In this episode, The Cosmic Savannah team talk with Dr Marisa Geyer on what it’s like to be a commissioning scientist for the MeerKAT telescope and her research on pulsars and mysterious Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).
This month @cosmicsavannah discuss about how novae eruptions occur and what we can learn from them with Dr. Miriam Nyamai who studies thermonuclear eruptions on the surface of white dwarf stars!
Today @cosmicsavannah join by Dr Michelle Lochner who discussed about her work on on detecting and classifying galaxies and transient events. She has also developed a code to spot weird astronomical anomalies – the so-called “unknown unknowns!”.
As a start of season four, the Cosmic Savannah team discuss with Director General of the Square Kilometer Array Telescope, Prof. Phil Diamond about the green light for construction of this giant telescope.
Join us today for @cosmicsavannah annual review. This year the podcast had the opportunity to explore the rich diversity of African Astronomy and meet the exciting young astronomers coming out of the continent! #365DaysOfAstro
This week @cosmicsavannah feature some rising stars in African Astronomy! We have 4 young aspiring and future astronomers telling their story. Check it out in today’s podcast at #365DaysOfAstro.
Today Cosmic Savannah discuss about the life cycle of galaxies with Dr. Moses Mogotsi from SALT. He explains how we can observe gas falling into galaxies, how it forms into stars, and where it goes when those stars die.
Today Cosmic Savannah discuss with Tiaan Strydom from South African National Space Agency about the landing and SANSA’s role in it, as well as various other contributions SANSA is making to space exploration.
In this episode, Cosmic Savannah discuss about Fornax Survey using the MeerKAT radio telescope with Dr Paolo Serra.
Our podcaster Jacinta has been part of the discovery of two largest radio galaxies using South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope. More about it at #365DaysOfAstro