Archive for May, 2009

Third 365 DoA appearance

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

A summary of the most recent episode on the expansion of the universe was featured for the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast today. 365 Days of Astronomy – Brains Matter interview with Dr Brian Schmidt (summary)

092 – Dr Brian Schmidt – The acceleration of the universe

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

We’ve all wondered about the creation of the universe – from the big bang onwards. What next? Is the galaxy going to slow down from the big bang? Will there be multiple big bangs and big crunches? The reality of the matter is astounding. In 1994, Dr Brian Schmidt, along with some colleagues from around […]

091 – Dr Maria Lugaro – Pre-Solar Grains

Monday, May 11th, 2009

I talk to Dr Maria Lugaro on the topic of pre-solar grains. Topics we cover include: – What are pre-solar grains? – Do they only exist in our solar system? – How big are they? – How do we capture pre-solar grains on Earth? – How do we determine if grains are pre-solar? – How […]

Second 365 DoA Appearance

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Those of you who follow the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast will have noticed that todays episode is a Brains Matter production. Listen here