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: Meet General Charles Bolden, Jr.

Charles Bolden, Jr. is a retired Marine Major General and astronaut who most recently was the administrator of NASA. He joins Dean Regas and guest host Lauren Worley (who worked for Major General Bolden at NASA) to discuss his career and the state of space exploration today.

Looking Up: The Griffith Observatory

The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles is one of the most iconic structures in the US, featured in a myriad of films and TV shows. To find out about the mission of the Griffith and its place in pop culture, Dean Regas and Anna Hehman welcome its director, Dr. Edwin Krupp .

Looking Up: Books About Space

Books make great holiday gifts, and books about space make even BETTER gifts! Children's book author Mary Kay Carson ( Beyond the Solar System , Mission to Pluto ) joins Dean Regas and Anna Hehman to talk about writing eductional, but fun, books for kids.

Looking Up: Meet Hubble's Replacement - The JWST

The Hubble Telescope has been an unmitigated success in providing new information about the cosmos. As its days wind down, a new, more powerful telescope called the Webb is preparing to launch. Dr. Amber Straughn from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center joins Dean Regas and Anna Hehman with information about the bigger, more powerful James Webb Space Telescope .

Looking Up: Astronomy vs. Astrology

What are the differences between astronomy and astrology, and what do practitioners of each think of the other?

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.

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