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Open Hailing Frequencies – RCH Answers Questions & Tells Stories! This is your Captain speaking and answering UNSCREENED calls! Listen as RCH gets into it with 1st time callers that you’ve come to know as part of The Other Side of Midnight Community! Richard C. Hoagland Richard C. Hoagland is a former Space Science Museum Curator; a former NASA Consultant; and, during the historic Apollo Missions to the Moon, science advisor to Walter Cronkite and CBS News. In the mid-1960’s, at the age of 19 (possibly “the youngest museum curator in the country at the time”), Hoagland created his first elaborate commemorative event — around NASA’s first historic unmanned fly-by of the planet Mars, Mariner 4. A simultaneous all-night, transcontinental radio program the evening of the Encounter (linking the museum in Springfield, Mass., and NASA’s JPL control center, in Pasadena, Ca.), […]
Richard’s Items: 1. Game On! 2016 Olympics Underway After Bumpy Start From Greg Ahrens: Brief analysis of the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: When the cauldron was lit with the Olympic Flame and raised to its upmost position in front of the SPINNING mirror-chandelier, SIRIUS was at minus 33 degrees below the Southeast horizon from Rio de Janeiro. It was lit at 23:20 EDT 5 August 2016, 00:20 Rio Time, 03:20 UTC 6 August, (or maybe it was 19.5 minutes after the hour) The flaming cauldron was fully raised and the finale fireworks and lightshow on the stadium roof took place at 23:28 EDT, 00:28 Rio Time, 03:28 UTC. Note, the Games were officially declared open at 00:08 (12:08 AM) 6 August 2016 Rio Time. Contrast with the first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan at 08:15 (UTC plus 9), Japan time 6 August 1945, 71 years ago to the day. The […]
Richard’s Items 1. Can This Campaign Be Saved? GOP Scrambles To ‘Reset’ Trump. 2. Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA): What’s So Special About Its Lithium-ion Battery Factory? 3. 2016 Summer Olympics: Athletes Will Swim In Dangerous Rio Filth, AP Investigation Finds 4. Tony Bennett Celebrates 90th Birthday 5. Moon Express Becomes First Private Company To Get US Approval For Lunar Mission Brandt’s Items 23. Press Release – I Heard You Paint Houses Born and raised in New York City, Charles Brandt is the grandson of Italian immigrants who could not read or write any language, but were his lifelong inspiration; and the son of parents whose schooling stopped at the 8th grade due to family finances. Brandt graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1959. On graduation from the University of Delaware in 1963, he became a junior high […]
Richard’s Items: 1. Khizr Khan: Trump Has A Black Soul 2. 3. Dr. Pincus’ Items 1. Dr. Pincus’ Slides 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. David Pincus, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Crean School of Health and Life Sciences, Chapman University. Dr. David Pincus is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice and associate professor of clinical and health psychology in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University in Orange, California, USA. He first became interested in Chaos Theory in a high school physics class while growing up in Mequon Wisconsin. The year was 1986, and while searching for articles in the school library for oral reports, his friend Chuck Gould showed him a cover article in Scientific American […]