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Learning Space is a Hangout on Air about topics in astronomy education, outreach, and other ways to share science. We bring you interviews, hands-on demonstrations, lists of our favorite resources,and more. Join your hosts Pamela Gay and Georgia Bracey (with Nicole Gugliucci in the archives) every other Wednesday. Learning Space is produced by CosmoQuest at the STEM Center @SIUE as part of the 365 Days of Astronomy project. This material is made possible and distributed free of charge thanks to donations by people like you. Check out our Patreon Campaign (https://www.patreon.com/LearningSpace) and subscribe to us on YouTube (http://bit.ly/CQLearningSpace).

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This episode will feature special guest William Farrell and will take you on a tour de force of those diffuse atmospheres lurking around asteroids, the Moon, and Mars. 

You can catch our entire series by clicking the videos link above. The CLSE Hangout series explores the modern Lunar exploration as we consider the science, technology, training, and education that are required to understand our nearest neighbor and prepare for the eventual return of mankind.
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CLSE Ep.5: Responsive Environments with DREAM2
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starting nowish
 
Pamela is at a conference, so we're going to record later today than usual!

Join +Fraser Cain  and +Pamela Gay for a live episode of Astronomy Cast. We'll record our 30-minute show, and then stay tuned for them to answer questions!

Ep. 397: A Universe From Nothing

One of the biggest, most basic questions you can ask is: “why is there something and not nothing?” The reality is that we don’t know the answer, we might never know the answer. Let's probe to the edge of what we can explain, and what ideas cosmologists have proposed to explain how we all got here.
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Astronomy Cast Ep. 397: Why is There Something and Not Nothing?
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Ep. 395: The Standard Model - Baryons and Beyond

 In the last few episodes, we’ve been talking about the standard model of physics, explaining what everything is made up of. But the reality is that we probably don’t know a fraction of how everything is put together. This week we’re going to talk about baryons, the particles made up of quarks. The most famous ones are the proton and the neutron, but that’s just the tip of the baryonic iceberg. And then we’re going to talk about where the standard model ends, and what’s next in particle physics.
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Astronomy Cast Ep. 395: The Standard Model - Baryons and Beyond
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Very cool, Pamela! Thanks again for promoting those!
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They’ve got a launch secured, and now they’re getting ready for the Moon! Meet team SpaceIL, and hear about their dreams---and how they became the first Google Lunar XPRIZE team to secure a verified launch contract.

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Teams of scientists and engineers from around the world are working on missions to land on, travel across, and send video back from the Moon---in order to claim $30 million in prizes. With this Google Hangout on Air series, co-hosted by CosmoQuest, we introduce you to the men & women behind each of these planned missions and bring you all the latest developments, and inspiration, from the Google Lunar XPRIZE. Welcome to the new space race.
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Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Hangout 020: Ticket to the Moon
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starting now!
 
This episode will feature special guest Tim Glotch of Stonybrook University and introduce the science and education programs associated with RIS4.

You can catch our entire series by clicking the videos link above. The CLSE Hangout series explores the modern Lunar exploration as we consider the science, technology, training, and education that are required to understand our nearest neighbor and prepare for the eventual return of mankind.
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Hi Dr. Gay. I heard your podcast about women in science recently. I had no idea this was such a widespread problem. Thank you so much for bringing this to light. I personally see men like that as sad, underdeveloped, man-children.
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Hey, I have time to join the Weekly Space Hangout this week!

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I just downloaded it for the Jan 29 +365 Days of Astronomy Podcast.
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Starting nowish!
 
Join +Fraser Cain  and +Pamela Gay for a live episode of Astronomy Cast. We'll record our 30-minute show, and then stay tuned for them to answer questions!

Ep. 398: Seeing Things: Emitting, Reflecting, Ionizing Light Sources
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Astronomy Cast Ep. 398: Seeing Things: Emitting, Reflecting, Ionizing Light Sources
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Sorry I missed the live show, but rest assured, your awesomeness is in tack, and you 3rd Rock? the planets ;-) Asynchronistically yours, Michael in Denver CO
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Join +Fraser Cain  and +Pamela Gay for a live episode of Astronomy Cast. We'll record our 30-minute show, and then stay tuned for them to answer questions!

Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for the Holidays
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Astronomy Cast Ep. 396: Family Astronomy for the Holidays
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Ep. 394: The Standard Model, Baryons

All fundamental particles are either fermions or bosons. Last week we talked about quarks, which are fermions. This week we'll talk about bosons, including the famous Higgs boson, recently confirmed by the Large Hadron Collider. 
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Astronomy Cast Ep. 394: The Standard Model, Bosons
Mon, November 23, 2015, 3:00 PM
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Ep. 393: The Standard Model, Leptons & Quarks

Physicists are getting a handle on the structure of the Universe, how everything is made of something else. Molecules are made of atoms, atoms are made of protons, neutrons and electrons, etc. Even smaller than that are the quarks and the leptons, which seem to be the basic building blocks of all matter.
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please come on hangout for us to chat,it will be my pleasure knowing much about you my friend ,
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I'm an astronomer, writer, and podcaster focused on using new media to engage people in space science & technology. Find me at AstronomyCast.com and CosmoQuest.org.
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I've had a series of +Astronomy Cast episodes transcribed by GMR. They were delivered ahead of schedule, and were accurate for all normal worlds. The few places where the transcriber was (justifiably!) flummoxed by science terms, they highlight the words in a bright color, making it easy for me to fill in proper names and unusual terminology. I've worked with numerous transcribers, and this the service I'm going to stay with.
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