Archive for June, 2010

Movie Competition

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

The first 10 people to send me an email will win a double pass to the movie “Farewell” screening in Melbourne on the weekend of the 26th! (This weekend) You must be in Melbourne, and able to see the movie. OG

Second Place Vesta

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Brains Matter has once again contributed to the 365 Days of Astronomy podcast. Who remembers second place? It’s a problem that plagues anyone who isn’t the biggest or fastest or shiniest. In today’s episode of 365 Days of Astronomy, we look at the second largest object in the Asteroid Belt – Vesta Download the show […]

117 – Dr Michael Brown – Galaxy Evolution and Active Galactic Nuclei

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

I speak to Dr Michael Brown, from the School of Physics at Monash University. Michael talked to me about the formation of galaxies, and specifically, research into Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) – What is the definition of a galaxy? – What makes up a galaxy? – What are some examples of galaxies we can see […]