• 10 Years of Southern Stargazing: How Star Trek Changed Everything 

      Burns, Glenn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-06)
      This public lecture by Glenn Burns, chief meteorologist of WSB-TV, is one of three events to celebrate 10 Years of Southern Stargazing at the Georgia Tech Observatory. The destination for the 1960s Apollo missions was ...
    • Pluto Getting the Boot 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; De Pree, Christopher G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-09-09)
      Our guest Prof. Chris DePree, chair of the Physics and Astronomy Dept. at Agnes Scott College will discuss Pluto's recent change of fate and other items of astronomical interest.
    • Post-Shuttle Age: The Future of NASA 

      Ballantyne, David; Korzun, Ashley; Krige, John; Spencer, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-31)
      Panelists David Ballantyne, Assistant Professor in the School of Physics and the Center for Relativistic Astrophysics (CRA); Ashley Korzun, graduate student in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering; John ...
    • Scaler System Testing in the HAWC Experiment 

      Browning, Tyler (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-12)
      TeV gamma rays probe the non-thermal Universe in ways that are not possible at other wavelengths. The HAWC observatory, under construction in Mexico, will be able to analyze and survey the TeV sky more completely than any ...
    • Search for neutrino transients using IceCube and DeepCore 

      Daughhetee, Jacob D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-31)
      Observations indicate that there is a correlation between long duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) and core-collapse supernovae (SNe). The leading model for GRB production assumes that relativistic jets are generated by the ...
    • SETI: Is it Science or Are We Just lonely? 

      Ludovice, Peter J.; Hunt, William D.; Shostak, Seth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-06-24)
      Seth Shostak, from the SETI Institute joins us to discuss the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence while he searches for intraterrestrial intelligence among Bill and Pete in the studio. Seth is the ...