Category | Urban Astronomer

By Allen Versfeld on March 24, 2020 in
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Today episode of Urban Astronomer will feature Dr Tana Joseph, an astrophysicist with a special interest in extra-galactic X-ray binary star systems. She is also the founder and owner of AstroComms, a STEM consultancy and communications company.

By Allen Versfeld on March 10, 2020 in
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In this episode, Allen gets called out by a listener for defending the old Geocentric model of the universe, and tries to explain why he did it.

By Allen Versfeld on February 25, 2020 in
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In this episode, Allen will discuss about cultural astronomy with Dr Jarita Holbrook

By Allen Versfeld on February 5, 2020 in
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In this science explainy bit episode, we answer the pressing question of why planets always seem to orbit in the same plane. Why are their motions aligned like that?

By Allen Versfeld on December 24, 2019 in
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Today, @uastronomer interview Dr. Rosalind Skelton ( @skelly_ros ) of the @SAAO about her research interests include the impact of mergers on the growth of galaxies, the mechanisms that shut down star formation in galaxies & more at #365DaysOfAstro