Time rules our lives. We live each day with the moments broken up into hours, minutes and seconds. But can you imagine not being able to tell time at all, where the movements of the Sun and the stars was the only way to know when it was? Let’s learn about time.
For those non-scientists trying to get their original ideas accepted by the scientific community, you’ve got to have thick skin. But that’s not true.In this episode we’ll help you understand what scientists will be looking for, and the best ways to be taken seriously.
Have you ever wondered how astronomers do their research? How do they go from idea or question, to gathering their data, to publishing the research. What are all the hoops they have to jump through, the paperwork to fill out, and the cool toys they get to use along the way?
Last week we talked about the various ways that astronomers could detect the presence of intelligent civilizations by observing technosignatures. This week we’ll give you an update on the state of the search for extraterrestrials. This field has gone from a collection of pariahs to a completely legitimate field of research. What’s changed?
This week, @AstronomyCast discuss what it’s going to take to detect intelligent life out there in space.