Episode 2: Plait, P(l)uns, and Planets

In this week’s episode we interview blogger and author, Phil Plait! We talk to Phil about the James Webb Space Telescope, and about science funding for space projects in general. Check out Phil’s blog, Bad Astronomy, and his most recent book! AWESOME!

Links:

Zeugma

Superconducting Super Collider

SpaceX

Cassini

 

 

10 comments

  1. James says:

    Lots of fun, you three. Kelly has an awesome radio voice. Made the whole thing feel a little NPR-ish.

  2. DMT says:

    Great episode! Plait was an entertaining guest and his insight on funding and space telescopes was refreshing. Science funding will always be a sobering subject unfortunately.

  3. John says:

    Very cool interview. It’s great to hear you talking science instead of your normal comics and smbc videos!

  4. Morris Keesan says:

    “Zeugma” is a real word, but it doesn’t mean quite what Dr. Plait said it does.

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  7. Violet Jane says:

    Wow! I am so glad you guys made this podcast! I really enjoy your conversations, and I am really interested in you guy’s say in what’s going on in the science world! So cool! James is right, Kelly’s voice really gives the program an NPR-ish feel. I can’t wait for next week’s podcast!

  8. Philosophantry says:

    Lovin these podcasts, keep them up!
    And to echo those earler, Kelly’s radio voice is awesome. She actually sounds just like this one DJ from Las Vegas that I used to listen to back in high school, it’s like a blast from the past!

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