Learn stargazing secrets from The One Show’s astronomer Mark Thompson, and discover the best times and places to stargaze. Use Mark’s guide for January to March to see wonders including Orion, Betelgeuse and The Plough.
Aboriginal Astronomy — Aboriginal Astronomy – does the unearthing of an "Aboriginal “Stonehenge” change the history of astronomy?
September 12 2008 - In this discussion with D.J. Grothe, Andrew Fraknoi explains the history of the atoms in our bodies, and how we are literally made of "star stuff." He details how scientists know the history of these atoms, and explores the implications of this "simple but profound fact," and how some people derive mystical meaning from it, while others find it humbling. He talks about the compatibility of religion with astronomy, and the proper role of skepticism in the science classroom. He describes current threats to science education. And he makes a case for popularizing science and astronomy, and how this benefits society.
June 29, 2007 - An interview on Point of Inquiry - She explores the reasons why everyone should work to become scientifically literate. She also details specific reasons why chemistry, evolutionary biology, astronomy and other fields should interest the non-scientist public. Other topics discussed include atheism and science, and the future of science writing.