Feb 11th: Fritz Zwicky and the Zwicky Transient Facility‬

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

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Title:  Ep.  517:‪ Fritz Zwicky and the Zwicky Transient Facility‬

Organization: Astronomy Cast – http://www.astronomycast.com

Description: One of the most influential astronomers in the 20th Century was Fritz Zwicky. He had his hand in the discovery of dark matter, gravitational lensing, supernovae and neutron stars. And he also worked on a few more controversial ideas like, uh, tired light. Let’s learn more about Zwicky.

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a Senior Scientist at Planetary Science Institute and a Director of  CosmoQuest. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.

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