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Podcasts aren't Rocket Science, but this one is! Every episode tackles a new Aerospace topic ranging from engines, to space programs to how space impacts the human body. Aerospace Engineers, Henna and Anna, will find the inner Rocket Scientist in all of you! T - 3,2,1..... LIFTOFF!

But it is Rocket Science Anna and Henna

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Podcasts aren't Rocket Science, but this one is! Every episode tackles a new Aerospace topic ranging from engines, to space programs to how space impacts the human body. Aerospace Engineers, Henna and Anna, will find the inner Rocket Scientist in all of you! T - 3,2,1..... LIFTOFF!

    Episode 46 Hyperspeed: Not Your Average Mode of Space Travel!

    Episode 46 Hyperspeed: Not Your Average Mode of Space Travel!

    We throw around the term hyperspeed a lot in movies, shows, sci fi novels. What actually is it and where did it originate from?? Tune into this episode to learn all about it!

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    Henna's Sources:
    “1930s.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 24 Mar. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1930s#Science_and_technology.
    ghola2010. “Dark Star Movie (1974) from John Carpenter.” YouTube, YouTube, 29 Apr. 2019, www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocse-0bBfo8&t=963s&ab_channel=WhitemancameTookeverything.
    “Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.” Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction, sfdictionary.com/.
    “Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Oct. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_Dictionary_of_Science_Fiction.
    “Hyperspace.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 24 Mar. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperspace.
    “Pulp Magazine.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Mar. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulp_magazine.

    Anna's Links:
    Alcubierre, Miguel. “The Warp Drive: Hyper-Fast Travel within General Relativity.” Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 11, no. 5, 1994, doi:10.1088/0264-9381/11/5/001.
    Beall, Abigail. “What Is Einstein's Theory of Relativity?” WIRED UK, WIRED UK, 28 Mar. 2017, www.wired.co.uk/article/einstein-theory-relativity.
    “The Casimir Effect: A Force from Nothing.” Physics World, 6 Feb. 2018, physicsworld.com/a/the-casimir-effect-a-force-from-nothing.
    “Energy Density of Some Combustibles (in MJ/Kg): The Geography of Transport Systems.” The Geography of Transport Systems | The Spatial Organization of Transportation and Mobility, 5 Oct. 2021, transportgeography.org/contents/chapter4/transportation-and-energy/combustibles-energy-content/.
    “Energy Density.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 27 Feb. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_density.
    “Exotic Matter.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Mar. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exotic_matter.
    Lentz, Erik W. “Breaking the Warp Barrier: Hyper-Fast Solitons in Einstein–Maxwell-Plasma Theory.” Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 38, no. 7, 2021, p. 075015., doi:10.1088/1361-6382/abe692.
    “Warp Drives: Physicists Give Chances of Faster-than-Light Space Travel a Boost: Human World.” EarthSky, 15 May 2021, earthsky.org/space/warp-drive-chances-of-faster-than-light-space-travel/.

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    Episode 45 Airfoils: Airplanes are cool, right?! - BIIRS Season 4

    Episode 45 Airfoils: Airplanes are cool, right?! - BIIRS Season 4

    Airplanes are cool, right?! How much do you know about their wings? We're finally back from our winter break. Grab a warm beverage and hand out with us while we chat about airfoils!

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    Henna’s Sources:
    “Airfoil.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Jan. 2022, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airfoil.

    Anderson, John David. Fundamentals of Aerodynamics. McGraw-Hill Education, 2017.

    Darmofal, David. “Lecture Notes.” MIT OpenCourseWare, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-100-aerodynamics-fall-2005/lecture-notes/.

    “Inclination Effects on Lift.” NASA, NASA, https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/airplane/incline.html.

    Liebhaber, William. Airfoil Design, YouTube, 26 June 2016, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fk2J5LtdSg.

    Books Mentioned:
    https://www.amazon.com/Hydrodynamics-Dover-Books-Physics-Horace/dp/0486602567

    https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Aerofoil-Airscrew-Cambridge-Classics/dp/052127494X

    Anna’s Sources:

    “Airfoil.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Jan. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airfoil.

    “Angle of Attack (AOA).” SKYbrary Aviation Safety, 6 Oct. 2021, skybrary.aero/articles/angle-attack-aoa.

    “Compressible Flow.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Sept. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compressible_flow#cite_note-J.D._Anderson_2007-1.

    “Elements of the Wing Section Theory and of the Wing Theory - NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS).” NASA, NASA, ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19930091257.

    “Hermann Glauert.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Jan. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Glauert.

    “History of Flight.” NASA, NASA, www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/UEET/StudentSite/historyofflight.html.

    History.com Editors. “World War I.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 29 Oct. 2009, www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/world-war-i-history.

    “Inviscid Flow.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 23 June 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inviscid_flow.

    “Ludwig Prandtl.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 26 Jan. 2022, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_Prandtl.

    “Otto Lilienthal.” Lemelson, lemelson.mit.edu/resources/otto-lilienthal.
    “Prandtl Number.” Prandtl Number - an Overview | ScienceDirect Topics, www.sciencedirect.com/topics/chemistry/prandtl-number.

    “The Wright Brothers: The First Successful Airplane.” The Wright Brothers | The First Successful Airplane, airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/wright-brothers/online/fly/1903/.

