Episodes

Is Light Pollution Killing The Clown Fish? The Research Work of Dr. Emily Fobert

May 6, 2022

Show Notes Dark Sky Conversations S03E08 Emily Fobert – Is Light Pollution Killing Clown Fish? Hi and welcome to this episode, an ecology event around the impacts of light at night featuring Dr. Emily Fobert who is a re…

Marlin - Author & Astrotourist

Feb. 19, 2022

S03E07 Marlin – Author and Astrotourist Michael Marlin (aka Marlin) is a Dark Sky ambassador for the International Astronomical Union and International Dark-Sky Association. He is a public speaker on the solutions to ligh…

A Conversation with Jackson Stigwood - Lighting Designer

Feb. 11, 2022

Dark Sky Conversations S03E06 Jackson Stigwood – Lighting Designer Jackson Stigwood BDes, MArch, Tech IES, Assoc. IALD Jackson is the founding director of A Billion Suns. He moved into lighting architecture and desig…

Professor Clive Ruggles talks Archaeoastronomy

Feb. 10, 2022

Dark Sky Conversations S03E05 Professor Clive Ruggles Join Professor Clive Ruggles as a special guest from this recent Dark Sky Aus webinar as he discusses latest research in a subject that’s close to his heart and in whic…

Dr. John Barentine - Recovering Astronomer

Nov. 23, 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E04 Dr. John Barentine I think John’s twitter bio says it all: Astronomer. Historian. Arizona native. Proud LGBT American. Retiring to asteroid 14505. Questioning everything; occas…

Satellite Hunting | Your Night Sky Guide | March 2021

March 17, 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E03 Satellite Hunting | March 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.Plug your headphones in 2.Make sure it is a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a clear view of the nig…

Your Night Sky Guide | February 2021

Feb. 16, 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E02 Your Night Sky Guide | February 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.      Plug your headphones in 2.      Make sure it is a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a cle…

Your Night Sky Guide | January 2021

Jan. 26, 2021

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S02E01 Your Night Sky Guide | January 2021 How to use this podcast: 1.      Plug your headphones in 2.      Make sure it’s a clear night…if so…head outside to a quiet spot with a clea…

Dark Skies over Sark with Ada Blair

Oct. 7, 2020

My guest today, Ada Blair - a counsellor and psychotherapist at the University of Edinburgh.  Author of ‘An Exploration of the Role that the Night Sky Plays in the lives of the Dark Sky Island Community of Sark’, her resear…

You Need A Unihedron In Your Life - Here's Why

Sept. 22, 2020

My guest today, Anthony Teckatch - developer and co-owner of the Unihedron Sky Quality Meter system. The "Sky Quality Meter" measures the brightness of the night sky in magnitudes per square arcsecond. Designed by two friend…

Professor Tim Hunter - Co-Founder of the International Dark Sky Association

June 10, 2020

My guest today, professor Tim Hunter, owner of the Grasslands Observatory in Tucson Arizona and co-founder of the International Dark Sky Association The Grasslands Observatory was started in 1985 when Tim Hunter purchased 2…

Feel Better, Sleep Better, Be Healthier - Your Circadian Rhythms with Professor Sean Cain

May 7, 2020

The circadian rhythm controls many aspects of our lives, hormone release, hunger, and sleep. Before the invention of the light globe, this important mechanism was set and reset it by the rise and fall of the sun. My guest t…

Ancient Egyptian Night Skies with Brenan Dew

April 21, 2020

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S01E11 - Ancient Egyptian Night Skies Brenan Dew PhD Candidate Each year the Macquarie Theban Tombs Project undertakes six weeks of Archaeological fieldwork, excavating and systematical…

Ireland’s Mayo Dark Sky Park

April 16, 2020

Join Marnie as she chats with Dan O’Donoghue (magician and storyteller extraordinaire) and Georgia MacMillan (Dark Sky Ranger)...two of the guides behind Terra Firma - Hiking, Stargazing & Cultural Tours of Ireland For more…

09: Experiencing Norway's Polar Nights

March 23, 2020

S01E09 - Experiencing Norway’s Polar Nights Join Marnie as she chats with Sofia and Kellie...two travelers who experience Norway’s Polar Nights first hand. Just what was it like? What were the takeaways...the lasting memori…

08: Professor Clive Ruggles

March 18, 2020

Clive Ruggles is Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester, UK. He has worked in many parts of the world and published numerous books, papers and a…

07: Dr Kellie Pendoley – Monitoring turtle habitats and the effects of light pollution

March 3, 2020

Dr Kellie Pendoley – Monitoring turtle habitats and the effects of light pollution Marnie Ogg is talking to some of the brightest minds in the field about the topic of light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. F…

06: Nathan Wilson-Rynell – Lighting Industry Director educating good lighting Principles

Jan. 10, 2020

Nathan Wilson-Rynell – Lighting Industry Director educating good lighting Principles Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode he…

05: Dr Stephen Mason – Eye-friendly Lit Environments

Jan. 3, 2020

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode her guest is Dr Stephen Mason...ann expert in eye-friendly lit environments. Website:...

04: Dr Ken Wishaw – Medic and Night Sky Enthusiast

Jan. 2, 2020

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. In this episode her guest is Dr Ken Wishaw...medic and night sky enthusiast. Website:...

03: Dr David Malin - The Man Who Coloured the Stars

Jan. 2, 2020

Dark Sky Conversations with Marnie Ogg S01E03 Dr David Malin – the man who coloured the stars Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. In this…

Professor Fred Watson - Australia's Astronomer At Large

Dec. 31, 2019

Marnie Ogg talks with some of the brightest minds in the field about light pollution and ways to protect our night skies. This episode her guest is Professor Fred Watson - Astronomer at large and co-host of the Space Nuts po…

01: Say Hello to Marnie Ogg

Dec. 31, 2019

Marnie Ogg started this podcast with the idea of getting a deeper understanding of the issue of light pollution and possible ways to protect our night skies. In the following episodes she will be talking to some of the brigh…

Dark Sky Conversats with Marnie Ogg -Promo 1

Dec. 30, 2019

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