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Title : Awesome Astronomy: Talking Space With Chris Lintott

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Paul Hill and Dr. Jenifer “Dr. Dust” Millard host. 

Damien Phillips, John Wildridge and Dustin Ruoff produce.

Our chat with Professor Chris Lintott from our live show to ease the boredom of covid lockdowns. 

We talk about:

  • Passes of the International Space Station and satellites encouraging people to enjoy the night skies
  • How amateur astronomers can contribute to real science through their images of planets, meteor counting and Zooniverse projects
  • Removing the boundaries between professional and amateur astronomers
  • Finding supernovae (violently exploding stars)
  • The next generation of exciting telescopes – JWST & SKA – and what they will discover
  • Chris’ best guess on what the unexplained radio bursts are that we’re finding in the galaxy

Bio: Awesome Astronomy explores the frontiers of science, space and our evolving understanding of the universe.

Join Paul & Jeni for informative and fun astronomy programmes dedicated to space and astronomy news and monthly podcast extras covering hot topics and special interviews in the world of science and astronomy.

Dr. Chris Lintott is Professor of Astrophysics and Citizen Science Lead at the University of Oxford. An astronomer specialising in galaxy formation, machine learning, anomaly detection, and planet hunting as Head of the Zooniverse citizen science platform. Chris is a proud and excited member of the collaboration building the Vera Rubin Observatory, which will power the next astronomical revolution. Author and broadcaster for the BBC’s long-running Sky at Night program.

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