Dec 15th: SETI’s Breakthrough Listen Initiative

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Podcaster:  Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Dr. Emilio Enriquez & Dr. Morgan Rehnberg

Title: Weekly Space Hangout – SETI’s Breakthrough Listen Initiative

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org
You can watch the video in: http://youtu.be/0bJx0EaHfFc

Description: This Week’s Stories:

    • Breakthrough Listen will be scanning ‘Omuamua.
    • New Horizon’s target (2014 MU69) could have a moon!
    • New Shepard flies again!
    • Another Russian launch failure.

Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )

Special Guest:  Dr. Emilio Enriquez is a Post Doc at the Berkeley SETI Research Center and a member of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative ( http://seti.berkeley.edu/listen/ ). Emilio is the lead author of two recent SETI Research Center publications about Ross 128 b, the nearby exoplanet that researchers feel may have conditions that are conducive to life.

His expertise is in modelling of physical processes in galaxies, such as gas accretion onto galaxies, star formation, stellar feedback, gas accretion onto black holes, among other similar mechanisms. He also works with large multi-wavelength surveys of galaxies to study the connection between galaxies and their central super-massive black holes.

Guests:
Dr. Morgan “Sniffles” Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )


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