Tales from the Drinking Horn: We Talk Norse Mythology with the Meadcast

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Grab a horn-full of your favorite beverage and get ready for a crossover of mythic proportions! In this episode of Star Stuff, Hailey and John discuss Norse mythology with Nick […]

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Arecibo Observatory: A Message To The Unknown

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey chat with Bradly Rivera, the Elementary School Division Head and STEM Program Lead at Arecibo Observatory’s STAR Academy. Learn all about […]

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The Modern Hunt for Aliens: What Is Astrobiology?

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Hailey chats with astrobiologist Dr. Bonnie Baxter and Lowell Public Program Educator Juan Ruiz about astrobiology. How did they get into the field? What […]

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‘Oumuamua: The Extrasolar Asteroid… Or Alien Craft

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In this Episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey chat with astrophysicist and returning guest Dr. Martin Elvis about ‘Oumuamua, an interstellar object with unknown origins. Is it a space […]

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The Fear and Beauty of the Night: We Talk to Grand Canyon’s Astronomer in Residence Lauren Camp

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody chats with poet Lauren Camp about her experience as the Grand Canyon’s astronomer in residence and how the park’s dark skies influenced her […]

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We Got Astronomers to Review ‘The Thing’

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey hear from astronomers Dr. Kyler Kuehn and Dr. Teddy Kareta as they give their scientific perspectives on the classic horror/sci-fi film […]

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Searching for New Worlds with Jake Clark

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On this episode of Star Stuff, Hailey and Madi sit down with 2020 Fullbright Future Scholar, astronomy PhD candidate, and freelance science communicator Jake Clark to discuss distant worlds, teenage […]

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Debating Space Conspiracy Theories

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Is NASA real? Is the Earth flat? In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey chat with John Compton about space-related conspiracy theories and how they don’t hold up […]

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How Would You Remember The Stars? | We Talk to Rader Lane, Dark Sky Ranger at Grand Canyon National Park

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Cody Half-Moon meets again with fan-favorite Dark Sky Ranger Rader Lane of the Grand Canyon National Park to talk about how Rader combines dark skies and creative inspirations to produce […]

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When Black Holes Collide

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Cody and Hailey learn about colliding black holes with CASA postdoctoral research associate Dr. Scott Barrows and Lowell Observatory astronomer Dr. Jennifer Hanley.

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Throwing DARTs: Exploring NASA’s Planetary Defense Mission

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody, Hailey, Lowell Astronomer Dr. Nick Moskovitz, and DART Team Lead Dr. Cristina Thomas will discuss the ins and outs of NASA’s Double Asteroid […]

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Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed Will Determine Our Future in Space

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody, Hailey, and Harvard astrophysicist Dr. Martin Elvis talk about quasars, black holes, asteroids, and Dr. Elvis’ book Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed Will […]

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Dr. Vera Rubin: Discoveries, Stories, and Good Memories

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody and Hailey chat with Dr. Alycia Weinberger and Dr. Kaspar von Braun about American astronomer Dr. Vera Rubin. They discuss her life and […]

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Academic Burnout

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In the latest episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon, Hailey Osborn, Ariel Daniel, and Victoria Girgis sit down to discuss what it’s like to be a student in modern university […]

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Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir: An Astronomer’s Review

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Enjoy this full book review of Andy Weir’s incredible sci-fi novel Project Hail Mary — from astronomers here at our world-famous observatory! Listen to our scientists Dr. Kaspar von Braun, Dr. Catherine […]

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Guess That Sci-Fi Movie: We Play A Podcast Game

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No Earth. His best friend is a cockroach. Can you guess the sci-fi movie? Play along on this episode of Star Stuff and see how many you can guess!

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The Path of a Female Scientist

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Cody and Hailey meet up with Dr. Catherine Clark and Dr. Lauren Biddle (two newly-minted PhD’s!) to discuss what inspires them, hurdles they’ve faced as women in STEM, what it […]

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Saturn Opposition: What It Means and Why It’s So Cool

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Join Cody Half-Moon, Hailey Osborn, and John Compton as they talk about what exactly it means for a planet to be in opposition, and what is so cool about Saturn […]

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The Art of the Night Sky – We Talk to “NightVisions” Artist Arline Martens and Exhibit Co-Creator Chris Luginbuhl

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Cody Half-Moon and Hailey Osborn sit down with fiber artist Arline Martens and the principal of Dark Sky Partners Chris Luginbuhl to talk about their experience with astronomical art, and […]

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Astronomy in Poetry with Author Julie Swarstad Johnson

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English majors Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney geek out with poet Julie Swarstad Johnson, who recently served as Lowell Observatory’s Poet In Residence. Tune in to hear them discuss Julie’s […]

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How The James Webb Space Telescope Will Change The Way We Look At The Cosmos

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In this very special episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Hailey Osborn sit down with NAU assistant professor Dr. Cristina Thomas to discuss the ways in which the James […]

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Star Stories (the Constellations of Summer)

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In this episode of Star Stuff, we talk about what constellations are in the Northern Hemisphere’s night sky right now, how to find them, and their stories throughout ancient cultures. […]

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Talking With Grown-Ups About Pluto (And Other Fun Controversies) | We Talk To Dean Regas

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On this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and John Compton hang out with public speaker, author, television host, and astronomer Dean Regas in the Clyde Tombaugh apartment, where they […]

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The Lowell Iceberg: Strange Sightings, Observatory Lore, and Clown Man

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney go through the Lowell Iceberg, created and explained by Lowell educators Hannah Zigo and Jacob Irish. We go through […]

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Car Trouble and the Rings of Uranus

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Hailey Osborn sit down with Lowell astronomer Dr. Larry Wasserman to hear about his amazing discovery of Uranus’ rings, and how […]

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Finding Your Unicorn Career in STEM: We Talk To Alaina Levine

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Hailey Osborn sit down with Alaina Levine, an award-winning professional speaker, STEM career coach, science writer, TEDX speaker, and entrepreneur. Hear […]

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The Sound of Science in Movies: We Review Sci-Fi Scores

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon is joined by Nate Nise, Kevin White, and Dr. Scott Barrows of Lowell Observatory to talk about a few of our favorite […]

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The Career Path of an Astronomer

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and co-host Hailey Osborn chat with Lowell research scientists Dr. Joe Llama and Dr. Kyler Kuehn about how they got into astronomy, […]

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Uncovering 50-Year-Old Moon Rock: We Talk to Dr. Chip Shearer

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Dr. Chip Shearer talks with Cody Half-Moon, Hailey Osborn, and John Compton about his project with NASA to finally open a capsule of Moon […]

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The Total Lunar Eclipse: Myth, Lore, and History

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This episode of Star Stuff is all about the May 15 Total Lunar Eclipse! Learn about how eclipses have been represented in history and in lore, and find out some […]

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Sol’s Planets – We Talk To Two Lowell Planetary Scientists

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In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney talk all about planets with two of Lowell’s planetary scientists, Dr. Amanda Bosh and Dr. Jennifer Hanley. Learn about […]

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Comets, Asteroids, and Centaurs

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A comet, an asteroid, and a centaur walk into a bar(red spiral galaxy)… If you want to be cool and get this joke, listen in on this episode of Star […]

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