By Iain MacLaren
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A series of short video podcasts and associated blog entries for those intrigued by astronomy. Celebrating the International Year of Astronomy 2009. All items written by a hyperactive astrophysicist!
|1||VideoKepler launch imminent||Only a few hours to go now before the launch of one of the most exciting space missions yet. The Kepler telescope will gradually make its way to an earth-trailing orbit which balances out the gravitational pull and minimises the torque on the spacecraft a||6 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoCosmology - an introduction||Our next video episode is an overview of some ideas that underpin cosmology. We'll be returning to these in later editions and in other articles on this blog (eg expansion of the Universe, background radiation, dark matter and distorted space), but for th||2 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoFirst Podcast/Vodcast January Skies - Orion||In this, the first of our series of short programmes I talk briefly about the Orion constellation and draw your attention to some of its interesting members. My approach is fairly simple and if you want to get the most out of these resources then: (1) Get||3 1 2009||Free||View In iTunes|