Monthly Archives: December 2014

AstroMcGill Episode 60 – Gilles Fontaine



We talked about white dwarf stars, and the possible existence of planets around them.

Guest: Gilles Fontaine (Université de Montréal)

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot and Gabrielle Simard 

Duration: 22 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan


AstroMcGill Episode 59 – Sara Seager



Sara Seager was one of the invited guest of the Lorne Trottier 2014 Public Science Symposium, and we had the chance for record a podcast with her. The topic of this episode was the search for planets outside of our Solar System, including planets that could be hosting life, and how we would detect those planets.

Guest: Sara Seager

Hosts: Sean Griffin and Sebastien Guillot

Duration: 26 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan


AstroMcGill Episode 58 – Jim Bell



During his visit for the Lorne Trottier 2014 Public Science Symposium, we had the chance to sit with Jim Bell for an AstroMcGill podcast We talked about exploration of the Solar System, and his involvement with Mars exploration missions.

Guest: Jim Bell (Arizona State University and Planetary Society)

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Sean Griffin

Duration: 30 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan