Info

Lunar Datebook

Maine Stories and Moon Musing. It's "All Things Considered" for the moon and short fiction about modern Maine life. Hosted by Jennifer Ellsworth. Episodes are produced on each New Moon and Full Moon.
RSS Feed Subscribe in iTunes
2017
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2014
December
November
October
September
August


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Category: moon science

Welcome to Lunar Datebook...

Dec 14, 2014

December 14, 2014- Episode 24

Some nights you see the moon and some nights you don't.  Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains the moon's appearance pattern so you'll never be left wondering where she is.  She also reads a poem about a stretching routine that is anything but Yoga. 

"Why not play guitar with a screwdriver?

Hank's rhythm stampedes..."

Moon Astrology: Last Quarter in Libra.  Balance play and work.  

Moon locator lesson and a party trick to track her rhythm.   

Nov 9, 2014

November 9, 2014- Episode 19

Need a new pick-up line?  Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains gravity's bumps and curves on the moon.  She also reads a poem about a 6th grade school break-in.  

Moon Astrology: disseminating in Gemini.  A "cool breeze" for a rut.   

Mascons, NASA's GRAIL Mission, and Newton and Einstein duke it out for the gravity legacy.  

 

Sep 14, 2014

September 14, 2014- Episode 11

Craters, moondust, maria, Oh my!  Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses selenographic highlights of the moon and reads a poem about a perfect September afternoon in Maine.  

Aug 17, 2014

August 17, 2014- Episode 7

The Man in the Moon is smiling... but why do we only ever see one face?  Jennifer Ellsworth explains and reads a poem about those precious first tomatoes from the garden.  

Aug 6, 2014

July 20, 2014- Episode 5

The difference is more than 2.2.  Jennifer Ellsworth explains sidereal and synodic months, lunations, and reads a poem about a photo taken at Molasses Pond.  

Aug 6, 2014

June 22, 2014, Episode 1   

Welcome to the maiden podcast!  In this first episode Jennifer Ellsworth compares the moon to a 24 hour diner- nothing's finer!- and recites a love poem in honor of an 11th anniversary.   

« Previous 1 2