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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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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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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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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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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