Staring up at the October night sky… (10/15/22 Part 1)

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Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight… October Astronomy It’s time for our favorite local astronomer, Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy, to visit us on the show! We yakked about a local event, stuff going on in the world of astronomy, telescopes, and more! https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2022/10/black-hole-burps-up-shredded-star-years-after-consuming-it/ https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-neptune-rings-moons?utm_campaign=socialflow https://astronomy.com/news/2022/03/astronomys-exoplanet-boom-crests-5000-confirmed-worlds

Throwing DART around! (10/15/22 Part 2)

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Bull’s eye! DART Results It’s time for more astronomy with Dr. Armstrong with the UH Institute for Astronomy! We’re talking about DART, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test! https://mauinow.com/2022/10/02/astronomers-on-maui-work-every-night-to-protect-earth-from-asteroids-big-and-small/ https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-dart-mission-hits-asteroid-in-first-ever-planetary-defense-test/ https://dart.jhuapl.edu/Mission/index.php https://www.bbc.com/news/av/science-environment-63053138

Rock Me Like A Hurricane! (10/1/22 Part 2)

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There you are, minding your own business, and the weather decides make things personal. Weather and the Internet Doesn’t matter if its hurricane season here or tornado season on the mainland, there are tools that can be used to help. Listen as Jonathan tells how he helped a friend who was Hurricane Ian! https://www.windy.com/ https://www.waze.com/live-map/ https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/  

More Astronomy! More Stars! More Dr. Armstrong! (9/17/22

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More good stuff! Join us as Jonathan, LD, and Sam chat up with Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy! NASA plays DARTs And don’t forget, there’s going to be a Star Party next month! About DART – https://gizmodo.com/nasa-dart-liciacube-camera-probe-asteroid-1849545126 The DART mission! https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/16/world/nasa-dart-mission-preview-scn/index.html

Betelgeuse or Beetlejuice? Dr. Armstrong is back! (8/20/22 Part 1)

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Ghost with the most? Nope! It’s pronounced the same way though. Space Grab Bag – Part 1 Remember when it dimmed a bit? We do! And we’ve got Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy to chat about it! Plus fusion? Like Mr. Fusion from Back to the Future? Well, not yet… https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiecartereurope/2022/08/13/betelgeuse-blew-its-top-hubble-sees-red-supergiant-star-bouncing-after-catastrophic-upheaval/?sh=2c42d928500f https://www.newsweek.com/nuclear-fusion-energy-milestone-ignition-confirmed-california-1733238

Astronomy Grab Bag with Dr. Armstrong! (8/20/22 Part 2)

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Time for more SPAAAAACE! Space Grab Bag – Part 2 Fun stuff that’s happening? https://ksltv.com/503099/meteorite-hunters-find-what-is-believed-to-be-pieces-of-meteorite-boom/ https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/science/nasa-roll-out-giant-us-moon-rocket-debut-launch-2022-08-16/ https://www.npr.org/2022/08/09/1116455607/nasa-scientists-need-your-help-finding-clouds-on-mars https://mars.nasa.gov/news/9215/help-nasa-scientists-find-clouds-on-mars/ https://spacenews.com/nasa-selects-potential-lunar-landing-sites-for-artemis-3/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter_trojan Quick reminder: if you get a “free” copy of Microsoft Office in the mail? It’s probably a scam! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/protect-yourself-from-tech-support-scams-2ebf91bd-f94c-2a8a-e541-f5c800d18435