Live From @NOIRLabAstro is a new youtube live series that airs every Wednesday from Gemini Observatory, Kitt Peak National Observatory and NOIRLab Chile on a rotating basis. More with @halfastro at #365DaysOfAstro
When and how galaxies form, how quickly they form and how they evolve to form the beautiful galaxies we see to day is a longstanding question in astronomy.
Cellphones are now to the point where they can produce pleasing astronomical images. This podcast describes how to use your cellphone to capture pleasing wide field images of the sky and how to attach your cellphone to a pair of binoculars or a telescope to capture fainter objects.
Updates about NSF’s National Optical Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory. First, the organization has a new name: NOIRLab. The Globe at Night program is still running strong and there is a quick update about the New Horizons Parallax Program.
Black holes power the most luminous objects in the universe. Active galactic nuclei (AGN) are powered by supermassive black holes. In this podcast, Dr. Stephanie Juneau discusses recent research on obscured black holes.