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The Weekly Space Hangout is recorded every Friday on the Cosmoquest G+

page. Join Fraser Cain and our rotating group of space journalists for the rundown on this week's space, science and astronomy news.

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The Weekly Space Hangout is recorded every Friday on the Cosmoquest G+

page. Join Fraser Cain and our rotating group of space journalists for the rundown on this week's space, science and astronomy news.

    Weekly Space Hangout: March 18, 2020 – Dr. Meng Jin and Modeling Coronal Mass Ejections

    Weekly Space Hangout: March 18, 2020 – Dr. Meng Jin and Modeling Coronal Mass Ejections

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Beth Johnson (@planetarypan) Moiya McTier (https://www.moiyamctier.com/ / @GoAstroMo) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) This week we are pleased to welcome Dr. Meng Jin, Research Scientist at the SETI Institute, to the Weekly Space Hangout. Meng uses numerical modeling techniques to analyze Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and related events [e.g., CME-Driven Shocks and Solar … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: March 18, 2020 – Dr. Meng Jin and Modeling Coronal Mass Ejections"

    • 55 min
    Weekly Space Hangout: March 11, 2020 – Dr. Jon Willis talks Galaxy Cluster XLSSC 122

    Weekly Space Hangout: March 11, 2020 – Dr. Jon Willis talks Galaxy Cluster XLSSC 122

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Pam Hoffman (EverydaySpacer.com / @EverydaySpacer) Chris Carr (@therealCCarr This week we are airing Fraser’s PRERECORDED interview with Dr. Jon Willis, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Victoria, Canada. Jon lead the team of astronomers that recently discovered … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: March 11, 2020 – Dr. Jon Willis talks Galaxy Cluster XLSSC 122"

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Weekly Space Hangout: March 4, 2020 – Did RIT Scientists Find A Baby Giant Planet?

    Weekly Space Hangout: March 4, 2020 – Did RIT Scientists Find A Baby Giant Planet?

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dave Dickinson (www.astroguyz.com / @astroguyz) Veranika Klimovich ( @VeranikaSpace) Tonight we welcome Annie Dickson-Vandervelde, Emily Wilson. and Dr. Joel Kastner to the WSH. Annie led this team of Rochester Institute of Technology astronomers which used Gaia data to discover what may be a giant baby … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: March 4, 2020 – Did RIT Scientists Find A Baby Giant Planet?"

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Weekly Space Hangout: February 26, 2020 – Czarina Salido of Time In Cosmology is ‘Taking Up Space’

    Weekly Space Hangout: February 26, 2020 – Czarina Salido of Time In Cosmology is ‘Taking Up Space’

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Allen Versfeld (https://www.urban-astronomer.com/ / @uastronomer) Beth Johnson (@planetarypan) Moiya McTier (https://www.moiyamctier.com/ / @GoAstroMo) This week we welcome Czarina Salido to the Weekly Space Hangout. Czarina is the Executive Director of Time In Cosmology and the founder of the 501(3)(c) non-profit Taking Up Space. Taking Up Space is a program that sends Native American girls to Space … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: February 26, 2020 – Czarina Salido of Time In Cosmology is ‘Taking Up Space’"

    • 54 min
    Weekly Space Hangout: February 19, 2020 – John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic

    Weekly Space Hangout: February 19, 2020 – John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) Carolyn Collins Petersen (TheSpaceWriter.com / @spacewriter) Michael Rodruck (@michaelrodruck) Tonight we are airing Fraser’s interview with John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic Technology. John earned his Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. While at Carnegie Mellon, John led … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: February 19, 2020 – John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic"

    • 1 hr
    Weekly Space Hangout: February 12, 2020 – Mapping Pulsars with Dr. Cole Miller

    Weekly Space Hangout: February 12, 2020 – Mapping Pulsars with Dr. Cole Miller

    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Sondy Springmann (@sondy) Alex Teachey (alexteachey.com /@alexteachey) This week we are airing Fraser’s interview with Dr. Cole Miller, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Miller led one of two separate teams that analyzed Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) … Continue reading "Weekly Space Hangout: February 12, 2020 – Mapping Pulsars with Dr. Cole Miller"

    • 1 hr 9 min

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