosmic microwave background and large-scale structure.
These are the people who choose the topics for the Weekly Space Hangout and pick our guests.
This week we welcome members of the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program!
Would you like to join the community of regular viewers, "The WSH Crew" ?
You will be made most welcome :
This week we welcome Stephen Fowler, the Creative Director at InfoAge, the organization behind refurbishing the TIROS 1 dish and the Science History Learning Center and Museum at Camp Evans, Wall, NJ.
This week we welcome Dr. Rhys Taylor, Former Arecibo Post Doc; Current research involves looking for galaxies in the 21cm waveband. He's also an amateur CGI artist.
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