Do You Have Any Idea?
Chris and Rob have been at lots of conferences about interesting things. We discuss the US government shutdown and its effect on science an scientists. We talk about the rumours regarding the Sky at Night, the nature of art and science, and the evolving culture of science communication.
Episode #89. If you have anything you’d like us to look at, or any questions you’d like us to answer - use the links at the top of the web page at http://recycledelec.com. Follow us on Twitter @recycledelec @orbitingfrog and @chrislintott.
- .Astronomy 5: http://dotastronomy.com/events/five/
- Evolutionary Paths In Galaxy Morphology: A Galaxy Zoo Conference: http://blog.galaxyzoo.org/2013/09/27/evolutionary-paths-galaxy-morphology-gz-conference
- Science, shutdown and the sequester; Who’s Been Furloughed: http://t.co/q80FJaQcAv
- The Daily Zooniverse (e.g. one billion blue whales on the moon) http://daily.zooniverse.org/2013/09/26/moon-zoo-live/
- Astrophotographer of the Year: http://www.strudel.org.uk/blog/astro/001031.shtml (winning picture above!)
- I installed Windows on my Mac. Why? WWT! http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/Home.aspx
- Don’t Call Me Colin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFMoEpj-v7o
- Hipster Mash: http://hipseter-mash.herokuapp.com/
Audio content Copyright 2013 Chris Lintott and Robert Simpson. Many thanks to Oxford Press Office for recording space. Podcast Image courtesy of Flickr user bazik (http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazik/395792175/).