This is the machine made over a thousand years ahead of its time!Found in a shipwreck by sponge divers, the Antikythera Mechanism has been compared to a computer and often seen as the most advanced technology the world had seen.
We think we’re really smart now we have computers, cryptocurrencies, video games and spaceships. But we’re no smarter than our cave-dwelling ancestors. They were just as intelligent!
This month @AwesomeAstroPod has astronomy cruise holiday and news about new type of star, mud on Mars and JWST breaking cosmology once again. Also this month skyguide!
With over 5,000 planets that we’ve already discovered – and probably billions out there in our galaxy alone – there are some weird and wonderful planets to explore. More with @AwesomeAstroPod
Join @AwesomeAstroPod today for the Tale of Two Telescopes, exploring NASA’s new flagship James Webb Space Telescope, and ESA’s pioneering Euclid, set to uncover the Dark Universe. Enjoy!
Today on #365DaysOfAstro, @AwesomeAstroPod talk to Dr Becky on how to grow a supermassive black hole – and it’s not as easy as you think! Always picture a black hole as a gigantic hoover, sucking up everything that dares to stray too close? Think again…
This month @AwesomeAstroPod have stories ESA new space telescope, Chandrayaan-3, and skyguide for your August observation.
A look back at the greatest distance any human has ever been from Earth!From spacewalks to moon landings, how far have humans ever travelled? And what about space probes?More with @AwesomeAstroPod at #365DaysOfAstro
It’s a summer vacation special with Jeni in the mountains of South America astronomising at altitude and visiting the Vera C Rubin telescope as well as obstech. We have an interview with a Vera Rubin Observatory astronomer as well as a skyguide and an astronomy news round up.
@AwesomeAstroPOd chat to Dr Kathy Thornton, nuclear physicist turned NASA astronaut who went on to fly on four Space Shuttle missions about her life as an astronaut, the Hubble fix and that fateful day in mission-control on Columbia’s last re-entry.