Dr. Tim Slater is an astronomy professor at the University of Wyoming and lives in Hawaii over on the big island. He writes college textbooks, he loves science fiction, and he helps run HawaiiCon Science Fiction convention! Prelude to Hawaiicon 2019 What’s going on for HawaiiCon 2019? Glad you asked! New guests, panels, continuing education for teachers, student scientists, cosplayers, gamers, and more! Its September 26-29, 2019 at the Kona Sheraton Resort! Find out all about it at www.hawaiicon.com.
Astronomy is great field because amateurs contribute to it on a regular basis! And, in the previous hour we gave you a starting point for checking out the stars. Astronomy 101 – Part 2 But after that? What if you want to become a professional? Well, Dr. Armstrong talk to us about that!
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!
Its the Slaters! They’ve returned! Talking with the Slaters! – Part 1 Into astronomy? Cognitive science? Just science? This is the show for you! They’re a hoot, and we had a great time with them! 🙂 What are you waiting for? Listen now!
The Slaters talk more about science, astronomy, and HAWAIICON! Never been to HawaiiCon? Maybe you could start looking! Talking with the Slaters! – Part 2 Just announced exclusively on Maui Online? Femi Taylor will be at HawaiiCon this year! http://www.hawaiicon.com/ Some of the books mentioned on the show today! Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – https://amzn.to/2DRNOco Ready Player One – https://amzn.to/2G6T7GY Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein – https://amzn.to/2I3XUK1 Hyperion – https://amzn.to/2G72Eh7 And a reminder of a good anti-malware utility! https://www.foolishIT.com/
The Great American Eclipse with the Slaters! Jonathan finally gets to talk about the eclipse! And more than that? This week we have actual scientists to chat with as well! Doctors Tim and Stephanie Slater join us for both hours of the show to discuss astronomy and HawaiiCon! Also, we talked about the Equifax security breach during the news. Were you needing a link to the FTC on how to get a free credit report? https://www.ftc.gov/faq/consumer-protection/get-my-free-credit-report Are you the victim of identity theft? https://www.ftc.gov/faq/consumer-protection/report-identity-theft
Hawaiicon with the Slaters! HawaiiCon is Hawai’i’s very own Science and Science Fiction/Fantasy/Fandom convention on the Big Island. GB Hajim and Patricia Tallman talked about it with us, but now? Lets focus on the SCIENCE! Doctors Tim and Stephanie Slater have joined us this hour to talk about HawaiiCon’s science track! What’s planned? Who is this for? Is it going to be fun? Join us to find out! 🙂
Hawaiicon 2017 – Part 1 Its time for HAWAIICON! Sam went to HawaiiCon in 2014 after its successful Kickstarter and is going again this year. Jonathan and Tracey went last year and had a ton of fun! Even Dr. Armstrong has been there to have fun and to speak on panels! Naturally, we just HAD to get our favorite ambassadors of geek fun and travel – Patricia Tallman and GB Hajim -back to talk all about it! Have you heard about Hawai’i’s own Science & Science Fiction/Fantasy convention? Its next month, and we’re talking about it on the show! Ready for hour two? Click here!
Hawaiicon 2017 – Part 2 More Science! More Fiction! More Geekery! More Awesome! HawaiiCon is back for 2017! Patricia Tallman of Quest Adventures and GB Hajim of HawaiiCon joined us to talk about the 2017 Star Wars and Buffy focused HawaiiCon, and we had fun with them again! Are you going? Would you want to go? Maybe want to start with 2018? Did you miss hour one? Click here!
Sam went to HawaiiCon in 2014 after its successful Kickstarter and is going again this year. Jonathan and Tracey went last year and had a ton of fun! Even Dr. Armstrong has been there to have fun and to speak on panels! Have you heard about Hawai’i’s own Science & Science Fiction/Fantasy convention? Its next month, and we’re talking about it on the show today! Tune in to KAOI 1110 AM/96.7 FM, or stream online at www.kaoi1110.com from 12-2pm HST / 3-5pm PST!
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