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Jul 20, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 650: Did JWST Work?

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

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Well, this is it. We’re FINALLY going to talk about the James Webb Space Telescope. After decades of development, delays,...


Jul 11, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 649: Highlights From NASA’s Holiday Ruining History

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Have you ever noticed that significant space and astronomy events seem to happen during the holidays? It’s not a coincidence. There’s actually a reason why. Today we’ll talk about some of the key events that...


Jul 4, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 648: Summer Observing

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Summer is officially, astronomically here, and for the folks in the northern hemisphere that means it’s a perfect time to head outside and see what’s happening in the sky. Today we’ll give you a good list of things to keep an eye out for with...


Jun 27, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 647: Best Sci Fi Beach Reading

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Summer’s here! And that means finally tackling that huge list of books piled up on your bedside table and filling up your Kindle. What books do we recommend for some fun reads this summer?

 

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Jun 20, 2022

Astronomy Cast Ep. 646: Our Long Term Future in Space

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

We always say that we're living in golden age of space and astronomy, but it feels like things are just accelerating. Space travel is happening! What does the long-term future hold for our place in the Universe?