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Series Title

Walkabout the Galaxy

Keywords

Arecibo Observatory; radio telescope; solar cycle

Contributor

Yan Fernandez

Disciplines

Astrophysics and Astronomy | Physics

Description

Professor Yan Fernandez, Principal Scientist of the Arecibo Observatory, joins Josh and Addie to talk about the unique capabilities of this enormous (300 meters!) radio telescope to study everything from the Earth's atmosphere out to distant pulsars. And speaking of magnetic stars, our dear old Sol seems to be rousing from its latest solar slumber and entering the next 11-year-ish solar cycle. Join us for all the space news and a slew of sci-fi trivia on this episode of Walkabout the Galaxy.

Date Created

3-11-2020

Item Type

Podcast

Type

article

Length of Episode

51:00

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