SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 1995

LECTURES
taped by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURERTOPIC
Feb 1John Young
NASA Astronaut
Houston
From Apollo to Mars. Past, Current and Future space projects. Recorded at Public Lecture, Canberra.
Listen or download (20 min 44 s - 19.4 MB)
Mar 8Rhea Seddon
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Viewing Australia from space and what it tells us about geography. (Recorded at St Catherine's School, Toorak)
Listen or download (44 min 55 s - 42.1 MB)
Mar 15Duncan Steel
Anglo-Australian Observatory
and
University of Adelaide
Would we be told of an impending asteroid impact? (Recorded at Melbourne University)
Listen or download (1 min 26 s - 1.3 MB)
May 3John Young
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Extraterrestrial life, UFOs. Recorded at Public Lecture, Canberra.
Listen or Download (1 min 29 s - 1.3 MB)
June 7Andrew Prentice
Monash University
Clayton
Cosmology and the Hubble Space Telescope. Recorded at Space Association of Australia, Moorabbin.
Listen or Download (2 min 49 s - 2.6 MB)
June 7Colin Norman
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore
The Hubble Space Telescope and how it was fixed. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
NOTE: This speaker was peripatetic, so audio quality was barely broadcastable.
Listen or Download (20 min 0 s - 18.7 MB)
June 7Duncan Steel
Anglo-Australian Observatory
and
University of Adelaide
Justifying astronomy. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (2 min 10 s - 2.0 MB)
Jun 14Duncan Steel
Anglo-Australian Observatory
and
University of Adelaide
Double Asteroid Toutatis. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (2 min 24 s - 2.2 MB)
Jul 5Andrew Prentice
Monash University
Clayton
Describing Colin Norman. Recorded at Space Association of Australia, Moorabbin.
Listen or Download (1 min 22 s - 1.2 MB)
Jul 12Rhea Seddon
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Experience of spaceflight, observing environmental degradation from space. (Recorded at St Catherine's School, Toorak)
Listen or download (6 min 38 s - 6.2 MB)
Jul 12Colin Norman
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore
The Hubble Constant, dark matter. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
NOTE: This speaker was peripatetic, so audio quality was barely broadcastable.
Listen or Download (7 min 58 s - 7.4 MB)
Aug 2Andrew Prentice
Monash University
Clayton
Formation of Solar System, refuting ideas of Ben Zuckerman. Recorded at Space Association of Australia, Moorabbin.
Listen or Download (15 min 0 s - 14.0 MB)
Aug 9Carl Meade
NASA Astronaut
Houston
The SAFER astronaut backpack for spacewalks. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
* Introduction by Alison Couts, Engineering Graduate, now employed by Telecom Listen or Download (4 min 14 s - 3.9MB)
* Part One Listen or Download (13 min 28 s - 12.6 MB)
* Part Two Listen or Download (21 min 31 s - 20.1 MB)
Oct 4Paul Scully-Power
Oceanographer/Astronaut
USA (ex-Australia)
Astronaut Training. Recorded at Australian International Space School, Sydney.
Listen or Download (14 min 38 s - 13.4 MB)
Picture
Nov 8Jill Tarter
Project Leader
Project Phoenix
USA
Setting up Parkes Radiotelescope for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (7 min 25 s - 6.9 MB)
Nov 22Duncan Steel
Anglo-Australian Observatory
and
University of Adelaide
Diverting asteroids. Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Listen or download (2 min 06 s - 1.9 MB)

N.B. The dates are the broadcast date, not the date on which they were recorded.