After the cosmic microwave background radiation was released, the Universe returned to darkness, cloaked in this clouds of primordial hydrogen and helium. Gravity pulled these vast clouds into the first stars, and then the first galaxies. This is Cosmic Dawn, and JWST will help us probe this mysterious time in the Universe.
Through stories from prominent astronomers in the Netherlands, this podcast explores the beneficial impact of Dutch astronomy on society, from building positive international relationships to the transfer of life-changing technology.
In this first episode we talk about radio astronomy bridges
We’ve always assumed that we lived in a perfectly normal star system with a normal star and normal planets. It’s all… normal. But with our modern understanding of billions of stars, just how normal is our Sun, anyway?