Astronomers using the ALMA telescope high in the Chilean Andes have observed a star forming where planets are normally thought to be born. Please join Tony Darnell as he discusses these observations with Dr. John Ilee from the University of Leeds.
In this podcast. Dr. Aaron Meisner discusses Backyard Worlds, a citizen science project that looks for brown dwarfs & other low mass stars in WISE data. #365DaysOfAstro
The Sun. It’s a big ball of fire, right? Apparently not. Let’s talk about the stellar fusion & how to adapt it to generate power here on Earth. #365DaysOfAstro
What do brown dwarfs teach us about stars? What do they teach us about planets? What keeps them warm, and how long do they live?
What are the many sources of light in the universe? Why is a spectrum so important?
Bayer names, Flamsteed numbers and the Henry Draper catalogue – how to name falling star.