BIG SCIENCE is a proposed television series about pioneering research sites around the world.
A discussion about astronomy evolution in 50 years with George Miley
Date: July 23, 2009 Title: Everything Old is New Again Podcaster: Roz Brown and Dennis Ebbets from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Organization: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. www.ballaerospace.com Description: The final servicing repair mission to the Hubble Space Telescope was a 13-day undertaking in May 2009 that proved still more successful than NASA had […]
Date: July 2, 2009 Title: Herschel and Planck Set Sail into the Cold Universe Podcaster: Edward and Haley Gomez Organization: Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope and Cardiff University http://www.lcogt.net http://www.astro.cf.ac.uk Description: Herschel and Planck set sail into the cold Universe. The successful launch of the Herschel Space Observatory and Planck satellite on 18 May this […]
Date: June 19, 2009 Title: A Modest Black Hole Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: According to UCLA astronomer Mark Morris, the black hole at the center of our Galaxy might be modest, but it isn’t shy! From stars whizzing around it, to flares coming from it, listen as Mark describes some of […]
Date: January 21, 2009 Title: Observing Quasars with Nature’s Telescope Podcaster: Robert Knop Organization: The Meta Institute of Computational Astronomy Description: Gravity affects the motion of objects– apples fall, planets orbit. Even light, when passing a massive object, will have its path deflected. A massive galaxy in front of another more distant massive galaxy can bend […]