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Omicron News, COVID Severity Questions, Bird Count. Jan 7 2022, Part 1

Omicron Variant Drives Winter COVID Surge
The United States set a global record this week, recording roughly one million new coronavirus tests in a single day. The current surge in cases is mostly driven by Omicron. The highly contagious variant accounted for about 95% of new cases last week.
And, to top it all off, tests are in short supply, the CDC changed its quarantine guidelines, and some schools have returned to remote learning.
Virologist Angela Rasmussen joins Ira to help make sense of the latest deluge of Omicron news. Rasmussen is a research scientist at VIDO-InterVac, the University of Saskatchewan’s vaccine research institute in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 
Is Omicron A Less Severe Variant Of COVID-19?
Over the past few weeks, a common refrain has popped up in reports about the Omicron variant of COVID-19: The variant seems to be “less severe” than earlier fo


The Supermassive Podcast

The Royal Astronomical Society

24: Eclipses & Expeditions

Join Dr Becky Smethurst and Dr Robert Massey as they explore eclipses; what are they and how have they been studied throughout history? Plus Izzie Clarke visits the Royal Astronomical Society Library to discover what the society has in the archives, and astronaut Nicole Stott and her husband, Fellow of the RAS, Chris Stott send us their eclipse audio diary from Antarctica.

The RAS Bicentenary Timeline can be found here: https://ras.ac.uk/timeline

The Supermassive Podcast is a Boffin Media production by Izzie Clarke and Richard Hollingham. 


The Daily Space

Dr. Pamela Gay, Beth Johnson, & Annie Wilson

Walter Voit on Adaptive 3D and Microarchitecture Innovation

Adaptive 3D is an innovative company that partnered with Desktop Metal and UT Dallas. Walter Voit discusses the innovation behind microarchitecture within material manufacturing and how partnerships in Richardson, Texas, have created a thriving innovation ecosystem. Innovating 3D Printing and University Research At Adaptive 3D, Walter focuses on using 3D printing to produce additive materials. […]


Universe Today podcasts with Fraser Cain

Universe Today

Episode 769: NASA's Astrobiology Vision with Mary Voytek

My guest today is Dr. Mary Voytek, the director of NASA's Astrobiology Program since 2008. Dr. Voytek and others from NASA are proposing a new 7-step framework on how they could report on the discovery of life beyond Earth. We'll discuss this new framework as well as the latest challenges in the search for life across the Universe.
https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/nai/directory/voytek-mary/
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Astronomy Cast

Fraser Cain and Dr. Pamela Gay

Ep. 622: Rockier Moons & Giant Asteroids

Astronomy Cast Ep. 622: Rockier Moons & Giant Asteroids by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay So a rock is a rock is a rock. Right? Across the solar system there are giant rocky asteroids and even “gianter” rocky moons. What is the difference between these two families of objects and where do they come from?


The 365 Days of Astronomy

365DaysOfAstronomy.org

Weekly Space Hangout - Flashes of Creation by Dr. Paul Halpern: George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, & the Great Big Bang Debate

https://youtu.be/qhLr7RlLVQs [Editor Rich: I’m sorry about the many, many audio dropouts in the feed today. We’ll look into the cause and try to address the problem. Thank you for understanding!] Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )Special Guest: This week we welcome Dr. Paul Halpern, professor of physics at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. His new book, "Flashes of Creation: George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the Great Big Bang Debate" brings to life one of the greatest clashes of ideas in the history of science.   Dr. Paul Halpern is a professor of physics at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and the author of seventeen popular science books, including The Quantum Labyrinth, Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat, and Synchronicity. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. H


Settle the Stars: The Science of Space Exploration

Edgeworks Nebula

Episode 2: Welcome to the Solar System

This episode covers the Solar Systems in TerraGenesis. Alex talks about the features each planet has and the logistics behind setting them up.


