Dr. Pamela Gay talks about the Milky Way on Brains Matter

Dr. Pamela Gay, host of the popular Astronomy Cast was interviewed for the latest episode of Brains Matter. In this interview Dr. Gay discusses the recent discovery that our Milky Way has only two arms instead of four. I recommend this episode to everyone who enjoyed Pam's interview in Episode 14 of Books and Ideas and to all the fans of the Astronomy Cast.

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Dr. Pamela Gay from "Astronomy Cast" (B&I 14)

pgay_headshot.jpg Listen Now Show Notes for Books and Ideas Podcast #14 This episode is a conversation with Dr. Pamela Gay from the Astronomy Cast. Dr. Gay teaches astronomy and physics at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Before the Astronomy Cast she was one of the hosts of one of the first science podcasts, Slacker Astronomy. I think her enthusiasm for science and especially for astronomy comes through in this interview. Besides astronomy we talked about the challenges of teaching science as well as the challenges of being a female scientist. Links: Astronomy Cast Pamela Gay's Blog FemaleScienceProfessor Blog Chandra: A Biography of S. Chandrasekhar by Kameshwar C. Wali Buffy Between the Lines: an audio drama definitely worth checking out if you love the Buffyverse Pushing Daisies my favorite new TV show Listen to Books and Ideas Episode 14 Download Episode Transcript Subscribe to this podcast Subscribe via iTunes™ Subscribe by email Leave comments at the Discussion Forum
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