Archive for May, 2011

139 – Dr Michael Brown – The Square Kilometre Array

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

In this episode, I talk to Dr Michael Brown, the ARC Future Fellow from Monash University, who has been doing work on the planned surveys with the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder. He talked to the podcast about the Square Kilometre Array. Topics we discussed included: – What are the different types of telescopes? – […]

138 – Prof Ray Jayawardhana – Strange New Worlds

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Professor Ray Jayawardhana is the Canada Research Chair in Observational Astrophysics and the Steacie Fellow at the University of Toronto. He has just written a book called Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System, and he chatted to me about: – some of his background, and study areas […]