The Big Beard Theory

#BeardyCast

355: Чего ждать от космоса в 2022 году

Главные космические события, важнейшие запуски ракет, старты новых межпланетных миссий, развитие планов по освоению Луны и ситуации вокруг МКС и другие важные моменты, которые ждут космос в 2022 году.
Ведущий: Антон Поздняков (https://twitter.com/kuingul)
Темы
00:00:00 - Интро
00:00:20 - Приветствие
Цикл выпусков «Главные вопросы науки» (https://beardycast.com/tag/science-q/) в партнерстве с Яндекс.Кью (https://yandex.ru/q/)
00:02:46 - Первый орбитальный полет Starship и дальнейшие запуски от SpaceX
00:09:15 - Много полетов в Falcon Heavy в 2022 году
00:10:59 - Космический туризм: Axiom, SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic
00:12:58 - Первый полет SLS от NASA
00:14:43 - Первый полет Vulcan от ULA
00:16:49 - Полет Starliner от Boeing
00:19:04 - Первый полет New Glenn от Blue Origin
00:20:12 - Развитие индийской пилотируемой программы
00:21:33 - Первый полет DreamChaser


Sciences et vous

RTL

Sciences et vous du 21 novembre 2021

Ecoutez Sciences et vous avec Mac Lesggy du 21 novembre 2021


En 5 minutes

QUB radio

Les coeurs peuvent battre à l'unisson

Dans un élan de romantisme, l’on dira à notre douce moitié que notre cœur bat au même rythme que le sien. Et cela sera bien réel si l’on se fie à de récentes découvertes scientifiques. Des coeurs peuvent battre à l’unisson. Mais comment? Et dans quelles circonstances?

Avec Élise Jetté  et  Charles Trahan 

Une production QUB radio
Octobre 2021

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Naked Astronomy, from the Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists

Flowers in Space

Gardeners of the Galaxy podcast host Emma Doughty discusses the challenges and joys of growing flowers, chillies and vines (for wine!) in space. Sue and Richard also chat to self-confessed space nerd John Chinner about the Astro Pi computers on the International Space Station, 3-D printed rovers and the best (space) movie ever made. Plus, Richard ventures out to a real control room tracking the progress of an innovative new space debris removal mission, currently in orbit around the Earth... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists


The Astrophysics Academy: Just A Minute

Shourya Shrivastava

Learn everything from the basics to the most complex concepts of Astrophysics in less than three minutes an episode! Astronomy simplified, compressed, touched up, and served right to your ears and mind. Find my blogs, socials, and contact information at linktr.ee/ShouryaShrivastava


Cosmic Vertigo

ABC Radio

NAME THAT SPACE SOUND: The Dysons of the sky



This is the final episode of Name That Space Sound, our mini-episode in which Karlie plays a mysterious space sound and Corey does his best to guess what it is.

This week, the Dysons of the sky...

Presenters:
Karlie Noon, Corey Tutt


Producer:
Ivy Shih

Executive Producer:
Joel Werner


Sound engineer:
Simon Branthwaite


Podcast tile art by Molly Hunt


Hostile Worlds: Exploring Space

The Podcast Host

Join us on a journey to some of the most inhospitable, humbling, and frighteningly beautiful places in the known universe. Hostile Worlds is a podcast that lets you explore alien landscapes and extra-terrestrial terrain - all from the comfort of your headphones. From the freezing hydrocarbon oceans of Titan, to the scorched, and suffocating wastes of Venus – we’ll take you on an educational and immersive audio tour to all the places you’d die to see… and places you’d die if you saw. You’ll join the crew of The Tardigrade, an all-purpose vehicle that can float, fly, dive, and dig through any environment in the universe. And you’ll learn all the facts you'll ever needed to present yourself as THE space exploration authority down your local pub on a Friday night. Hostile Worlds is a unique documentary/audio drama hybrid – brought to you by the folks at ThePodcastHost.com


ShuttlePod Cast // Space and Astronomy

Nic and Echo

Follow along with Nic and Echo as they share their love for astronomy and all things space-y! On this podcast, you will find space facts, astronomy news, and general banter about space-esque topics.


Your Space Journey

SpaceTech Corporation

SpaceX Crew-3: Interview with Pilot Dr. Thomas Marshburn

Interview with SpaceX Crew-3 pilot Tom Marshburn Crew-3 Launch currently scheduled for November 2021. Dr. Thomas Marshburn is the pilot of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and second in command for the SpaceX Crew-3 mission. He is responsible for spacecraft systems and performance. Once aboard the International Space Station (ISS), he will serve as an Expedition...


