Exploding Stars and Life on Mars?: Mar 19, 2013

Show Notes: March 19th, 2013 UTC

Title: Exploding Stars and Life on Mars?
Hosts: Jesse, Ryan, Lianne

Tonight’s episode was the 145th episode of YorkUniverse! good job team! This week in history was the anniversary of the first ever human space walk by Alexei Leonov back in 1965. Cmdr Chris Hadfield has officially taken over as the commander of the ISS. We also chatter about the origins of Cosmic Rays and a very unique supernova. Make sure you check out the Lunar Orbiter Recovery Project (links below). Thanks for listening Everyone.

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NEOSSat and a Fireball Splat: Feb 26, 2013

Show Notes: February 26th, 2013 (GMT)

Title: NEOSSat and a fireball splat
Hosts: Jesse, Ryan

Ryan (@AstroInAction) and Jesse (@jesserogerson) were live-to-air! YorkUniverse took last monday 18 February 2013 off because of Family Day in Ontario Canada. Many great topics covered this week including a look at This Week in Space/Astronomy History, the publication of the newyorkuniverse.com website (thanks to @liannemanzer), The Canadian Space Agency‘s new satellite NEOSSat, and of course the meteor that airburst over Chelyabinsk, Russia on the 15th of Feb 2013.

That and much more in the show notes below. Thanks for listening all. Feel free to contact us through our website or twitter (@YorkUniverse).


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Sneak Peak at This Weeks Topics: Feb 26, 2013!

Tonight’s hosts are Ryan, Jesse, and Harrison. They’ll be chatting about the Curiosity rover, that 2013 is the year of comets (how awesome is that!) and a couple of close calls on “This Week In History”! Plus, the York Universe Team’s take on the Russian Fireball!

Tune in at 9:00 pm EST or 1:00 am UT!