Fritz Zwicky discovered dark matter, gravitational lensing, supernovae and neutron stars. And he also worked on a few more controversial ideas like, uh, tired light. Let’s learn more about Zwicky.
Time for weekly update! Check out the super cool video of exoplanet orbiting their stars.
Date: May 24, 2009 Title: We’re expanding – and accelerating! Podcaster: Brains Matter Organization: Brains Matter http://www.brainsmatter.com Description: There have been multiple theories of the ongoing evolution of the universe. Solid state, the big crunch – but hardly anyone expected the universe to not only expand, but to accelerate in it’s expansion. The Ordinary Guy […]
Date: February 12, 2009 Title: Eta Carinae and Supernova Imposters Podcaster: Michael Koppelman Organization: Slacker Astronomy http://www.slackerastronomy.org Description: Michael from Slacker Astronomy interviews Dr. Roberta Humphreys and Dr. Kris Davidson about one of the most interesting stars in the galaxy, Eta Carinae, a super massive star which became a “supernova imposter” in 1890 and may […]