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Blueshift ponders… when does Hollywood get it right?

We’re avid readers of Dr. David Saltzberg’s blog, The Big Blog Theory.  As the science advisor for The Big Bang Theory, he blogs after each episode airs to give an in-depth explanation of the episode’s science.  Last week’s blog caught our eye because, well, it’s about the episode that must … Continue Reading →


Awesomeness Round-up

Awesomeness Round-up – 7/26/10

This brand new set of photos shows one of the James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror segments, all coated in gold. This isn’t a flight mirror, but what’s known as an engineering design unit (EDU). The real segments will look just like this, though. The real ones are currently being … Continue Reading →


Podcast: Blueshift Goes to the Movies

Podcast: Blueshift Goes to the Movies

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • July 17, 2009
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Click to listen! (6MB MP3, right-click to save) Transcript (Text, PDF) It’s summertime, which means that Hollywood is releasing a bunch of long-awaited, big-budget blockbusters!  You can cool off in the theater with action, adventure, and… astronomy?  Space science has been written into a variety of films – from the … Continue Reading →


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