On Episode 90 of This Week In Space, Tariq and Rod focus on archaeoastronomy with the wonderful Dr. Ed Krupp.
Most of us have skilled a planetarium at one time or one other, however until you’ve got been to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, you’ve got missed out. Moreover a brand-spanking-new planetarium theater chock-a-block with particular results and computerized techniques, the Observatory’s Halls of Science are a deal with to not be missed. Add to that the beautiful views of Los Angeles and the power’s director, Dr. Ed Krupp — probably the greatest science communicators within the business–and you’ve got an actual deal with. And the kicker? He is a world skilled in historical astronomy! Be a part of us.
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About This Week In Area
This Week in Space covers the brand new area age. Each Friday we take a deep dive into a captivating matter. What’s occurring with the brand new race to the moon and different planets? When will SpaceX actually ship individuals to Mars?
Be a part of Rod Pyle and Tariq Malik from Area.com as they sort out these questions and extra every week on Friday afternoons. You may subscribe right this moment in your favourite podcatcher.
Rod Pyle is an writer, journalist, tv producer and Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra magazine. He has written 18 books on area historical past, exploration, and growth, together with Area 2.0, Innovation the NASA Means, Interplanetary Robots, Blueprint for a Battlestar, Superb Tales of the Area Age, First On the Moon, and Vacation spot Mars
In a earlier life, Rod produced quite a few documentaries and brief movies for The Historical past Channel, Discovery Communications, and Disney. He additionally labored in visible results on Star Trek: Deep Area 9 and the Battlestar Galactica reboot, in addition to varied sci-fi TV pilots. His most up-to-date TV credit score was with the NatGeo documentary on Tom Wolfe’s iconic guide The Proper Stuff.
Answerable for Area.com’s editorial imaginative and prescient, Tariq Malik has been the Editor-in-Chief of Area.com since 2019 and has coated area information and science for 18 years. He joined the Area.com workforce in 2001, first as an intern and shortly after as a full-time spaceflight reporter protecting human spaceflight, exploration, astronomy and the night time sky. He turned Area.com’s managing editor in 2009. As on-air expertise has offered area tales on CNN, Fox Information, NPR and others.
Tariq is an Eagle Scout (sure, he earned the Area Exploration advantage badge), a Area Camp veteran (4 instances as a child, as soon as as an grownup), and has taken the last word “vomit comet” experience whereas reporting on zero-gravity fires. Earlier than becoming a member of Area.com, he served as a employees reporter for The Los Angeles Instances protecting metropolis and schooling beats. He has journalism levels from the College of Southern California and New York College.