Gather your parts of speech arsenal and join us for a live Google Hangout tonight: Mad Libs with thesis abstracts, led by Skepchick Nicole Gugliucci. Thanks to the generosity of science lovers everywhere, we’ve reached $2,000 in our fund-raising for the DIY Science Zone at Geek Girl Con. Show More Summary
Another busy episode of the Weekly Space Hangout, with more than a dozen space stories covered by a collection of space journalists. This week’s panel included Alan Boyle, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, Amy Shira Teitel, David Dickinson, Dr. Matthew Francis, and Jason Major. Hosted by Fraser Cain.
This week we talk about the meteor that exploded over Russia, the close asteroid flyby, et cetera. We are joined by Ian O'Neill, Nicole Gugliucci, Thad Szabo, Nancy Atkinson, and Pamela Gay. Hosted by Fraser Cain.
This week we talk about activities at the Science Online Conference, the anniversary of the Columbia disaster, stuff on the Sun, and a storm on Saturn. We are joined by, Amy Shira Teitel, Nicole Gugliucci, Alan Boyle, Thad Szabo, and Scot Lewis. Hosted by Fraser Cain.
Personally, I can give you a half dozen reasons. But why listen to me, when you can listen to Desiree Schell speaking with John Zeller, Nicole Gugliucci, John Matson, and Cynthia Phillips??? Which you can do on Sunday. Check out: #188 Why Should I Care About Space?
This week we talk about DAWN leaving Vesta, an impact recorded on Jupiter, Shuttle Endeavor's move to it's retirement home, and give a Curiosity rover update, We are joined by Jason Major, Nicole Gugliucci, and Pamela Gay. Hosted by Fraser Cain.
This week we talk about: Lakes on Titan, Mars Curiosity landing, Earth-type worlds more common, NuSTAR Mission launch. We are joined by Amy Shira Teitel, Emily Lakdawalla, and Nicole Gugliucci
The last Venus Transit for 105 years is happening in a few minutes as I write this — it goes from roughly 22:00 June 5 to 05:00 June 6 UTC (check your local listings). Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, Pamela Gay, and I are hosting a live...Show More Summary
So yesterday was the annular eclipse of the Sun, and I held a live impromptu video chat on Google+ about it. I was joined by Pamela Gay, Fraser Cain, Nicole Gugliucci, and Jason Major, and we had a live video feed using astronomer Scott Lewis’s telescope. Show More Summary
Fraser Cain has organized a weekly Space Hangout that happens at 1800 UTC on Thursdays, and kindly invited me to participate. This week's lineup included him and me as well as Pamela Gay, Nicole Gugliucci, Alan Boyle, and Ian O'Neill. Show More Summary
Yesterday was the weekly live video Space Roundup, run by Fraser Cain from Universe Today. This week we had Pamela Gay, Alan Boyle, Nicole Gugliucci, and Ian O’Neill. We talked about the solar storm, black holes, arsenic life, Newt Gingrich, Phobos-Grunt, and answered some questions from the listeners. Here’s the video: We do these every [...]
Fraser Cain has organized a weekly Space Hangout that happens at 1800 UTC on Thursdays, and kindly invited me to participate. This week's lineup included me as well as Nancy Atkinson, Pamela Gay, Nicole Gugliucci, Phil Plait, Alan Boyle, and Jon Voisey. Show More Summary
Imagine a magical place, where skeptics gaze into the night sky, lit only by the stars. A place where they eat by candlelight, drink wine and awake to a breakfast ready to be served. I know of such a place; it’s called “Wisconsin”. And yes, the candle is more of a campfire… and the wine [...]
Once again, we are proud to host a charity Star Party right before DragonCon this year! If you are coming to DragonCon, plan on coming a day early so you can attend! We’ll have Phil Plait, Pamela Gay, Nicole Gugliucci and George Hrab providing education and entertainment, plus drinks, food and an all-around good time! [...]
My friend Nicole Gugliucci (née Garvenflanargen) is a radio astronomer, and also a newly fledged skeptic. She wrote a post the other day on her One Astronomer’s Noise blog about her journey to becoming a skeptic, and it really struck home for me. Very few people, if any, are born skeptical. We’re hardwired to believe: [...]