What’s the difference between the northern hemisphere skies and those we get to see in the global South?
Allen interviews Carol Botha and discuss about watching the Sputnik booster rocket pass overhead as a little girls, explains why she prefers sketching at the eyepiece to astrophotography, and shares telescope buying tips for newcomers.
In this episode, we interview Nicole Thomas, a PhD student at the University of the Western Cape with an interest in the evolution of galaxies, and the super-massive black holes that lie within.
Today episode of Urban Astronomer will feature Dr Tana Joseph, an astrophysicist with a special interest in extra-galactic X-ray binary star systems. She is also the founder and owner of AstroComms, a STEM consultancy and communications company.
In this episode, Allen gets called out by a listener for defending the old Geocentric model of the universe, and tries to explain why he did it.
Season 1 finale: Discussion about Galaxy evolution and some of the exciting discoveries along the way, SAAO, and astronomy in South Africa.
In this science explainy bit episode, we answer the pressing question of why planets always seem to orbit in the same plane. Why are their motions aligned like that?
Today, @uastronomer interview Dr. Rosalind Skelton ( @skelly_ros ) of the @SAAO about her research interests include the impact of mergers on the growth of galaxies, the mechanisms that shut down star formation in galaxies & more at #365DaysOfAstro
Today we try to figure out just what an “orbit” actually is. How does gravity, which normally pulls things down, work to keep the Moon up in space?