SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2002

LECTURES
taped by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURERTOPIC
February 27Anne Kinney
Director NASA's Origins Program
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Adam Reiss
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore
Maryland

Peter Nugent
Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory
California

Mike Turner
University of Chicago
Michigan

Meg Urrey
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore
Maryland

Distant Supernovae and the Expansion of the Universe. How studies of distant supernovae are giving new information about dark energy and the expansion of the Universe. Courtesy of NASA
March 6Kerry Hegarty
Chairwoman
Geological Society of Australia (Victoria)
Melbourne

Matt Golombek
Project Scientist
Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Pathfinder to Mars. Introduction by Kerry Hegarty, then talk by Matt Golombek about Mars, the selection of a landing site, the Pathfinder spacecraft and the landing on Mars. Recorded in Melbourne Town Hall.
Listen or Download (17 min 29 s - 16.4 MB)
March 27Anne Kinney
Director NASA's Origins Program
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Adam Reiss
Space telescope Science Institute
Baltimore
Maryland

Peter Nugent
Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory
California

Mike Turner
University of Chicago
Michigan

Meg Urrey
Space telescope Science Institute
Baltimore
Maryland

Distant Supernovae and the Expansion of the Universe. Responses of panel of astronomers to questions from news reporters on the use of supernovae to measure dark energy and the expansion of the Universe. Courtesy of NASA.
April 3Matt Golombek
Project Scientist
Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Pathfinder on Mars. The findings of the Pathfinder and Sojourner spacecraft on Mars. Recorded in Melbourne Town Hall.Listen or Download (21 min 09 s - 19.8 MB)
June 5John Young
NASA Astronaut
Johnson Space Center
Houston
Texas
Computer failure on STS 9.
Listen or Download (2 min 9 s - 2.0 MB)
June 12Martin Harwit
Professor Emeritus of Astronomy
Cornell University

former Director 1987 - 1995
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C.

New developments in infrared astronomy. Recorded at ScienceNOW.
Listen or Download (18 min 13 s - 17.0 MB)
July 24Harrison Schmitt
former Apollo 17 astronaut, geologist, U.S. Senator.
The twelth person on the Moon describes his mission to the Moon, and the prospects for mining helium-3 from the lunar surface. Recorded at Science At The Pub, Redback Brewery Hotel, Melbourne.
Listen or download part 1 (15 min 21 s - 14.4 MB)
Listen or download part 2 (9 min 58 s - 9.3 MB)
August 14Matt Golombek
Project Scientist
Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Pathfinder on Mars. Recorded at Geolocial Society of Victoria, Melbourne Town Hall.
Listen or Download (19 min 54 s - 18.6 MB)
September 25Anne Kinney
Director NASA's Origins Program
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Roeland van der Marel
Space Telescope Science Instutute
Baltimore
Maryland

Karl Gebhardt
Astronomer
University of Texas
Austin
Texas

Steinn Sigudsson
Theoretician
Penn State University

Marcia Ricke
Astronomer
University of Arizona

Mike Rich
University of California
Los Angeles
California

Origins of Black Holes - Part One. The discovery of black holes in globular clusters raises questions about the formation of black holes. A NASA Science Briefing announcing the discovery.
October 2Matt Golombek
Project Scientist
Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Pathfinder on Mars. Responses to audience questions about water on Mars, terraforming Mars, origins of life, toxicity of martian rocks, and polluting Mars. Recorded in Melbourne Town Hall.Listen or Download (10 min 42 s - 10.0 MB)
October 2Barry Jones
former Minister for Science
Federal Government
Geology in Australian development. Vote of thanks to Matt Golombek.
Listen or Download (6 min 16 s - 5.9 MB)
October 9Anne Kinney
Director NASA's Origins Program
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Roeland van der Marel
Space Telescope Science Instutute
Baltimore
Maryland

Karl Gebhardt
Astronomer
University of Texas
Austin
Texas

Steinn Sigudsson
Theoretician
Penn State University

Marcia Ricke
Astronomer
University of Arizona

Mike Rich
University of California
Los Angeles
California

Origins of Black Holes - Part Two. The discovery of black holes in globular clusters raises questions about the formation of black holes. Responses to reporter's questions at a NASA Science Briefing announcing the discovery.
October 23Anne Kinney
Director NASA's Origins Program
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Roeland van der Marel
Space Telescope Science Instutute
Baltimore
Maryland

Karl Gebhardt
Astronomer
University of Texas
Austin
Texas

Steinn Sigudsson
Theoretician
Penn State University

Marcia Ricke
Astronomer
University of Arizona

Mike Rich (University of California, Los Angeles
California

Origins of Black Holes - Part Three. The discovery of black holes in globular clusters raises questions about the formation of black holes. Responses to reporter's questions at a NASA Science Briefing announcing the discovery.
October 30Roeland van der Marel
Space Telescope Science Instutute
Baltimore
Maryland

Steinn Sigudsson
Theoretician
Penn State University

Origins of Black Holes - Part Four. The discovery of black holes in globular clusters raises questions about the formation of black holes. Responses to reporter's questions at a NASA Science Briefing announcing the discovery.
November 6Matt Golombek
Project Scientist
Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Pathfinder on Mars. Astronomical observations from martian surface, and the meteorology of Mars as recorded by Pathfinder. Recorded in Melbourne Town Hall.Listen or Download (9 min 30 s - 8.9 MB)
November 13Gaye Hamilton
Director
Scienceworks Museum
Spotswood
Melbourne

Patrick Greene
Chief Executive Officer
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne

Andrew Thomas
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Texas

Opening of "Space" Exhibition at Scienceworks.
Listen or download (22 min 44 s - 31.3 MB)
December 18Brian Embleton
Director
Cooperative Research Center for Satellite Systems
Canberra
The development of and mission of the Fedsat satellite. Recorded at the Australian Space Research Institute, Adelaide.
Listen or Download Part 1 (10 min 22 s - 9.7 MB)
Listen or Download Part 2 (10 min 22 s - 9.7 MB)
December 18Harrison Schmitt
Apollo 17 Astronaut
Arizona
How Australia can get involved when humans return to the Moon. Recorded at Science Communicators Science in the Pub, Redback Brewery Hotel, North Melbourne.
Listen or Download (3 min 53 s - 3.6 MB)