Is it a June Bug? No! Its Dr. Armstrong! (6/18/22 Part 1)

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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

May Skies with Dr. Armstrong! (5/21/22 Part 1)

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Are you into black holes? Hey! So are we! How cool is that? Black Holes and Other Astronomical Stuff Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy is joining us and we do love it. We talk about black holes, events hosted by the UH Institute, and more! https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-is-a-black-hole-k4.html https://astronomy.com/news/2022/05/say-hello-to-sagittarius-a-the-black-hole-at-the-center-of-the-milky-way https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2021/04/23/ask-ethan-why-doesnt-every-galaxy-have-a-supermassive-black-hole/ https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2022/04/26/mysterious-swirl-maunakea-telescope/

Explaining Gravity and its Jargon with Dr. Armstrong (5/21/22 Part 2)

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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!

April Showers make Astronomers sad (4/16/22 Part 1)

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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

Science Fiction Vs Science Fantasy (3/19/21 Part 1)

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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!

Scientific Progress goes Bonk (3/19/22 Part 2)

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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!

Hawai’i Students are AWESOME! (2/19/22 Part 2)

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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