In this week’s @cosmicsavannah, Robbie Lees chat with Liantsoa Finaritra Randrianjanahary about the evolution of the universe and how he can determine some of the hidden secrets of the universe
Today @cosmicsavannah talk with with Bret Yotti a student and teaching assistant from the University of Cape Town (UCT) & presenter at the Iziko Planetarium about his journey in astronomy
Today, Andy Firth interview Tshiamiso Makwela for @cosmicsavannah. They discuss about how astronomy benefit humanity.
In our third mini episode, we chat with Reikantseone Diretse, a Master’s student from the University of Cape Town. He is involved with the ThunderKAT project & part of his research involves one particular transient event.
Today @cosmicsavannah talk to Brandon Engelbrecht about his research into improving MeerKAT data by removing radio frequency interference (RFI) which can be cause by satellites in orbit around the Earth.
Today on @cosmicsavannah, Timothy Roelf from University of Cape Town talks about his project which is going to contribute a lot to improving the performance of telescopes such as MeerLICHT and BlackGEM
This week we recap our adventures over the break including the conclusion of The Cosmic Savannah podcasting boot camp and the run up to the 200th anniversary celebrations of the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO). Dan explains how you can get involved in the big celebrations! (
In this the final Episode of Season 2 of The Cosmic Savannah Podcast, Dan and Jacinta look back on the past year, and some of their favourite episodes which includes:
Episode 24 features Professor Kavilan Moodley who joins us to discuss another exciting project in radio astronomy in South Africa, HIRAX!
Prof Woudt joins us to talk about an exciting project he is involved in using the MeerKAT radio telescope, namely ThunderKAT (The HUNt for Dynamic and Explosive Radio transients with meerKAT). ThunderKAT is looking for explosive things that flash in the radio sky!