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    Episode 44: Interview with Space Anthropologist, Adryon Kozel! - BIIRS Season 3

    Episode 44: Interview with Space Anthropologist, Adryon Kozel! - BIIRS Season 3

    This week’s episode is an interview with a SPACE ANTHROPOLOGIST - Adryon Kozel! Tune in if you want to learn what space anthropology exactly is, what research is being done in the field and how you can get involved! We learned so much from Adryon and we’re so excited to have had this opportunity to interview them!

    Where you can find Adryon:
    Twitter: @AnthroAdryon
    https://ethnoiss.space/


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    Stuff Mentioned in the Episode:

    The Art of the Nozzle:
    https://www.hotnozzlesociety.org/theartofthenozzle

    Jack Sister:
    https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna16888212

    Chris Hadfield:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Hadfield

    ISS:
    https://www.space.com/how-to-destroy-a-space-station-safely

    Orbital Reef:
    https://www.blueorigin.com/news/orbital-reef-commercial-space-station

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    • 34 min
    Episode 43: Interview with Space Artist, Amber Allen! - BIIRS Season 3

    Episode 43: Interview with Space Artist, Amber Allen! - BIIRS Season 3

    Did you know that Space Art is a genre of art? Come listen to Anna and Henna chat with space artist Amber Allen about all things Space Art!

    Where you can find Amber

    Website: https://www.amberallenart.com/
    Instagram: amberallenart
    Facebook: amberallenart

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    Stuff mentioned in the episode

    Spacefest:
    https://www.spacefest.info/

    Harvard Computers:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvard_Computers

    Fraunhofer lines:
    https://nineplanets.org/questions/what-are-fraunhofer-lines/

    IAAA:
    https://iaaa.org/

    A Matter of Profit:
    https://www.amazon.com/Matter-Profit-Hilari-Bell/dp/0060295139

    Michael Collins’ Art:
    https://novaspace.com/product-category/space-art/michael-collins-space-art/

    Alan Bean’s Art:
    https://www.alanbean.com/

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    Episode 42: Cozy Coffee Chat - BIIRS Season 3

    Episode 42: Cozy Coffee Chat - BIIRS Season 3

    We're here with another Cozy Coffee Chat! Tune in to hear us answer to some of your questions and chat about our favorite shows and more!

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    Episode 41 Solar Storms: How Worried Should You Be? - BIIRS Season 3

    Episode 41 Solar Storms: How Worried Should You Be? - BIIRS Season 3

    How worried should you be about a Solar Storm hitting Earth? What is a Solar Storm anyway? Tune in to our latest episode to find out!

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    Anna's Sources:
    Gary, Prof. Dale E. “Astrophysics I: Lecture #23.” New Jersey Institute of Technology , web.njit.edu/~gary/320/Lecture23.html.

    “How Likely Is Another Carrington Event?: Earth.” EarthSky, 30 Sept. 2020, earthsky.org/space/how-likely-space-super-storms-solar-flares-carrington-event/.

    “Lead.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 25 Sept. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead.

    Moriña, David, et al. “Probability Estimation of a Carrington-like Geomagnetic Storm.” Nature News, Nature Publishing Group, 20 Feb. 2019, www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-38918-8.

    Newman, Lily Hay. “A Bad Solar Storm Could Cause an 'Internet Apocalypse'.” Wired, Conde Nast, 26 Aug. 2021, www.wired.com/story/solar-storm-internet-apocalypse-undersea-cables/.

    Riley, Pete. “On the Probability of Occurrence of Extreme Space Weather Events.” National Academies , 7 Oct. 2014, On the Probability of Occurrence of Extreme Space Weather Events.

    “Solar Storm.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Sept. 2021, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_storm.

    “Sunspots and Solar Flares.” NASA, NASA, 22 July 2021, spaceplace.nasa.gov/solar-activity.

    US Department of Commerce, NOAA. “The Sun and Sunspots.” National Weather Service, NOAA's National Weather Service, 7 Aug. 2020, www.weather.gov/fsd/sunspots.

    Ventana al Conocimiento (Knowledge Window) Scientific journalism Estimated reading time Time 3 to read, et al. “When Will the next Solar Superstorm Occur?” OpenMind, 18 Sept. 2019, www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/science/environment/when-will-the-next-solar-superstorm-occur/.

    Henna's Sources:

    “Carrington Event.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Sept. 2021, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrington_Event.

    Chapman, S. C., et al. “Using the Index over the Last 14 Solar Cycles to CHARACTERIZE EXTREME Geomagnetic Activity.” Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 47, no. 3, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019gl086524.

    Evan Gough, Universe Today. “Destructive Solar Storms Usually Hit Earth Every 25 Years or so, Say Scientists.” ScienceAlert, https://www.sciencealert.com/destructive-super-solar-storms-usually-hit-us-four-times-a-century.

    Geographics. The Carrington Event, Youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgV1rwMY4yg&ab_channel=Geographics.

    “Geomagnetic Storm.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 11 Sept. 2021, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geomagnetic_storm.

    Klein, Christopher. “A Perfect SOLAR Superstorm: The 1859 Carrington Event.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 14 Mar. 2012, https://www.history.com/news/a-perfect-solar-superstorm-the-1859-carrington-event.

    Solar Storms, Kurzgesagt, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHHSSJDJ4oo&ab_channel=Kurzgesagt%E2%80%93InaNutshell.

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