Conversations with an Astrophysicist is back, with a very special guest: Emily Petroff. Emily is a PhD candidate at the University of Swinburne and is an expert in the field of the mysterious Fast Radio Bursts. Though astronomers still aren’t sure what they are, they’re learning more and more about them and how to detect them easier.
Sometimes there’s nothing better than grabbing a pint with some friends. Now, what if those friends were astrophysicists? Pint in the Sky is precisely that, where Dr. Katie Mack and Dr. Alan Duffy have a relaxed conversation about some of the most fascinating things in the entire cosmos!
Join the Hubble Space Telescope team as we discuss the extremely hot exoplanet WASP-43b and the amazing discoveries we’ve been able to make about its atmosphere! The #HubbleHangout starts at 20:00 UTC on 6 November 2014.
Part two of “Conversations with an Astrophysicist” on the Cosmic Microwave Background will be live on 1 November at 0700 UTC! Join Katie Mack and Scott Lewis as they go a little deeper into the beginning of the Universe on YouTube & Google+!
Two exoplanets found around Kapteyn’s star. Hubble Ultra Deep Field shines with added ultraviolet. Chandra sees whirlpool galaxy with glimmering x-ray light.