In episode EAT02 of KPO’s European Astronomy Tour, we are in the midst of our Atlantic Crossing, on board Cunard’s Queen Mary II, the greatest ocean liner in the world. We’re spending 9 days aboard this historic vessel, and during that time we will be treated to Cunard’s famous astronomy enrichment programs.
In this episode, we also interview Dr. David Mannion, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, author, and speaker, and chat with him about his experience in speaking on cruises and astronomy outreach in general.
Information and links for Dr. David Mannion:
YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/timetachyon
Book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Galileo-Telescopic-Astronomy-Astronomers-Universe/dp/1441955704?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0
You can find our episode schedule on the main Tour page. As we are traveling around, I will be editing and uploading from the many hostels in which we will be staying, and the internet may be shaky, so visit the Tour page often to see any adjustments that may occur.
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