Podcaster: Dr Jacinta Delhaize and Dr Daniel Cunnama ; Guest: Dr Moses Mogotsi
Title: Cosmic Savannah – Ep. 036: Another Year in Review
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Jacinta and Dan talk through some of their favourite moments, from our Special Solar Eclipse Episode to our wonderful series of Mini-Episodes created by The Cosmic Savannah Podcasting Bootcamp trainees!
The Cosmic Savannah had the opportunity to explore the rich diversity of African Astronomy including The Travelling Telescope, a Bamboo Planetarium, indigenous /Xam Starlore and to meet the exciting young astronomers coming out of the continent!
Of course, there was no shortage of exciting science, MeerKAT producing some more excellent results with Jacinta at the forefront!
We hope you’ve enjoyed listening to this past year and we look forward to joining you again for more awesome African Astronomy!
Bio: Dr Jacinta Delhaize and Dr Daniel Cunnama are astronomers based in Cape Town, South Africa. Jacinta is a Research Fellow at the University of Cape Town. She spends her time using huge radio telescopes to study gas and black holes in distant galaxies. Daniel is the Science Engagement Astronomer at the South African Astronomical Observatory. He likes to use large supercomputers to create simulations of galaxies. Both Jacinta and Daniel love to promote the incredible astronomy happening across the African continent.
Indiphile Madletyana, a high school student from Hermanus, South Africa. Indiphile, inspired by the AstroQuiz competition, has taken his love of astronomy to the public by creating his own videos explaining astronomy concepts. His channel is called AstroLearnTV.
Thabo Maliea who excelled in the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists and recently won an award at the 2021 Taiwan International Science Fair (TISF). Thabo talks about his experience, and his plans to study astronomy at the University of Cape Town.
Reikantseone Diretse from the University of Cape Town and Sumari Hattingh from North-West University.
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