EMBARGOED For Release: 9:30 a.m., CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Cosmic Radio Series Brings Celestial Science Down to Earth
A new series of short radio programs designed to bring the space-age science of radio astronomy down to Earth is being launched by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Allegheny Mountain Radio. The series, called Cosmic Radio, covers topics ranging from exciting recent scientific discoveries to how radio telescopes help explore the Universe, to the fascinating history of radio astronomy.
"The discoveries and history of radio astronomy include many exciting stories, and Cosmic Radio will bring those stories to listeners across the country," said Sue Ann Heatherly, the NRAO Education Officer in Green Bank, West Virginia, and co-producer of the series. Gibbs Kinderman, of Allegheny Mountain Radio, the other co-producer, added, "The subject matter is fascinating, and we did a lot of work making the complex topics comprehensible even to a science dummy like me."
Cosmic Radio includes 26 self-contained radio programs, each
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The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation, operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.
Tuesday, 08-Jan-2008 21:59:14 EST