On tonight’s pledge drive edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we’re pleased to have Jacqueline Goldstein, one of the producers of WORT’s Radio Astronomy, as our guest. She’s a third year grad student in astronomy at UW-Madison, but strongly believes in reaching out to the public to present the latest news and research in astronomy. […]
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This week on Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Anna Williams discuss The Real and Underestimate Matter of Planet Protection (TRUMPP): asteroid impacts and what plans different groups are making to protect Earth from a potentially hazardous asteroid.
This week on Radio Astronomy, Zach Pace and Melissa Morris talk about a recent discovery of a white dwarf star with an evaporating planet orbiting it.
The newest, largest survey of the visible universe has hit a critical milestone with the deployment of a huge spectrograph at the 4-meter Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak in Arizona. Learn more on this episode of Radio Astronomy!
What do gamma ray bursts and gold have in common? Join Andrew Nine and Zach Pace today on Radio Astronomy to find out!
What can a big antenna tell us about the very first stars that formed in the universe? Tune in today as Erika and new host Bri describe how an instrument the size of a kitchen table can make this incredible discovery!
What makes something a moon or a planet? Learn more on this week’s episode of Radio Astronomy!
MADISON (WORT) — In this week’s Radio Astronomy, UW-Madison’s Arthur Eigenbrodt and Jenna Ryon tell us about a young Jupiter planet orbiting a nearby star.
MADISON (WORT) — University of Wisconsin Astronomy students Arthur Eigenbrodt and Anna Williams are live in the studio to throw down some knowledge about everyone’s favorite non-planet Pluto,
Sirius gave up its number 8 spot on the list of brightest objects the other night–but only for a couple seconds. Why?