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.
Looking Up

Looking Up

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

Most Recent Episodes

Looking Up: Citizen Science

NASA undertakes so many studies and projects that often they call on "citizen scientists" to assist them. Dr. Marc Kuchner , astrophysicist and NASA's Chief Science Officer for Science Mission Directorate, oversees 25 citizen scientist programs and joins Dean Regas and Anna Hehman to talk about a couple of them.

Looking Up: The End of Everything

For this episode, we start at the end...that is, the topic is the end of everything. Dean Regas and Anna Hehman welcome Katie Mack , a theoretical astrophysicist who believes there are several ways the universe will end, and even has a favorite! She's the author of The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) and joins us via Zoom.

Looking Up: Houston, We Have A Podcast!

Gary Jordan is a Public Affairs Officer at NASA and the creator and host of the podcast, Houston, We Have A Podcast . He joins Dean Regas and Anna Hehman via Zoom to talk about how the podcast began, some of the guests that have appeared, and one of Anna's favorite topics, Astronaut Leland Melvin!

Looking Up: Possible Worlds

Cosmos is one of the most recognizable names in science TV and books. Just before the pandemic set-in, Dean Regas and Anna Hehman had the chance to talk with Ann Druyan , writer/editor/producer of the Cosmos series, author of a variety of books including this year's Cosmos: Possible Worlds , and widow of the show's host, astronomer Carl Sagan .

Looking Up: The Return

After a pandemic hiatus, Looking Up is back with new episodes! Dean Regas and Anna Hehman host remotely and spend this episode getting caught up on what's being going on at the Cincinnati Observatory, online, and in space.

Looking Up: Science Is Sexy

In this episode of Looking Up , the man who makes science sexy every Friday afternoon. Ira Flatow , the host of public radio's "Science Friday," joins hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman to talk about his long-running show, some of his favorite topics, and most importantly, his favorite constellation.

Looking Up: Behind The Hidden Brain

In this 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: Bada Bing, Bada Bang...

In this episode of Looking Up , hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman share memories of some of their favorite science shows growing up before welcoming one of their favorites, very special guest Paul Zaloom who portrayed Beakman in the mid-90's show Beakman's World .

Looking Up: Endurance

In this episode of Looking Up , hosts Dean Regas and Anna Hehman discuss space travel and Dean reveals his favorite astronaut. Then they are joined in studio by Captain Scott Kelly , veteran astronaut and the man who spent a full year living on the International Space Station.

Looking Up: Meet Mike Massimino

**AUDIO NOTE: We weren't in our home studio for this episode so we apologize for the audio issue during the first 90 seconds or so.** Mike Massimino could be considered a Renaissance man or a pure over-achiever. He's a retired NASA astronaut who made four space walks during two shuttle missions to the Hubble Telescope. He's a New York Times bestselling author of Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe . He's a professor at Columbia University. He hosts

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