Radio Astronomy

Premiere DateOct 17, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:27 Part 1 - Jim Jackson
02:00 Part 2 - Radio vs. Optical Astronomy
05:33 Part 3 - Effect of Radio Astronomy
11:20 Outro
11:37 Delicacy Jerk
15:18 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Astronomer Jim Jackson, head of the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle in Australia, joins the show to talk all things astronomy, from black holes to alien life, as well as China’s recently completed Five-hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), now the world’s largest.

Today on the Daily Beat, Monday October 17, 2016: Jim Jackson discusses the advances radio astronomy has provided, its differences with optical astronomy, and the presence of black holes in the middle of galaxies.

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