South America, especially the Atacama Desert in Chile has become one of the best places in the world to put a telescope. Today we’ll talk about the monster telescopes already in operation in this region, and the big ones coming soon.
The Andes mountains are a hot spot of astronomy today. Let’s learn about how the ancient people in Andes mapped the movement of the stars & planets.
Last week we talked about the ancient astronomy of the American Southwest. How does astronomy get done in this region today?
Ancient peoples had no light pollution, and they knew the night skies very well. In fact, they depends on them to know when to plant and when to harvest. Today Pamela talks about the archeoastronomical sites of the American Southwest.
The announcement from the Event Horizon Telescope & the first photograph of a black hole’s event horizon.