Radio Astronomy hosts Erika Carlson and Brianna Smart explain dark matter and the discovery of a galaxy with little or no dark matter. Dark matter has mass and can experience gravity but does not reflect light. Dark matter is extremely common in our universe, however it is invisible and cannot be seen with the naked […]
In today’s Radio Astronomy, Brianna Smart and Aaron Lopez tell us about Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, which is set to close this fall after more than a hundred years of operation. George Ellery Hale and Charles T. Yerkes wanted a spot far away from Chicago’s smog and lights. Lake Geneva had no light […]
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!