Jason Shilling Kendall: Citizen Astronomer

William Paterson University
Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Hunter College

Videos


Interview on FOX News about the 2017 Eclipse


I also did a number of press videos and radio interviews for the eclipse


See my Introductory Astronomy lecture series

A full and free undergraduate course in Astronomy!

The Big Bang in One Hour
a public talk at the Astronomical Society of Greenwich.
March 26, 2017.


National Radio Broadcasts on WNYC and "The Takeaway" with John Hockenberry


Geminid Meteor Shower
an interview on The Weather Channel's "AMHQ"
December 11, 2015.
An interview on The Weather Channel's, "AMHQ", featuring bowties and the Geminid meteor shower.


October Stargazing
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
October 1, 2015.
An interview on The Weather Channel's, "Wake Up With Al Roker", featuring the Lunar Eclipse, October's Dance of the Planets, and the news from Mars about the water found there! This was their final show, so I'll need to look for new outlets!


Water on Mars
an interview on CBS New York
September 28, 2015.
The news was out that multiple places on Mars have seasonal flowing water.


September Stargazing
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
September 8, 2015.
All about the Lunar eclipse on the 27th, how to find Saturn in the sky, and the galaxy M31.


August Stargazing and of course Pluto
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
August 4, 2015.
The latest on what's happening with Pluto and the Perseid meteor shower.


July Encounter with Pluto
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
July 13, 2015.
The latest on what's happening with Pluto and the New Horizons mission.


July Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
July 1, 2015.
July skies and what's happening with Pluto and the New Horizons mission.


June Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
June 4, 2015.
June skies and what's happening in the Summer, including the Strawberry Moon, the Summer Triangle, Conjunctions of Venus and Jupiter and a short bit about "Big Telescopes".


May Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
May 4, 2015.
May skies featuing Saturn!


April Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
April 1, 2015.
April Fools with constellations and planets galore!


March Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
March 9, 2015.
Featuring "In like a Lion, out like a lamb..."


Pluto and the Arrival of New Horizons
Cornelia Street Cafe's "Entertaining Science" Series.
March 1, 2015.
This event is a long-running series coordinated by Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffman, and David Sulzer. The owner of the cafe is a lifetime Village fixture.


February Skies Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
February 13, 2015.


January Stargazing Highlights
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
January 5, 2015.


Safe Viewing of the Partial Solar Eclipse
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
October 23, 2014.


Prepping for the Lunar Eclipse
an interview on The Weather Channel, "Wake Up With Al"
October 7, 2014.


1609: The Birth of Science. How Galileo Shook the World.
A Public Lecture by Jason Shilling Kendall at the UACNJ Jenny Jump State Park Observatory.
June 21, 2014.
See the video


Fighting Crime with Astronomy at Inwood Hill Park
An interview with Daniel P. Tucker of WNYC public radio for New York City
June 23, 2011


The Quiet Pursuit of Knowledge
an interview on ScienceLine
January 13, 2011.


Stargazing Kindles Autistic Boy's Learning and Speech
I was interviewed for this feature while at Cherry Springs Star Party in June 2014. It was an amazing thing to see the young man interacting. It was done by Will Yurman, an excellent journalist for Accuweather.
June, 2014.


Stargazing in Inwood Hill Park
I was interviewed about Inwood Hill Park in September of 2013 by Lene Bech Sillesen, Radio Producer, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
September, 2013.


Venus And Jupiter Conjunction
Interview on CBS 2 New York.
March 12, 2012.
See the video


Brief appearance and final words in short promo film.
Poetica short film by Anthony Furlong
September 14, 2012.
See the video


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