Radio Show (and first half on interview), 7/1/2015

This was a nerve-wracking show. At 38 minutes in I play the first half of my freshly edited interview with Dr. Reneé Hlozek, and it continues to 10 minutes in to the 2nd hour. Check out the audio and accompanying visuals here, on a separate post. Enjoy!

Artist Song Album Label
Tenement Foreign Phrase Predatory Headlights Don Giovanni
Girlpool Jane Girlpool Witchita Recordings
Nina Simone Sinnerman The Best of Nina Simone
Sleater Kinney Gimme Love No Cities to Love Sub Pop Records
Useless Eaters Proper Conduct Singles: 2011-2014 Slovenly
Heavens to Betsy Decide Calculated Kill Rock Stars
Shirley Ellis The Nitty Gritty In Action
We Five You Were On My Mind You Were on My Mind
Stevie (DJ) and Dr. Renee Hlozek Cosmology Interview Cosmology Interview
The Coathangers Follow Me Suck My Shirt Suicide Squeeze
Rocket Juice and the Moon Lolo (Feat. Fatoumata Diawara) Rocket Juice and the Moon Honest John Records
Angel Olsen Iota burn your fire for no witness jagjaguar
Dolly Parton Jolene Dolly Parton BMG Music
Torres Strange Hellos Sprinter Partisan Records
Buzzcocks Ever fallen in love Love Bites
The Dodos Red and Purple Visiter Frenchkiss Records
Bad Religion 21st Century Digital Boy Against the Grain Epitaph
Ay Du (with Ry Cooder) Ali Farka Toure Talking Timbuktu World Circuit
courtney barnett History Eraser The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas Mom+Pop/Marathon Artists
Joanna Gruesome Last Year Last Year (Single) Sumberland Records
Harry Nilsson Spaceman The Essential Nilsson
Moonlight Sonata II Beethoven Music for a moonlit night

Cosmology, Astronomy, and the Oldest Light in the Universe (Interview with Dr. Renée Hlozek, Princeton University)

The Mixcloud embed isn’t working at the moment, so you can find the audio here. (WordPress is a fickle, but free, beast.)

This was a weird thing for me to do – interview a cosmologist – because I’m a cosmologist. I tried to ask her questions to get her to explain what we do and why we do it. For your perusal, this is part 1 of out interview:

Extra links:

The electromagnetic spectrum. Notice that red light has a longer wavelength than blue.

The dashes are the polarization directions (the color is the intensity).^^ Polarization of the CMB from the BICEP2 results last year (primarily due to the CMB light filtering through dust in our galaxy before it reaches out telescopes).