Hawaiicon 2018 – Part 1 Whoohoo! Wow! Is it possible to scratch your science and fandom itch at the same time? Why yes, yes it is! Dr’s Stephanie and Tim Slater are two of the directors of the 2018 HawaiiCon, and they’ve joined us on the show! What’s going on? Who will be there? Why, we talk about that and more!
Hawaiicon 2018 – Part 2 Dr’s Stephanie and Tim Slater join us to talk about the 2018 HawaiiCon! Did you know there’s a lot of education to be had there? That there’s stuff for kids? Family friendly activities? Yes, yes, and yes! They even have special offers for teachers and educators! What else? Well, listen in to find out!
Back by popular demand its Dr. Armstrong! And since we’re lucky enough to have him two times in a row? More Science! “To heck with the show format,” LD cried. “Lets do all astronomy, all science today!” So we did!
For SCIENCE! Play it again, Sam! We continue our Dr. Armstrong special, plus get a surprise call from another scientist! How cool is that?
Dr. JD Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy has joined us, so naturally we’re talking SPAAAACE! Space, with J.D! – Part 1 One of the great questions right now is “if there’s intelligent life out there, why haven’t they contacted us?” Well, there’s this little thing called the Fermi Paradox and Dr. JD gets into it!
Space is receciving our radio (and television) signals, and has been for quite some time. So, could aliens see our broadcast TV and Top 40 countdowns? In theory, yes! Space, with J.D! – Part 2 So, why haven’t they replied back with requests for more Moody Blues? Well, our domesticated astronomer Dr. JD talks about that and more!
SpaceX and the Falcon Heavy made the news this week, and for good reason! It was a very important test flight that was skillfully marketed with Tesla Roadster payload. Ask Our Astronomer – Part 1 So, what’s up with all that? What’s the big deal? Join Jonathan, LD, Sam, and our special guest Dr. Armstrong as we discuss the test flight in retrospect!
What’s a kilo-nova? Is it a thousand novas? How did it come about? Is it metric or standard? And what the heck is a nova, anyhow? Ask Our Astronomer – Part 2 Jonathan, LD and Dr. Armstrong talk all about this while Sam sits semi-puzzled but tries to ask questions that an astronomy newbie would want to know!
More Science with JD! – Part 1 Dr. Armstrong – our favorite astronomer – joined us after trips and science fairs and oh my! He gave us a great run down of current astronomy and scientific fun going on around Maui and the world. Want to know more? The Institute for Astronomy has archives of past public talks! Go to: http://ps1puka.ps1.ifa.hawaii.edu/outreach.php Ready for hour two? Click here!
More Science with JD! – Part 2 More astronomy, more science, more Dr. Armstrong! We continue with the goodness that is the good doctor! Listen as Jonathan and LD geek out over it while Sam asks questions like “what does that mean?” Did you miss hour one? Click here!
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