Looking Up Hosted by Cincinnati Observatory's Dean Regas and Anna Hehman, Looking Up brings you the latest astronomical discoveries in a fun, quick-paced conversation.
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Looking Up: A Conversation With John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, was a proponent of science and astronomy and was at the dedication of the Cincinnati Observatory in 1843. As the Observatory celebrates its 175th anniversary, Dean Regas and Anna Hehman talk with the former president (in the guise of reenactor Jim Cooke ) about his presidency, his support of the creation of the Smithsonian, and hear part of his dedication speech.

Looking Up: Spending Space-Time With William Shatner

Looking Up boldly goes where it's never gone before! It's a very special episode with actor, author, and recording artist William Shatner which resulted in a meeting between host Dean Regas and the pop culture icon. Tune in as he recounts that momentous night to Anna Hehman.

Looking Up: Joe's Big Idea

In this episode of Looking Up , hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman welcome veteran NPR science correspondent Joe Palca to talk about his recent coverage of the Mars opposition, the Parker Solar Probe, and his series of reports called Joe's Big Idea .

Looking Up: Meet Paul Sutter

In this episode of Looking Up , Dean Regas and Anna Hehman talk with the very busy Paul Sutter : astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, chief scientist at the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus, science advisor for the new movie UFO , and guide for Astro Tours .

Looking Up: Solar System Ambassadors

In this episode of Looking Up , hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman learn about a program Dean's been a part of for many years, NASA's Solar System Ambassadors . The program's coordinator, Kay Ferrari , talks about the importance of citizen outreach efforts to help educate the public about space.

Looking Up: The Perseid Meteor Shower

In this episode of Looking Up , it's time to catch up on our first year and get ready for some upcoming space and pop culture events. Hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman from the Cincinnati Observatory talk about the upcoming Perseid Meteor Shower , the Look Up effort headed by Dr. Mae Jemison , and the trailer from the Neil Armstrong biopic First Man is now out! Plus Dean replies to a crank file question. https://youtu.be/PSoRx87OO6k

Looking Up: Space Camp

In this episode of Looking Up , hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman from the Cincinnati Observatory get an insider's view of the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama – home to the famous Space Camps for kids – when they talk with Pat Ammons , the center's director of communications.

Looking Up: Urban Astronomy

In this episode of Looking Up, urban astronomer Nick Lloyd joins hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman in the studio to talk about his backyard observatory and how he's able to view galaxies with the use of EAA – Electronically Assisted Astronomy. Here's a link to the forum Nick mentioned: Cloudy Nights EAA Observation and Equipment

Looking Up: Behind The Hidden Brain

In this 1 year anniversary episode of Looking Up , Shankar Vedantam , NPR science correspondent and host of the podcast and weekly show Hidden Brain , joins Dean Regas and Anna Hehman to talk about the genesis of Hidden Brain , where the stories come from, and a bit on the mindset of astronauts.

Looking Up: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

In this episode of Looking Up , reminiscences of visits to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman welcome the museum's new director, and former chief scientist at NASA, Ellen Stofan .

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