We welcome our monthly visit from Dr. Armstrong! June Visit from Dr. Armstrong – Part 1 Ready for astronomy and science? Hey, it’s that kind of show! We talk about Starlink, cool pictures local astronomers and students have taken, and more! https://mauinow.com/2022/06/03/maui-teenagers-research-asteroids-and-black-holes-during-uh-astronomy-program/ https://www.newsweek.com/rogue-isolated-black-hole-kick-planets-deep-space-nasa-hubble-1715641 https://astronomy.com/news/2022/03/starlink-satellite-streaks-how-big-a-problem-are-they https://www.space.com/boeing-starliner-oft-2-landing-success https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6b_XwLh8VQ
Are you in the market for something? Looking online? Going to look at the reviews? Who Reviews the Reviewers? – Part 1 You might want to take those with grain of salt. Also, as promised! Here’s the link to PC Magazine’s article on securing your account: https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/12-simple-things-you-can-do-to-be-more-secure-online
We’re continuing our discussion about reviews! Who Reviews the Reviewers? – Part 2 There are individuals and companies gaming reviews, so what to do about it? And what can you do about it?
Jargon! Don’t you love it when people talk about stuff but might as well be speaking another language? Astronomical Jargon That’s Sam and Astronomy. Some of the stuff is very technical. Some of it defies common sense. Some of it has driven people insane. Thankfully, Dr. Armstrong is here to help! We talk about gravity, black holes, lensing, and more!
Its our monthly visit from Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy. April Talk with Dr. Armstrong! – Part 1 And its raining. Booo. But will it clear up tonight? No telling! So, while we’re warm and dry, Dr. Armstrong talks to us about astronomy! Fun reading for you: https://www.universetoday.com/155453/brrr-webbs-miri-has-reached-6-4-kelvin-just-a-few-degrees-above-absolute-zero/ https://www.cnet.com/science/a-dead-rocket-crashed-into-the-moon-and-scientists-are-excited/ https://www.iflscience.com/space/look-up-lyrids-meteor-shower-will-start-lighting-up-the-skies-from-tonight/ https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/13/world/interstellar-meteor-discovery-scn/index.html
Star Wars is a lot of fun. Its commonly referred to as one of the most popular bits of science fiction that ever came up in popular culture. But is it really science fiction? Or is it science fantasy? What’s the difference? Science vs Science Fiction – Part 1 Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute from Astronomy joins us and takes us into this fun topic!
Science fiction has many tropes, “almost got it,” and totally wrong ideas. But that’s half the fun! Science vs Science Fiction – Part 2 As such, we asked Dr. Armstrong to join us! We talk about science fiction, science fantasy, and what the science really is for some of our favorite things in sci-fi! Also, be sure to check out 3 Minute Astronomy!
Did you know that local Maui students are doing awesome stuff? Sure you did! But how awesome? Space Saturday with Dr. Armstrong – Part 2 Well, time for Dr. Armstrong to brag on them a little. Interested in HI STAR? Check out the website at https://outreach.ifa.hawaii.edu/histar-2/ More fun reading: https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2120/ https://www.suryaa.com/113029-astronomers-uncover-largest-group-of-rogue-planets-yet.html
Do you like grab bags? A little bag of different goodies? Well, guess what? Dr. Armstrong is back with a whole bag of astronomy goodness! Astronomy Tidbits Black Holes being nurses? Stuff found by local students? And more!
The James Webb telescope is up in space. And who is excited? The Webb Telescope! Well, space-fans, that’s who! Dr. JD, LD, and Jonathan go over it and how amazing this is so far! See for yourself what’s up with the ‘scope!