Weekly Space Hangout

Weekly Space Hangout – October 21, 2016: Dr. Voula Saridakis of @histastro & Morgan is a Tilted Sun

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain)

Special Guest:
This week’s special guest is Dr. Voula Saridakis, a professor at Lake Forest College in Illinois specializing in the history of science and astronomy, who runsthe History of Astronomy on Twitter at @histastro

Guests:
Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg)
Kimberly Cartier ( KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier )
Alessondra Springmann (sondy.com / @sondy)
Nicole Gugliucci (cosmoquest.org / @noisyastronomer)

Their stories this week:

Schiaparelli /TGO
The Unexpected Detection of Dark Matter Galaxies
News from DPS:
Planet 9
Juno
Exomars
Comet 67p

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Fraser Cain

Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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