Enthusiasm at the McDonald Observatory in Fort Davis is running high with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope back on line with world-class instrumentation and a new mission – probing the universe for the composition and effects of Dark Energy. The project is called HETDEX, Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment. The astronomer in charge, Professor Gary Hill of UT Austin, describes the project and its exciting possibilities on West Texas Talk.
West Texas Talk:
Saturday, 23 September, 2017
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- Sep 22: Ramona Rose
- Sep 21: Johnny Stallings on Walt Whitman as “the poet of American democracy”
- Sep 20: Harley Tallchief Continues Native American Traditions of Beaded Sculpture and Dance
- Sep 19: Gabriel Diaz Montemayor
- Sep 15: Andrea Aranow
- Sep 13: Superintendent Orlando Riddick on Improving Education in Midland
- Sep 13: Dr. Robert Brescia, Executive Director of the JBS Public Leadership Institute at UTPB
- Today, we hear from Mario Rivera who attended Blackwell in the 1950s. He says, at the time he didn’t even know what segregation meant. 08:29:34 AM September 22, 2017 from Twitter for iPhone in reply to MarfaRadio ReplyRetweetFavorite
- In our latest series, we hear from the former students of Marfa’s segregated public school. https://t.co/gzo5oviBjK 08:24:29 AM September 22, 2017 from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
- RT @MorningEdition: Volunteers in Mexico have rescued at least 60 people. Here's the latest after Tuesday's earthquake. https://t.co/jMHtS… 06:14:53 AM September 22, 2017 from Twitter for iPhone ReplyRetweetFavorite
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