King Marshall and the Galaxies of the Round Council

Episode 193
Hosts: Pat, Julie, Paul
Title: King Marshall and the Galaxies of the Round Council

In tonights show following some nostalgic commentary on the origin of the word “telescope”, we quickly head for the realm of the galaxies, specifically our Local Volume and the galaxies within.  Professor Marshall McCall takes us on a whirlwind trek of over 400 galaxies, some 35  very bright and close and 14 in the realm of a Local Sheet.  These 14 seem to have influenced teh development of teh Milky Way and are affectionately referred to as teh Council of Giants.  We finish the show with a quick update on NASA’s “twin experiment” to the ISS and touch on the closest exoplanet in size to the Earth: Kepler 186f.

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Baking Anti-Matter Galaxies with Jen! April 30, 2013

Show Notes: April 30th, 2013 UTC

Hosts: Paul, Harrison, and Jen (debut episode)
Title: Baking Anti-Matter Galaxies with Jen!

This week in space/astronomy history:

May 3 Space Day: http://www.spaceday.org/index.php/About-Us.html
May the Fourth be with you
May 4 Greenwich Observatory 1675

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