Episode 37: Organized Activism for Space Exploration, with Wayne Ellis
The weekend of November 14 to 16 in Ottawa the Canadian Space Society will be hosting their annual space summit, with keynote speakers including the President of the Canadian Space Agency, the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Directorate at NASA, and leading members of the aerospace industry, the Ministry of Defense, and the world of space journalism
Episode 36: Quantum Computing: Space Science Meets Science Fiction, with Martin Laforest
Martin Laforest joins Justin Trottier at The Star Spot to discuss the fascinating, complex and bizarre world of the quantum.
Episode 35: Chasing Comets, with David Levy
As we are quickly learning, our solar system is anything but quiet. Today we celebrate the very dynamic and violent place that is our home and immediate neighbourhood.
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Episode 34: The Intimate Relationship Between Galaxies and Dark Matter, with Anne-Marie Weijmans
Dark matter and galaxies turn out to live together as intimate partners. What role did dark matter play in the formation, characteristics and subsequent evolution of galaxies in our universe?
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Episode 33: But What is Space Anyway? A Philosophers Eye on Astronomy, with James Robert Brown
We talk a lot at The Star Spot about space, but what, exactly, is space, or time for that matter, and how is it we can know anything at all about our universe and its laws.
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Episode 32: The Space Between the Stars, with Christopher McKee
After supernovas eject material out into the galaxy, how does that gas - and the rest of the interstellar medium - form into new stars, planets and ultimately us? To help answer that question Christopher McKee joins Justin Trottier at The Star Spot.
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Episode 31: Branding the Space Industry in the 21st Century, with Laila Zichmanis
The Google Lunar X Prize. The NASA Space Apps Challenge. And Chris Hadfield nearing 1 million twitter followers.
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Episode 30: Hacking the Future of Space Exploration, Featuring the International Space Apps Challenge
On the weekend of April 20, 2013, 9000 people from over 80 countries responded to NASAs call to hack their way towards unique and innovative solutions to special space challenges.
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Episode 29: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, with Seth Shostak
Dr. Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer with the SETI Institute joins Justin Trottier at The Star Spot to explore the history, current status and future directions in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
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Episode 28: A Current in Space Interregnum
A quick episode to break up our usual interview-focused show.
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