The history of astronomy at UW-Madison; Passion for amateur rocketry

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We talk to authors of new book “Chasing the Stars,” James Lattis and Kelly Tyrrell, about the history and astronomical impact of the Washburn Observatory on the UW-Madison campus. Then, a passionate rocket builder, Eric Cayemberg, talks about the hobby and the upcoming Rockets for Schools competition.

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Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Jim Lattis Guest
  • Kelly Tyrrell Guest
  • Eric Cayemberg Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Jeff Robbins Technical Director