Blue Dot

Dave Schlom, Matt Fidler

Blue Dot, named after Carl Sagan's famous speech about our place in the universe, features interviews with guests from all over the regional, national and worldwide scientific communities. Host Dave Schlom leads discussions about the issues science is helping us address with experts who shed light on climate change, space exploration, astronomy, technology and much more. Dave asks us to remember: from deep space, we all live on a pale, blue dot.


Ask Science

QuickAndDirtyTips.com

Life's Last Bow

Episode 5 of 5 of our miniseries from author Henry Gee, based on his new book A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth.

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Evrim Ağacı

İşlerinizi Bitirmek İstiyorsanız, Mükemmelliyetçiliği Bir Kenara Bırakmalısınız!

"Yeterince iyi" ilkesi, bir şeye ne kadar kaynak sunarsanız sunun onu anlamlı ölçüde iyileştiremiyorsanız, o şeyi olduğu gibi bitirip yolunuza devam etmenizi önerir. Aslında bu; zaman, para ve efor gibi oldukça değerli kaynakları pek de büyük bir fark yaratamayacakları bir yere harcamak yerine, "yeterince… Seslendiren: çağlar sansar


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コペテンナイト

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Radio Astronomy

Immediate media

Interview: Astrobiologist Nicol Caplin

European Space Agency astrobiologist and Deep Space Exploration Scientist Dr Nicol Caplin discusses the search for life beyond Earth, and how our planet's microorganisms are helping humans push further into space. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


ASTR 104: Introduction to Stellar Astronomy - Complete

Robert Wagner

The course includes: physical features of stars, including the sun as a star; stellar distances and motion, evolution and star types, study of the Milky Way Galaxy and other galaxies. The course includes discussion of recent discovered phenomena such as quasars, pulsars, cosmic blackbody radiation, and infrared stars. It also includes a short unit on the solar system. The text used for the course is Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe by Chaisson & McMillan, 6th edition. (ISBN 0-321-60510-1) The podcasts will include both live lecture and pre-recorded sessions. The live lecture sessions will be audio only and will refer to PowerPoint slides contained in the class website. The pre-recorded sessions can be both audio and video and will refer to PowerPoint slides as well as covering additional topics in Astronomy for enrichment. Students will be able to use these podcasts to supplement the lectures. They will be useful when the student is reviewing the material for exams. I will also provide supplemental material for enrichment of the class. Comments and feedback are appreciated and can be sent to: wagnerastronomy@gmail.com


ASTR 103: Introduction to Planetary Astronomy - Complete

Robert Wagner

An introduction to the solar system with an emphasis on the sun, major and minor planets, the earth-moon system, asteroids, comets, meteors, etc.; a study of the physical laws of motion and the properties of light. Course work includes instruction in the use of astronomical instruments; some planetarium shows, along with laboratory exercises, are an important part of this course. These are mainly pre-recorded lectures in MP3 format for students to review for the class. There will also be some video clips with live lectures to follow.


ASTR 104: Introduction to Stellar Astronomy - Fall 2019

Robert Wagner

The course includes: physical features of stars, including the sun as a star; stellar distances and motion, evolution and star types, study of the Milky Way Galaxy and other galaxies. The course includes discussion of recent discovered phenomena such as quasars, pulsars, cosmic blackbody radiation, and infrared stars. It also includes a short unit on the solar system. The text used for the course is OpenStax Astronomy ISBN 978-1-938168-28-4 The podcasts will include both live lecture and pre-recorded sessions. The live lecture sessions will be audio only and will refer to PowerPoint slides contained in the class website. The pre-recorded sessions can be both audio and video and will refer to PowerPoint slides as well as covering additional topics in Astronomy for enrichment. Students will be able to use these podcasts to supplement the lectures. They will be useful when the student is reviewing the material for exams. I will also provide supplemental material for enrichment of the class. Comments and feedback are appreciated and can be sent to: rmwagner@hacc.edu