Episode CXXX

Tonight, MPR will feature a brief biographical sketch of rocketry pioneer Wernher von Braun. In addition we will continue reading Mary Shelly’s groundbreaking science fiction novel,Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

To listen to the episode, scroll down to the bottom of the entry and click on “Listen Now.”

 

-Note: MPR neither endorses nor disputes the opinions and viewpoints expressed by any of our guests.

 

Below are links to a Wikipedia article about Mary Shelly, my University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy virtual presentation, and my presentation to the 2015 Mars Society Convention.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcUFGloC2CU&feature=youtu.be

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZGmvWwP8AM

 

Below is a link for NASA’s historical archive.

 

http://history.nasa.gov/sputnik/braun.html

 

Music was composed by Bernard Herrmann for Fahrenheit 451, copyright 1966 by Universal Pictures; and by Bernhard Kaun for Frankenstein, copyright 1931 by Universal Pictures.

 

Links to my websites:

 

http://www.dougturnbull.com/

 

https://www.facebook.com/doug.turnbull.5

 

http://www.amazon.com/Doug-Turnbull/e/B008X4X49E/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1373748518&sr=1-1

 

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/DougTurnbull

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/dturnbull2

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