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Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Podcasts


Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Podcasts

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The talks include: * Frank Drake discussing his modern view of the Drake Equation, * Michael Brown explaining how his discovery of Eris led to the demotion of Pluto, * Alex Filippenko talking about the latest ideas and observations of black holes, * Natalie Batalha sharing the latest planet discoveries from the Kepler mission, * Anthony Aguirre discussing how it is possible to have multiple universes, and * Chris McKay updating the Cassini discoveries about Saturn's moon Titan.  The... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Podcast
Date Added to MERLOT: October 08, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 12, 2013
Keywords: Lectures, ASP, Ames Research Center, Astronomy, Foothill College, NASA


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: The web page presents the material as MP3 podcasts.  Some of the lectures are also provided as video through iTunes.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
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