An interview with Dr. Stierwalt about ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array radio telescope in the Chilean Andes’ high plateau.
Tag Archives | radio astronomy
What is radio astronomy? How big is going to be the next generation radio telescope?
Podcaster: Nicole Gugliucci (more…)
Date: August 31, 2009 Title: Grote Reber: The First Radio Astronomer Podcaster: Destry Saul Organization: Columbia University Astronomy: http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: The first detection of radio waves from space was made by Karl Jansky in 1932, but it was an amateur radio enthusiast in a suburb of Chicago that would continue Jansky’s work. His name was […]
Date: August 14, 2009 Title: The Cosmos from the Outback Podcaster: Carolyn Petersen Organization: Loch Ness Productions (http://www.lochnessproductions.com/index2.html) Music by GEODESIUM (http://www.geodesium.com) Description: There’s a brand new radio array going up in the Outback Western Australia. It’s called the Murchison Wide-field Array and it’s soon going to be giving astronomers an unobstructed (radio-quiet) low-frequency portal […]
Date: July 1, 2009 Title: S.K.A Music — The Square Kilometer Array Podcaster: Kylie Sturgess Organization: Skeptic Zone: http://www.skepticzone.tv/ Description: The Square Kilometer Array is the next generation radio telescope that will explore the cosmos like never before – and may very well call Australia home. An interview with Professor Steven Tingay, the co-Director of […]
Date: May 15, 2009 Title: Giant Pulses in the Crab Podcaster: Sue Ann Heatherly Organization: NRAO: http://www.gb.nrao.edu/ Description: While M1 may have been a nuisance to Charles Messier as he attempted to discover new comets, the Crab Nebula is a fascinating object to astronomers today. Dr. Tim Hankins of New Mexico Tech talks about the […]
Date: May 5, 2009 Title: Seeing the Universe in a Whole New Light Podcaster: Nicole Gugliucci Links: Karl Jansky and the Discovery of Cosmic Radio Waves from NRAO, along with a picture of his Bruce array antenna – http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/hist_jansky.shtml Nicole’s Podcast Page – http://astronoise.wordpress.com/365‐days‐of‐astronomy/ Nicole Gugliucci (UVa/NRAO) – http://www.nrao.edu/whatisra/hist_jansky.shtml Description: May 5th is the anniversary […]