Astronomy Panel

Stephen Strom and Doug Isbell talked about their book Observatories of the Southwest: A Guide for Curious Skywatchers (University of… read more

Stephen Strom and Doug Isbell talked about their book Observatories of the Southwest: A Guide for Curious Skywatchers (University of Arizona Press, 2009). They showed slides as they talked about astronomy and recent scientific discoveries, such as the the search for extrasolar planets and upcoming missions to Mars. Mr. Strom also showed images from his book of photographic landscape interpretations, Earth Forms. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience and Professor Smith, the moderator.

“Heavens Above! What’s Really Up and Out There?” was a panel at the Tucson Festival of Books in the Gallagher Theater of the Student Union on the campus of the University of Arizona. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Douglas Isbell Associate Director (Former) National Optical Astronomy Observatory->Public Affairs
  • Peter H. Smith Professor University of Arizona->Department of Planetary Sciences
  • Stephen E. Strom Associate Director (Former) National Optical Astronomy Observatory->Science
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Program ID:
298453-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2011

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  • Mar 12, 2011 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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