Dr. Arlin Crotts

Dr. Arlin Crotts is a Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University. He is an astrophysicist working in lunar science and several other fields. In addition to his research into astronomical and cosmological systems, he also builds astronomical instrumentation, most recently the MDM 8K, a 67 million pixel CCD imager which has become one of the most popular instruments at MDM Observatory. He is also building and designing instrumentation connected with large aperture, liquid mirror telescopes, most notably the LZT, ALPACA and LLAMA projects.

Broadcast 2416 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Arlin Crotts. Topics: Lunar exploration, commerce, & human development in addition to many related topics. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1247 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Arlin Crotts. Topics: water on the Moon, liquid mirror telescopes, space exploration, NASA budget. Dr. Arlin Crotts was our guest for this show regarding his work on water on the Moon. Please read his Oct. 12, 2009 Space Review article, "Water on the Moon," www.thespacereview.com/article//1485/1. Our first segment started with a detailed and most interesting discussion on liquid mirror telescopes. We then switched to the main topic for the program, water on the Moon. Dr.

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