Archives: Astronomy

Your Guide to the Night Sky

It’s been a big week for astronomy here in central Ohio! Those who were up at the wee hours may have caught the peak of a meteor shower. And soon the new moon will block out most of the sunset in a partial solar eclipse. As the autumn sky cools, stargazing heats up. We’ll talk about the best ways to enjoy the night sky this season.

TEDx Columbus: Out There

Many NPR listeners have heard the TED Radio Hour, which features talks with innovators from across disciplines. This hour we’ll talk to TED’s national host, and the founder of TEDx Columbus, Cap City’s local TED spinoff, about their upcoming conference. We’ll also hear from two featured speakers who will share the latest ideas in their fields.

Starry Starry Night: A Guide to What’s Up

Astronomer Tom Burns has some advice: Look up! The night sky is full of activity this month, including the seed moon, partial lunar eclipse, and a meteor shower. This hour of All Sides, we’ll learn the truth about the “dark side of the moon,” which constellations are visible now and what to look out (and up) for this season.

Tom Burns: Exploring the Winter Night Sky

Explore everything about star gazing and winter night sky with Tom Burns

Backyard Astronomy and Exploring the Night Sky

Are you intrigued by the night sky? Do you find stars fascinating and spend time gazing at stars at night? Join us on this hour of “All Sides” as we talk about stars.

Backyard Astronomy and Exploring the Night Sky

Are you intrigued by the night sky? Do you find stars fascinating and spend time gazing at stars at night? Join us on this hour of “All Sides” as we talk about stars.

Backyard Astronomy, Exploring the Night Sky

Are you intrigued by the night sky? What’s your favorite constellation? In this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll be talking about the stars.

Tom Burns: Exploring the Night Sky

Get tips on how to explore the night sky this summer, with an astrology expert.

An Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist and NOVA ScienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the most intriguing stories and personalities in science and technology.

Tom Burns: Stars and Planets

The hilarious and insightful Tom Burns joins All Sides to discuss the night’s sky and why you should support WOSU.