Thursday, March 19, 2020

Burst 33 - Astronomer David Blank Comments on Episode 41

Released: 20 March 2020
Duration: 31 minutes, 42 seconds

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Astronomer David Blank responded to our invitation to comment on the Villarroel+ paper we covered in Episode 41, which he describes as "very fascinating."


The VASCO project: I. USNO objects missing in modern sky surveys and follow-up observations of a "missing star"
Dorrit Hoffleit  and her autobiography: Misfortunes as Blessings in Disguise
Bradley Schaefer and the Harvard Plates
Josh Grindlay, PI of DASCH
The Very Large Array Sky Survey
The VASCO Citizen Science Project



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Music: Lloyd Rogers

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  1. Future topic: Extragalactic SETI.

  2. Dr. Andrew Siemion got his Ph.D. doing SETI research, with advisor Dan Werthimer.

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